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residency position available at the workhouse arts center- ceramic=

updated fri 18 sep 09


Dale Marhanka on thu 17 sep 09

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Please forward the below info that a studio is available at the
Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton Virginia (Northern Virginia).

Thank you.


Lorton Arts Foundation

Workhouse Arts Center Ceramics Residency Program=3D20


The Workhouse Arts Center Ceramics Residency Program offers the
emerging, pre-professional or professional ceramic artists the
individual space and time needed for personal artistic growth in a
dynamically cooperative educational environment. The Ceramics Residency
Program provides the serious ceramics artist an opportunity and ability
to function independently and to refine and exhibit their work, expand
on their educational experiences, and contribute to the growth and
promotion of the cultural arts in our Community, our Artists, Students,
Ceramics program and the Lorton Arts Foundation. The new state of the
art facility comprising 8,000 sq. ft. with 5- 220sq. ft. individual
resident artist studio spaces, a dedicated retail gallery space for
resident artists, classroom space, two indoor kiln rooms(8 kilns),
outdoor gas kiln space, raku kiln, raw materials lab, slab roller,
extruder, and spray booth allows the artist to expand their use of a
variety of tools and processes available for the ceramic artist. =3D20


The Workhouse Arts Center Ceramics Program is a dynamically creative and
educationally cooperative environment. Facilities and equipment
resources are offered at a reasonably low rate. =3D20

* Minimum 25 hours of weekly presence in studio (working) and
gallery watch in our dedicated Ceramics Gallery.=3D20

* Active contribution and participation towards growth and
daily operational activities of Ceramics program by instructing(paid),
assisting, mentoring, supervising or maintaining various areas of
program. =3D20

* Follow all guidelines, procedures and policies as set forth
in contract and residency program guidelines.


Ceramic Artists with a substantial background/working knowledge of
ceramic techniques and processes including hand-building and/or
wheel-throwing, firing and glaze making skills. All accepted applicants
will go through a short orientation and training on studio procedures
and guidelines with the Ceramics Director and must follow all safe
handling practices with materials and equipment.


The Workhouse Arts Center Ceramics Residency Program is a component of
the Workhouse Arts Center Ceramics Program. Cost is $3,960.00 per year
or 330.00/month. Yearly membership with Workhouse Arts Center, Electric
and Gas Firing fees (bisque or glaze), clay and use of raw materials are
an additional fee. Credits which can be applied toward firing and raw
material costs are given for contributory hours in Ceramics Program.
Newly Accepted residents may begin at any time during the calendar year
and with approval of Ceramics Director. The Workhouse Arts Center
Ceramics Residency Program is limited to 5 Ceramic Artists and there is
currently 1 studio available.=3D20

How to Apply

Review of applications for residency program is ongoing. Please
complete the attached application form, and submit along with a letter
of intent, resume, artist statement, a CD or slides of 10 images
(current within last 3 years) with image info sheet, 2 reference
contacts and submit to The Lorton Arts Foundation-Workhouse Arts Center
Ceramics Program c/o Dale Marhanka- Ceramics Director, 9504 Workhouse
Way-Bldg. 8, Lorton Virginia 22079=3D20




Dale Marhanka

Ceramics Director

Lorton Arts Foundation

Workhouse Arts Center

9504 Workhouse Way-Bldg. 8

Lorton Virginia 22079

Workhouse Arts Center...escape to arts and entertainment! =3D20 =3D20 =3D20