ICAN Online Exhibition Opportunities

The new members-only ICAN Online Exhibitions are a great opportunity for ICAN members to show their work to a growing audience of ceramics enthusiasts. Contest finalists will be featured here, on the Ceramic Arts Network website for an 8-week exhibition while being promoted by ICAN to a global network of potters and sculptors. Each accepted piece may be offered for sale through the exhibition website. ICAN Online Exhibitions, held twice a year, are open to current ICAN members only.

Join the ICAN Online Spring Exhibition:
Flair with Dinnerware! 



ICAN members voted in a recent survey to choose the next ICAN Online Juried Exhibition theme, and the winner is: functional dinnerware! So with that helpful input, the new spring show is: Flair with Dinnerware!

Submit to this members-only contest showcasing your favorite handmade objects that honors the aesthetics, formal qualities, and presentation of individual forms and sets of all shapes and sizes; which can include cups, platters, plates, bowls, and a combination of wares, made by ICAN members across the globe.

Dates to know:

  • Call for entries opens: March 4, 2021
  • Submission Deadline: April 9, 2021
  • Exhibition Dates: April 22–May 20, 2021

Prizes and opportunities:

  • Best in Show: A feature in Pottery Making Illustrated.
  • All finalist’s pieces will be shown online in the ICAN Exhibition Gallery. Following the conclusion of the show, they will be stored permanently online in the ICAN Exhibition Archives.
  • All winning pieces will be for sale on the ICAN website for the duration of the exhibition!

The 2021 ICAN Online Exhibition Flair with Dinnerware! contest is open to all current and new ICAN members. All entries must be constructed primarily of clay. Juried from digital only. A maximum of three entries per member.

All entries must be submitted through Submittable. No late entries accepted.

Only a $10 administrative entry fee!

ICAN’s latest online exhibition is now archived! 

The 2020 ICAN Online Juried Exhibition: Holiday Entertaining has now been moved to the archive! We received tons of creative and festive submissions from ICAN members all around the world, and 12 incredible pieces have been selected including a Best in Show, 2nd place and 3rd place winners. The exhibition will be moved to the ICAN Online Exhibition Archive.

Thank you to all who submitted to the ICAN winter online exhibition!

To learn more about the ICAN Online Exhibition contest, just browse the FAQ webpage.

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