call for entry: Growlerfest 2018

Entry Deadline: 1/22/18
Entry Fee (Growler Fest): $30.00Call Summary

GrowlerFest at the Brew House Association Beer growlers, jugs, and other containers used for storing or serving beer.

GrowlerFest connects artists to the craft beer movement by showcasing the ties between local food, craft beer, and ceramics. It’s goal is to create a “cross current” link between the craft brewery movement and the vitality of handmade pottery.

Beer growlers, jugs, and other containers used for storing or serving beer. All work must be for sale.

Project Description

GrowlerFest connects artists to the craft beer movement by showcasing the ties between local food, craft beer, and ceramics. It’s goal is to create a “cross current” link between the craft brewery movement and the vitality of handmade pottery. Through the intersection of collaboration and individual aesthetic, we hope to spark investment in handmade objects among a group of people who share a common interest. The enjoyment of food and drink can be greatly enriched by the experience of using the beautiful work artists so thoughtfully produce.

The exhibition will be comprised of two components, one being juried growlers from artists who answer an open call for entry, and another being growlers made by an invited list of artists. We will pair these two components in order to create a multi-faceted exhibition which fosters a particular aesthetic while sparking interest in the growler as a form. Events will feature beer tastings and local food sampling and will be free and open to the public during the NCECA Conference in Pittsburgh, PA March 13-17, 2018. The public is invited to an exhibition and social gatherings centering on the beer growler.

Criteria/Application Requirements

1.   Must be a growler or vessel pertaining to beer
2.   Submit up to 5 images/3 different pieces
3.   Applicant cost for entry – $30
4.   Full Name
5.   Email address
6.   Phone Number
7.   Full Address
8.   Title of work
9.   Dimensions – (HxWxD)
10. Description – method, materials, techniques
11. Date
12. Retail Price

Art Location Description

GrowlerFest is partnering with the Brew House Association (BHA), which provides a wide range collaborative spaces, programs, and people in order to encourage the pursuit of artistic excellence. The BHA has emerged as a place where code writers mix with sculptors, artists evolve into entrepreneurs, and citizens from Pittsburgh’s South Side, Hilltop, and Mon Valley come to be creative. A former brewery located near Pittsburgh’s cultural district, it presents the perfect location for an exhibition centering on its historical purpose and contemporary identity.

Site or Art Location Plans

The Brewhouse Association

711 South 21st Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Artist Eligibility

Open to all US & international artists

Deadline

Deadline to submit applications is January 22, 2018.

Selection Process

Juried by Alexandra Jelleberg & Bradley Klem

Jurying is based on images of individual pieces

Project Timeline

January 22 – Deadline for application
January 24-31 – Jurying process
February 2 – Notification of Acceptance
February 9-23 – Window of shipping work to the gallery
March 2-29 – Exhibition Dates
March 31-April 7 – Return shipping of unsold work

Sources for Additional Information

Project Art 01026.com/GrowlerFest
BrewHouseArts.org
NCECA.com

Resources for Questions

Founders, Alexandra Jelleberg & Bradley Klem

alex.ferrincontemporary@gmail.com & bradpklem@gmail.com

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4795

call for entry: 6th Central Time Ceramics Juried Exhibition

This exhibition is open to all ceramic artists over the age of 18 who currently reside in the Central Time Zone.  Central Time Zone states include: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin;  however not all counties within these states are within the Central Time Zone.  Artists who reside in areas of Canada and Mexico that are within the Central Time Zone are also eligible.  Artwork submitted must have been completed within the last three years.  All forms of ceramic expression are encouraged.  Entry fee of $35 for up to three entries or $50 for five entries

Juror: Gail Kendall

Awards: 1st Place – $1,000, 2nd Place – $500.00, 3rd Place – $250.00

To enter and for more information, please visit:

http://art.bradley.edu/bug/2017/08/6th-biennial-centraltimeceramics-call-for-entries/

residency opportunity: The Pottery Workshop Jingdezhen

International Artist Residency: 2 weeks to three months

The Pottery Workshop welcomes international artists to experience life in Jingdezhen. We provide the chance to explore traditional Chinese methods of ceramic production with comforts from the Western world. Our artist residency is unique to any other in the world, a porcelain city becomes your studio. All of the pieces our resident artists create are processed with the artisans in our community. We are located within The Sculpture Factory, a community of clay manufactures, throwers, flower sculptors, slip-casters, potters, glazers, and public kilns coexist.

For more information please visit www.potteryworkshop.com.cn or email: residencyjdz@potteryworkshop.com.cn for more details.

The PWS JDZ International Artist Residency is open for applications and has an ongoing deadline period, apply today!

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