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Fairs and Festivals

Application deadline: October 16, 2014
Entry Fee: $30.00 USD
Location: ,
Show Title: Artisphere
Show Date: May 8 - May 10
Classification: fairs, festivals and sales
Slide / Digital: digital
16 Augusta St.
liz@greenvillearts.com
www.artisphere.us
Phone: 864-271-9355
Application deadline: November 15, 2014
Entry Fee: $32
Location: Florida, Cedar Key
Show Title: Old Florida Celebration of the Arts
Show Date: March 28 - March 29, 2015
Open to: Fine Arts and Crafts. No country crafts, buy/sell or mass produced items. Applications accepted through Zapplication.org.
Classification: fairs, festivals and sales
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Cedar Key Arts Center
PO Box 949
cedarkeyartsfestival@gmail.com
www.cedarkeyartsfestival.com
Phone: 352-543-5400
Application deadline: January 1, 2015
Entry Fee: $40
Location: Connecticut, Guilford
Show Title: Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo 2015
Show Date: July 17-July 19, 2015
Open to: Open to fine contemporary crafts made in the US or Canada by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, by an individual and/or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices.
Classification: fairs, festivals and sales
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Guilford Art Center
PO Box 589
amaltese@guilfordartcenter.org
www.guilfordartcenter.org
Phone: 203-453-5947
Application deadline: February 1, 2015
Entry Fee: $25
Location: Wisconsin, Cambridge
Show Title: Cambridge Pottery Festival & US Pottery Games
Show Date: June 13 - June 14
Open to: professional potters, representing all pottery mediums, from functional to sculptural.
Classification: fairs, festivals and sales
Slide / Digital: slide or digital
Contact details:
Cambridge Pottery Festival & U.S. Pottery Games
1688 Hammen Dr.
frogpond@bminet.com
www.cambridgepotteryfestival.org
Phone: 608-423-4515

