The 2020 ICAN Wall Calendars are SOLD OUT! 

The winners have been chosen for the 2020 ICAN Wall Calendar contest! We had hundreds of submissions from our talented members. This year’s entries were outstanding. With an ICAN calendar on your wall, you can be inspired by this beautiful work every day! The categories to chose from are: Functional, Mugs, Sculptural, and Surface Decoration.

Here are the winner’s for the 2020 ICAN Wall Calendar contest:


Pat Clapsaddle, Jungle Server
Kimberly Hilligoss, Dragon Teapot
Yeonsoo Kim, Listening
Maria Kravtsova, Nude Vase with Gold
Sooyeon Kim, Be Twins & Between
Meg Beaudoin, Sake Cup
Rudy Sennett, The Geometry Within a Flower
Keok Lim, Set of Small Bowls
Eliza Wang, Longevity
Cathy Chang, Teabowl
Jan Schachter, Storage Jar
Veronique Harris, Round-and-round


Melynn Allen, Nautilus Mugs
Sam Scott, Twins Separated at Birth
Paula Diaz-Sylvester, Moroccan tiles
Melynn Allen, Fossil Mugs
Keok Lim, Corrugated box mugs
Heidi Tarver, Tower of Mugs
Marion Angelica, Espresso in the Garden
Eliza Wang, Tea Time
Janet Burner, Pile Of Mugs
Ann Ruel, Meadow Mugs
Mark Chuck, Trout Yunomi’s
Hayne Bayless, Coffee Mug Pyramid


Carol Stitzer, No Room in the Tin
Heidi McKenzie, Building Blocks
Angel Brame, Marcooni
Judy DeSimone, Mastodon
Renata Ferraz Do Amaral, Forests
Alan Johnson, Flor Fina: Pink Sea
CJ Jilek, Perspective
Kathlyn Avila, Serenity
Jan Schachter, Woven Plate
Will Van Dyke, AR Kiln Shed
Cristina Mato, Orbit
Marion Angelica, Siem Reap Village Jars

Surface Decoration:

Antonio Pasin, Lidded Vessel
Lee Middleman, Tri-Red Diamond Globe Vase
Pamela Cortright, Celebration Cupcake Stand Trio
Erika Houghton, Serenity
Asta Bubliene, Cheese Dome with Blue and Yellow Decoration
Shana Salaff, Serving Plate
Mari Emori, Triskelion
Rebecca Zweibel, Calliope
David Stevens, but would you claim it?
Kathy White, Sunburst
Ray Bogle, Naked Raku Vessels
Hayne Bayless, Tall Teapot

2020 ICAN Wall Calendar Contest

Call for Entries is CLOSED!

It’s that time of year again for the member’s popular Wall Calendar contest! The ICAN Calendars are a great way for you to get your work in print and up on other members’ studio walls. The ICAN Wall Calendar call for entries is members-only exclusive contest, so mark your calendars and submit your work!

Calendar submission is FREE and is juried by the editorial staff from Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated! Submissions end on September 19th at 11:59 EDT.

Here are this years categories:

Sculptural—including figurative, abstract, and architectural.
Mugs—including either a single or sets of work.
Surface Decoration—including Mishima, Sgraffito, and Resist Patterns.
Functional—including all forms of functional pottery and even pots in action.

2020 Calendar Submission

  • You may submit up 3 photos in the following file extensions: JPEG, JPG, PNG, PDF; but they do not need to be all in the same category. For example, Photo 1 in Abstract Sculptural, Photo 2 and 3 in Mugs.
  • We use professional-quality digital images as uncompressed four-color (CMYK), 300 ppi image files, with a minimum print size of 8.5 inches x 11 inches.
  • Photos MUST be saved as: category.lastname.phototitle. (For example, mugs.goring.muggyday.) Photos not submitted in this format will NOT be considered.
  • Online form and photos must be submitted online at Submittable. If you have any questions or issues, please email them to earbogast@ceramics.org.
Terms of Use:
No purchase required. Only entries that meet contest rules will be considered. By entering, participants release and hold harmless ICAN (International Ceramic Artist Network), its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies as well as their directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents and representatives from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, claim, action, demand or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the calendar photo contest.
ICAN (and it’s above-referenced affiliates) is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by users or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized by ICAN, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions to ICAN, including but not limited to any misprints or typographical errors. ICAN assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. ICAN is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer equipment, servers, providers, computer on-line systems, software, or failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, including injury or damage to participant’s or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or uploading images or information.
If, for any reason, ICAN is not capable of contest completion as planned, ICAN reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. By participating in the contest, you agree to give ICAN exclusive use of your name and image for our calendar, marketing emails, web and/or any media we deem necessary. We reserve the right to have artistic license to crop photos as necessary.
In no event will ICAN, its parent, subsidiary, or affiliated companies or their respective advertising and promotional agencies, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents and representatives be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind as a result of this contest.

Click the links below to see winners from previous years:

2019 ICAN Wall Calendar Contest Winners

2018 ICAN Wall Calendar Contest Winners

2017 Potters Council Wall Calendar Contest Winners

2016 Potters Council Wall Calendar Contest Winners

2015 Potters Council Wall Calendar Contest Winners

2014 Potters Council Wall Calendar Contest Winners

2013 Potters Council Wall Calendar Contest Winners