ICAN Online Juried Exhibition: Holiday Entertaining

An Online Juried Exhibition featuring the categories of ceramic serving dishes, cookie plates, and holiday ornaments!

Celia Brandao: Best in Show

Celia Brandao’s Gift Box, 9 in. (23 cm) in length, clay, glaze, transfer, fired to cone 6, 2020.


Jolanda van de Grint: 2nd place

Jolanda van de Grint’s large plate, 15 in. (38 cm) in diameter, white firing clay, 25% chamotte, saggar fired in an electric kiln to 1922°F (1050°C), 2019.


Martha L. Cofran: 3rd place

Martha L. Cofran’s mashed potato bowl, 9 in. (23 cm) in diameter (2 quart capacity), porcelain, high-fire underglaze decoration, reduction fired to cone 10, 2019.



Amy Song

Amy Song’ s oval serving bowl, 12 in. (30 cm) in diameter, stoneware, wood fired to cone 12, 2020.

Hayne Bayless

Hayne Bayless’ Hors D’Oeuvres for Fourteen Friends, 32 in. (81 cm) in length, handbuilt stoneware, copper and cobalt matte glazes, fired in reduction to cone 10 in a gas kiln, backing board, hooks, 2018.



Paulina Gobiecka

Paulina Gobiecka’s Little Gold Star, 8 in. (20 cm) in length, stoneware fired to cone 8, gold luster fired to cone 018, 2020.

Catharina Goldnau

Catharina Goldnau’s maple large plate, salad plate, and bowl, to 10 ½ in. (27 cm) in length, stoneware, glazes, fired to cone 6, 2020.



Michael Holdahl

Michael Holdahl’s teapot, 7 in. (18 cm) in height, porcelain, fired to cone 7 in oxidation, 2016.

Genie Sue Weppner

Genie Sue Weppner’s Holiday Trees, to 9 in. (23 cm) in height, stoneware, fired to cone 6, 2019.


Suzanne Shield-Polk

Suzanne Shield-Polk’s small leaf tray, 6 in. (15 cm) in length, stoneware, oribe glaze, fired to cone 6, 2020.

Lisa WB Walker

Lisa WB Walker’s At the Water’s Edge Chip and Dip (12oz dip bowl and 3 cup chip), stoneware clay, Amaco PC glazes, fired to cone 6, 2020.



Lauren Kearns

Lauren Kearns’ Shell Pods in Green, to 18 in. (46 cm) in length, porcelain, fired to 2278°F (1248°C), 2020.







Best in Show wins a feature in Pottery Making Illustrated. All finalist’s pieces will be shown online in the ICAN Exhibition Gallery archive after the exhibition is closed.

Congratulations to all the winners!