International Exhibitions

Location: ,
Classification: international exhibitions
Entry Fee: $0.00 USD
Location: California, Oakland
Show Title: Navigating the New-Bay Area Currents 2013 Exhibition
Show Date: July 2-September 9
Classification: international exhibitions
Contact details:
Pro Arts Gallery
150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
info@proartsgallery.org
www.proartsgallery.org
Phone: 510-763-4361
Application deadline: October 23, 2014
Entry Fee: $25 for 3 entries; addl. entries $5 each
Location: Florida, Panama City
Show Title: Seventh Annual Cup Show: Form and Function
Show Date: November 24 - December 18
Open to: both functional and sculptural work that addresses the idea of “the cup”.
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Amelia Center Gallery, Gulf Coast State College
5230 West US Hwy 98
pamromin@gulfcoast.edu
www.gulfcoast.edu/arts/art/gallery/requirements.htm
Phone: 850-769-1551 ext. 4874
Application deadline: October 31, 2014
Entry Fee: $15
Location: ,
Show Title: "Red" International Call for Artists
Show Date: December 1 - December 1, 2015
Open to: 2 and 3 dimensional media. Must be original work.
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
ArtAscent
info@artascent.com
www.artascent.com
Application deadline: November 1, 2014
Location: Michigan, Flint
Show Title: Show Opening
Show Date: June 12 - October 3
Open to: Group, performance, or individual. All mediums.
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Buckham Gallery
134 1/2 W. Second St.
manager@buckhamgallery.org
www.buckhamgallery.org
Phone: 810-239-6233
Application deadline: November 2, 2014
Entry Fee: $25 for 1 entry, $30 for up to 3 entries
Location: Virginia, Lorton
Show Title: Drink This! The Workhouse International Cup Show
Show Date: January 7 - February 2, 2015
Open to: ceramic drinking vessels by contemporary artists around the globe. Work shall have been completed within the last two years. Mixed media works will be permitted if clay is the primary component.
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Workhouse Arts Center - Ceramics Program
9504 Workhouse Way Bldg. 8
dalemarhanka@workhousearts.org
www.workhousearts.org
Phone: 703-584-2982
Application deadline: November 7, 2014
Location: Korea, Gyeonggi-do, 464-873
Show Title: International Competition
Show Date: April 24 - May 31
Open to: functional ceramics, ceramics as expression, and ceramic works that attempt to reinterpret tradition. Must be newly created or no more than 3 years in making. Works must not have been submitted to other competitions.
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Korea Ceramic Foundation GICB2015 Office
72-1, Sam-ri, Gonjam-eup, Gwangju-si,
hycho.seyartnet@gmail.com
www.kocef.org
Phone: +82-(0)31-799-1518
Application deadline: November 24, 2014
Entry Fee: $30 for 3 entreis
Location: Washington, Cheney
Show Title: Two by Two: Small-Scale Ceramic Sculpture Biennial
Show Date: January 28 - March 13
Open to: small-scale ceramic sculpture
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art
140 Art Bldg.
nhathaway@ewu.edu
www.ewu.edu/cale/programs/art/gallery/prospectus
Phone: 509 359-7070
Application deadline: November 30, 2014
Entry Fee: $30 for up to 3 pieces
Location: North Carolina, Wilmington
Show Title: Containment: Lidded Forms
Show Date: February 26 - April 9
Open to: lidded forms made entirely of clay
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
CAB Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
601 South College Rd.
wilcoxa@uncw.edu
www.uncw.edu/art/gallery
Phone: 910-962-7609
Application deadline: December 6, 2014
Entry Fee: $45
Location: ,
Show Title: Texas Teapot Tournament
Show Date: January 3 - January 28, 2015
Open to: original clay work representing teapots, either functional or sculptural, and completed within the last two years. Each piece must be at least 60 per cent fired clay, weigh no more than 20 lbs. and be no larger than 24 inches in any direction.
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: actual work
Contact details:
CAMEO at 18 Hands Gallery
249 19th St.
info@18handsgallery.com
www.CAMEOhouston .org
Phone: 713-869-3099
Application deadline: January 1, 2015
Entry Fee: $20
Location: Maryland, Gaithersburg
Show Title: Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Gaithersburg
Show Date: April 17-April 19
Open to: all mediums
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Sugarloaf Mountain Works Inc.
19807 Executive Park Circle
apply@sugarloaffest.com
www.sugarloafcrafts.com
Phone: 301-990-1400
Application deadline: January 1, 2015
Entry Fee: $20
Location: Maryland, Timonium
Show Title: Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Timonium
Show Date: April 25-April 26
Open to: all mediums
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Sugarloaf Mountain Works Inc.
19807 Executive Park Circle
apply@sugarloaffest.com
www.sugarloafcrafts.com
Phone: 301-990-1400
Application deadline: January 1, 2015
Entry Fee: $20
Location: New Jersey, Somerset
Show Title: Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Somerset
Show Date: March 13-March 15
Open to: all mediums
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Sugarloaf Mountain Works Inc.
19807 Executive Park Circle
apply@sugarloaffest.com
www.sugarloafcrafts.com
Phone: 301-990-1400
Application deadline: January 1, 2015
Entry Fee: $20
Location: Pennsylvania, Oaks
Show Title: Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Oaks
Show Date: March 20-March 22
Open to: all mediums
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Sugarloaf Mountain Works Inc.
19807 Executive Park Circle
apply@sugarloaffest.com
www.sugarloafcrafts.com
Phone: 301-990-1400
Application deadline: January 1, 2015
Entry Fee: $20
Location: Virginia, Chantilly
Show Title: Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Chantilly
Show Date: January 30-February 1
Open to: all mediums
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Sugarloaf Mountain Works Inc.
19807 Executive Park Circle
apply@sugarloaffest.com
www.sugarloafcrafts.com
Phone: 301-990-1400
Application deadline: February 27, 2015
Entry Fee: $25 for up to 3 entries
Location: ,
Show Title: America's ClayFest III Student Show
Show Date: April 17 - May 30, 2015
Open to: all student artists in the United States and around the World working with clay, from the high school level to the college/university level.
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Art League of Lincoln and Blue Line Arts
580 6th St.
mdaley@americasclayfest.org
www.americasclayfest.org
Phone: 916-209-3499
Application deadline: February 27, 2015
Entry Fee: $40 for up to 3 entries
Location: California, Lincoln
Show Title: America's ClayFest III
Show Date: April 17 - May 30, 2015
Open to: all clay artists in the U.S. and around the world are encouraged to submit entries for the $3000 + in prizes and awards.
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Art League of Lincoln and Blue Line Arts
580 6th St.
mdaley@americasclayfest.org
www.americasclayfest.org
Phone: 916-209-3499
Application deadline: September 15, 2015
Entry Fee: $30/3 entries
Location: ,
Show Title: Biennial Cup Show
Show Date: October 1 - Octobert 31, 2015
Open to: cups, mugs, tumblers, yunomis, tea cups, steins, teabowls
Classification: international exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Morean Center for Clay
420 22nd St. S.
stpeteclay@gmail.com
www.moreanartscenter.org
Phone: 419-606-2475

