don’t forget to vote! RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award


Ceramics has been reborn in
recent years as a contemporary medium, captivating a new generation of
artists working in clay today. Discover the work of five up-and-coming
artists from across Canada, nominated by a panel of practitioners,
collectors and arts educators.
Who’s the breakout art star this year? We want you to be the judge! Vote for your favourite to win the $10,000 grand prize!
Online voting begins June 18, 2015 at 11:00 am and ends August 3, 2015 at 11:59 pm.
Find our more about the award, the nominees and how to vote here: 

call for entry: River2River: Midwest Juried Ceramics Exhibition

Juror: Bede Clarke

Entry Deadline: Extended to August 5th!


There will be a $300 prize for Best in Show, as well as two $100 Merit Awards.


Show Dates: Sept 11 – Oct 3

Juror Results: August 14th
Accepted Art Work to be Delivered to Coe College by: August 31st
Hand Delivered Work to The Ceramics Center: August 26th-28th
Conference Reception: Saturday, October 3rd, 6-8PM
Iowa Clay Conference: October 2-4
Pick Up Art Work: October 4th @ Coe College after 2PM

Entry Fee

Artists pay a $30 entry fee for up to three images of three submissions.
Click HERE to Enter

Two opportunities @ STARworks Center

STARworks Clay Studio Program Director
Center in Star NC is currently seeking a Clay Program Director.  She/he
is responsible for the overall creative and artistic direction and
management of STARworks’ new (and still developing) Ceramic Artist
Residency Programs. 
• Masters degree in ceramics or a combination of education and experience
• Professional experience in artist residencies, public art programs, or public practice programs
• Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills
• Self-motivated and ability to work independently and within a team
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
• Some travel required
• Available weekends and evenings
Other related duties as assigned.
This is a full time, exempt salaried position with generous paid time
off, holidays and 403(b) contribution plan. STARworks is an equal
opportunity employer.
To Apply:  The position will remain open
until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist
of applications received by August 21, 2015.
Send resume and cover letter addressing relevant experience and
interest in the position and contact information for at least 3
references to Nancy Gottovi, STARworks, PO Box 159, Star, NC 27356 or
For the the full details visit
STARworks Clay Studio Artist in Residence Program
are currently accepting applications for residency positions of one to
six months duration.  The duration depends on the proposal submitted by
the artist and the available studio space. Available dates start in
September 2015 and run through May 2016.
The STARworks
Residency is for ceramic artists who are at a crucial stage in their
career and require an opportunity to experiment, refine and formalize
studio practices are encouraged to apply. Residents are encouraged to
use their time to push personal, professional, technical and conceptual
Residents will be provided with
subsidized housing, studio space and up to 500 pounds of STARworks
Ceramics clay bodies each month in exchange for assistance with studio
maintenance and helping with events, workshops and occasional teaching
Our facilities allow for
large workshop spaces placed side by side, supporting a collaborative
and energetic educational environment. The space allows for six or seven
generous studios at one time for residents and visiting artists,
serving to inspire a creative studio atmosphere and perpetuate an
elevated commitment to ceramic craft and art.