call for entry: The Clay Studio National

The Clay Studio announces a call for entries to clay artists nationwide.

2016 marks the second iteration of The Clay Studio National, a
biannual exhibition showcasing the best contemporary ceramic art being
made in the United States now. Through this juried exhibition we will
highlight a diverse range of work, from functional to sculptural – and
from traditional production techniques to cutting edge manufacturing
technology. The jury will consist of Clay Studio Curator of Artistic
Programs, Jennifer Zwilling, and two guest jurors. The Clay Studio
National will be on display in our Harrison and Reed+Smith Galleries
from May 6 to June 19, 2016.

Artwork selected for the exhibition must arrive at The Clay Studio no
later than April 25, 2016. All artwork must be for sale, The Clay Studio
retains a 50% commission on all sales. Costs of shipping to The Clay
Studio are the responsibility of the artist, return shipping to the
origin of the work will be covered by The Clay Studio.

Send us functional pots, figurative sculpture, process-based art,
digital clay… or even videos of performance-based work. Whether your
references are historical, functional, alchemical or pure science
fiction, show us what you’ve got!

Applications are due no later than April 1, 2016. Application Fee $35.
Artists will be informed of the jury’s decisions on April 6, 2016.

Apply through SlideRoom HERE.

call for entry: Port Hacking 18th National Pottery Competition and Exhibition

Port Hacking Potters are pleased to announce their 
48th National Pottery Competition will be held
 in September at the Community Gallery
of Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, The Kingsway, Gymea.


Entry Forms now available-

Phone 0407 229 151 or email to 

(copy and paste address)

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Entries close 8 September 2014.

Call for entry : Port Hacking Potters 47th National Competition 2012

Tim Mantzouridis – “Ambiguous Perception7” Winner 2010 Port Hacking Potters Award

This event is held every second year at the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Art Centre, Gymea NSW.

The event has been part of the ceramics calendar for the past 50 years
as it used to be held annually.  It has been a spring-board for the
careers of many famous potters and ceramic artists.

In 2012 the event will take place from 22 September with an Official
Opening and will continue until 3 October 2012 when any unsold entries
must be collected.

This year our Judge will be Greg Daly.   Here is a quote from the Entry Form:

About the Judge –

Daly is a ceramic artist resident of the Cowra district and lecturer at
the Australian National    University – Ceramic Workshop.  A member of
the International Academy of Ceramics – Geneva, he is a ceramicist of
national and international standing with works in national and
over 75 international    galleries / museums. 
my own work, I have concern for the whole piece – throwing, finishing,
glazing, firing, decorating are all important to me in the creation of
the work. Images, illusions of surface and the form they are placed upon
to create individual works”.

Entry Forms are now available.
If you would like to receive an entry form please email to:

ENTRIES  CLOSE Friday  14 September 2012

Call for entry: ACGA National Clay & Glass Exhibition

Entry Deadline: October 31, 2012 Dates: January 26 – March 1, 2013

The ACGA National Clay & Glass Exhibition will take place January 26 – March 1, 2013 near Los Angeles at the City of Brea Art Gallery. The exhibition will showcase a wide range of handmade ceramic and glass artwork from across the United States.

The juror is Carol Sauvion, Executive Director of Craft in America, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting the history, practitioners and techniques of craft in the United States, and their impact on our nation’s cultural heritage. The centerpiece of the Craft in America effort is its production of a nationally broadcast documentary series celebrating American craft and the artists who bring it to life. The Peabody Award winning Craft in America series airs nationwide on PBS.

The competition is open to all forms of handmade clay and glass: functional, decorative and sculptural. The deadline for submission is October 31th. The entry fee is $30 for three pieces of artwork. Awards will be given. The online entry form is available at

The Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California (ACGA) is a non-profit membership organization begun in 1945. It is dedicated to establishing and maintaining high standards of craftsmanship and design in clay and glass.

This competition is open to artists residing in the United States, 18 years or older. Artwork must be composed of at least 75% clay, glass, or a combination of the two, and may be functional or sculptural. All entries must be original and executed by the artist within the past two years. Works may not have been previously shown at the City of Brea Art Gallery.

Awards: First Place $500, Second Place $300, Third Place $200, People’s Choice $100

The non-refundable entry fee is $30 for up to three artworks. Current ACGA members and Brea residents pay $25 for three artworks.


Brea Art Gallery
One Civic Center Circle
Brea, CA 92821
United States

Above: Kelly Berning, The Proportionist, 2009, 23” x 28” x 9”, Handbuilt Ceramic, Cone 04.