call for entry: Last Call IV

Now in its fourth year, LAST CALL has become one of the most anticipated juried ceramics exhibitions by makers and collectors alike.

LAST CALL is an annual survey of contemporary ceramics, whose intended function is geared towards storing, pouring, and drinking alcohol. The exhibition is open to every type of clay, temperature, and atmosphere. We will be looking for the very finest growlers, bottles, flasks, flights, steins, pilsners, mugs, goblets, rocks cups, liquor sets, sake sets, ice buckets, shots, etc!

Companion Gallery will be printing a full color catalog, hosting an opening gallery reception, and the entire exhibition will be available for sale online.

We look forward to seeing your entries!

The exhibition opening will be held at our new location on Friday March 1st, 2019. 

Companion Gallery 3600 East Mitchell Street, Humboldt, TN, as well as ONLINE at companiongallery.com.

A FULL COLOR 8.5 x 11 print catalog will accompany the exhibition.

Participating artists will each receive a complimentary print copy.

Entry Deadline: Friday July 20th, 2018 12 Midnight CST

  • Open to US and CANADIAN residents 21 and up. 
  • $30.00 for 3 Entries. 
  • 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 a determining factor during the jurying process. Please do not embed images in the body of the email. Sent them as attachments to the email.
  • one detail of each entry is welcome and should be labeled as 1B, 2B, and 3B. See above.
  • Photo TIP: To ensure your piece fits into a square format photo, shoot vertical pieces horizontally and horizontal pieces vertically before cropping. Images above are all good examples. 

 

Email 3-6 labeled images to Eric at botbylpottery@gmail.com with the subject line:  LAST CALL IV

This email IS your application.

Images will be forwarded to juror Carole Epp on January18th at midnight CST and notifications will go out the following week.

Each Application must include (Copy & Paste)

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

Example:

Entry #1. Rocks Cup. Porcelain with underglaze and celadon glaze. Soda fired to Cone 10.

4.5h x 3w x 3d  $85.00

All work submitted should be fully functional and all glazes must be food safe. Our customers and collectors expect and deserve the highest level of craftsmanship. Be sure that feet are smooth and work is free of any sharp burs or cracks. Pourers should pour, corks or stoppers should seal properly, etc.

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 *ONLY payable online. 

*Canadian applicants will be sent an email invoice for the app fee after the application has been emailed. Invoices need to be paid by the entry deadline to be considered.

We look forward to seeing your entries! 

**Click HERE to pay the application fee

Deadline for Entries: Friday January 18th 2019, 12 Midnight CST

More info and to learn about COMPANION GALLERY here.

 

call for entry: Plate & Platter: National Juried Ceramics Exhibition Prospectus

Entry deadline is Saturday, December 1, by Midnight Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time (HST).

Carbondale Community Arts will host Plate & Platter: National Juried Ceramics Exhibition from January 16 through February 22, 2019 at Carbondale Community Arts Artspace 304, located in downtown Carbondale, in collaboration with Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Art and Design Ceramics area.

Plate & Platter 2019 will be the first in a biennial national juried exhibition showcasing functional and sculptural ceramic plates and platters with innovative surface, form, function, and/or concept. This inaugural exhibition will be juried by ceramic artist Chandra DeBuse.

Eligibility: Open to all artists 18+ living within the United States. Works must measure no more than 20” in any direction or weigh more than 50 lbs and must be ready for display. Work must be 70% ceramic, completed within the last three years, and address the theme of plate and/or platter. Please indicate on image list any installation instructions. Specialty hardware or accessories such as plate hangers must be provided by the artist.

Fee: Artists may submit images of up to three works for a non-refundable $30 fee. Selected exhibitors are responsible for shipping costs; pre-paid return-shipping labels must be sent along with accepted work. Submissions will not be considered complete until both the entry submission and the entry fee have been received by Carbondale Community Arts. Plate & Platter: National Juried Ceramics Exhibition Application Fee is payable to Carbondale Community Arts via PayPal link HERE

Submission Guidelines: Images must be formatted JPEG or JPG, under 5MB with a minimum of 1200 pixels on the longest side. File names should include your name and the title of the artwork in the following format: “Lastname_Firstname_Title.jpg”. All images should accurately reflect the work submitted. Substitutions for accepted works are not allowed. By submitting an entry application, the artist agrees to gallery’s use of images for advertisement purposes.

Juror:  Chandra DeBuse is a studio potter in Kansas City. She received her MFA from the University of Florida in 2010. Her illustrated pottery has been featured in several magazines and publications including the books Humor in Craft, Graphic Clay and New Ceramic Surface Design. DeBuse has presented her work as a 2012 NCECA Emerging Artist, at SOFA Chicago, at the 2016 Utilitarian Clay Symposium at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and at the 2018 Alabama Clay Conference. She is a founding member of Kansas City Urban Potters. She has led over 50 workshops on designing illustrated pottery at art centers nationwide. For more about Chandra see ChandraDeBuse.com.

