The Bray Residency Program provides space, resources and time for artists to focus intensely on their craft, explore new ideas and techniques, and push their work to new levels.
Through short-term and long-term studio experiences, The Bray Resident Artist Program offers an unprecedented opportunity to work within a community of global artists actively creating new work.
At The Bray, artists from around the world with a vast range of experiences and diverse aesthetic approaches, cultures and perspectives come together.
Residents of The Bray have the opportunity to be in community with other makers to share discoveries, frustrations and triumphs, and work together over an extended period of time. Studio experiences at The Bray are as varied and unique as the individuals involved.
The Resident Program establishes life-long friendships and connections that open new paths, develop careers, and change lives.
The Bray Resident Artist Program engages a timeline based on the artists’ needs:
Why The Bray Residency Program may be for you:
Each spring new residents are selected by The Bray's Director and a rotating jury of two other ceramic artists.
Selections are based on:
Since the 1950s, The Bray has been hosting artist residents, and growing and enriching the ceramics field and community.