CONNERSMITH Contemporary painting, sculpture, photography, digital media, and performance art  
  Red Dirt Studio - Mt. Rainier, MD J.J. McCracken is currently Artist-In-Residence at Margaret Boozer's awesome Red Dirt Studio in Maryland  
  The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Awards to artists for the production of new work, by nomination  
  The Puffin Foundation Grants for artists who are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to race, gender, or social philosophy  
  Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture One of the best (and most intense) artist residency programs out there and an incredible artists' network/community  
  The Harpo Foundation Grants in support of new work by under-recognized artists; applicants require non-profit sponsorship  
  The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Awards individual artists based on the overall merit of the work  
  (e)merge art fair Washington D.C.'s new international art fair with a platform for emerging and unrepresented artists, held at the Rubell Family's Capitol Skyline Hotel  
  The Clay Studio - Philadelphia, PA The Clay Studio's former Artistic Director, Jeff Guido, and Guest Curator John Perreault commissioned HUNGER, PHILADELPHIA in 2008, to be performed during the 44th Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) in Philadelphia in 2010. The project was exhibited at The Painted Bride Art Center, March-May 2010.
 
  The Studio Potter A journal of artists' essays promoting discussion of the technology, criticism, aesthetics, and history of ceramics  
  YoYoMagazine A journal publishing art, narrative, and poetry. The second of each pair of issues includes selected responses to the first, and comprises the second Yo in YoYo. Click this link to read, and then consider submitting--and entering the conversation.  
  Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) A network of Washington, D.C. artists  
  artaxis.org An evolving independent network of artists working with clay/ceramic