Appalachian Hills of Ohio Territory, The Muskingum County Community Foundation, Seilers’ Studio & Gallery and the Artist Colony of Zanesville, with support from the Ohio Arts Council, Mayco, and the Pioneer School Zanesville Clay Center, present the Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics, the largest best of show prize in ceramics in the Western Hemisphere.
The 2017 Zanesville Prize Best-of-Show award will be $20,000. An additional $11,000 in prizes will be awarded to other successful competitors. This event is the third of a competition for the Zanesville Prize that is now held every two years.
Jurors will select up to 100 entries into the exhibit from the images of works that will be submitted worldwide to the competition. From those finalists the jurors will choose the Zanesville Prize recipient and the other award recipients.
The Best-of-Show Prize of $20,000, the largest in the Western Hemisphere for contemporary studio ceramics, along with $11,000 in additional prizes, will be awarded in October 2017.
For a $45 entry fee, ceramists may submit two images each of three (3) different works completed within the past two years.
New for 2017:
There will be four categories of entries; each will receive a “Best of” award except for the Best of Show Zanesville Prize winner, which will be selected from the four category winners:
- Mixed Media
We anticipate accepting up to 100 entries into the exhibit.
The three jurors are:
- Mary Jo Bole, past professor of art at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
- Leslie Ferrin, director of FerrinContemporary and Project Art, North Adams, Massachusetts
For more information, and to see the galleries of 2014 and 2015 Zanesville Prize finalists, visit zanesvilleprize.org.
The deadline for submission is July 17, 2017.
Go to zanesvilleprize.org for more information and to submit
The 2017 Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics show will be held at
The Zanesville Museum of Art will exhibit the top award winners and the People’s Choice award from November 22, 2017 to January 13, 2018.
During the public viewing of the show (October 8, 2017 through November 18, 2017) all finalist entries will be offered for sale with the commissions used to support the Zanesville Prize competition in 2019.
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, Nothing Else Matters” is a National Juried Competition of ceramic works that are ready to be wall hung. The deadline for submission is May 1st, 2017.
Our juror, Garth Johnson, will select approximately 75 works for our exhibition. Garth Johnson will award a prize of $1,000 to the artist whose work earns first place. The winner will be posted on our website following the reception, where the prize 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 working in the continental US. Please refer to the exhibition guidelines for complete details.
Important Dates: Monday, May 1st, 2017 Deadline for entries. All work must be primarily ceramic and ready to hang. Please submit up to three digital images to: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3868 with an entry fee of $35.
Full details here: http://lbifoundation.org/events/national-juried-competition-plates-platters-nothing-else-matters-open-call/