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Westchester Community Fellowship

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Clay Art Center and Westchester Community Foundation (WCF) - Emily and Harold E. Valentine and Evelyn Gable Clark Scholarship Fund

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Fellowships to New York artists in eligible locations for arts mentorship in the field of ceramics. In addition to a monthly cash stipend, fellows will participate in a year-long residency at a prestigious art center. There they will attend workshops and lectures, have access to studio space and equipment, engage in paid teaching opportunities, and attend a national conference. Requests will be accepted from current or past residents of, or those having strong ties to, Westchester.

The Westchester Community Foundation’s Emily and Harold E. Valentine and Evelyn Gable Clark Scholarship Fund supports fellowships for emerging artists with strong ties to Westchester County. The fund seeks to place culturally diverse, economically disadvantaged artists who are seriously dedicated to their crafts, in cultural and artistic facilities as a means of launching their budding career. The Westchester Community Fellowship at Clay Art Center is intended as an in-depth mentorship in which early career ceramic artists can develop their own artwork, establish themselves as educators in the field, and gain experience in outreach arts education programming.

The recipient will receive a prestigious one-year Fellowship at the Clay Art Center, which provides the following: 

  • A 10’x10’ studio space and access to glazes, equipment, and kilns.
  • Attendance at visiting artist workshops and lectures held at Clay Art Center. 
  • Registration at the NCECA Conference (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts). Includes travel and housing accommodations. 
  • Monthly $500 materials stipend.
  • Paid teaching opportunities focused on community arts and youth programming. The resident will spend an average of 6-8 hours a week teaching in the Westchester and Port Chester community, including family workshops, K-12 residencies, after school classes, mosaic programs, and programs for those with special needs.


  • One year commitment beginning September 1, 2022
  • 15 hours of studio responsibilities on a weekly basis, including but not limited to the firing of all community arts related artwork, participation in mosaic installations, managing high school community arts interns, and offsite promotional events.

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GrantWatch ID#: 150706

Term of Contract:

The Westchester Community Fellowship runs from September 2022 - August 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Requirements:
- Preference will be given to culturally diverse artists from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in ceramics. Recipients generally should be current or past Westchester residents or have a strong tie to Westchester, age 30 or younger, with demonstrated financial need.
- All applicants must be U.S. citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents
- A strong foundational base in the medium of ceramics as well as a clear direction in their own artwork.
- Interest in community arts and youth education programming.

Please note: Living space is not provided.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline has been extended to January 3, 2022.

Candidates are reviewed by the Fellowship Committee. The residency will begin on September 1st.

To apply, submit your application and application materials through the online portal.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.


Clay Art Center
40 Beech Street
Port Chester, NY 10573
(914) 937-2047

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York: Westchester

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