Thank you for your interest in applying for an ICAN Mentor position through our ICAN Mentoring Program. We welcome all applicants from within our ceramics profession and who are active members of ICAN. You will be able to specify your pottery genre and specialties, your skill set offering, and your available time to commit to this outreach mentoring program.

Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. Your application will give us the necessary information to complete your Mentor profile and will offer us a solid opportunity to pair you with a Mentee in a successful mentoring relationship.

* 1. Contact Information: (Be sure to include email address. This is the primary way for ICAN to contact you. Also include your phone number for the initial contact to complete the mentoring agreement when a match has been made.)

* 2. ICAN Membership Number: (Membership number is located on your membership card. If you cannot locate your membership card, email

* 3. Your genre of ceramics and/or specialty in your artwork that you would like to be a mentor: (check all that apply)

* 4. List all your skills that you can offer a Mentee (check all that apply):

* 5. Write one paragraph introducing yourself as a ceramic artist. Consider your background/bio, artist statement, your current career path, and any other information you want to share.

* 6. Educational Background: including degrees, workshops, training, and more. (check all that apply)

* 7. Write one paragraph introduction reviewing what you can offer Mentees in your role as Mentor:

* 8. Please provide your website address if applicable.

* 9. Write a one paragraph of your expectations of a Mentee.

* 10. Detail your availability as a Mentor: Points of contact. (check all options that apply)

* 11. Detail your availability as a Mentor: Length of time.

* 12. Share anything else that will help us and the Mentee know more about you.

* 13. Please indicate the best way and time to reach you for discussing or confirming a mentoring relationship opportunity: