April 2018 Call for Entries

international exhibitions

April 12, 2018 entry deadline

Louisiana, Alexandria “31st September Competition” (July 6–October 20) open to all artists over the age of 18 working in any medium. All work must be original and must have been completed in the last two years. Video entries must not exceed 30 minutes in length. Work should not exceed 7 feet in any direction or 200 pounds in weight. Multiple awards will be given. Juried from digital. Fee: $30. Juror: William U. Eiland. Contact Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 2nd St., Alexandria, LA 71301; megan@themuseum.org; http://themuseum.org; 318-443-3458.

April 15, 2018 entry deadline

France, Campestre “1001 Bowls” (July 7) open to all students that studied at the Ceramists School—AGIR Ceramique. All are invited to participate in the Students Bowl Show, which is part of the 1001 Bowls cycle. Juried from digital. Contact Ariane Coissieux, Farm of Regagnas, 30 770 Alzon-Campestre, France; +33 6 03 85 38 17; arianec@agir-ceramique.com;  www.ecole-ceramique.com.

April 21, 2018 entry deadline

Colorado, Manitou Springs “Cheers! Drink Up!” (June 15–July 18) open to all artists working in clay who are members of ICAN (International Ceramic Artists Network, formerly Potters Council). To become a member go to: https://ceramicartsnetwork.org/subscription-offers/ican. $100 cash awards each for 1st place in four categories: beer, coffee, tea, and spirits. Juried from digital. Fee: $30 for up to four entries. Juror: Peter Karner. Contact Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829; marketing@commonwheel.com; 719-685-1008; www.commonwheel.com/cheers-drink-up.html.

April 30, 2018 entry deadline

Louisiana, New Orleans “Vitreous” (September 7–29) open to all artists working in clay. Open to porcelain vessels, sculptures, and wall-mounted works. All submitted pieces must be original artworks made by the applicant within the last three years, and may not have been previously exhibited at the Clay Center gallery. Crated or boxed works must be able to pass through a standard 36-inch door frame. Fee: $30. Juror: TBD. Contact Michelle Swafford, Clay Center of New Orleans, 1001 S Broad St., Unit 116, New Orleans, LA 70125; claycenternola@gmail.com; 504-517-3721; www.nolaclay.org.

May 1, 2018 entry deadline

New Jersey, Loveladies “Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters” (July 27–August 13) open to all artists working in clay. Top Awarded Prize $1000. Apply online on Call for Entry (CaFe). Juror: Roberto Lugo. Contact The LBI Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, NJ 08008; 609-494-1241;
http://lbifoundation.org.

May 16, 2018 entry deadline

Virginia, Lorton “Workhouse Clay International 2018” (August 11–October 14) open to all ceramic artists 18 years and older. All works must be primarily ceramic. Size is limited to artwork that fits through a standard door. Floor works must be firmly stable. Large-scale installations shall be installed by artist. Wall-mounted pieces are limited to 20 pounds per section. Work must have been produced within the last 3 years. Fee: $30. Juror: Eva Kwong. Contact Dale Marhanka, Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA 22079; dalemarhanka@workhousearts.org; 703-584-2982; www.workhousearts.org; www.juriedartservices.com.

May 18, 2018 entry deadline

Colorado, Carbondale “Clay National XIII–Out of the Mold” (August 3–31) open to all ceramics/ceramic materials. Clay should be the primary medium. All work must have been completed within the last two years and must be original, unsold work. The artist must own the sole copyright to art. Substitutions of accepted works will not be allowed. All delivered work must match the juried image exactly. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: Andrea and John Gill. Contact Matthew Eames, Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St., Carbondale, CO 81623; studio@carbondaleclay.org; 970-963-2529; www.carbondaleclay.org/clay-national-xiii.

May 25, 2018 entry deadline

Nevada, Las Vegas “Serve It Up 2018” (July 7–September 1) open to all artists working in clay. Serve It Up will fill the gallery with functional work that answers the question, pottery is with no doubt art. From tumblers to bowls to serving vessels, if it belongs on the dinner table it belongs at Clay Arts Vegas. Work submitted must be original, must use clay as the primary material, must specify firing technique(s) and size, and must have been completed within the last 2 years. All work must be functional and food safe. $300 award for best of show. Fee: $35 for the first three entries. Jurors: Amedeo Salamoni, Peter Jakubowski. Contact Clay Arts Vegas, 1511 S Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89104; 4information@clayartsvegas.com; 702-375-4147.

May 30, 2018 entry deadline

Louisiana, New Orleans “Small Sculpture Show” (October 5–27) open to all artists working in clay. Open to ceramic sculptures measuring less than 12 inches in height, depth and width. Sculptures may be wall-mounted. All submitted pieces must be original artworks made by the applicant within the last three years, and may not have been previously exhibited at the Clay Center gallery. Crated or boxed works must be able to pass through a standard 36 inch door frame. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: TBD. Contact Michelle Swafford, Clay Center of New Orleans, 1001 S Broad St., Unit 116, New Orleans, LA 70125; claycenternola@gmail.com; 504-517-3721; www.nolaclay.org.

united states exhibitions

April 12, 2018 entry deadline

Wisconsin, Algoma “Working Pots II” (May 31–July 2) open to all artists who are residents of the US and Canada. Awards will be given for 1st–3rd, Honorable Mention, and Purchase Awards. Submitted work must have been produced in the last 3 years. Enter up to three functional pieces or sets. All exhibited work must be for sale. Accepted pieces must be available for the entire exhibition. Fee: $30. Contact James May Gallery; Jimmy Eddings, 213 Steele St., Algoma, WI 54201; workingpots@jamesmaygallery.com; www.jamesmaygallery.com/exhibitions/working-pots; 262-753-3141.

