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Large Anagama / Train Kiln Firing, 10 day session
$550 fee includes 12 cubic feet of kiln space. $275 fee includes 6 cubic feet of kiln space.
Responsible for five 8 hour firing shifts
Materials, studio, room and board fees are an additional cost.
Please confirm dates for participating in large firing if different than full duration.
Small Anagama/Train Kiln Firing, 4 day session
$450 includes 9 cubic feet of kiln space.
Responsible for three 8 hour shifts
Materials, studio, room and board fees are an additional cost.
Please propose dates for your small firing. Expect one day for loading, followed by 48 hours of firing, totaling 4 days. Submit request two months or more in advance of the firing.
Ceramic Studio Residency
Flexible Dates
$50 per day for access to ceramic studio and individual workspace
Materials, room, and board fees are an additional cost
I propose these dates for my residency

You will be notified of acceptance approximately two weeks after their application is received. You will have one week to confirm your acceptance. Upon confirmation you will be asked for a 15% deposit on your residency fee and the remainder will be due upon your arrival. Cancellations must be made 30 days prior to the residency. No full refunds will be made after the start of the residency

By submitting this application I confirm that the information contained in this application is true and correct, that I have read and understood the program description, and that I will submit all the additional requested materials. Applications will not be considered until all materials are received.


1. Statement of intent (up to one page) discuss your level of ceramic experience, what you hope to gain by participating in the kiln firing, and how ceramic plays a role in your life.
2. Resume or CV
3. Minimum of three work samples, number each to correspond with title sheet
4. Title sheet listing title, dimension, medium, date completed

To send by mail:  

Salem Art Works
Attn: Ceramic Artist Application
19 Cary Lane
Salem NY 12865

To send by email:  

ALL documents must be clearly labeled with last name. 
Please send as PDF attachments when possible.
Label email subject: Ceramic Artist Application.