Call for Artists: Telavi Festival

“The Clay Office” Foundation and Organization “Telavi Festival” are pleased to announce an OPEN CALL For CERAMIC ARTISTS and POTTERS to participate in Telavi Festival (NEW Nadimi), Georgia

Telavi festival is an International Platform for arts, with an aim to support creative industry development in the region. Within
the frame of the festival, traditional approaches and contemporary
tendencies, in collaboration, create new cosmopolitan values. Therefore
festival slogan is NEW ნადიმი (feast) which represents main direction of
the festival.

Festival will be held in October 13-19 ,
2013, main venue place is Nadikvari Park in Tevali city ( Wine region
of Eastern Georgia ). Main spheres for this year are:
ceramic, textile and folk music. Festival aims to involve all potential
local sources as well as international participants. Within the
frame of the festival international and local exhibitions,
master-classes, workshops, fair, lectures and concerts will be held. Festival focuses on the high quality of the work, because its
aim is to provide professional development possibilities for its

On October 19 first International Ceramic Festival in Georgia “Tikha Mgeris 2013” (Clay sings 2013) will take plac.

Participation terms:

* Participants will be provided by exhibition space during the main event at the Nadikvari Park, up to 3 sq. meters.
Possibility to exhibit and sell their works during the festival fair,
participate in the professional workshops and regarding to the will of
the participant, holding personal workshops or presentations within the
frame of the main festival program.
* Artist willing to
participate should submit 5 images of their latest works in JPEG
format, CV or professional BIO, short statement and in case of willing
to hold their own workshops or presentations, additional description
including methodology. Text material should be sent in World or PDF
* Up to five professionals will be selected to take part in the festival
Participants can choose among 3 or 7 days of participation. Organizers
will cover basic accommodation and meals. Transportation costs are not
covered by host.
* Deadline for submission is 30 May 2013, applicants will be informed by the end of June 2013
* All applications material should be send to the following email address:
* In case of questions or detail information our contact person Nato Eristavi