Language:
Chinese and English
Founded:
2009
Duration:
2 months (1 month in the summer period is possible)
Paid by artist:

The fee for a work period of 2 months is US$3,800 (20% off). 1 month in the summer period is US$2,150 (10% off). Staying less than 1 month is charged US$80 daily. Students are charged US$40 daily.

The fee includes: private apartment and utilities (double bed-room and shared bathroom), 3 meals a day, free wood for salt wood-firing, wireless broadband Internet, working space, promotion and set-up of solo exhibition in the gallery, 100 kg/month local Dehua porcelain, virtual gallery on the Yueji Kiln Ceramic Art Center website and support for day-to-day logistics from the Yueji Kiln Ceramic Art Center staff.

Application guidelines:

Applications are open to all potters seeking an opportunity to present and realize a project in a rich cultural environment. Potters who have been working independently for at least one year may apply for an individual residential work period. The application processing fee is US$20.
Decisions are based on the documentation of previous work over the last 5 years (slides or digital images of your work and curriculum); quality of the project work plan and the proposals' suitability for the Yueji Kiln Ceramic Art Center.

Application form can be downloaded here.

Deadline:
ongoing basis
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Dehua Yueji Kiln International Contemporary Ceramic Art Center

Dehua Yueji Kiln International Contemporary Ceramic Art Center

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Description

The Yueji Kiln International Contemporary Ceramic Art Center was established in early spring 2009 in order to preserve the significant heritage of the region while hosting artists from around the world to create new works, experiment, and draw inspiration from the unique ceramic history. Dehua County is renowned for its translucent white porcelain which local artists have used to create devotional figures and sculpture since the Tang Dynasty.

Outcome
  • The resident’s project may be documented and published on the Yueji Kiln Ceramic Art Center website.
  • The artist shall give a public presentation at the center or Dehua Ceramics College.
  • The Center reserves the right to select one piece that resident artists have created in residence as the contribution to their collection. The Center has exclusive and absolute ownership and legal right to dispose of this collection.
Studio Information

Work Studios offer facilities for working in clay including basic glazing ingredients, three wheels, one slab roller, one electric kiln, one wood-firing salt kiln, and two 33-meters-long wood kilns.

Accommodation Information

A private apartment and utilities (double bed-room and shared bathroom).

Location

The center is located on a scenic mountainside next to the famous Yueji kiln, a traditional climbing wood-firing kiln that has been in use for over 400 years.

They recommend artists fly to Hongkong, and then transfer to Xiamen. They’ll pick you up at Xiamen International Airport. If artists fly to Shanghai, they’ll help you to book the inland flight ticket to Xiamen(XMN) or Quanzhou(JJN). They’ll pick you up at Xiamen or Quanzhou airport.

Contact information
Addresses

Caijing Village
Sanban Town, Dehua County
362500
China

Email
platonstone [at] yahoo.com.cn