Call for Entries May 2019

international exhibitions

May 15, 2019 entry deadline

Virginia, Lorton “9th Annual Workhouse Clay International 2019” (August 10–October 13) open to all ceramic artists 18 years and older. All work must have been completed within the last three years. All works must be primarily ceramic. Mixed media works will be accepted only if ceramic materials are the primary media. Size is limited to artwork that fits through a standard door. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Peter Beasecker. Contact Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA 22079; dalemarhanka@workhousearts.org; 703-584-2900; www.workhousearts.org.

May 17, 2019 entry deadline

Colorado, Carbondale “Clay National XIV Nature Reconsidered: Reimagining the Natural World Through Ceramics” (August 2–30) open to all types of ceramics: utilitarian pots or sculpture. Clay should be the primary medium. All work must have been completed within the last two years. It must be original, unsold, smaller than 14×14×14 inches or less than 3000 cubic inches, and less than 20 pounds per piece or part. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Trey Hill. Contact Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St., Carbondale, CO 81623; studio@carbondaleclay.org; 970-963-2529; www.carbondaleclay.org.

May 30, 2019 entry deadline

Louisiana, New Orleans “Call for Solo Artist Exhibition Proposals” (January 10–February 2) open to proposals for all forms of contemporary ceramic artwork, including functional studio pottery, sculptural work, and installation work. Mixed media proposals acceptable if clay is the primary material used. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: CCNO Artist Advisory Committee. Contact Clay Center New Orleans, 101 S. Broad St. #116, New Orleans, LA 70125; info@nolaclay.org; 504-517-3721; www.nolaclay.org.

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. Exhibition will be online as well as in gallery. 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 all ceramic artists 18 and older. Functional and sculptural works that feature luster and waterslide decals as part of the finish. Show will feature work of Nathan Bray. Images: jpeg file type, 800 pixels in either direction, maximum file size of 1 MB. 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.

September 1, 2019 entry deadline

Nevada, Las Vegas “What Goes Bump In The Night” (October 3–November 12) open to all ceramic artists 18 and older. Functional and sculptural works that explore the sublime. From nightmares to the darkness that might live in the soul. Images: jpeg file type, 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 all professional artists working in clay and other media. Works submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2017, and must not have been 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

May 6, 2019 entry deadline

North Carolina, Fayetteville “2019 Nellie Allen Smith Juried Pottery Competition” (June 28–July 23) open to all potters from the US, age 18 years and older. Entrants may submit a maximum of 2 original works created within the last 2 years that have not been previously exhibited in Cumberland County, NC. The size should not be larger than 24 inches in length× 24 inches width×36 inches in height. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Ronan Peterson. Contact Cape Fear Studios, 148-1 Maxwell St., Fayetteville, NC 28301; Artgallery@capefearstudios.com; 910-433-2986; www.capefearstudios.com.

May 14, 2019 entry deadline

Pennsylvania, Oley “Clay Speaks” (June 16–July 21) open to artists creating stimulating (functional or nonfunctional) clay-based artwork that turns toward ceramics as a fine art medium. We seek to invoke a meaningful artistic conversation among artists and artistic disciplines. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Jurors: Constance McBride and Jeff Dietrich. Contact Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley, PA 19547; clayonmain@gmail.com; 610-987-0273; www.clayonmain.org.

June 1, 2019 entry deadline

Pennsylvania, Lancaster “27th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National” (September 21–October 26) open to artists that are residents of the US. Submitted 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 ceramic artists residing in the US. Any thematic and stylistic presentation will be accepted for entry. Clay must be the primary medium. Works may be 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 all ceramic artists 18 and older.  All works must be made of 98% clay, be original and completed within the last 2 years. Teabowl may not exceed 7×7×7 inches. Artists may submit one view each of 3 teabowls for entry fee. 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 all 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 26, 2019 entry deadline

New York, Fabius “Almighty Cup Show” (October 18–January 12) open to all residents of the US. Cups must be made primarily of clay. Sculptural submissions will be considered. See all details at www.gandeegallery.com. 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 work in ceramics and other three-dimensional media. Work may be functional, utilitarian, vessel, sculptural, or experimental. Work must be original. No time limit on when pieces were produced. Enter up to 5 pieces in digital format–under 1 MB. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Jurors: 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.

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 the U.S. Census Bureau’s “South Region:” 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, and must be original creations made in the last two years. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Clay Center of New Orleans, 1001 South Broad St. #116, New Orelans, LA 70125; info@nolaclay.org; 504-517-3721; www.nolaclay.org.

fairs and festivals

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/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.

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. 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.

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. 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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