Attn: Nikki Marie
2533 Gilbert Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Core Clay is a privately owned clay studio with 40+ artists sharing space. It houses a sculpting studio for a mannequin prototype sculptor and a retail space for clay supply. It hosts workshops with nationally known and local artists. Each of these areas interacts with the artists in residence. The Clay supply business offers a line of tools, clay and glaze materials available at most clay supplies, as well as the own in-house designed glazes and tools exclusive to Core Clay. This area involves formulating and mixing glazes for sale, creating plaster forms, answering phones, helping customers, and keeping inventory levels accurate.
The public studio houses 40 artists who share ideas and interact with each other artistically. One of the most valuable parts of sharing space with other artists is to see an idea work its way through the group, changing with each incarnation. This area involves general studio maintenance, kiln loading, clay pugging, teaching beginners, and glaze mixing.
The goal of the Artist in Residence Program is to provide an opportunity in an artists community for clay artists at the beginning of their careers to get a start as full time professional artists, and to create a community of artists that fosters creativity and practicality in the arts, and grows a long term group of contacts for artists long after their program has ended.
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Resident is provided with an apartment, rent free in exchange for a certain number of hours of work per week in the studio.