call for entry: Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters

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

Apply Online: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4797

 

call for artists: Wesleyan College Ceramic or Printmaking Artist Residency Opportunity

The Art Department at Wesleyan College, in Macon, Georgia, is seeking a ceramic or printmaking artist for a 3-month fall semester residency from September thru November 2018. The residency is open to emerging and established artists who intend to pursue or create a body of work or special project. A minimum of a BA or BFA in Art should be completed prior to the start of the residency.

The Artist is expected to work within our campus in the spirit of building community. This includes student interaction, visibility as a studio artist mentor, attending our Art Department events, participating in student critiques, giving a public lecture, and exhibiting a body of work in one of our campus venues. The artist will give two workshops as part of the residency.

The Artist can expect to have a set-aside studio space within our spacious studio facilities; however, the studio space will be open to promote student interaction.

Wesleyan College offers:
• Furnished housing on campus during the duration of the residency (no pets)
• Studio space with campus Internet access
• A $500 monthly stipend September-November
• A campus meal plan providing 3 meals a day for the resident artist
• Access to the Matthews Athletic center
• Access to the school library
• Access to the 100 acre campus arboretum

FACILITIES:
(3-D AREA) one electric kiln (12 cubic feet), one Bailey Gas car kiln (32 cubic feet), one large gas car kiln (93 cubic feet), dry materials lab, pugmill, 1 electric wheel, 10 kick wheels, 2 large slab rollers, Northstar extruder, mig and stick welder, wood and metal chop saw, table saw, band saw, small 3-D printer (in Library), and small metals vacuum casting equipment with burnout furnace.
(PRINTMAKING) 36″ x 60″ Electric etching press, 21″ x 42″ Etching press, 14″ x 24″ Etching press, 24″ x 48″ Relief proofing press, Moveable type library, 24″ x 36″ Hot-plate, Aquatint box, Spray booth, 18″ x 24″ UV light box for exposing, Solarplate, 52″ sheet metal cutter, Ferric Chloride tank for etching copper

How to apply: Send via email in ONE POWERPOINT or ONE PDF. FILE
1. A brief proposal (no longer than two pages) outlining the project/scope of work. The proposal should reflect an awareness of our expectations that the artist will work independently while interacting with our faculty and students to enhance our learning environment. The proposal should represent the practicality of the artist’s project (concept, media and technique) as it relates to our available facilities and equipment.
2. 10 images with image description (title, medium, date)
3. Current resume
4. 3 Professional references with email and phone number

**ONLY SINGLE FILE POWERPOINT OR PDF. FILES WILL BE ACCEPTED
Email applications by April 30th to agregg@wesleyancollege.edu. Applicants will be notified by May 14th

call for entry: BREAKTHROUGH – an Exhibition of FUSION’s Emerging Artists

Deadline for submission is May 4, 2018

FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association is pleased invite to clay and glass artists who are in school, or within their first five years of practice, to participate in our inaugural emerging artist exhibition: BREAKTHROUGH.

BREAKTHROUGH will take place in Waterloo, Ontario at the Robert Langen Gallery on the campus of Wilfrid Laurier University in the Library building from June 1-29, 2018.

PURPOSE

  1. To exhibit the best work of FUSION emerging artists executed since May 2016 in an exhibition called: BREAKTHROUGH which will be exhibited for four weeks at The Robert Langen Gallery, Wilfrid Laurier University.

  2. To collect images of the recent work of FUSION members for publicity, documentary and archival purposes.

AWARDS

Awards will be given in the following categories*:

  • BREAKTHROUGH Best in Show: $500

  • Tuckers Pottery Supply Clay Award of Excellence: $500 Gift Certificate

  • Pottery Supply House Glass Award of Excellence: $500 Gift Certificate

It is possible to win more than one award. FUSION reserves the right to withhold an award if there is no prize-worthy entry. Prizes will be awarded after selected works are examined.

*Awards subject to change.