Regional Exhibitions

Application deadline: September 30, 2014
Entry Fee: $75 non-member, $25 member
Location: ,
Show Title: Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition
Show Date: October 10 - November 1
Open to: fine craft, Hawaii
Classification: regional exhibitions
Slide / Digital: actual work
Contact details:
Hawaii Craftsmen
1159 Nuuanu Ave.
info@hawaiicraftsmen.org
www.hawaiicraftsmen.org
Phone: 808-521-3282
Application deadline: October 10, 2014
Entry Fee: $25 for 3 entries, $5 each additional entry
Location: California, Oakland
Show Title: The Annual 2015
Show Date: December 2 - January 16, 2015
Open to: artists who reside/work within the eleven counties Greater Bay Area, defined as the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano and Sonoma. Current membership (through end of exhibition) is required for entry. Membership is open to all. Artists can join/renew membership at time of online registration.
Classification: regional exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Pro Arts Gallery
150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
info@proartsgallery.org
www.proartsgallelry.org
Phone: 510-763-4361
Application deadline: October 13, 2014
Entry Fee: $10/one cup
Location: ,
Show Title: Daily Rutual: The Ceramic Cup
Show Date: November 8-December 27
Open to: all drinking vessels by potters residing in OH, PA, WV
Classification: regional exhibitions
Contact details:
Saxonburg Area Artists Cooperative
215 Main St.
christylculp@yahoo.com
www.saxonburgarts.blogspot.com
Phone: 724-422-0851