April 15, 2018 entry deadline

California, Costa Mesa “Celebrating Women” (May 4–May 26) open to all artists who are residents of the US. Award will be given for Best in Show. Artwork must be received ready to hang or display including wires, hanging hardware, etc. Maximum weight is 50 pounds. All artwork must remain on display in the gallery during the entire show. Fee: $35. Contact Location 1980, 1980 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92627; Jesse.fortune@gmail.com; http://location1980gallery.com; 949-491-0616.

regional exhibitions

April 13, 2018 entry deadline

Indiana, Indianapolis “Art From the Heartland 2018” (June 22–August 8) open to all artists over the age of 18 working in any medium residing in the Midwest. Only two entries are accepted. Cash awards total $4000. Work must be made within the last two years and cannot have been previously shown at the Art Center. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: Mike Barclay. Contact The Indianapolis Art Center, 820 E. 67th St., Indianapolis, IN 46220; www.indplsartcenter.org; 317-255-2464; info@IndplsArtCenter.org.

April 20, 2018 entry deadline

New Mexico, Albuquerque “Resonations in Clay—Life on the Bosque” (July 7–September 30) open to all ceramic artists over the age of 18 residing in New Mexico. Clay must be the primary medium—functional or sculptural interpreting the Bosque’s changing four seasons and nature’s cycle of life on the river. Work must fit through a standard door frame. Fee: $40. Juried from digital. $1000 cash awards. Jurors: Virgil Ortiz, Camilla Trujillo, Kim Eichorst, Ph.D. Contact Kim Glidden, New Mexico Potters and Clay Artists, PO Box 881, Chimayo, NM 87522; www.nmpca.com/claybosque; 505-351-2462; kimlouiseglidden@gmail.com.

April 22, 2018 entry deadline

Hawaii, Kamuela “Intersections: Considering Imbalance” (May 10–June 30) open to artists working Hawaii. Accepting 2D, 3D and video works completed since January 1st, 2014 by artists currently residing in the State of Hawai’i. All works must be no larger than 50 inches in any direction. Juried from digital. Awards will be given for first, second, and third. Fee: $35. Juror: Andi Compognone. Contact Kahilu Theatre Annual Juried Show, 67-1186 Lindsey Rd., PO Box 549, Kamuela, HI 96753; info@kahilutheatre.org; http://kahilutheatre.org; 808-885-6868.

April 27, 2018 entry deadline

California, Tujunga “15th Annual Ceramics Juried Open Exhibition” (June 9–29) open to artists working in the Southern California region creating artworks utilizing any type of fired clay, or process, in whole, or predominantly. We seek one-of-a-kind entries that have been created by the artist’s hand. There are no size restrictions. Freestanding and wall-hanging sculptural and vessel forms are welcome. Digital submissions thru e-mail, USB flash drive, or CD. Fee: $35. Juror: Melody Cooper. Contact McGroarty Arts Center, 7570 McGroarty Terrace, Tujunga, CA 91344; info@mcgroartyartscenter.org; www.mcgroartyartscenter.org; 818-352-5285.

May 1, 2018 entry deadline

Massachusetts, Maynard “The Power of Art Juried Exhibition” (July 10–August 11) open to artists working in Massachusetts. All media accepted except video. 2D art must be wired and ready to hang. Maximum size is 40 inches in any direction. Freestanding and wall hanging sculptural and vessel forms are welcome. Digital submissions. Fee: $35 for three images. Jurors: 6 Bridges Gallery committee. Contact 6 Bridges Gallery, 77 Main St., Maynard, MA 01754; 6BridgesGallery@gmail.com; http://6bridges.gallery; 978-897-3825.

fairs and festivals

May 1, 2018 entry deadline

New Jersey, Verona “Fine Art and Crafts at Verona Park” (May 19–20) open to all fine crafts and fine art to be juried. Outdoor event in county park. All fine art media are accepted including: ceramics and mixed media. All work must be original. Applicants should submit 4 images of work. Fee: $30; $420 booth. Juried from digital. Jurors: Howard Rose, Janet Rose. Contact Howard Rose, Rose Squared Productions, Inc., 12 Galaxy Ct., Hillsborough, NJ 08844; @rosesquared.com; www.rosesquared.com; 908-874-5247.

June 1, 2018 entry deadline

North Carolina, Dillsboro “WNC Pottery Festival” (November 3, 2018 10am–4pm) open to all ceramic work. Outdoor festival showcasing more than 40 master potters. All work must be original. Submit four images of work and one booth image. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Contact WNC Pottery Festival, Front Street, Dillsboro, NC 28725; wncpotteryfest@gmail.com; www.wncpotteryfestival.com; 828-631-5100.

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