While ceramics have been used for both practical and aesthetic reasons for thousands of years, the medium has experienced an amazing renaissance among artists in the past decade. Today ceramics are integrated into contemporary art. Art In Clay II: Figuratively Speaking is about figurative sculpture in clay representing a range of work from representational to abstract, traditional to experimental.
JUROR: Lilly Wei, a New York-based art critic, writer and independent curator whose focus is contemporary art.
June 2nd - Early Bird submissions deadline; received by midnight June 2nd, 2014.
June 16th – On Time submissions deadline; received by midnight June 16th, 2014.
June 30th – Late submissions deadline; received by midnight June 30th, 2014.Gallery
Exhibition Dates: September 20– October 26, 2014 weekends 2-6PM
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 2-6PM
$850 in CASH AWARDS:
Gold -- $500 cash prize
Silver -- $250 cash prize
Bronze -- $100 cash prize
Five (5) Certificates of Merit
SUBMISSIONS: Submissions are on-line only; see Prospectus for link. All images must be in .jpg file format only.
FEES: Early bird submissions – June 2nd - $45 for up to five (5) images plus $5 for each additional image. On Time Submissions between June 3rd and June 16th -- $55 for submission of up to five (5) images, plus $5 for each additional image. Late Submissions between June 17th and June 30th -- $65 for submission of up to five (5) images, plus $5 for each additional image. All entry fees are non-refundable.
ELIGIBILITY: This is a national juried exhibition for artists 18 years of age or older working in clay. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. All work must be handcrafted by the artist from raw clay. Acceptable forms include sculpture, wall hangings and installations. The artwork cannot be functional -- production work and commercially manufactured pieces are not acceptable. Mixed media is acceptable as long as clay is the dominant component of the piece (at least 75%).
Visit online prospectus for complete details and easy online entry.
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