August 2-31, 2014
249-B W 19TH STREET; HOUSTON, TX 77008


July 3, 2014 Last postmark date for entry forms.
July 12, 2014 Notification of accepted work by email
July 26, 2014 Deadline for receipt of accepted work
August 2, 2014 Opening Reception
September 4-30, 2014 Return of unsold work

Eligibility and Media

This exhibit is open to all artists in the United States working in clay; work must have been completed within the
past 18 months. All submitted entries must represent tableware, either functional or decorative. A maximum of 3
pieces per artist will be reviewed.
Find the full prospectus on their website: 

call for entry (URGENT DEADLINE – Sorry): The 7th Annual International Texas Teapot Tournament

Application deadline: December 1, 2013
Entry Fee: $45 for 2 entries
Location: Texas, Houston
Show Title: The 7th Annual International Texas Teapot Tournament
Show Date: January 11, 2014-November 26, 2014
Open to: all original work, representing teapots, either functional or
sculptural and completed within the last 2 years. Open to all artists
who work in clay. Each piece must be at least 60% fired clay, weigh no
more than 25 lbs. and be no larger than 24 inches in any direction. The
$45 CAMEO membership/entry fee entitles each artist to submit a maximum
of two teapots. Wall work is allowed. Overseas entries are encouraged.
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: actual work
Contact details:
18 Hands Gallery
249 W. 19th St.
Phone: 713-869-3099

Emerging Artists @ 18 Hands Gallery

Yoko Sekino-Bové

Current on exhibit at 18 Hands Gallery, 9 of the top 15 “Best Emerging Artists” of 2011, named by Ceramics Monthly Magazine in their annual review of new ceramic talent. Showcasing Meredith Host, Mike Jabbur, Darien Johnson, Myungjin Kim, Courtney Murphy, Kip O’Krongly, Douglas Peltzman, Angelique Tassistro, and Yoko Sekino-Bové.

View the show here.

Also….18 Hands Submissions Process: Gallery Artists 18 Hands Gallery currently features work by over 60 gallery and visiting clay artists, jewelry and fiber artists. Our goal is to showcase the broadest range of the ceramic arts and a variety of functional, figurative, sculptural and abstract work in all firing ranges and techniques. To that end, we are always looking for new work.
Above all, we seek a high level of craftsmanship, uniqueness of work, and integrity of style. If you would like to submit your work for consideration, please read our submission guidelines carefully and prepare a group of high resolution digital images of your work, along with a list of dimensions and prices and an artist’s biography. You may send a CD or email the digital files to If emailing, please do not send files more than 2 MB in size each. In general, our display committee reviews submissions at least once each quarter.249-B W. 19th Street
Houston, TX 77008