Cup: The Intimate Object XIV call for submissions

This fall Charlie Cummings Gallery will host Cup: The Intimate Object XIV, the fourteenth installment of our iconic annual cup show. This year the exhibition will once again be an invitational and juried exhibition showing five individual cups from each participant and will be online only. We are pleased to invite artists to submit cups for consideration for this exhibition celebrating the most intimate and beloved of functional ceramic objects.

To submit your cups for consideration for this exhibition, please email the following to by midnight Eastern, July 8th, 2018:

Part 1 – In the body of the email include:
1. Your full contact information including email, telephone, and website address.
2. A guide to the images you submit with title, type of clay, type of firing, forming process, dimensions, and retail price. Please identify the entries using the naming format listed above.

Part 2 – Attachments:
1. Five (5) medium resolution images of the 5 actual cups you would like to send for the exhibition. Named using the following format- LastnameFirstname_01.jpg, LastnameFirstname_02.jpg… Please note capitalization. No detail shots please.
2. Your resume or CV in PDF format.

There is no fee associated with this call for submissions.
Please read carefully. Incomplete or incorrect submissions will not be considered.

Exhibition calendar and details:
July 8 – Submission deadline
July 20 – Notifications sent
August 10 – Cups Ship-by Deadline
August 17 – Cups due at gallery
October 6-November 2Cup: The Intimate Object XIV online
December 2018 – Cups returned

Artist pays shipping and insurance for shipment to gallery and for return of unsold work.
Gallery insures cups while on the premises.
Gallery actively advertises and promotes the exhibition.
Gallery takes a 50% commission on all sales.

Send questions (not submissions) to, or call 352-514-8821.

Portfolio Submissions

Ceramic artists who would like for their work to be considered for inclusion in group exhibitions, features, and solo exhibitions may submit a portfolio including the following:

Cover Letter, CV, 15-20 images of artwork (Named using the following format- LastnameFirstname_01.jpg, LastnameFirstname_02.jpg…,) A guide to the images you submit with title, type of clay, type of firing, forming process, dimensions (H x W x D,) and retail prices, and full contact information including email, telephone, and website address to:

ORIf your website includes ALL of the information requested above, send a cover letter and the link to your website to:

Send questions (not submissions) to, or call 352-514-8821.

call for entry: The Clay Cup IV: Vessel, Icon, Canvas

The Clay Cup IV: Vessel, Icon, Canvas
George Caleb Bingham Gallery
University of Missouri
A126 Fine Arts Building
Columbia, MO 65211

Event Dates: 1/1/17 – 1/1/17
Entry Deadline: 8/26/18
Days remaining to deadline: 58


Images – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3

Entry Fee (The Clay Cup iV: Vessel, Icon, Canvas): $30.00


  • Open to residents 18+ of all 50 states and Washington D.C.
  • Work must be ceramic and address the theme “cup.”
  • Enter up to 3 pieces or sets. Sets submitted as a single entry must be measured and priced as one.
  • No piece or set should exceed 14” in any dimension or 10lbs in weight.
  • Entry accepted via Café Entry
  • Substitutions for accepted works are not allowed. Be sure to enter only available work.


  • Submit only one image per entry.
  • By submitting entry, artist agrees to gallery’s use of images for advertisement purposes.
  • E-signing the entry form signifies agreement to all terms and instructions in this prospectus.
  • The form cannot be edited once submitted.
  • The non-refundable Entry Fee of $30 covers one, two or three entries.
  • More than one entry by an artist may be selected by the juror.

The fee must be submitted using the secure payment button on Café at www.callforentries.orgSALES

  • The Bingham Gallery takes a 30% commission on sales.
  • Specify under “retail price” on the entry form if it is not for sale (NSF).
  • Insurance value will automatically be set at 70% of retail.
  • Payment to artists for artwork sales are issued by the University of Missouri and can take 2-4 weeks.


  • Entrant is responsible for cost of shipping TO the gallery, and insuring the shipment.
  • Artwork is insured by the gallery while on the premises.
  • Organizers will pay RETURN SHIPPING and insure work for return.
  • All work must be double boxed (pack each cup with ample padding in a small inner box and pack small box(es) surrounded by tightly packed padding with 2 inches of “float space” within the outer shipping box).

Ship accepted work to:
George Caleb Bingham Gallery
University of Missouri
A126 Fine Arts Building
Columbia, MO 65211

Catherine Armbrust, Gallery Director

2016–Dan Anderson, Professor Emeritus, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2014–Linda Arbuckle, Professor Emeritus, University of Florida

2012–Pete Pinnell, Professor, University of Nebraska Lincoln

call for entry: UNWEDGED

UnWedged is Pottery Northwest’s annual national juried exhibition. Each year, the juror seeks out applicants working in clay, with either a connection to tradition or increasing innovation in the field.

Pottery Northwest hopes to produce an exhibition that reflects an excellent example of the state of contemporary ceramics. To this end, each year they select a juror with a proven career track record, who has exemplary taste, and whose work we admire. We are pleased to announce that Julia Galloway is the juror for 2018.

Full details here:

call for entry: Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2019


The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB), which celebrates its tenth edition in 2019, is expected to undergo significant changes, especially in regard to its “international competition”.

The upcoming edition of the Biennale will present diverse programs such as the academic symposium and workshop in a comprehensive, multi-tiered format within the framework of the international competition, as opposed to the past in which the biennale hosted programs individually.

The GICB International Competition 2019 – as an exhibition showcasing the present and trends of global ceramics and acting as a gateway for newly emerging artists to acquire a presence in the global art scene – will offer diversified support programs that will help artists expand their worldview.

We’d like to ask for your enthusiastic participation in International Competition 2019!

