Baltimore Clayworks is a non-profit ceramic art center that exists to develop, sustain, and promote an artist-centered community that provides outstanding artistic, educational, and collaborative programs in ceramic arts. In addition to artist-in-residence programs, the Clayworks hosts exhibitions and has extensive educational programming.
by nine artists in 1980, the Baltimore Clayworks posses a national and
international reputation for artistic excellence, artists’ support, and
community involvement. Since 1980
Baltimore Clayworks has grown to include 12 resident artists and 20 or so
associate artists. At any time Baltimore Clayworks has 23 to 26 trustees and 15
full time, part time, and contractual staff members. Engaging more than 25 instructors, 20
interns and work-study students, dozens of volunteers and hundreds of donors, Clayworks
is a unique, vibrant and community-centered institution.
The exhibitions at Baltimore Clayworks showcase the best of
international, national and local ceramic artists working in ceramic sculpture,
pottery, installation and conceptual ceramics. Baltimore Clayworks educational
programs teach the discipline of ceramics to more than 1200 students on the
main Mt. Washington campus, and through our nationally acclaimed satellite
programs, reach 500 children and senior adults in Baltimore’s most challenged
neighborhoods. Clayworks' educational program is led by artists who are both
locally treasured and retain high national profile in the field of ceramics.