The Corning Museum of Glass is dedicated to supporting and encouraging artists who use glass as an artistic medium. Following are opportunities for artists at the Museum: Artist-in-Residence and Researcher-in-Residence Programs. The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass has an Artist-in-Residence and Researcher-in-Residence program, offering artists the opportunity to spend a month in Corning trying new techniques in glass, enhancing their current work, or exploring the techniques of past glassmakers while using the immense resources of the world’s leading glass museum. Transportation, as well as room and board, will be arranged and basic supplies provided.
For more information call The Studio at (607) 974-6467 or visit www.cmog.org.
The deadline to apply for all 2008 residencies is October 31, 2007. Interested artists must send a CD with 10 digital images of their work, two letters of recommendation, a written proposal detailing what the artist would like to do during their month-long residency, the best month to participate (March, April, May, September, October, and November), and a résumé to:
of The Corning Museum of Glass
One Museum Way
Corning, NY 14830-2253
NEW Joint Artist-in-Residence Program with Kohler Arts Center
The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass is partnering with the John Michael Kohler Arts Center for a joint Artist-in-Residence program. Artists will spend one month at The Studio in Corning and two to six months in Kohler Co.'s foundry (casting iron or brass) or pottery (slip casting clay) in Sheboygan, WI. Travel, accommodations, supplies, equipment, technical assistance, and a food stipend are all provided. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2008, for 2009 residencies. For more information call The Studio at (607) 974-6467 or visit www.cmog.org.
Interested artists must send 20 digital images of their work, two letters of recommendation, a brief (200-word) proposal for a unified project incorporating the resources available from both organizations, an application, and a résumé to:
The Studio of
The Corning Museum of Glass
One Museum Way,
Corning, NY 14830-2253
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081-4507
New Glass Review Submissions
Artists, craftspeople, designers, and architects may submit slide images of new works using glass for the Museum’s annual journal, New Glass Review. Each year the Corning Museum publishes a survey of glass in contemporary art, architecture, craft, and design created in the previous year by emerging and established artists.
Artists must submit a total of three clearly labeled slides, with each illustrating one work or design series in glass created between October 1, 2006, and September 15, 2007. The application deadline for entries to the journal is October 1, 2007.
All entries must be accompanied by a completed application and a $15.00 U.S. entry fee. See www.cmog.org for details or contact Violet Wilson at (607) 974-8451.
The Corning Museum of Glass (www.cmog.org) is home to the world’s most comprehensive and celebrated collection of glass, with more than 45,000 objects reflecting 3,500 years of glassmaking history. An independent, non-profit, educational institution, the Museum is dedicated to the art, history, science, research and exhibition of glass. The Museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day and 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Children 17 and under receive free admission.