FELLOWSHIPS

Fellowships

Leadership and support opportunities

The Steel Yard offers support to residents in recognition of leadership and artistic merit. To be considered for leadership or support positions, you will be asked to upload a written statement detailing qualifications and need during the application process. Apply here!

MERIT FELLOWSHIP

Our Merit Fellowship supports established artists and community leaders with full access to our studio and tools. Merit Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $500 in exchange for mentoring and leadership positions within their department.

The Merit Fellowship is a year-long commitment, fellows should demonstrate exceptional craftsmanship and dedication to their practice as well as a desire to be part of a diverse community.

KILN FELLOWSHIP

Our Kiln Fellowship supports established artists and community leaders with full access to our studio and tools. Kiln Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $500 in exchange for overseeing and management of the shared ceramics studio. Kiln Fellow is responsible for scheduling and operating the kilns for various firings while overseeing the development of glazes and clay bodies.

The Kiln Fellowship is a year-long commitment, fellows should demonstrate exceptional craftsmanship, technical proficiency, dedication to their practice as well as a desire to be part of a diverse community.

ALLOY FELLOWSHIP

Our Alloy Fellowship supports emerging artists who are new to their practice with full access to our studio and tools. Alloy Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $250 to support their growing creative practice.

The Allow Fellowship is a year-long commitment for artistic incubation, fellows should demonstrate an eagerness to learn, and desire to be part of a diverse community.

WORK SHARE FELLOWSHIP

Our Work Share Fellowship supports emerging and established artists, who otherwise would not be able to afford the program, with full access to our studio and tools.

Work Share Fellows should demonstrate exceptional craftsmanship and dedication to their practice as well as a desire to be part of a diverse community. In exchange for 15 hours of volunteer work per month within their department, Work Share residents receive a monthly stipend of $150 to support their creative practice.

STUDENT FELLOWSHIP

Our Student Fellowship supports emerging artists who are currently enrolled in an academic program or have graduated with 24 months, with full access to our studio and tools for a 1-3 months.

Student Fellows receive mentorship from their department fellow and a one-time stipend of $250 to be used to support their creative practice. Student Fellows contribute 15 hours of volunteer work per month within their department.

We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. We recommend that you apply at least 6 months in advance. Fellows should demonstrate an eagerness to learn, and desire to be part of a diverse community. Learn more about Micro-Residencies here.