Artist Fellowships

NCC directly supports the creative work of clay artists through individual monetary grants. The Center provides individual financial support through three ARTIST FELLOWSHIP programs.  

Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant

For emerging artists, from Minnesota (three project grants awarded annually, through application).  The deadline to apply for the 2017 Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant program is Friday, February 17, 2017, by 5 pm.​  More information is available here.

McKnight Artist Fellowships for Ceramic Artists

For mid-career artists from Minnesota (two fellowship grants awarded annually, through application); the deadline to apply for the 2017 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Ceramic Artists program is Friday, May 26, 2017, by 5 pm.​ More information is available here.

Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award

For emerging ceramic artists/students (one to three awards awarded annually, through application). The deadline for the 2017 Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award application is Friday, April 14, 2017, by 5 pm.  More information is available here. 

View a table showing the eligibility requirements for each of our grant programs.