ABOUT THE EXHIBIT: The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce a call to artists for our “Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters” exhibition. “Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters” is a National Juried Competition of ceramic works. Tableware up to 12“ inches in diameter will be displayed on shelves, other work must be wired for wall hanging. The deadline for submission is May 1st, 2018.
Our juror, Roberto Lugo, will select approximately 80 works for exhibition. The juror will award a prize of $500 to the artist whose work earns first place, $300 for second place and $200 for third place. There will be an additional $1000 “Muddies” prize. The winners will be posted on our website following the reception, where the prizes will be awarded. You do not have to be present to receive the award. The competition and exhibition is open to emerging as well as established artists. Please refer to the exhibition guidelines for complete details below.
JUROR: We are very pleased to have Roberto Lugo as our juror. Lugo is an American potter, social activist, spoken word poet, and educator. Lugo’s work draws together hip-hop, history and politics into formal ceramics and 2D works. Born in Philadelphia to Puerto Rican parents, Lugo began his career as a graffiti artist before discovering ceramics.
DEADLINE: May 1, 2018
Exhibit Dates: July 27 – August 12