Call for entry – 12th Tokyo-New York Friendship Ceramic Competition

Entry Deadline: March 31, 2010
Ceramic Artist Friendship Association, Inc. (“CaFa”) announces the 12th Tokyo-New York Friendship Ceramic Competition for the year 2010. CaFa was organized in 1997 to further the cultural ties between the sister cities of New York and Tokyo by encouraging and honoring the creativity of their clay artists. All ceramists from New York and Tokyo are invited to enter the competition. Eminent judges including Toshio Ohi, the 10th Generation Ohi Potter; David McFadden, Chief Curator of Museum of Arts & Design; Shinichi Doi, former conservator, The Metropolitan Museum; Cora Rosevear, Associate Curator, Museum of Modern Art; Halsey and Alice North, renowned collectors will select 100 of the finest works, 50 from New York and 50 from Tokyo.

An exhibition of the winning pieces will be presented at the Nippon Gallery from April 23 to April 29, 2010. The reception and award presentation ceremony will be held on Friday, April 23, 2010. Prizes will be awarded for outstanding works. Each entry will be judged for its aesthetics, creativity, originality, and technical skill. First Place Grand Prize winner will receive a round trip ticket from New York to Tokyo contributed by All Nippon Airways. We look forward to seeing you and your artwork that will bring New York and Tokyo’s sister city affiliation even closer. Application deadline is March 31, 2010. For more information visit