Call for Entry Deadline: February 2, 2010
Exhibition Dates: April 16 – June 20, 2010
The Eighteenth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition highlights a broad range of attitudes in the medium of clay from functional to sculptural work. The show is hosted and organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts in close cooperation with Angelo State University. This competition is open to all artists who are residents of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. All work, both functional and sculptural, must have been completed within the last two years. Works previously accepted into this competition are ineligible. Work may be entered by either digital images or 35 mm slides. Awards for the show are First place 2000.00, Second Place 1500.00, Third Place 1000.00 and 750.00 going to the Tile Prix Primo which is a special prize awarded by the Tile Heritage Foundation, in cooperation with the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. This award goes to the tile maker whose tile in the juror’s estimation best reflects the ceramic traditions of America. Exhibition dates for the show are April 16 – June 20, 2010. An Invited Artist will also have an exhibition of work and will lead a workshop.
In conjunction with the exhibition, several activities are planned. There will be a panel discussion concerning contemporary ceramics held at Angelo State University on April 16th at 1:30 p.m. The panel will include the Museum Director, the Invited Artist and the Juror. The Invited Artist, will lead a workshop at The Old Chicken Farm Art Center on Saturday, April 17th. Numerous other events of interest to artists will occur. For more information on this event and to download the prospectus, click here 18th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition.
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