Cass Johnson, Executive Director of the District Clay Center (DCC) in Washington DC, just announced a new, expanded residency program for Post BAC/MFA students.
Beginning in August, the DCC will have openings for three resident artists for one year terms. Each artist will get a 8" x 11" private studio, an $800 per month stipend, 500 lbs of free clay and firings, and will participate in a final closing show in the District Clay Gallery at the end of their residency. Residents are asked to contribute 20 hours per week of assistance to the Center.
The District Clay Center is a new ceramic center in Washington DC. Housed in a 6,400 square foot facility, they offer classes to over 275 weekly students, an artists program for up to 45 ceramic artists (24/7 access), conduct regular workshops and intensives with nationally known artists, have opened a 500 square foot gallery with nationally curated exhibitions. In terms of equipment they have a gas kiln, two electric kilns, a raku kiln, a glaze test kiln, a spray booth, 18 wheels and a separate hand building area.