call for entry: The Almighty Cup – A National Juried and Invitational Cup Show – 2017

Mike Cinelli – Juror’s award winner 2016

Deadline: August 18, 2017

The Gandee Gallery and the Shaped Clay Society at Syracuse University invite ceramic artists to apply to participate in  the upcoming show, The Almighty Cup 2017, a national juried and invitational exhibition.  Click here for the link to the Slideroom application. The show is a fundraiser for the Shaped Clay Society and the entry fees will help support Syracuse University student scholarships, activities, and NCECA Conference attendance. The entry fee is $25 for up to 5 entries and the idea of ‘cup’ may be interpreted freely.  All entries must be primarily made of clay and be for sale.

The show will present an eclectic mix of styles of drinking  and sculptural vessels made by ceramic artists from all over the country. It will be on view at the Gandee Gallery September 29 through November 19. There will be a reception on Saturday, September 29, from 6:00-8:00 PM and it’s free and open to the public.  This year’s juror, Liz Lurie, is a studio potter who resides in Cazenovia, NY.  Local business, Clayscapes, is sponsoring the prizes for the exhibition.

residency opportunity: New Harmony Clay Project

The New Harmony Clay Project Residency Program fosters an environment that supports the investigation of new ideas and work of ceramic artists. Our goal is to encourage emerging and professional visual artists/educators in ceramics by giving them space and the time to develop a new body of work. The program offers a unique and stimulating experience that will challenge individuals to integrate new discoveries into their expressions.

The program is offered from September-April of each year. Residents have the opportunity to select a flexible residency time frame that accommodates their schedules-from one up to six month periods. We provide studio space for up to four artists at a time and reasonable materials commonly used when working with clay. We also help offset costs incurred by the artist(s) with a monthly stipend and provide housing with a private room and shared bathroom for the duration of the residency period. There are rolling deadlines and no application fee, so apply today!


Please direct any questions to Lenny Dowhie at or Mitzi Davis at

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