Call for Entries February 2019

international exhibitions

February 1, 2019 entry deadline

Minnesota, Minneapolis “4×6×8: International Juried Tile Exhibition at NCECA” (March 25–30) open to all ceramic artists 18 and older. May submit up to 5 pieces. One digital image per piece/tile. Tiles must be fired ceramic and measure 4×4, 4×6, 4×8, 6×6, 6×8, or 8×8 inches. All tiles must be for sale. Cash awards of $2500+; awards will be presented at reception. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Jurors: Lee Gruber, David del Junco. Contact Syzygy Tile, 106 N. Bullard St., Silver City, NM 55418; lee@syzygytile.com; 575-388-5472; www.clayfestival.com.

February 1, 2019 entry deadline

Florida, Panama City “Eleventh Annual Cup Show: Form and Function” (March 1–April 5) open to all artists 18 and older. The focus of the exhibit is on the function and concept of the drinking vessel. Open to both functional and sculptural pieces completed in the last three years. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Adam Field. Contact Amelia Center Gallery, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401; pamromin@gulfcoast.edu; 850-769-1551; www.gulfcoast.edu/community/arts-culture/amelia-center-gallery/exhibition-opportunity/index.html.

February 4, 2019 entry deadline

Minnesota, Minneapolis “MUGSHOT2 2nd Biennial International Juried Ceramic Mug Competition” (March 25–May 5) open to all ceramic artists 18 and older. Mugs must have been created since January 1, 2016. Up to 5 mugs per entry; clay must be the primary material. Must be fired ceramic, functional by materiality, conceptual considerations encouraged. More than $3000 in awards. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: Diego Valles, Marko Fields. Contact Mojo Coffee Gallery, California Building, 2205 California St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418; info@mugshotclayinternational.com; 612-978-0069; www.mugshotclayinternational.com.

February 10, 2019 entry deadline

Missouri, Kansas City “Paying Tribute to the Muse” (March 8–April 7) open to all ceramic artists 18 and older. This theme revolves around the theme of the artist’s muse. All artwork must be original and available for sale. Fee: $20. Juried from digital. Contact Vanessa Lacy Gallery, 1600 Genessee St., Ste. 161, Kansas City, MO 64102; contact@vanessalacygallery.com; https://vanessalacygallery.com; 816-535-1598.

February 28, 2019 entry deadline

Louisiana, New Orleans “Adorned” (September 6–28) open to ceramic vessels, sculptures, and wall-mounted works that explore purposeful surface decoration or adornment. All submitted works must be original artworks made by the applicant in the last two years. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: TBA. Contact Michelle Swafford, Clay Center of New Orleans, 1001 S. Broad St., Unit 116, New Orleans, LA 70125; info@nolaclay.org; 504-517-3721; www.nolaclay.org.

March 1, 2019 entry deadline

California, Roseville “Off Center: Third Annual International Ceramic Art Competition” (April 5–June 1) open to all ceramic artists 18 and older. All work must be original and completed within the last two years. Artwork cannot have been previously exhibited at Blue Line Arts. Wall pieces must be ready to hang. Awards offered. Work must not weigh over 60 pounds, and must fit through a doorway of 94 inches in height. Fee: $35 for three images. Juried from digital. Juror: Joshua Green. Contact Blue Line Arts, 405 Vernon St., #100, Roseville, CA 95678; tony@bluelinearts.org; 916-783-4117; www.bluelinearts.org.

united states exhibitions

February 2, 2019 entry deadline

Michigan, Ann Arbor “Butter” (April 6–August 25) open to all media and artists in the US and Canada. Showcasing the best in contemporary dinnerware as it relates to “Butter.” No larger than 18 inches in all dimensions. No wall pieces. Work submitted may not include perishable materials. Fee: $35 for three entries. Juried from digital. Juror: Anne Meszko. Contact Margaret Carney, International Museum of Dinnerware Design, 520 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104; director@dinnerwaremuseum.org; 607-382-1415; www.dinnerwaremuseum.org.

February 10, 2019 entry deadline

Rhode Island, Wakefield “SHAME” (April 6–May 4) open to all media and artists in the US. The exhibition SHAME attempts to lift the veils of submission and silence by exploring shame in its many dimensions. 3D limited to 100 pounds and must fit through a standard door. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Anna Dempsey. Contact Hera Gallery and Educational Foundation, 10 High St., Wakefield, RI 02879; info@heragallery.org, Attn: Shame; 401-789-1488; http://www.heragallery.org.

February 19, 2019 entry deadline

California, Crockett “Clay Matters” (March 23–May 4) open to all artists nationally. Work must be original and completed within the last two years. Clay must be the primary medium. Artwork cannot have been previously exhibited at Epperson Gallery. Must not weigh over 60 pounds and must fit through a door 80 inches in height. Fee: $30 for three entries. Juried from digital. Juror: Beth Ann Gerstein. Contact Tony, Epperson Gallery of Ceramic Arts, 1400 Pomona St., Crockett, CA 94525; tony@tonynatsoulas.com; http://eppersongallery.com.

