Call for Entries: June/July/August 2021

international exhibitions

June 15, 2021 entry deadline

China, Changchun “The 10th Chang-chun International Ceramic Art Juried Exhibition” (August 5–November 15) open to all ceramic artists 18 years and older. Open to all ceramic sculptures. The selected artists have to ship the artworks to Changchun. The host will pay approximately $1050 (7000 CNY) to each plus reimbursement of the shipping fee. Artists should send images of 3 artworks with a short bio and statement to CCCICG@vip.163.com. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact the Changchun International Ceramics Gallery, Erdao District, Changchun, Jilin, China; CCCICG@vip.163.com; www.cctyg.com/En.

June 15, 2021 entry deadline

North Dakota, Minot “Americas 2021: All Media Call For Entries” (August 13–September 25) open to works in any medium, traditional or experimental. All works must be original and not measure over 72×72×36 inches. Work must be ready to exhibit, completed within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited in an Americas 2000 exhibition. Fee: $30 for two entries. Juried from digital. Juror: Zig Jackson. Contact Northwest Arts Center, 500 University Ave. W, Minot, ND 58707; nac@minotstateu.edu; www.minotstateu.edu/nac/call-for-entries-AM.shtml.

July 1, 2021 entry deadline

Missouri, St. Louis “Dovetail: Envisionings” (September 18–November 12) open to all ceramic artists 18 years and older. All two- and three-dimensional, video, installation, written, and performative work will be considered. For this exhibition, the dovetail joint functions as a metaphor for exploring the work of collaborative makers. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: Sarah Bernhardt and Christina Schempf. Contact the Intersect Arts Center, 3636 Texas Ave., St. Louis, MO 63118; intersectstl@gmail.com; www.intersectstl.org.

July 11, 2021 entry deadline

California,Laguna Beach “2021 Textures & Patterns” (August 5–28) open theme and all local, national, and international artists are encouraged to apply. Submissions for this show can be representational or abstract using any textures, patterns, shapes or forms. Acceptable mediums include sculpture, video, etc. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact the Las Laguna Art Gallery, 577 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651; laslagunaartgallery@gmail.com; www.laslagunaartgallery.com.

August 7, 2021 entry deadline

Nevada, Las Vegas “What Goes Bump In The Night 2021” (September 18–November 10) open to all artists 18 years of age or older. Work submitted must be original, use clay as the primary material, specify firing technique(s) and size, and have been completed within the last 2 years. This annual show explores a darker side of ceramic art and rings in Halloween in Las Vegas. This exhibition will feature functional and sculptural work. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Jurors: Peter Jakubowski and guest. Contact Clay Arts Vegas, 1353 Arville St., Las Vegas, NV 89102; 4information@clayartsvegas.com; 702-375-4147; www.clayartsvegas.com.

September 15, 2021 entry deadline

Pennsylvania, Wayne “CraftForms 2021” (December 3, 2021–January 29, 2022) open to all artists 18 years of age and older. Work must be original. Accepting various mediums, including ceramics. All work must be for sale and cannot have previously been on exhibit at Wayne Art Center. Selected works will be on display in the Davenport Gallery of the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Fee: $45. Juried from digital. Juror: Carol Sauvion. Contact Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087; pam@wayneart.org; 610-688-3553; www.wayneart.org.

united states exhibitions

June 7, 2021 entry deadline

Colorado, Lakewood “Escape” (June 25–July 11) open to artwork in all mediums. Looking for artist’s interpretation of escape to rather than escape from. Show us the place where you seek refuge or inspiration. All artwork must be original in concept. Maximum size for mailed entries must not exceed 40 inches in any direction. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Jurors: Terra Marks and Natalie Smith. Contact NEXT Gallery, 6851 W. Colfax Ave., Unit B, Lakewood, CO 80214; terraconnors@live.com; 303-433-4933; https://nextartgallerydenver.com.

June 10, 2021 entry deadline

Montana, Missoula “Where the Wild Things Are!” (September 3–25) open to artists working in clay. Where the Wild Things Are! is a juried exhibition showcasing work that explores the infinite possibilities of ”wild” in a ceramic object—be it concept, form, surface, subject, etc. Size may not exceed 16 inches in any direction. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: David Scott Smith. Contact The Clay Studio of Missoula, 1106 Hawthorne St., Missoula, MT 59802; director@theclaystudioofmissoula.org; 406-543-0509; www.theclaystudioofmissoula.org.

June 10, 2021 entry deadline

Colorado, Lakewood “Core New Art Space: The Green Show” (July 9–25) open to all artists of any mediums, 2D and 3D (except video/installations). The color green; changeable and mutable. Work must be no larger than 48 inches on its longest side, including frame. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Core New Art Space, 6851 W Colfax Ave., Lakewood, CO 80214; donnydixonartist@gmail.com; www.coreartspace.com.

