Northern Clay Center (MN), National Call for Ceramic Undergrad/Graduate Students, Recent Graduates, & Emerging Artists: Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award

Northern Clay Center (MN), National Call for Ceramic Undergrad/Graduate Students, Recent Graduates, & Emerging Artists: Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award

Deadline: April 13th, 2018, 5:00pm CST

The Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award, founded in 2014 with Northern Clay Center, provides an opportunity for students and emerging artists to continue their ceramic research and education for a period of up to twelve consecutive months within the grant year, further expanding their professional development. This award is available to current undergraduate or graduate students, recent graduates (within one year), or those who have completed a university-equivalent training in ceramics (including apprenticeships) within the year prior to the application deadline. Eligibility is restricted to clay artists residing the United States (with US citizenship or student Visa status through the end of the grant year: April 30, 2019). ​ 

During the grant year, the recipients can research a new technique or process, study with a mentor or in an apprenticeship setting, travel to other ceramic art centers or institutions for classes and workshops, collaborate with artists of other media, and travel. Proposals to fund large capital equipment purchases will not be accepted. Between one and three cash awards will be made in 2018, up to $4,000 each, for projects taking place between May 1st, 2018, and April 30th, 2019. Recipients contribute project updates to Northern Clay Center’s social media and are required to give a public presentation at their school or other institution.

For more detailed information and link to apply: https://www.northernclaycenter.org/artist-services/artist-fellowships/warren-mackenzie-advancement-award

About: Northern Clay Center advances the ceramic arts for artists, learners, and the community, through education, exhibitions, and artist services. Ongoing programs include exhibitions by contemporary regional, national, and international ceramic artists, as well as historical and architectural ceramics; classes and workshops for children and adults at all skill levels; studio space and grants for artists; and a sales gallery representing many top ceramic artists from the region and elsewhere. Northern Clay Center, 2424 Franklin Avenue East, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

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