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Baltimore Clayworks: Applications for Artist Residencies are Open

Our long-term residencies offer early to mid-career artists the opportunity to develop their work in a dynamic community environment for one to three years. The selection of residents is highly competitive and based on artistic excellence, potential for growth, strength of proposal, and a commitment to building a clay-oriented community.

Applications for Artist Residencies are open! Deadline April 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm (EST). Long-term Artists Residencies (1-3 years)

Awarded to all early to mid-career artists who have completed either undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, or have equivalent years of experience. Residencies start in September, and benefits include:

  • Semi-private, 10’ x 12’ studio space

  • Firing and materials fees at cost
  • Paid opportunities to teach classes on and off site
  • Invitation to sell work in The Shop, Baltimore Clayworks’ retail space
  • Promotion through social media/mailing lists/onsite events
  • $250 firing stipend


  • 7 hours a week working as a Program Assistant

Lormina Salter Fellowship (1 year)

Awarded to one emerging artist producing work of the highest quality. Includes the same benefits and responsibilities as long-term Resident Artists plus:

  • $1,200 annual materials stipend
  • Solo exhibition in our Main Gallery

EMBARC Fellowship (1 year)

Founded in 2021, EMBARC (Emerging Maryland BIPOC Artist Residency in Ceramics) seeks to center the experiences and talents of Maryland based BIPOC artists. Awarded to an artist who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or a person of color. Must be a resident of Maryland for at least 1 year prior to application submission date. Includes the same benefits and responsibilities as long-term Resident Artists plus:

  • $500 materials/firing stipened
  • Solo exhibition in our solo gallery

Learn more and apply to Baltimore Clayworks' Residencies here!


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