June 25, 2021 entry deadline

Missouri, Kansas City “KC Clay Guild Teabowl National” (October 1–31) open to artists working in clay. All teabowls must be original and completed within the last 2 years. No single teabowl may exceed 7×7×7 inches. No sets will be accepted. Display boxes are allowed. Work must be 90% ceramic. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Erica Iman. Contact the KC Clay Guild, 200 W. 74th St., Kansas City, MO 64114; studio@kcclayguild.org; https://kcclayguild.org/Apply.

July 11, 2021 entry deadline

Illinois, St. Charles “Small Wonders–A Miniature and Small Works Show” (September 2–October 9) open to artists 18 years of age and older. Open to work in any 2D or 3D media smaller than 12×12×12 inches. This exhibit will present work that, while small, is still wonderful and intriguing to the viewer. Work must be original and completed in the last 2 years. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact the Fine Line Creative Arts Center, 37W570 Bolcum Rd., St. Charles, IL 60175; gallery@fineline.org; https://fineline.org.

July 15, 2021 entry deadline

California, Sacramento “Fantasy” (September 11–October 22) open to artists in the US 18 years of age and older. Open to all physical mediums. 3D works must measure 5×5×5 feet maximum, 8×8×8 inches minimum. Step into imagined worlds of dragons, magic, and mythical creatures. Artwork must be original. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact the Fe Gallery, 1100 65th St., Sacramento, CA 95819; art@fegallery.com; www.fegallery.com.

September 12, 2021 entry deadline

Missouri, Columbia “The Clay Cup V: Vessel, Icon, Canvas” (October 25–December 2) open to residents 18 years of age and older. Work must be ceramic and address the theme of the cup. Enter up to 3 pieces or sets. Sets must be measured and priced as one. No piece or set should exceed 14 inches in any dimension or 10 pounds in weight. Fee: $30 (non-student); $25 (student). Juried from digital. Juror: Kevin Snipes. Contact Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri, A 126 Fine Arts Building, Columbia, MO 65211; pintzj@missouri.edu; https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8797.

October 15, 2021 entry deadline

Florida, Sarasota “Overflowing ACS First Functional Cup Show” (December 9–January 14) open to all material suitable for functional ware. All works must be food safe and for sale. All applicants can submit up to three submissions. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Osa Atoe. Contact Art Center Sarasota, 707 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236; andrew@artsarasota.org; 941-365-2032; https://artcentersarasota.submittable.com/submit/192963/overflowing-acs-first-functional-cup-show.

regional exhibitions

June 1, 2021 entry deadline

California, Oakland “HIERARCHY” (July 23–August 21) open to Northern California artists over the age of 18. Artwork must be hand delivered to GearBox Gallery, if accepted for exhibition. Entries must be original. Entries may be of any media and created between 2017 and 2021. There are no size limitations for entries, but must be able to be fit through a standard doorway. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Elena Gross. Contact GearBox Gallery, 770 West Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94553; exhibitions@gearboxgallery.com; https://gearboxgallery.com.

June 1, 2021 entry deadline

Tennessee, Nashville “Best of Tennessee Craft: 2021 Biennial” (October 29, 2021–February 20, 2022) open to original works of craft created by artists 18 years or older, who are current residents of Tennessee, including students. Original artwork only. Clay works: Functional and sculptural work where the primary material is clay. Fee: $40 for up to 3 entries. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Tennessee State Museum, 505 Deaderick St., Nashville, TN 37243; annabeth.hayes@tn.gov; info@tennesseecraft.org; https://tennesseecraft.org.

July 9, 2021 entry deadline

Missouri, St. Louis “Footprint” (September 25–October 21) open to artists 21 years of age and older living in the St. Louis, Missouri, region and surrounding 200-mile radius. This exhibition features artworks that address the marks and impressions that we leave on this planet. All media, styles, and techniques are accepted. Fee: $20 (member); $35 (non-member). Juried from digital. Jurors: Deborah Douglas and Matthew Isaacson. Contact Art Saint Louis, 1223 Pine St., St. Louis, MO 63103; info@artstlouis.org; www.artstlouis.org.

July 15, 2021 entry deadline

Ohio, Kettering “HWD (Height x Width x Depth)” (August 16–October 22) open to artists 18 years or older artists living in Ohio and surrounding states. Artist awards totaling over $1000. Fee: $20. Juried from digital. Juror: Matt Distel. Contact Rosewood Arts Center, 2655 Olson Dr., Kettering, OH 45420; paula.kraus@ketteringoh.org; www.playkettering.org/rosewood-gallery-home.

fairs and festivals

June 8, 2021 entry deadline

Texas, Lubbock “Lubbock Arts Festival—Juried Gallery 2021” (July 24–25) open to all artists in all media. The Lubbock Arts Festival is a project of the Lubbock Arts Alliance, Inc. Entries must be original and completed in the last 2 years. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Lubbock Arts Alliance, Lubbock Arts Festival, PO Box 5092, Lubbock, TX 79408; 806-744-2787; execdir@lubbockarts.org; https://lubbockartsfestival.org.

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