Events & Awards: Cash and ceramics vendor awards will be selected by the Juror Chandra DeBuse. A reception including an award presentation and Artist Lecture by Chandra Debuse will be held on Friday, January 25, from 5 – 7 PM. On Saturday, January 26, the juror will give an artist demonstration from 9 AM – 3 PM at Artspace 304. The public is welcome to attend.

Sales: Carbondale Community Arts retains a 30% commission on works sold during the exhibition. List on the entry form if it work not for sale (NSF) under retail sale price. Payment to artists for artwork sales will be issued by Carbondale Community Arts 2-4 weeks after the close of the exhibit.

Shipping: Exhibitors are responsible for shipping costs; pre-paid return-shipping label must be sent along with accepted work. All work must be double boxed (pack each item with ample padding in a small inner box and pack small box(es) surrounded by tightly packed padding with 2 inches of “float space” within the outer shipping box). Carbondale Community Arts is not responsible to damage that occurs during shipping. Items must be ship and arrive at the gallery no later than Thursday, January 10, 2019.  Mail to:

Plate & Platter: NJCE

℅ Carbondale Community Arts

304 W Walnut Street

Carbondale, IL 62901

Delivery of Accepted Works: Once artists have been notified regarding accepted pieces (December 15, 2018), A signed exhibition contract is required with shipment or delivery of work.  A pre-paid return-shipping labels must be sent along with accepted work. Accepted works may be shipped via UPS, FEDEX, USPS or hand-delivered, but must arrive no later than Friday, January 10, 2019. Works may be hand-delivered to the Carbondale Community Arts, 304 W Walnut Street, Carbondale, IL 62901 during gallery hours Wednesday & Friday 11 – 5 PM, Thursday 11 – 7 PM or by appointment. All works must be display ready, any hanging devices or special hardware needed for installation are the responsibility of the artist.

Gallery Info: Carbondale Community Arts Artspace 304 is located at 304 W Walnut Street, in downtown Carbondale, IL. Artspace 304 is a multi-functioning community artspace with room for exhibits, small performances, and educational programming. Additionally, Artspace 304 houses the Mary Ellen Dillard Media & Performance Gallery and Carbondale Community Arts administrative offices. For more information visit www.carbondalearts.org or Facebook or Instagram @carbondalecommunityarts.

Contact: Stephanie Dukat, Carbondale Community Arts Exhibit Curator at info@carbondalearts.org

Calendar:

Entry deadline: Midnight (Hawaii Aleutian Standard), December 1, 2018

Acceptance notifications: December 15, 2018

Works received by: January 10, 2019

Exhibition dates: January 16 through February 22, 2019

Juror Lecture & Award Announcements, Public Reception: January 25, 2019  5 – 7 PM at Artspace 304

Juror Demonstration: January, 26, 2019,  9AM – 3PM at Artspace 304

Return Shipped: March 2, 2019

APPLY HERE

call for entries – It’s Elemental 2018

It’s Elemental celebrates the talent and creativity of Arizona’s craftspeople by showcasing fine craft work that demonstrates a command of the medium and a high level of workmanship and design. The exhibition will include art created from clay, wood, fiber/paper, metal, and glass. Submitted pieces can be functional or nonfunctional. Participating artists must currently reside in the state of Arizona.

The deadline to apply for It’s Elemental 2018 is September 17, 2018.

Artists are limited to one application. However, artists may apply a second time as part of a collaboration (2 or more artists working together on a work of art). No artist may be part of more than two applications. Each application may include up to three works of art. The exhibition will be juried by a panel of local artists.

Cash Prizes

This year’s It’s Elemental exhibition features awards totaling $1,200 in cash prizes!

  • The overall Best in Show prize will be $600
  • A First Prize award will be $300
  • A Juror’s Award of $100 will be awarded for the “Best of” each of the four categories that are not represented by the above two awards (categories: wood, clay, metal, glass, paper/textile and mixed media)

Full details: flagartscouncil.org/2018/06/its-elemental-2018-call-for-entries/

call for entry: 50th National Pottery Competition and Exhibition – Port Hacking Potters Group

The Port Hacking Potters are based in Cronulla a suburb of Sydney NSW Australia and this year will celebrate their 50th National Pottery Competition in October 2018. Call for entries is now open and closes 9 October 2018. No International entries but entries from any state in Australia are welcome. Read all about it from this link on the Australian Ceramics website: https://www.australianceramics.com/2018/07/24/the-50th-national-pottery-competition-and-exhibition/ follow the links and download the entry form or email to pottersgroup@hotmail.com to have one sent to you. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for updates.