call for entry: Last Call II

Handmade Ceramics for Storing, Pouring, & Sipping Fine Libations
2017 Juror: Jen Allen
Last Call is open to flasks,
flights, growlers, bottles, decanters, amphora, cups, steins, goblets,
martinis, shots, sake sets, tumblers, caddies, and any other designs in
keeping with the spirit of the show. Collaborations and sets are also
welcome. We will be printing a full color catalog and the entire
exhibition will be available for sale online.
The Exhibition will be held at Companion Gallery 3638 East Mitchell Street, Humboldt, TN, as well as ONLINE at
A FULL COLOR print catalog will accompany the exhibition.
Participating artists will receive a complimentary print copy.

  • Entry Deadline: January 20th, 2017 12 Midnight CST
  • Open to US and CANADIAN residents 18 and up. 
  • $30.00 for 3 Entries. Canadian Friends, please use code TIPSYCANUCKS when paying your application fee to make up for the exchange rate. Just a little love from your neighbors to the South;)
  • Digital Images should be labeled with the artists last name,
    underscore, first letter of first name, and the entry #. (Example:
    Skippy McGrueber would be
    mcgrueber_s1.jpg, mcgrueber_s2.jpg, mcgrueber_s3.jpg, etc)
  • Images must be print ready,
    well lit, in focus, 300 DPI  cropped into a square sized to 1000 x
    1000. Because we are printing a catalog, photography will be an essentia
    part of the jurying process.
  • one detail of each entry is welcome and should be labeled as 1B, 2B, and 3B. See above.

Email 3-6 images to Eric Botbyl at with the subject line: LAST CALL II
This email IS your application.

Each Application needs to include

  • Artist’s Name:
  • Email address:
  • website:
  • mailing address:
  • cell phone number:
  • a description of each image including title, type of clay, cone, kiln atmosphere, dimensions, and price.

Entry #1. Flask. Porcelain with Celadon Glaze. Soda fired to Cone 10.
5h x 3.5w x 1.5.

All work submitted should be
fully functional. Pitchers should pour, corks should seal, and all
glazes must be food safe. Our customers and collectors expect and
deserve the highest level of craftsmanship. Be sure that feet are
polished smooth and work is free of any sharp burs. 
The Companion Gallery celebrates
ALL forms of expression. However, because of the number of children that
frequent the gallery we will not be accepting any work considered to be
profane or vulgar.
Basically, there’s kids around- be cool.
Application Fees are payable online. Visit the website to find the link to pay.
We look forward to seeing your entries! Cheers!
Deadline for Entries: Friday January 20th, 12 Midnight CST

KOBO Gallery Simple Cup Show

November 12 – December 2016Sale by lottery begins at opening, Sat Nov 12
Draw a lottery number as early as 6:30; sale starts at 7:00
at KOBO Gallery (at Higo)
604 South Jackson Street Seattle, WA 98104 (map)

North America

Matt Allison / Edmonds, WA
Mary Barringer / Shelburne Falls, MA
Rob Beishline / Bellingham, WA
Birdie Boone / Helena, MT
Eric Botbyl / Humboldt, TN
Richard Brandt / Portland, OR
Laura Brodax / Seattle, WA
Chris Chaney / Naperville, IL
Linda Christianson / Lindstrom, MN
Stephanie Craig / Berea, OH
Joe Davis / Portland, OR
Charity Davis-Woodard / Edwardsville, IL
Andrew Deem / Tacoma, WA
Marc Digeros / North Hill, CA
Carole Epp / Saskatoon, SK
Dan Finnigan / Fredericksburg, VA
Jil Franke / St.Paul, MN
Stephanie Galli / Mt.Pleasant, MI
Anthony Gaudino / Gig Harbor, WA
Carol Gouthro / Seattle, WA
Bianka Grove / Minneapolis, MN
Adam Gruetzmacher / Saint Paul, MN
Jason Hartsoe / Vale, NC
Zak Helenske / Seattle, WA
Chuck Hines / Seattle, WA
David Hollander / Longmont, CO
Isaac Howard / Seattle, WA
Matt Krousey / Harris, MN
Joshua Kuensting / Missoula, MT
Todd Leech / Berea, OH
Dick Lehman / Goshen, IN
Harrison Levenstein / Index, WA
Jeffrey Lipton / Litchfield, ME
Beth Lo / Mizzoula, MT
Jim Lorio / Boulder, CO
Coleton Lunt / Seattle, WA
Kirk Lyttle / St.Paul, MN
Rick Mahaffey / Tacoma, WA
Michael McCarthy / Williamsburg, MA
Stephen Mickey / Brush Prairie, WA

Ernest Miller / Minneapolis, MN
Takuma Murakoshi / Kyoto, Japan
Farraday Newsome / Mesa, AZ
Lucy Nilan / Tacoma, WA
Deb Oliva / Okemos, MI
Peter Olsen / Seattle, WA
Reid Ozaki / Tacoma, WA
Chris Pate / Pineville, LA
Mariko Paterson / Halifax, NS Canada
Claire Prenton / Cincinnati, OH
Inge Roberts / Langley, WA
Akira Satake / Asheville, NC
Mark Shapiro / Worthington, MA
Grace Sheese / Bloomington, IL
Juliane Shibata / Northfield, MN
Mark Strom / Seattle, WA
Miles Struxness / Gig Harbor, WA
Deborah Schwartzkopf / Seattle, WA
Dave Tarulo / La Guna Niguel, CA
Sam Taylor / Westhampton, MA
Al Tennant / Coupeville, WA
Ben Waterman / Newport Beach, CA
Betsy Williams / Dixon, NM
Shumpei Yamaki / West branch, IA
Dave Zdrazil / Eureka, CA


Ken Aoki / Shigaraki, Japan
Sumiko Aoki / Shigaraki, Japan
Isao Ashida / Shigaraki, Japan
Taro Ashida / Shigaraki, Japan
Kanae Imai / Chiba, Japan
Ayako Komaki / Shigaraki, Japan
Teppei Komaki / Shigaraki, Japan
Ken Matsuda / Gifu city, Japan
Takuma Murakoshi / Kyoto, Japan
Tetsuya Otani / Shigaraki, Japan
Yuriko Poulin / Tokyo, Japan
Hiroe Yamada / Shigaraki, Japan
Shigeki Yamada / Shigaraki, Japan
Yoji Yamada / Shigaraki, Japan
Takashi Yamashita / Tokyo, Japan
Find out more about the history of the show here.