Artists in Residence

Take classes with our new 2021-2022 Artists-in-Residence!

We are happy to announce our 2021-2022 Artists-in-Residence! These four talented artists will bring their skills to the classroom and the studio, teaching and creating during their residency period at the Armory. Click below to learn more about each artist and register for their Session 1 classes!
The 2021-2022 Artist-in-Residence program is sponsored by the Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation

Kim Rae Taylor
Painting, Drawing, & 2D Media

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Introduction to Painting
Monday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
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Portrait Painting
Tuesday, 6:00-9:00 pm
REGISTRATION CLOSED

Jennifer Kaplan
Ceramics

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Figure Building
Monday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
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Wheel Throwing & Altering
Thursday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
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Introduction to Handbuilding
Thursday, 6:00-9:00 pm
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Urban Gardening
Friday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
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Finding Studio Flow (Workshop)
Saturday, October 9, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
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Maria Camera-Smith
Jewelry & Metalsmithing

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Introduction to Jewelry
Monday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
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Chasing Form: Basics of Chasing & Repoussé
Tuesday. 9:30 am-12:30 pm
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Hammer It Out: Fold-Formed Cuffs (Workshop)
Saturday, September 18, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
REGISTRATION CLOSED

Pin It Proper (Workshop)
Thursday, October 9, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
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Jamie Rodriguez
Sculpture

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Introduction to Sculpture Techniques
Monday, 2:30-5:30 pm
REGISTRATION CLOSED

Contemporary Methods & Materials in Sculpture
Friday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
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Sculpting with Insulation Foam (3 Day Workshop)
Wednesday-Friday, October 6-8, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
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The Artists-in-Residence Program Overview

The Armory Art Center invites artists to apply to the Armory’s nine month Artist-in-Residence Program. This highly competitive program attracts a diverse group of emerging artists with varied disciplines who have at least a BFA. Artists-in-Residence are responsible for teaching classes to our students and community, and have the opportunity to refine their teaching skills while instructing workshops and eight-week classes. The Armory provides each resident artist a studio space where they can develop their own work, with the opportunity to exhibit their work at the end of their tenure. Artists-in-Residence receive a generous monthly stipend and are paid for teaching and extracurricular events in the community.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED. 

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE POSITIONS:  

2D: Seeking artists in 2-dimensional media such as digital media, painting, drawing, printmaking,
fiber, and/or multi-media. Resident will also be responsible for booking models for open sketch
sessions, monitoring open sketch, and assisting with departmental special projects as needed.

Jewelry and Metalsmithing: Seeking a jewelry/metalsmith knowledgeable in advanced soldering
fabrication techniques, some forming methods using various stakes/hammers, surface finishes &
patinas, centrifugal or vacuum casting, hydraulic press, enameling, stone setting & or 3-D rendering.

Ceramics: Seeking potters or clay sculptors competent in wheel throwing, hand building, firing
reduction, raku, soda, and electric kilns.

Sculpture: Seeking sculptors competent in reductive processes, welding (MIG, TIG, SMAW,
Oxy/Acetylene gas welding), woodworking, forging, mold making, and/or casting. Materials relevant to
the department include, stone, wood, clay, metal, and mixed media.

All applicants must have at least 25 hours experience teaching in a studio environment, which includes teacher’s assistant (TA).


RESIDENCY INCLUDES:

  • Facility hours: daily, nightly and weekend access
  • Production studio area
  • Participation in the Artist-in-Residence group exhibition
  • Competitive monthly stipend
  • Additional income and teaching opportunities in Armory classes, Armory private classes, and community programs
  • Workshop attendance and/or assistance opportunities with visiting master artists
  • Access granted to studios outside your assigned department

Further details about the artist-in-residence program will be available when applications are posted for next year.