Ton Pottery Residency (Due Mar. 15)

DUE: March 15, 2019

LINK: https://www.tonpottery.com (Select ‘residency’ along the top)

1 Year Studio Residency:

A qualifying candidate will receive a small semi private studio space
Access to materials and kilns, including cone 6 electric, cone 10/11 wood and raku
24hr access to studio
space in our retail shop for sales
solo show in our gallery at the end of residency.
Mentorship and guidance

Qualification requirements:

MFA in Ceramics, or BFA in Ceramics with teaching experience.
Experience in overall studio management including:

  • Clay and glaze mixing

  • Kiln loading and firing

  • Clay recycling

  • Kiln maintenance

  • Wheel maintenance

  • Pugmill maintenance

  • Safe studio clean up procedures

  • proficient at wheel throwing and hand building.

  • people skills

  • some sort of retail experience

Weekly Requirements:

25hrs of work for studio weekly
includes kiln loading, firing, teaching, cleaning, clay recycle.
Possible paid work. Private parties, events, commission work, Friday nights “try the wheel”
Application Requirements:
Please email CV and any other work history
10-15 high resolution digital photos in JPG format
Letter of Intent: tell us what you hope to accomplish.
Contact info for 3 professional recommendations

Ton Pottery
Millvale, PA 15209

tonpottery@gmail.com

Madeline Gent