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Residency for ceramic artists at The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China

Iaspis – the Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s international program for visual art, architecture, design and craft – announces a residency collaboration with The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen.

Application procedure

The Iaspis delegation of the Visual Arts Fund selects a shortlist from the received applications. The final selection of grant holders is made by the management of The Pottery Workshop.


A sum of 53 000 SEK is intended to cover costs of travels and sustenance over the 3 month long residency.
Accomodation and a shared workspace is included in the stipend.
The residency targets ceramic artists.

About The Pottery Workshop

The Pottery Workshop is an international ceramics center focusing on the development and enrichment of ceramics in China and abroad.

Located in the “Porcelain Capital” Jingdezhen, it is described as unique. The Pottery Workshop is surrounded by hundreds of small, independent craftsmen and artists. Clay producers, throwers, sculptors, mold makers, blue and white decorators, glaze shops, public kilns, brush makers, blacksmiths, and box makers are only a sampling of the craftsmen working in the community.

As part of the residency, The Pottery Workshop provides shared workspace where artists from different countries work with the help of bilingual assistants.

Grant holder is provided with accommodation in single room and meals Monday - Saturday. 

More information about The Pottery Workshop: www.potteryworkshop.com 

Previous grant holders:

Erika Emerén (autumn 2019)
Sara Möller (autumn 2017) 
Anabeli Diaz Gonzalez (2016)
Eva-Marie Kothe Sjöholm (2016)
Magdalena Nilsson (2015)
Matilda Haggärde (2015)
Oscar Gard Montan (2014)
Supawan Sihapoompichit (2014)


Things to think about before you fill out the form

The Visual Arts Fund’s delegation for Iaspis will draw up a shortlist of candidates. The management of The Pottery Workshop  will then make the final selection of the grant holder.

You apply with your e‐legitimation (Swedish electronic identification) on www.konstnarsnamnden.se or on the appropriate paper form. Applications must be complete. The Swedish Arts Grants Committee will not accept complementary additions.

Work samples

Your application must include 5‐10 work samples of representative works made in the last two years. If you apply digitally, upload your work samples at the end of the application process. For information about which file formats you can use and the dimensions of the work samples, please see www.konstnarsnamnden.se/arbetsprover.

If you apply on paper format, your work samples must fit a standing A4 sheet (paper applications with work samples will be scanned and made available in digital format for the examiners). State year of production, title, technique and dimensions for each work. Please remember to write your name and national identification number on your appendices.

Please do not append further materials such as catalogues, sketches, etc. Work samples will not be returned.

Applications on paper should be sent to, or delivered personally to Konstnärsnämnden, Maria skolgata 83, SE-118 53 Stockholm, Sweden. A digital form can also be emailed, with digital work samples attached, to bildochform@konstnarsnamnden.se.

For further information, please contact Karolina Pahlén, tel +46 8-506 550 55 or karolina.pahlen@konstnarsnamnden.se
Uppdaterad: 2021-01-08 Tipsa om sidan


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