United States Exhibitions

Application deadline: October 31, 2014
Entry Fee: $30 for 3 entries
Location: California, Brea
Show Title: 3rd Clay & Glass Biennial: Juried and Invitational Exhibition
Show Date: January 24 - March 6, 2015
Open to: all US artists age 18 and over, all handcrafted ceramics and glass.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Association of Clay & Glass Artists of California (ACGA)
1 Civic Center Circle
acganational@gmail.com
www.acga.net
Phone: 714-990-7730
Application deadline: November 1, 2014
Entry Fee: $35
Location: ,
Show Title: Icebreaker 6
Show Date: January 8 - January 31, 2015
Open to: artists of all mediums and themes.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Ice Cube Gallery
3320 Walnut St.
IceCubeGalleryDenver@gmail.com
http://icecubegallery.com/call-for-entries/
Phone: 303-292-1822
Application deadline: November 14, 2014
Entry Fee: $25 for up to 2 entries
Location: Montana, Missoula
Show Title: All About Porcelain
Show Date: February 6 - February 27, 2015
Open to: functional, sculptural, or any works that are mainly created with porcelain. Must not exceed 20 inches or 20 lbs.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
The Clay Studio of Missoula
1106A Hawthorne St.
info@theclaystudioofmissoula.org
www.theclaystudioofmissoula.org
Phone: 406-543-0509
Application deadline: November 15, 2014
Entry Fee: $15 up to 3, $5 each addl. entry up to 5
Location: North Carolina, Greenville
Show Title: The Schwa Show
Show Date: January 2 - January 30
Open to: artists in any media and subject matter.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
The Schwa Show
404 S. Evans St.
cathy@pittcountyarts.org
www.pittcountyarts.org
Phone: 252-551-6947
Application deadline: November 21, 2014
Entry Fee: $20 for up to 3 entries
Location: ,
Show Title: Monumental Ideas/Intimate Scale: National Juried Exhibition
Show Date: February 2 - February 26
Open to: Open to (type of work or geographical location): All 2D and 3D media are eligible. Entries must be original art completed in the last three years (2012-14). Maximum size of the artwork is 9”x9”x9”, including frame or case.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Southeast Missouri State University Dept. of Art - Ceramics
MS 7825, One University Plaza
kpnowlin@semo.edu
http://www.semo.edu/pdf/art_Prospectus.pdf
Phone: 573-651-5901
Application deadline: December 5, 2014
Entry Fee: $25 for 3 entries
Location: New Hampshire, Manchester
Show Title: All Things Tea
Show Date: January 22-March 6, 2015
Open to: functional and sculptural items that are made to complement the enjoyment of this classic beverage: infusers, teapots, cups, and sets made of ceramic, metal, wood.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Studio 550 Community Art Center
550 Elm St.
info@550arts.com
www.550arts.com/programs/artist-residency/
Phone: 603-232-5597
Application deadline: December 17, 2014
Entry Fee: $25 for 3 entries
Location: Louisiana, Alexandria
Show Title: Dirty South Mug Competition
Show Date: April 7 - May 23
Open to: all artist working in clay residing in the United States. Work no larger than 10x10x10.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
River Oaks Square Arts Center
1330 Second St.
ab@riveroaksartscenter.com
www.riveroaksartscenter.com
Phone: 318-473-2670
Application deadline: January 13, 2015
Location: , Washington, DC
Show Title: American Made Show
Show Date: January 16 - January 19
Open to: handmade items made in the US or Canada
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
American Made Show
3000 Chestnut Ave., Ste. 300
sales@rosengrp.com
www.budurl.com/u49m
Phone: 800-432-7238 x299
Application deadline: January 14, 2015
Entry Fee: $30
Location: Illinois, Oak Park
Show Title: Tea
Show Date: February 7 - March 11
Open to: Ceramic works relating to Tea: Teapots, Tea Bowls, Tea Cups, Tea Caddies, Tea Serving Trays and sets etc. Any and all items related to Tea.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Terra Incognito Studios and Gallery
246 Chicago Ave.
dtoan@ameritech.net
www.terraincognitostudios.com
Phone: 708-383-6228
Application deadline: January 16, 2015
Entry Fee: $30 for 5 entries
Location: Maryland, Baltimore
Show Title: A Survey of Illustrated, Printed and Innovative Surfaces
Show Date: March 14 - May 9
Open to: All forms will be considered that include graphic and illustrative surfaces including, but not limited to: sgraffito, mishima, china paint, and print processes on clay; image transfers and decals. Professional, novice, emerging, all artists highlighting these processes are encouraged to apply!
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Baltimore Clayworks
5707 Smith Ave.
mary.cloonan@baltimoreclayworks.org
www.baltimoreclayworks.org
Phone: 410-578-1919 ext.18
Application deadline: January 20, 2015
Entry Fee: $35 per figure, up to 2 images per piece
Location: Nevada, Las Vegas
Show Title: Fabulous Figures
Show Date: March 1 - March 31
Open to: artists from North America whose work explores the figure as an expressive form. Figure does not need to be human. Work must be at least 75% ceramic, be display ready, and to not exceed 125 pounds.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Clay Arts Vegas
1511 S. Main St.
4information@clayartsvegas.com
http://clayartsvegas.com/html/prospectus.html
Phone: 702-375-4147
Application deadline: January 26, 2015
Entry Fee: $25 for 3 entries; $10 for each additional entry
Location: New Hampshire, Manchester
Show Title: Sweet Tooth: Celebrating the Best Part of Any Meal
Show Date: March 9 - April 17
Open to: functional ceramic pieces made for dessert: plates, dishes, ice cream bowls, pie plates, cake stands as well as narrative and creatively representational sculpture and 2-D design are all welcome.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Studio 550 Community Art Center
550 Elm St.
info@550arts.com
www.550arts.com/programs/artist-residency/
Phone: 603-232-5597
Application deadline: February 13, 2015
Entry Fee: $30 for 5 entries
Location: Maryland, Baltimore
Show Title: Putting the Pieces Together: An Exhibition to Address What is Broken
Show Date: May 16 - July 4
Open to: This exhibition asks artists to create mosaic work that speak of things that are broken and illustrate how we may as individuals and a community work with one another to put the pieces back together.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
Baltimore Clayworks
5707 Smith Ave.
mary.cloonan@baltimoreclayworks.org
www.baltimoreclayworks.org
Phone: 410-578-1919 ext.18
Application deadline: February 17, 2015
Entry Fee: $30 for first application, $5 for each additional (3 max)
Location: Nebraska, Lincoln
Show Title: MUG Shots VII: National Juried Cup Exhibition 2015
Show Date: April 3 - May 30
Open to: all artists working in the medium of clay residing in the United States of America. Work must be original functional and non-functional interpretations of the cup completed in the last two years and available for purchase.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
LUX Center for the Arts
2601 N. 48th St.
susan@luxcenter.org
www.luxcenter.org
Phone: 402-466-8692
Application deadline: March 21, 2015
Entry Fee: $35 for up to 10 entries
Location: ,
Show Title: The 3rd National Juried Bonsai Pot Exhibition
Show Date: June 22 - August 2
Open to: American made bonsai containers. Containers may be traditional or an individual approach to the art form of bonsai.
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
National Bonsai Foundation, at The US National Arboretum, The National Bonsai and Penjing Museum
3501 New York Ave.
AskRon@comcast.net
www.bonsai-nbf.org/
Phone: 717-513-8883
Application deadline: July 15, 2015
Entry Fee: $30 for up to 3 entries
Location: Virginia, Lynchburg
Show Title: The National Juried Bowl Show: The Battle of the Bowls
Show Date: October 2 - October 27
Open to: all interpretations of the ceramic bowl
Classification: united states exhibitions
Slide / Digital: digital
Contact details:
ACHS
139 Lancer Ln.
thebattleofthebowls@gmail.com
www.thebattleofthebowls.com
Phone: 434-946-2898