2020 Southern Miss Ceramics National
October 23 – November 13, 2020The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art and Department of Art and Design are pleased to announce the Southern Miss Ceramics National, 2020, a juried exhibition of ceramic sculpture, ceramic vessel forms, and installation work by artists from across the United States.
$1000 Best in Show (including additional non-monetary awards)
$35 for up to three entries (two images per entry)
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY:
August 1, 2020
Entries will be accepted through CaFÉ (callforentry.org).
Please click to enter: 2020 Southern Miss Ceramics National
The Southern Miss Ceramics National is open to all US residents, 18 years of age or older. Entries must have been completed within 5 years of the entry deadline. Ceramic sculptures, ceramics vessel forms, and ceramic installation works are eligible. Mixed media works are eligible only if ceramic/clay is the primary medium. Individual components of ceiling suspended or wall mounted works should not exceed 20 pounds. Freestanding and pedestal displayed works must be stable and not exceed 50 pounds. Installation may be required by the artist for any large-scale works, or works requiring specialized installation or assembly. Size (including crating) is limited to works that will fit through a standard door, 32 x 80 inches. All entries must be original works and available for the duration of the exhibit. Accepted works cannot be substituted.
JUROR & VISITING ARTIST: Richard Notkin
Richard Notkin is a studio artist who lives in Vaughn, Washington. Notkin’s teapots and ceramic sculptures have been exhibited internationally and are in more than 70 public collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan. Among his awards are three artist fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and grants from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation. In 2008, Notkin was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council, and awarded a Hoi Fellowship by the United States Artists Foundation. He is also the recipient of the Meloy Stevenson Award from the Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT, and the Honorary Membership Award from NCECA, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.
August 1, 2020
Notification of Acceptance:
Receipt of Works:
Installation of exhibit begins:
*Juror’s Live Streaming Demo:
*Juror’s Live Streaming Lecture:
*Live Streaming Gallery Reception:
Return Shipping or Pick-up of Works:
November 14-20, 2020
*Depending on university policy and CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, a physical audience may also be permitted for the Richard Notkin demonstration, lecture, and reception. Artists will be notified.