Artist in Residence and Workshop Instructor (Ceramic)
Duration: 1st March – 30th June, 2024
Application Deadline: 1st December 2023
Dharamkot Studio invites applications for a unique artistic opportunity, combining an artist residency with a role as a part time Ceramic Workshops Instructor with a stipend INR20,000. It is a hybrid artist residency program which will allow space and time for ceramic artists to work on their own professional practice and at the same time working as pottery instructor at the studio.
For this position, we are looking for artists who aspire to have teaching as a part of their residency program. As a community art space hosting ceramic workshops, retreats and courses is an important part of the entire idea behind the studio. This residency program gives a space to the ceramic artists where they continue their artistic practice while dedicating 20 hours/week towards working as a part time instructor/assistant.
Art works made during the residency program will be sold/represented by the studio shop/ gallery only and artists will get 50% commission on sales.
Resident artists will receive comprehensive amenities including private accommodations, 3 meals daily (Friday to Wednesday), access to shared studio space, necessary materials and a monthly stipend of INR 20,000/-.
Studio is equipped with stoneware and terracotta clay, slab roller, pottery wheels, electric and gas kilns suitable for medium-sized artworks, firing up to 1200°C. Any specific material or tool requirements will be accommodated upon request.
Who can Apply?
We welcome applications from individuals who demonstrate the following:
- Minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in ceramics, showcasing expertise in hand-building, wheel throwing, glazing, and firing techniques.
- Excellent communication skills and a positive attitude towards teamwork and interaction.
- Prior involvement in organising or assisting pottery workshops.
- A clear and well-defined plan for your proposed contributions during the residency period.
Residency Life and Workshops
Selection Process and Application Details:
Interested applicants are requested to submit their comprehensive application package, including:-
Portfolio, CV, Website or social media links, Two reference letters, Artist Statement, Artist bio and Details about the work you are going to do during the residency program, with the references/images/drawings, dimensions, materials and prices of the artwork and what will be the approximate value of these art pieces. Make it as clear as possible because it’s going to be the key factor for the selection. All Submissions are to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a video interview to finalise the selection process.
Selection process The selection process will primarily evaluate your proposed artistic endeavours, assessing the clarity of your concepts, proficiency in the chosen techniques, pricing strategies, communication skills and prior experience in instructional roles.