Scholarship / Artist in Residence Program 2020

Merritt Ceramics Artist in Residence Program is designed to provide an artist with an opportunity to access the studio unlimited for one year, where they can develop their own work, as well as exchange ideas and knowledge with other ceramic artists. This residency is also open for artists who don’t have experience with clay and wish to learn all about the material and its qualities.

The resident recipient will have 24/7 access to the studio beginning January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 and will be given a personal storage shelf measuring 16” x 35” x 12”. In addition to workspace, the recipient will have credit for two 6-Week Courses of their choosing.

Deadline: December 1, 2019, by 11pm.

Eligibility: Must be a resident in the City of Oakland, age 18+.

Application requirements: Cover letter, Resume, Portfolio if applicable, Artist Statement, 2 references and a short bio (150 words).

Please submit applications to