TIMELINE

  • MAY 4: Submission deadline

  • MAY 11: Applicants will be informed of the jury’s decision via email

  • MAY 25: Accepted works need to be delivered to The London Clay Art Centre by this date

  • JUNE 22: 4:30-6:30pm: Awards will be announced at the BREAKTHROUGH reception,  Robert Langen Gallery in Waterloo, ON

  • JULY 4-8: Accepted works to be retrieved from The London Clay Art Centre

Submission guidelines:

Application Form

call for artists: “Ceramic Laboratory” – 6th International Ceramic Art Symposium

Ceramic Laboratory symposium

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and Latvian Centre for Contemporary Ceramics invite artists to participate in the 6th International Ceramic Art Symposium CERAMIC LABORATORY.

15 artists (10 international and 5 Latvian) are invited to participate in the Symposium. Within the framework of the CERAMIC LABORATORY, inspired by Latvian nature, cultural space and personal experience, participants will create unique ceramic artworks. The Symposium’s program will be supplemented by lectures and workshops, so we invite artists to propose a lecture and / or workshop while applying for the Symposium. While selecting Symposium participants, preference will be given to those applicants who, along with the creative work, have a lecture and / or workshop proposal.

Aim of the Symposium: To create unique contemporary ceramic artworks, developing an international communication platform in the field of ceramic art.

Place and time of the symposium: July 20 – August 3, 2018, Daugavpils, Latvia

SYMPOSIUM JURY:

Māris Čačka – artist, art-director at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre
Ray Chen – artist, Taiwan/USA;
Dorothea Nold – artist, Germany;
Christa Steinmetz – artist, Germany;
Viviane Diehl – artist, Brazil;
Christina Bunk – artist, Germany;
Rosana Tagliari Bortolin – artist, Brazil;
Annakatrin Kraus – artist, Germany/USA;
Jacomijn Steen – artist, The Netherlands;
Snježana Pokos-Vujec – artist, Croatia.

ORGANIZERS PROVIDE:

  • Residency expenses in Daugavpils (catering, accommodation);
  • Working place;
  • Basic materials and tools for work;
  • Publicity;
  • Recreation, tours around the city and surroundings, visits to art and culture institutions of Daugavpils;
  • Symposium opening exhibition;
  • Final symposium exhibition.

ARTISTS PROVIDE:

  • Covering of the travel expenses to and from Daugavpils;
  • Specific materials and tools for work;
  • Donation of an artwork from the opening exhibition to Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre;
  • Donation of at least two ceramic artworks created during the symposium.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply for Symposium, applicant has to complete ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM until April 15, 2018.

ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE:

The Symposium Jury will consider the applications, and selected artists will receive invitations to participate in the 6th International Ceramic Art Symposium after May 15, 2018. The invited participants should confirm their participation within 5 days after receiving the invitation.

Learn more at https://www.latviaceramicsbiennale.com/cerlab-conditions-en

call for entries: Artist In Residence opportunity at the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

URL: https://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/ceramics-air

The Artist in Residence Program through the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard, offers dedicated artists the opportunity to involve themselves in research and growth, pushing their art in new directions in a dynamic, urban studio connected to the Harvard community. Individuals will have the opportunity to build relevant skills in research, professional development, technical ability, creative problem solving, teaching and community involvement through our Artist in Residence Program.

The Artist in Residence Program offers:

Personal studio space (60 sq. ft.) in addition to use of common studio space
7 day studio access
Free access to materials – clay, glaze and use of kilns (electric, saggar, wood fire, soda and gas) up to excess
Opportunities to take classes and firing workshops within the program
Paid teaching opportunities within the program for both community and academic based classes.
Solo exhibition in Gallery 224 of work completed during residency
Attend visiting artist workshops and symposium offered within the program
Exhibition/sales opportunities in two annual Show and Sales
Access to studio equipment including slab roller, extruder, spray booth, plaster mold-making room and glaze mixing area
Access to studio lighting and background material for documenting work
Website visibility
Access to Harvard University Library and Museums with provided ID
Opportunities for participation in academic collaborations with the Harvard community

Expectations of Artist in Residence:

One year commitment
Must spend 20 hours/week of time dedicated to personal work
Must spend 5 hours/week dedicated to work within the program
One public workshop presentation
Provide presentations to classes
Participation in program events and special projects with the Harvard Community
Artist is asked to leave one work for the permanent collection
Responsible for own housing

Please visit our website for more information and application requirements: https://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/ceramics-air