John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Up to sixteen exceptional artists from around the world are chosen each year for two- to six-month residencies in the Pottery or Iron/Brass Foundry and Enamel shop in Kohler Co.'s Kohler, Wisconsin, plant. With the guidance of an excellent staff, artists of all disciplines can explore new ideas and technologies in order to create a body of work impossible in their own studio as well as new ways of thinking and working. Previous experience with clay or metal sculpture is not required.
Artists accepted into the program receive housing, transportation, materials, use of equipment, studio space, photography services, and a small stipend.
Artists-in-residence may work in the Kohler Co. Pottery, Iron and Brass Foundries, and Enamel Shop to develop a wide variety of work in clay, enameled cast iron, and brass including but not limited to murals and reliefs, temporary or permanent site-specific installations, and functional and sculptural forms.
Required Application Materials
- 20 images of your strongest work
- A resume or CV
- Project proposal of 200 words or less accompanied by proposal images
- List of four professional references
Applications are accepted via Café: www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2308
Visit website for additional information: www.jmkac.org/residencies
Download Residency Brochure: www.jmkac.org/ai_bro_100b_forweb1.pdf
For more information on the application process, please contact the Arts/Industry coordinator at (920) 694-4548.
JOHN MICHAEL KOHLER ARTS CENTER
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081