February 25, 2019 entry deadline

Massachusetts, Worcester “The Bowl Show” (April 18–June 15) open to artists residing or working in North America. Submit your best handmade bowls of any kind to be on display and available for sale in the Worcester Center for Crafts Gallery Store. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Martha Grover. Contact Rebecca Zablocki, Worcester Center for Crafts, 25 Sagamore Rd., Wircester, MA 01605; rzablocki@worcester.edu; 508-753-8183; http://worcestercraftcenter.org.

February 25, 2019 entry deadline

Indiana, Kokomo “Upbringing” (April 5–April 25) open to artists over the age of 16, who reside in the US. This exhibition embodies the social stigmas, experiences, and realities of being a mother or raising a child. All fine art media are accepted including ceramics. All work must be original, completed in the last two years. No fee. Juried from digital. Contact The Indiana University Kokomo Downtown Gallery, 102 N. Main St., Kokomo, IN  46901; ugallery@iuk.edu; www.facebook.com/DowntownGalleryIUKokomo.

March 1, 2019 entry deadline

Connecticut, Guilford “Ceramics 2019” (May 17–June 14) open to all artists nationally. Open to all works using clay as the primary medium, both functional and non-functional. This will present the variety of ways contemporary ceramics furthers craft traditions and serves as a medium for creating compelling new art works. All entries must be original and completed within the last 2 years. Weight may not exceed 75 pounds. Fee: $30 for three entries. Juried from digital. Juror: Joshua Green. Contact Maureen Belden, Guilford Art Center, 411 Church St., Guilford, CT 06437; mbelden@guilfordartcenter.orghttp://guilfordartcenter.org.

April 26, 2019 entry deadline

Colorado, Manitou Springs “Cheers! Drink-Up! Celebrating the Clay Drinking Vessel” (June 7–July 1) open to artists working in clay. Original drinking vessels made within the last two years. Clay is the primary medium. Food-safe glazes. Categories: Beer, Coffee, Tea, Spirits (think whiskey). Cash awards. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: Sumi von Dassow. Contact Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829; art@commonwheel.com; 719-685-1008; www.commonwheel.com/cheers-drink-up.html.

regional exhibitions

February 1, 2019 entry deadline

Missouri, St. Louis “Outliers” (April 13–May 30) open to artists 21 years of age and older living in the St. Louis, Missouri region and surrounding 200-mile radius. Limit 3 original artworks in all media that respond to the theme, “Outliers.” This is an all media juried visual art exhibition that will feature artworks that depict, address, celebrate or are influenced by that which lies outside of the norm. Fee: $35 for non-members/$20 for members. Juried from digital. Jurors: Khara Koffel and Brett Williams. Contact Robin Hirsch-Steinboff, 1223 Pine St., St. Louis, MO 63103; robin@artstlouis.org; 314-241-4810; www.ArtStLouis.org.

February 10, 2019 entry deadline

California, Davis “30th Annual California Clay Competition 2019” (May 3–31) open to functional or sculptural pieces by artists residing in California. Clay must be the primary medium. Work must be for sale and made within the last two years. Work must fit through a standard door frame and weigh no more than can be handled by two adults. Fee: $15. Juried from digital. Juror: Bill Abright. Contact The Artery of Davis, 207 G St., Davis, CA 95616; artery.ccc@att.net; 530-758-9330, 2#; http://theartery.net/ccc.html.

fairs and festivals

March 15, 2019 entry deadline

Arkansas, Hot Springs “Art Springs 2019” (April 27–28) open to all artists 18 years or older. Art Springs is a juried festival with fine artists, artisans, and fine crafts. Artists must submit 6 images representative of the work they wish to exhibit. Include a photo of your typical booth. All art must be original and created by the applicant. Fee: $20. Juried from digital. Contact Hot Springs Area Cultural Alliance, PO Box 21358, Hot Springs, AR 71903; hsaca@hotspringsarts.org; 501-321-2027; https://hotspringsarts.org.

May 1, 2019 entry deadline

New Jersey, Verona “Fine Art and Crafts at Verona Park” (May 18–19) open to all artists 18 years or older. Submission of 4 images of work and one of booth display. Booth fees start at $430. Entry fee is application fee. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: Janet Rose, Howard Rose. Contact Rose Squared Productions, Inc., 101 West End Ave., New York, NY 10023; howard@rosesquared.com; 908-930-4363; www.rosesquared.com.

June 1, 2019 entry deadline

New Jersey, Montclair “Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Brookedale Park” (June 15–16) open to all artists 18 years or older. This is a juried fine art and craft show. Submission of 4 images of work and one of booth display. Booth fees start at $430. Entry fee is application fee. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: Janet Rose, Howard Rose. Contact Rose Squared Productions, Inc., 101 West End Ave., New York, NY 10023; howard@rosesquared.com; 908-930-4363; www.rosesquared.com.

August 1, 2019 entry deadline

New Jersey, Montclair “Fine Art and Crafts at Anderson Park” (September 21–22) open to all artists 18 years or older. This is a juried fine art and craft show. Submission of 4 images of work and one of booth display. Booth fees start at $430. Entry fee is application fee. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: Janet Rose, Howard Rose. Contact Rose Squared Productions, Inc., 101 West End Ave., New York, NY 10023; howard@rosesquared.com; 908-930-4363; www.rosesquared.com.

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