Medalta Ceramic Residency for Art Students

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (March 16, 2020)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Monday, March 16, 2020

Amount: Various

Type: Internal


  • New Media
  • Art


  • Faculty of Fine Arts

Provided by Medalta and the Faculty of Fine Arts, this award is intended to allow an undergraduate student in Art to attend a one-month artist residency with Art Students from across Canada in a dynamic group setting at the Medalta Artist Residency and Historic Clay Works, located in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated excellence in art, a strong interest in ceramic art, and in experiencing an intensive artist residency. Apply with a letter of intent expressing your interest (max 500 words), a portfolio of 5-10 images of recent works with descriptions, an artist or research statement, and a resumé or CV.  Applications to be emailed to

Value: 1 month residency (incl. 24-hour personal studio access, exhibition opportunities, firings, use of shop glazes), accommodations at MHC, stipend of $1,000, and exhibition of work in the U of L Art department.

Number: 1

Eligibility: The successful applicant must confirm full-time enrollment in a BFA Art - Art Studio major at the University of Lethbridge during the application semester (Spring 2020), but does not need to be enrolled during the residency period. Previous experience with ceramic as a material is not necessary, but will be seen as an advantage. A strong desire to explore ceramic as material in art making is required.

Deadline: March 16, 2020