Skip navigation
Upcoming Events
10/13/18 - 10/15/18 | Philadelphia | PA
10/15/18 - 10/18/18 | Philadelphia | PA
Quick Search
Latest from the News Blog
July 19, 2018




June 28, 2018

Spread the word! The Alliance of Artists Communities is now accepting applications for...

May 31, 2018

Muncie, IN - PlySpace is a new artist-in-residence program in Muncie, Indiana, that is...

Join Our Mailing List

Stay informed about our latest news and updates. Powered by Vertical Response.

Northern Clay Center


Northern Clay Center manages several grant programs, which make monetary awards to individual artists. While each is based on varying sets of criteria and eligibility, there are several operating principles that are common to our grant programs as a whole:

  • We believe that artistic merit is of primary importance in grant-making decisions.
  • We believe that panelists should be chosen to represent a diversity of expertise, gender, race, and geography.
  • We believe that contemporary craft is increasingly influenced by multi-cultural shifts, requiring us to evaluate artistic excellence from an increasingly broad range of aesthetic criteria.
  • We are committed to supporting a diverse pool of ceramic makers, whether through grants, exhibition opportunities, residencies, partnerships, or educational initiatives. As such, Northern Clay Center has adopted the following policy related to its grant-making activity.

Northern Clay Center encourages applicants who represent the full range of artistic styles, and is committed to supporting a diverse pool of artists whose work demonstrates strong artistic merit. Accordingly, awards for our grant programs will represent, as possible, artists and initiatives that are diverse in genre, expertise, gender, race, ethnicity, and geography.


Minneapolis, Minnesota: United States