Carbondale Clay Center http://aspenpublicradio.org en Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 4 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-carbondale-clay-center-part-4 <p>The Carbondale Clay Center has been a central player in Carbondale's art community for 17 years. Still, like many non-profit organizations, there's a desire to expand, grow, and improve. Executive Director Jill Oberman, Ceramicist Alex Knipe, Founder Diane Keanie, and Board Advisor, Doug Casebeer, discuss the future of the clay center.&nbsp;</p><p>To learn more about the Carbondale Clay Center, visit their website:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.carbondaleclay.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">www.carbondaleclay.org</a></p><p> Mon, 26 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 18779 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 4 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 3 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-carbondale-clay-center-part-3 <p>In the art world, scoring a residency is a big deal. The Carbondale Clay Center accepts four artists every year to come work at their studios in Carbondale. Alex Knipe was a resident in 2006, and after taking some time to earn her MFA and study in Turkey on a Fulbright research grant, she finds herself back in Carbondale. Knipe discusses how the center's residency changed her life, professionally and creatively, and Executive Director, Jill Oberman, shares the importance of residencies for emerging artists.&nbsp;</p><p>Learn more about the Carbondale Clay Center and their residency program on their website: &nbsp;<a href="http://www.carbondaleclay.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">www.carbondaleclay.org</a></p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 18571 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 3 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 2 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-carbondale-clay-center-part-2 <p>Jill Oberman, Executive Director, Alex Knipe, ceramicist and teacher, and Diane Keanie, Founding Director, all of the Carbondale Clay Center, discuss the importance of art. The Center is an important institution in the Carbondale art scene. The center offers classes, residencies, a gallery space, private lessons, and drop-in workshops for all ages and ability levels. The center is open to everyone and aims to help foster creativity and get people excited to get their hands dirty.&nbsp;</p><p>Visit <a href="http://www.carbondaleclay.org">www.CarbondaleClay.org </a>to learn more about the Carbondale Clay Center's programs and how you can get your hands muddy.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 12 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 17536 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 2 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 1 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-carbondale-clay-center-part-1 <p>Carbondale Clay Center has been a fixture in Carbondale's art community for 17 years. Founding Director, Diane Keanie, and Advisor to the Board of Directors, Doug Casebeer, share the history of the clay center and how the center has become an asset to the community.&nbsp;</p><p>To learn more about the history and programs of the Carbondale Clay Center, visit their website: <a href="http://www.carbondaleclay.org/index.html">www.carbondaleclay.org</a>.</p><p> Mon, 05 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 17525 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 1