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RESIDENCIES

RESIDENCIES

In addition to ceramics, residencies are offered in a variety of media and projects. Crafters, Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, Writers, Video Artists, Mixed Media artists, and those interested in Permaculture, Alternative Building, Gardening and Craft Food Production are encouraged to apply.  

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CERAMICS RESIDENCIES

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Residencies are open to emerging and established ceramic artists with an interest in woodfire. Residencies are offered in 4 week options,  June 1- October 1, with a maximum of 3 residents at a time. 

Each residency begins on the first of the month, and ends on the last day of the month. Residency periods include 1-2 firings.

There is one Work-Study scholarship for a 3-month residency, offering free room, most meals, studio space and firings in exchange for 20 hours work/week.

Residents receive a private room in the "Art Barn," shared ceramic studio space and firings, participate in gardening/farm work, communal meals, public events, and exhibition/sale opportunities . Residents are featured and promoted on the Stone Bowl Farm website and social media.

TO APPLY

Please fill out and submit the online application form and email the following additional material to info@stonebowlfarm.com.

  • CV

  • 10 images of your recent work, labeled with last name_number.jpg (eg. Smith_01.jpg). Please include a list of images with size, clay type, and firing method. Images should be 72dpi and 200 x 200.

Deadline for applications: April 1, 2019 - Applications are processed as received.


COST

$800/MONTH

Fee includes shared or private room in the "Art Barn," shared bath(s), 24-hour access to studio space, promotion of your work online, exhibition and sales opportunities, laundry, firings, communal dinners, garden veggies, and all community events during your stay. 

Some studio clay and glaze materials are available. Additional materials are at your expense. There are three ceramic supply stores within driving distance (Albany, NY,  Rutland, VT, and Sheffield, MA), and supplies can be ordered at cost. There are markets nearby and local farmer's markets for food.

During your stay, you will be expected to:

* contribute 2-4 hours a week in the vegetable gardens/farm.

*participate in firings, including wood prep. Large woodkiln firings are scheduled every 4 weeks. Smaller woodkilns, raku, or electric firings are as needed.

* show/sell your work in the local gallery in exchange for gallery sitting, and/or participate in farmer's market sales and resident shows/events. Assist in any public events.


FACILITIES

Large 200-year old horse barn converted into the "Art Barn," with spacious living quarters, communal and private studio spaces, kitchen, bath, living room, gallery/movement communal space, and workshop. WiFi and cell service are available. Please note: there is ample hot and cold running water in the barn with showers, and outdoor hot water showers, but all toilets are outhouses or composting toilets. Perfectly sanitary, but different from "flush" toilets. There are flush toilets in the main house.

Full communal ceramics studio with wheels, work tables, slab roller, extruder, glazing, clay making facilities. Earthenware, ^6 and ^10 firing.

48-hour woodfired "Princess" kiln, 10 hour “Pajamagama” wood kiln, gas raku kiln,  Skutt computerized ^10 electric kiln,

There are numerous ceramic artists and ceramic centers within a 1-2 hour drive (some are only 20 minutes away!) with whom we have relationships, and opportunities exist for studio visits or to fire elsewhere.

Organic vegetable garden for residents. 25 acres of fields, forests, and trails. Easy access to longer hiking trails, lakes, rivers and roads and trails for biking.