Apply for a residency

First round of applications for residencies beginning in June of 2019 are due on March 1st, 2019.

We are also currently take rolling applications for residency opportunities. If interested please read through all submission materials needed before beginning and submit all of the info below. Thank you!


Please complete the form below

Name *
Current address/where you'd be moving from *
Current address/where you'd be moving from
Do you understand that you'll be offered a bedroom in a resident house OR up to $1,000 a month for housing? *
Do you understand that if you reside in resident housing you will not be able to house pets? *
Are you planning on bringing furniture? *
What kind of personality do you most associate with in a community studio setting? *
(we offer short-term residencies from 1 week to 3 months and also 1 year residencies with the option of 2 years) ***STARTING DATE CAN ONLY BE AS SOON AS JUNE 2019.
In order to complete your application you MUST add at least 20 images (JPGS at 10"x10" and 300 DPI) to a Google Drive Folder and share the link for our selection committee to review the application. Before uploading the images make sure each file/image is titled as "FIRST AND LAST NAME_Title of the piece(s)_year completed_materials used_building method_firing method_dimensions in inches." For example: "DIDEM MERT_Bling Sunrise Muggy_2016_mid-range stoneware, terra sigs., AMACO underglazes, slips, washes, glazes, lustre, handbuilt using slabs and pinch_fired to cone 5 OX. and cone 018 OX._4.5"x3.5"x3.5"" If you need more detailed instructions creating a Google Drive Folder please visit the link. Make sure to follow the instructions under "Drag files into Google Drive":
Your artist statement must ONLY be sumitted as a Google Doc or PDF within the same Google Drive as your images. The file should be labeled as: "FIRST AND LAST NAME_Statement_year submitted"
Your CV must ONLY be submitted as a Google Doc or PDF within the same Google Drive Folder as your images and artist statement. The file should be labeled as: "FIRST AND LAST NAME_CV_year submitted"
Please answer the following questions in your letter of intent: why are you currently searching for a residency, what projects/shifts/changes in your work will you be exploring as a resident, why Barlow Clay? Your letter of intent must ONLY be submitted as a Google Doc or PDF within the same Google Drive Folder as your images, artist statement, and CV. The file should be labeled as: "FIRST AND LAST NAME_Letter of intent_year submitted"
Have you shared your Google Drive Folder with us to review your application? *
Please share the folder with:
Three references including: Name, affiliation/company, position, phone number, email. Ex: Didem Mert, Operations/Resident Director of Barlow Clay, 999-999-9999,
Do you understand that as a resident of Barlow Clay you will be required to work 16 hours a week in exchange for your housing stipend (around $1,000 a month), studio space, discounted materials, etc.? Do you also understand that you will need to pay a $200 deposit on your studio space? *