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application due | january 28, 2019

Small Favors 2019

The Clay Studio’s popular annual Small Favors exhibitions have been challenging and engaging artists for 14 years. Works must follow a single parameter: to fit inside a 4-inch cube. Some artists treat the cube like a small gallery or diorama, while others use the challenge to explore new work on a small scale. Application fee supports our programming. Apply to this Clay Studio tradition by January 28. Selected artists will be informed by February 8th, work is due by February 22nd. The exhibition is from April 20 - June 9.

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Application Due August 15

Holiday Ornaments

Apply to be part of the Holiday Season at The Clay Studio! Submit a design or photo of a finished ornament. Each selected artist will be asked to submit five completed ornaments by November 10, 2018.

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application due | april 10

Our Community

This biannual exhibition celebrates the inspiring work being made by members of The Clay Studio, including Associate Artists, Work Exchange, Interns, Staff, and Teaching Artists. The exhibition will run April 20 - May 20. Members may enter one work (not to exceed 24" x 24" x 24"). TO APPLY: Send submissions to Include title, date, materials, dimensions, price, along with a photo (snapshot is ok).

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application due | april 30, 2018

The Clay Studio National

The Clay Studio announces a call for entries to clay artists nationwide. The Clay Studio National is a biannual exhibition showcasing the best contemporary ceramic art being made in the United States now. Through this juried exhibition we will highlight a diverse range of work, from functional to sculptural - and from traditional production techniques to cutting edge manufacturing technology. Our Guest Juror will be Beth Ann Gerstein, Director of the American Museum of Ceramic Art. The exhibition runs from May 26-July 15, 2018 in our Harrison and Reed+Smith Galleries.

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