international exhibitions

December 2, 2022 entry deadline

New Jersey, West Long Branch “Aging and the Lived Experiences of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (T/GNC) Older Adults: Narratives through Art” (January 23–March 10, 2023) open to artists 50 and older who identify as transgender, gender nonconforming, gender expansive, gender non-binary, or an additional gender identity beyond the binary. Any medium. 3D artwork cannot exceed 5 feet in height by 3 feet in width and not weigh more than 75 pounds. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Kelly Barratt at the Monmouth University’s Center for the Arts, 400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch, NJ, 07764; kbarratt@monmouth.edu; 732-263-5114; www.monmouth.edu/mca.

December 11, 2022 entry deadline

California, Laguna Beach “2023–Climate Changing” (February 2–25) open to all local, national, and international artists, professional and amateur. Open to all mediums, including ceramics. For this in-gallery and online exhibition, the gallery is seeking works that explore subjects related to climate change. The goal of this exhibition is to engage, encourage, and inspire individuals and businesses to act. Fee: $31. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact the Las Laguna Art Gallery, 577 South Coast Highway, Ste. A1, Laguna Beach, CA, 92651; laslagunaartgallery@gmail.com; 949-505-0950; www.laslagunaartgallery.com/calls-for-entry.

December 15, 2022 entry deadline

Nebraska, Lincoln “Future Tense 2023” (February 23–April 23) open to all student artists. Up to three pieces may be submitted per artist. 2D, 3D, video, and audio works are eligible. Entries must be original work completed after January 1, 2021. This exhibition will celebrate the creative work of student artists, designers, and makers working with or inspired by fiber or textile materials or techniques. Fee: $20. Juried from digital. Juror: Natalie Baxter. Contact the Surface Design Association, info@surfacedesign.org; 707-829-3110; www.surfacedesign.org.

December 18, 2022 entry deadline

California, Hermosa Beach “Intergalactic Open–Juried Competition and Group Exhibition” (January 2023) open to all themes, mediums, and artists from all locations. The top artist submissions will win a cash prize, as well as receiving featured wall space in the exhibition. Artworks will be judged based on creativity, originality, quality of work, composition, and overall artistic ability. Fee: $25 for one image, or up to eight images at $5 per additional image. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact the ShockBoxx Gallery, 636 Cypress Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA, 90254; pmsartwork78@gmail.com; 424-603-1807; www.shockboxxproject.com.

January 16, 2023 entry deadline

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia “Small Favors 2023” (April 29–June 25, 2023) open to all mediums, and artists from all locations. Small Favors engages artists’ creativity with the challenge of making pieces on a very small scale. Each work submitted must fit within a 4 inch cube. Artists may submit up to 3 objects. Each object will be judged individually. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: Jennifer Zwilling. Contact The Clay Studio, 1425 N. American St., Philadelphia, PA, 19122; jzwilling@theclaystudio.org; 215-925-3453 x18; www.theclaystudio.org/apply/artist-program/small-favors-2023.

united states exhibitions

December 1, 2022 entry deadline

Oregon, Portland “What If???” (January 5–28, 2023) open to artists 18 and older. Gallery 114 invites you to submit your work based on “imaginative commitments that did not happen,” “answers to absurd hypothetical questions,” or however “what if” strikes you. All 2D and 3D media welcome. Works must be original. An individual work should not extend beyond 7 feet in height and 5 feet in width. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Gallery 114, 1100 NW Glisan St., Portland, OR 97209;  joaniekrug@gmail.com; 503-705-5669; www.gallery114pdx.com.

December 17, 2022 entry deadline

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh “After Hours” (January 7–February 8) open to artists 18 and older within the US and Canada. Open to emerging, mid-career, and/or professional artists. ”After Hours” seeks to showcase works of art that feature nightlife or life at night. Work should have been created in the last three years, must be original, and be ready to display. The work must not have been previously displayed in a Vestige Concept Gallery exhibit. Fee: $27. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact the Vestige Gallery, 5417 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201; contact@vestigegallery.com; 412-532-8969; https://vestigegallery.com.

January 3, 2023 entry deadline

Illinois, St. Charles “Celebrating Women” (February 16–March 24, 2023) open to visual artists 18 and older residing in the US. To commemorate women’s day 2023, artists are invited to apply to Celebrating Women at the Kavanagh Gallery. Up to 3 pieces may be submitted on each application, one image per piece. Artwork must be original. Work must have been completed in the last three years. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Kavanagh Gallery of Fine Line Creative Arts Center, 37W570 Bolcum Rd., St. Charles, IL 60175; gallery@fineline.org; 630-584-9443; https://fineline.org.

