Thank you for joining us for an incredible evening of celebration, gratitude and accomplishment with the 2022 mentor artist/apprentice pairs: Siem van der Ven + Jennifer Connor (ceramic reliquaries), Emily O’Neil + Grace Foxen (machine knitting), Tyler Gulden + Rachel Herzer (ceramic glaze recipes), Alice Seeger + Amanda Affleck (woven garments), Tim Christensen + Lisa Shepperd (atmospheric kiln firing)
All images courtesy of David Dostie for Maine Home + Design (our exclusive magazine sponsor for the CAP program!) at the opening reception of the capstone exhibition held at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts on Friday, September 30th, 2022.
Maine Craft Weekend event!
Artist Talk with Siem van der Ven + Jennifer Connor
2022 MCA Craft Apprentice Program Mentor + Apprentice
Saturday October 1, 1pm
Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Balkan Gallery
103 Cochran Road, Edgecomb
2022 Maine Craft Apprenticeship Program Timeline
10/7/2021 – Application Opens
10/13/21 – Prospective CAP Applicant Zoom Info Session (12:00-1:00pm) RSVP
10/19/21 – Prospective CAP Applicant Zoom Info Session (5:30-6:30pm) RSVP
12/08/2021- Application deadline.
12/10 – 31/2021- Jurors review all applications.
1/4/2022 – Notifications are sent to all applicants. Finalists are contacted to schedule interviews for January 18th (attendance required
1/18/2022- Finalist’s in-person interviews (or via Zoom pending COVID / Weather)
1/19/2022- Snow date for interviews if applicable
1/21/2022 Finalist contacted with results in preparation for public announcement
1/31/2022 CAP 2022 participants are publicly announced.
3/1/2022 Apprenticeships begin.
9/30/2022 Apprenticeships end.
9/30/2022 CAP Alumni Gathering @ Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts
9/30/2022 Exhibition Opening Reception: Mentors + Apprentices: Work from Maine’s 2022 Craft Apprentice Program /// Capstone exhibition at
Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts
9/30/22-10/24/22 Exhibition dates: Mentors + Apprentices: Work from Maine’s 2022 Craft Apprentice Program /// Capstone exhibition at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts
Applicant match-making tool.
Want to apply for the 2023 program but need a match?
Apprentices: Check our database of available mentor artists.
Mentors: Register to be added to the database.
Stu Kestenbaum, Senior Advisor, Monson Arts
Jayne Redman, 2020 CAP Mentor, Artist/Owner, Jayne Redman Jewelry
Miriam Carter, Executive Director, League of New Hampshire Craftsmen