call for entry: Ceramics Biennial (Belgium)

Opening of applications call : November 1, 2013 > Closing June 30, 2014

  • For the Exhibition of COntemporary ceramics (May 24 > June 7, 2015)
  • For the Thematic Exhibition of Contemporary ceramics (May 24 > June 7, 2015)
  • For the Market of ceramists (May 24 & 25, 2015)
Duration of the event

The 14th Biennial of Ceramics Andenne will be held on 24 and 25 May 2015. The exhibitions of contemporary ceramics will be extended until 7 June 2015.

The Ceramists market will run on May 24 & 25, 2015.

Eligible applications

There is no restrictions of nationality or age to participate .

The main medium must be ceramic.

Applications delivered by individual artists are welcome. Groups of
artists are not accepted ; an artist belonging to a group may, however,
submit a file individually.

The artist must specify whether he wishes to
participate to the Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics , the thematic
exhibition of contemporary ceramic, or the ceramists market .

Each artist can apply only once for the same exhibition.

If the artist wishes to apply for more than one exhibition,
he have to submit a file for each one, specify for which exhibition the
file is submitted for and join the specific related documents

Details on submissions for the Contemporary Exhibition and for the Ceramists Market

Applications must be submitted electronically (e -mail ) or on
digital media (such as CD- ROM) or by the online form. The file can also
be submitted on paper but the pictures of the works printed on paper
are not accepted .

Any media (projection , soundtrack, etc. . ) accompanying the works must be mentioned in the file .

The artist must ensure that the works can be packed , moved or transported.

There is no participation fee for the exhibition of contemporary
ceramics. The participation fee for the ceramic market is 135 € .

For the Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics, four works (max) may be presented during the exhibition.

For the Cermaists market, there no limitation of exhibited works. This is left to the good sense of the participant.

Important information : during the exhibitions of contemporary
ceramics, works can be sold with a 30% commission for the organizer. At
the Market, once the registration fee paid, the sales profit returns
fully to ceramists.

A Jury will reward some artists participating the exhibition of contemporary ceramics and also to Ceramists market.

Details on submissions for the Thematic Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics

A new section is open into the exhibition of contemporary ceramics.
The Biennale is calling for proposals for an exhibition of works created
specifically for the 2015 edition .

The theme of this year is “FRONTIER“. For further details see this page.

By artists, it is understood artists developing a contemporary approach using ceramics, regardless of age or nationality.

The submitted works may be part of a new project or an existing
process, but the works that have been exposed before are not accepted.
Only original works, with ceramics as primary medium, are accepted.

The artist must propose between 2 and 4 works or one installation. If
the artist proposes an installation, this one should be able to be
shown indoor or outdoor.

The file must contain drawings, plan drawings or pictures of the
project, and contain complete information on the technical
specifications of the work as well as the statement of intent explaining
the link with the given theme (use the attached inscription form) .

Important information : there is no participation fee for this
exhibition, but during the exhibitions of contemporary ceramics, works
can be sold with a 30% commission for the organizer.

A Jury will reward some artists participating to the exhibition.

For full details please visit their website:

2012 Ceramics Biennial Call for Entry

*** I just came across this and the deadline is tomorrow. Sorry! From what I’ve read there is a rumor that the deadline has been extended slightly. Please don’t take my word on, contact them asap if you’re interested in applying.

The New Hampshire Institute of Art is pleased to announce the Ceramics Biennial Exhibition 2012, a national juried exhibition for clay artists. This exhibition will be on display in the Amherst Street Gallery.

Click to download the submission form as a PDF

The Juror, James Lawton

James Lawton is currently a Professor of Ceramics and Chair of the
Artisanry Department at the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Umass
Dartmouth. Lawton’s work is in the collections of the Renwick Gallery,
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; the Victoria and Albert
Museum, London; L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; the Mint
Museum, Charlotte, NC; the Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, NY; and the
Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea, among others; and in numerous
private collections. He maintains studios in both Massachusetts and
South Carolina and frequently leads workshops and presents lectures
across the country and abroad.


Sept. 12, 2012         Entry must be received by this date
Oct. 10, 2012          Notification of accepted works sent
Oct. 25, 2012,
4 – 6 pm              
         Hand delivery of artwork  
Oct. 25, 2012,
6 pm                   
All work delivered by carrier  
must arrive by this time  
Nov. 7 – Dec. 5, 2012                                                   Exhibition Runs
Nov. 15, 2012,
5 – 7 pm               
Reception and award ceremony  
Dec. 5, 2012        Close of exhibition  
Dec. 10, 2012,
4 – 6 pm
Pick up of artwork in person
Dec. 11, 2012  All work to be returned by
carrier will be sent out  

The New Hampshire Institute
of Art was established as the Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences
in 1898. From the Institute’s outset, it has had a firm commitment to
educating diverse traditional and nontraditional students in the fine
arts. As the only independent college of art in the state accredited by
the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the
Institute offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Certificate Programs,
and a strong Continuing Education program. A dedicated faculty promotes
intellectual and artistic development and teaches students to respond
artistically to contemporary social, political, and aesthetic issues.