- teaching skills
- artistic growth
- professional development through our gallery
- learning the business of clay through our retail shop and relationship with industry leaders
- constructing new tools and techniques
- interaction with all ages and professions
- wood shop training
You must be a ceramic artist, working either functionally or sculpturally. The work may utilize other materials, but must be primarily ceramic.
knowledgeable of the routine workings of a clay studio, ie. loading and firing kilns, clay and glaze mixing, and regular studio upkeep.
able to work independently while taking advantage of the interactive ceramics community and available opportunities at QCC
energetic, responsible, and willing to work efficiently during the scheduled weekly work hours in the studio outside of your personal work time
must not be enrolled either full or part-time in school
must be at a level of accomplishment, commitment, and growth in one’s artistic endeavors
committed to fulfill the entire timeline of your residency obligation
continuous pursuit of creative work (min 20hrs/wk)
on average, 8hrs/wk of studio teaching/technical support, ie. studio upkeep, kiln loading and firing, maintenance of kilns and kiln shelves, record keeping, mixing glazes, gallery installation, mixing clay, workshop assistant, teaching assistant, and so forth
active participation in the studio community
requirement of teaching one class per session after the 2 month training period at the onset of your residency
donation of one piece of your body of work to the QCC collection
Year long residencies have a 30 day trial period and review. After 6 months an evaluation meeting will be completed to continue with the remainder of the residency.