Major Changes Ahead for Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2019!
 7Major Changes ahead for International competition 2019
– The artists offered individual exhibition space.
– Round-trip shipping fees for the selected artist covered by GICB
– All selected artist invited to GICB
*If you want to know the other changes, please visit our website:
Artists from all parts of the world are welcome to submit works, both artistic and practical, made from clay (ceramics) or made with the theme of clay (ceramics)
No entry fee!!
-Total Cash Prize KRW100,000,000 (≒93,222.00USD) for seven (7) main nominees
-The Grand Prize Winner will receive a cash prize of KRW50,000,000(≒46,620.00USD) and will be invited to solo exhibition during the GICB2021.
-Excellence Prize(4)
Ceramics for Use:2 KRW10,000,000(≒9,324.00USD)(includes purchase price)
Ceramics as expression:2 KRW10,000,000(≒9,324.00USD)(includes purchase price)

-Online Exhibition Artist Special Award(2)
Ceramics for Use:1 KRW5,000,000(≒4,662.00USD)(includes purchase price)
Ceramics as expression:1 KRW5,000,000(≒4,662.00USD)(includes purchase price)

How to apply
Period: October 1 (Mon) – 31 (Wed), 2018
Method: Online submissions (

Exhibition Period
August 2- November10, 2019(tentative)

For Further Information

call for entry: Craft Forms 2018

Entry deadline ($45 fee) is Friday, September 14, 2018.
Extended deadline ($65 fee) is Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Submit Your Entry

Thank you for your interest in applying to Craft Forms 2018. The exhibition will run from  December 7, 2018 to January 26, 2019 and will be held at  Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne, PA, 19087, 610-688-3553,

Juror – Perry Allen Price, Executive Director, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, Texas

Wayne Art Center is pleased to welcome Perry Allen Price, Executive Director of Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, Texas, as the juror for the Craft Forms 2018 exhibition.

Perry Price is the Executive Director of the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. Previously, Price was director of education at the American Craft Council (ACC) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he developed, managed and implemented all aspects of local and national outreach and programming for nearly four years. He offers HCCC a wealth of experience in arts administration, including project and fiscal management, fundraising, scholarship programs and exhibitions, as well as a passion for developing and fostering national relationships in the world of contemporary craft.

During his tenure at ACC, Price grew the organization’s awards program, establishing the Emerging Voices Award and expanding the School to Market initiative to all ACC shows. He also redefined the council’s speaker series, symposia, and conference platforms and wrote a number of articles for American Craft magazine. Prior to his position at ACC, Price worked in several museums and cultural institutions, including The Baltimore Museum of Art, Fenimore Art Museum, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, and Fuller Craft Museum, where he was curator of exhibitions and collections. He holds a MA in museum studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program: State University of New York at Oneonta and the New York State Historical Association and a BA in history of art from The Johns Hopkins University.

Price will judge the work based on its technique, design, concept, originality and craftsmanship. It is important to submit professional high quality images as detailed in the image upload directions.


  1. Open to all professional artists working in clay, fiber, quilt, glass, metal, jewelry, wood, 3D printing, and/or mixed media fine craft.
  2. Work submitted must be innovative and original in design. Work derivative of other artists or work created in a workshop with the aid of an instructor is not acceptable.
  3. Works submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2016. If the work was accepted into a previous Craft Forms exhibitions, this work CANNOT be re-submitted for this or future Craft Forms.
  4. Collaborative work is accepted. Please include all artists’ names on the on-line application.
  5. Please contact Wayne Art Center if the artist has an excessively large and/or complex installation. Additional expense will be incurred by the artist if artwork requires carpentry, special surface treatment to gallery walls or a custom built pedestal/armature or specific installation request.
  6. No accepted work may be picked up before the closing of the exhibition.
  7. Artwork must be available for sale during the length of the exhibition..
  8. If artwork is sold during the jurying acceptance process, the Wayne Art Center will retain 40% of the retail price.
  9. Do not apply to Craft Forms with same submitted work of art if artist is applying to another show simultaneously.
  10. Work damaged in shipping or hand delivery may not be presented based on extent of deterioration.  Artist will be contacted immediately by Wayne Art Center if damage is recorded.
  11. Withdrawal of accepted work by the artist prior to the exhibition will result in exclusion from exhibiting at Wayne Art Center for the following year (2019).
  12. Crates or extra-large boxes must arrive on a straight truck (24’ trucks are the max capacity for the Wayne Art Center property). No tractor trailers are permitted on the property. Artist or Gallery delivery instructions must state that the shipment must be delivered into the building premises (no exterior deliveries can be accepted). Crates or extra-large boxes cannot exceed 300 lbs. and must be moveable with a hand-dolly. No fork lifts or loading docks are available to receive or to return ship crates and extra-large boxes. All delivery boxes and crates CANNOT exceed 55” width x 75” height x 55” length. If shipping container is larger than these measurements, artwork delivery will be refused.
  13. All artwork submitted online to Craft Forms must be available for the entire duration of the jurying process and show. If the piece is accepted to both Craft Forms and a simultaneously running show, the piece must only be exhibited in Craft Forms. Please double check submission dates of all shows in order not to have overlapping dates.
  14. Wayne Art Center reserves the right to reject entries that do not meet the requirements. Shipped work that differs from work accepted from digital submission will be disqualified. All accepted work must have proper identification.


Our efforts to cultivate organizations that acknowledge artists in various disciplines are ongoing. We are very pleased to announce $8,000+ in prize awards this year.  Craft Forms 2018 Juror, Perry Allen Price, will select the award winners on December 7, 2018.

Once an artist is accepted into Craft Forms, future group and/or solo exhibition opportunities may become available at Wayne Art Center.

An abbreviated catalog of artwork will document the juried exhibition and two copies will be supplied to accepted artists.

Full details here: