Call for Entries: June/July/August 2019

international exhibitions

June 2, 2019 entry deadline

Spain, Manises (Valencia) “Biennal Internacional de Ceràmica Manises” (November 8–February 12, 2020) open to ceramic artists 18 and older. Design focused on utilitarian and/or decorative character. Maximum of 3 photographs. No fee. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Museum of Ceramics of Manises, Street Sagrario, 22. 46940- Manises (Valencia) Spain; bienalceramica@manises.es; (+34) 961 52 56 09; www.museumanises.com.

June 30, 2019 entry deadline

Washington, Bellingham “Pitcher Perfect” (September 1–30) open to residents of the US and Canada. Original and functional ceramic pitchers. Juror’s Choice Award $300. Submit up to 3 entries. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Deborah Schwartzkopf. Contact Ann Marie Cooper, Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225; annmarie@goodearthpots.com; 360-671-3998; www.goodearthpots.com.

July 1, 2019 entry deadline

Nevada, Las Vegas “Luscious Lusters” (August 1–September 30) open to ceramic artists 18 and older. Functional and sculptural works that feature luster and waterslide decals. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Jurors: Peter Jakubowski and Nathan Bray. Contact Clay Arts Vegas, 1511 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89104; 4information@clayartsvegas.com; 702-375-4147; www.clayartsvegas.com.

August 3, 2019 entry deadline

Pennsylvania, Butler “The Art of the Drink” (November 13–29) open to ceramic artists 18 and older. Vessels used to serve, pour, and store beverages. Entries must be constructed of clay, food safe, and functional, as well as weigh less than 10 pounds, and be under 24 inches tall. Fee: $25 for three entries. Juried from digital. Juror: Yoko Sekino-Bové. Contact Butler Art Center, 344 S. Main St., Butler, PA 16002; 724-422-0851; Exhibitions@butlerartcenter.org; www.butlerartcenter.org.

September 1, 2019 entry deadline

Nevada, Las Vegas “What Goes Bump In The Night” (October 3–November 12) open to ceramic artists 18 and older. Functional and sculptural works that explore the sublime. Images: jpeg file, 800 pixels in either direction, maximum file size of 1 MB. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Jurors: Peter Jakubowski and Rob Kolhouse. Contact Clay Arts Vegas, 1511 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89104; 4information@clayartsvegas.com; 702-375-4147; www.clayartsvegas.com.

September 15, 2019 entry deadline

Pennsylvania, Wayne “Craft Forms 2019, 25th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Art” (December 7–February 1) open to artists 18 years of age or older. Works must have been completed after January 1, 2017, and not accepted into a previous Craft Forms exhibition. Fee: $45. Juried from digital. Juror: Jane Milosch. Contact Wayne Art Center, 25 Meadowood Rd., Wayne, PA 19087; patti@wayneart.org; 610-688-3553; www.craftforms.org.

united states exhibitions

June 1, 2019 entry deadline

Pennsylvania, Lancaster “27th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National” (September 21–October 26) open to US residents. Work must have been produced within the last 2 years. Size may not exceed 30 inches in any dimension or 20 pounds in weight. Fee: $40. Juried from digital. Juror: Malcolm Mobutu Smith. Contact Kevin Lehman’s Pottery, 580 S. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603; questions@strictlyfunctionalpottery.net; 717-509-7547; www.strictlyfunctionalpottery.net.

June 24, 2019 entry deadline

California, Stockton “Visions in Clay” (September 5–27) open to US residents. Any thematic and stylistic presentation will be accepted. Clay must be the primary medium. Functional or sculptural. Assembled works may not exceed 4 feet in any direction. Fee: $35 for three entries. Juried from digital. Juror: Sarah Millfelt. Contact Jan Marlese, LH Horton Jr Gallery, 5151 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95207; jmarlese@deltacollege.edu; 209-954-5507; http://gallery.deltacollege.edu.

July 19, 2019 entry deadline

Missouri, Kansas City “KC Clay Guild Teabowl National 2019” (October 5–16) open to ceramic artists 18 and older.  Works must be made of 98% clay and completed within the last 2 years. Teabowl may not exceed 7×7×7 inches. Artists may submit one view each of 3 teabowls. Digital images must be 300 dpi and 1920×1920 pixels. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Pete Pinnell. Contact Susan Speck, Bredin-Lee Gallery, 1729 McGee St., Kansas City, MO 64108; Gallery@kcclayguild.com; 913-384-1718; http://kcclayguild.org/Apply.

August 1, 2019 entry deadline

Illinois, Lisle “Clay3 (cubed)” (October 4–25) open to artists working in the US. Functional and sculptural ceramic art must fit within one cubic foot, 12×12×12 inches and use 75% clay as the medium. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: Jon Pacheco, Joey Knox, Debbie Venezia. Judge: Ben Carter. Contact ClaySpace, 740 Front St., Lisle, IL 60532; clay.space@yahoo.com; 630-393-2529; www.clayspace.net.

August 2, 2019 entry deadline

Ohio, Ashland “Compassion–The Art of Healing” (October 22–November 13) open to artists working in the US, 18 and older. Works must be original, and created in the last two years. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: Mary Urbas. Contact The Coburn Gallery Ashland University, 331 College Ave., Ashland, OH 44805; coburngallery@ashland.edu; 419-289-5652; www.ashland.edu/coburngallery.

August 26, 2019 entry deadline

New York, Fabius “Almighty Cup Show” (October 18–January 12) open to residents of the US. Sculptural and functional cups, must be made primarily of clay. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Garth Johnson. Contact Jen Gandee, Gandee Gallery, 7846 Main St., Fabius, NY 13063; jen@gandeegallery.com; 315-416-6339; www.gandeegallery.com.

September 1, 2019 entry deadline

New York, Oneonta “The Art of the Cup” (November 1–December 27) open to ceramics and other three-dimensional media. Work may be functional, sculptural, or experimental. Work must be original. Enter up to 5 pieces in digital format—under 1 MB. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Teresa DeSantis and Lauren Visokay. Contact Studio Boreas Gallery, PO Box 113, 5 Center St., West Oneonta, NY 13861; studioboreasgallery@outlook.com; 607-433-0442; www.studioboreas.com.

September 1, 2019 entry deadline

New York, Oneonta “Home for the Holidays” (November 1–December 27) open to ceramics and other three-dimensional media. Work may be functional, sculptural, or experimental. Work must be original. Enter up to 5 pieces in digital format—under 1 MB. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Teresa DeSantis. Contact Studio Boreas Gallery, PO Box 113, 5 Center St., West Oneonta, NY 13861; 607-433-0442; studioboreasgallery@outlook.com; www.studioboreas.com.

September 23, 2019 entry deadline

New York, Clifton Springs “The Cup, The Mug 2019” (November 16–December 14) open to US artists 18 years and older working in ceramics, glass, wood, or metal. Submissions must be cups, mugs, or other drinking vessels. All work submitted must be for sale. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Kelly Justice. Contact Main Street Arts, 20 W. Main St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432; 315-462-0210; mstreetarts@gmail.com; www.mainstreetartsgallery.com/submissions.

October 1, 2019 entry deadline

Florida, Tequesta “LUSH: A Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition” (November 11–January 4) open to ceramics and other three-dimensional media. Work not previously displayed at the Lighthouse Art Center, created in the last two years, no more than 5 feet tall, and no more than 50 pounds. Up to 3 entries in digital format. Fee: $40. Juried from digital. Juror: Alex Zablocki. Contact Lighthouse ArtCenter, 373 Tequesta Dr., Tequesta, FL 33469; Janeen@LighthouseArts.org; 561-746-3101; www.lighthousearts.org/lush—ceramics-exhibition.html.

regional exhibitions

June 30, 2019 entry deadline

Louisiana, New Orleans “Clay: A Southern Census” (March 6–28, 2020) open to ceramic vessels, sculptures and wall pieces by artists living in: AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WV. Submitted pieces must be at least 50% ceramic material, original, and made in the last two years. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Mónica Ramírez-Montagut. Contact Clay Center of New Orleans, 1001 South Broad St. #116, New Orleans, LA 70125; info@nolaclay.org; 504-517-3721; www.nolaclay.org.

July 31, 2019 entry deadline

Indiana, Fort Wayne “State of Clay in Indiana” (August 26–October 11) open to potters who have lived and/or worked in Indiana. This exhibition is associated with the Indiana Potters Conference, but participation is not dependent on conference participation. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: Ted Neal. Contact Purdue University, Fort Wayne, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., VA 117, Fort Wayne, IN 46845; greenpottery@msn.com; 260-481-6876; http://bit.ly/StateofClayIN.

fairs and festivals

June 1, 2019 entry deadline

New Jersey, Montclair “Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park” (June 15–16) open to artists 18 years or older. Juried fine art and craft show. Submission of 4 images of work and one of booth display. Booth fees start at $430. Entry/application 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.

July 7, 2019 entry deadline

Ohio, Columbus “Winterfair” (December 6–8) open to artists creating fine art or fine craft. Fee: $27. Juried from digital. Contact Ohio Designer Craftsmen, 1665 W. Fifth Ave., Columbus, OH 43212; info@ohiocraft.org; 614-486-4402; www.ohiocraft.org.

July 7, 2019 entry deadline

Ohio, Cincinatti “Greater Cincinnati Winterfair” (November 28–1) open to artists creating fine art or fine craft. Fee: $27. Juried from digital. Contact Ohio Designer Craftsmen, 1665 W. Fifth Ave., Columbus, OH 43212; info@ohiocraft.org; 614-486-4402; www.ohiocraft.org.

August 1, 2019 entry deadline

New Jersey, Montclair “Fine Art and Crafts at Anderson Park” (September 21–22) open to artists 18 years or older. Juried fine art and craft show. Submission of 4 images of work and one of booth display. Booth fees start at $430. Entry/application 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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