January 6, 2023 entry deadline

West Virginia, Wheeling “Earth & Fire” (February 24–April 1, 2023) open to visual artists 18 and older residing in the US. All works must be made of clay and must be the original work of the artist. Artists may submit up to 2 works. Works must have been completed within the last two calendar years and not have been previously exhibited at the Stifel Fine Arts Center. All works must be for sale. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Stifel Fine Arts Center, Oglebay Institute, Earth & Fire Exhibit, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003; lrasmussen@oionline.com; 304-242-7700; https://oionline.com.

January 6, 2023 entry deadline

Ohio, Cincinnati “LUSHLY Juried Exhibition” (March 13–18, 2023) open to artists 18 and older residing in the US. This is a juried exhibition meant to explore how sculpture and flora intersect. All artworks must have some element of ceramic material, can be functional or sculptural, and are eligible as long as they can house a live plant and exist for the duration of the exhibition. Artists can apply by filling out the required materials list and emailing all images and information to the email address below. No fee. Juried from digital. Jurors: Sydney Ewerth, Paul Maloney, and Megan Strasser. Contact Sydney Ewerth; lushly.nceca@gmail.com; 404-931-2838.

January 11, 2023 entry deadline

New York, Schuylerville “FIRED/ON” (May 6–June 10, 2023) open to all artists over 18 residing within the US and Canada. Seeking functional or vessel-oriented ceramic works that explore the myriad of expressions that come from the use of decals and image transfers. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Jessica Putnam-Phillips. Contact the Saratoga Clay Arts Center, 167 Hayes Rd., Schuylerville, NY 12871; info@saratogaclayarts.org; 518-581-CLAY; www.saratogaclayarts.org.

January 31, 2023 entry deadline

Michigan, Ann Arbor “Entomophagous Dining (Eating Insects)” (April 8–August 26, 2023) open to all artists and designers in the US and Canada. No media restrictions. Each entry must demonstrate the artist’s interpretation of the theme, whether that be in the form of a functional piece, sculpture, or design concept model or drawing. Work should be no larger than 18 inches in all directions. Work may not include perishable materials. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Mary Jo Bole. Contact Margaret Carney, The International Museum of Dinnerware Design, 520 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104; director@dinnerwaremuseum.org; 607-382-1415; www.dinnerwaremuseum.org.

March 24, 2023 entry deadline

Georgia, Duluth “The Hudgens 5th National Cup Show” (May 13–July 22, 2023) open to all artists working in clay, age 18 years and older and living in the US. Each artist may submit up to five original works that have been completed in the last two years. Drinking vessels (cups, mugs, yunomis, tankards, tumblers, goblets, tea bowls, etc.) must be made primarily from clay. This is a national competitive juried show. Not all entries will be selected for inclusion in the exhibition. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Kate Driscoll, The Hudgens Center For Art, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Building 300, Duluth, GA 30097; kdriscoll@thehudgens.org; 770-623-6002; https://thehudgens.org.

regional exhibitions

January 14, 2023 entry deadline

Massachusetts, Lexington “The State of Clay 12th Biennial Ceramic Exhibition” (May 13–June 11, 2023) open to all ceramic artists over the age of 18, who have current or former ties to Massachusetts through work or residency. The aim of the show is to broaden public awareness of contemporary ceramic art and to provide a venue for Massachusetts clay artists. Work must have been completed within the last three years. Work must not have been previously displayed in a State of Clay exhibit. Artwork must be for sale. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Liz Quackenbush. Contact LexArt–Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, 130 Waltham St., Lexington, MA 02421; thestateofclay@gmail.com; https://stateofclay.com.

January 14, 2023 entry deadline

New York, Clifton Springs “Storm” (March 4–April 19, 2023) open to all ceramic artists over the age of 18 residing in New York State, with a focus on the regions of central NY, western NY, and the Finger Lakes. This call for work will result in an invitational group exhibition and all media and interpretations of the theme are welcome. No fee. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Main Street Arts, 20 W Main St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432; contact@mainstreetartscs.org​; https://mainstreetartscs.org/exhibitions/storm.

fairs and festivals

March 1, 2023 entry deadline

Texas, Lubbock “Lubbock Arts Festival—Juried Gallery 2023” (April 15–16, 2023) open to all artists in all media. Entries must be original in design and execution. Entries must have been completed in the last two years. Works completed in a workshop or under supervision are ineligible. Each artist may have no more than three works represented, but the number of entries is limited to ten. Work must be for sale. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Bale Creek Allen. Contact the Lubbock Arts Festival, the Lubbock Arts Alliance, 1500 Broadway, Suite 1202, Lubbock, TX, 79401; assistant@lubbockarts.org; 806-744-2787; https://lubbockartsfestival.org.

Topics: Ceramic Artists