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This Month
Fairbault Blankets

May 11, 2016 7:00PM

Join us for a discussion on heritage manufacturing with representatives of a couple of our well-known local brands: Faribault Woolen Mill Co. and Nordic Ware.

Chieko Katsumata, "Akoda Pumpkin," 2013. Sanded glazed stoneware, 15-3/4 x 17-1/3 x 15-1/3 in. Image courtesy of Randy Batista.

Oct 7, 2014 to Jul 15, 2016

Featuring some of the best 20th and 21st century Japanese ceramics.

Rene Shoemaker, We Are Hear (Synovus)

Aug 23, 2015 to Aug 1, 2016

"Discovering the Chattahoochee Valley" is an exhibition of large-scale silk paintings by René Shoemaker. Shoemaker, of Athens, Georgia, has created site-specific works about the area. The artist solicited responses from the Columbus-area community through social media to decide which buildings and locations could be used in the paintings.

Call For potters on CFile

Oct 18, 2015 to Oct 16, 2016

CFile, a publication for contemporary ceramic art, is looking for the top early-career potters to be featured in upcoming articles. Submit your work for free to be considered; you may also recommend a friend.

CFile is a resource for contemporary ceramics news, exhibitions, reviews, and emerging talent from around the globe, with 60,000 monthly users.

Amy Roper Lyons, Water Garden Vessel, plique-à-jour enamel

Nov 5, 2015 9:00AM to Nov 6, 2016 12:00AM

"Under Fire" online exhibition of international enamel artists

Collectors of Wood Art

Jan 1, 2016 to May 3, 2016

Why Wood? Contemporary Practice in a Timeless Material - Call for Entry

American Bamboo Society call for entries

Jan 20, 2016 10:15AM to Jul 16, 2016 12:00AM

American Bamboo Society - Call for Entry

Ben Harle, 2013, Percolation Theory, digital video

Jan 22, 2016 to May 22, 2016

Recorded Matter: Ceramics in Motion

Constance Norton, Zinnias for Iris

Feb 2, 2016 to May 8, 2016

Virginia Quilt Museum 2016 Exhibition Season

Mar 15, 2016 10:45AM to May 16, 2016 12:00PM

Eligibility: Artists in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming). All types of ceramics eligible. Works must be at least 50 percent clay. 

Juror: Robert Harrison


Cristina Cordova, Penland Gallery

Mar 22, 2016 to Nov 21, 2016

Penland Gallery 2016 Exhibition Series

Maker Moxie: The Impact of the Craft School Experience

Mar 26, 2016 5:00PM to May 16, 2016 12:00PM

Maker Moxie: The Impact of the Craft School Experience

Apr 1, 2016 8:00AM to Sep 5, 2016 12:00AM

Story Telling in Metal - Call for Entry

Dan Balk jewelry studio classes

Apr 1, 2016 9:00AM to Jun 1, 2016 12:00AM

Jewelry Making Classes,

"Tabletop" exhibition

Apr 4, 2016 to May 6, 2016

Tabletop: A Functional Art Exhibit - Call for Entry

Northern Clay Center

Apr 5, 2016 to May 28, 2016

McKnight Artist Fellowship applications due - Call for Entry


Apr 5, 2016 to Jun 1, 2016

MN NICE applications due for October entry

Northern Clay Center

Apr 5, 2016 to May 28, 2016

McKnight Artist Residency applications due - call for entry

Apr 7, 2016 6:30PM to May 1, 2016 8:30PM

The APF Preview Show is a chance to see a small sampling of work from each artist in the 2016 American Pottery Festival. Each year, the artist roster includes national artists rarely shown in the Twin Cities, local artists we want to see more of, and emerging artists who spark our interest. 

Apr 8, 2016 to May 29, 2016

Divided Attraction call for entries

"The Box" exhibition

Apr 8, 2016 10:00AM to May 21, 2016 12:00AM

The Box: A Contemporary Jewelry Challenge

Apr 9, 2016 to Sep 19, 2016

Dirk Staschke: Nature Morte

Paul Andrew Wandless

Apr 11, 2016 6:00PM to May 2, 2016 12:30AM

Visiting Artist Lecture: Paul Andrew Wandless

Herbert Reith, County Fair

Apr 13, 2016 to May 12, 2016

The 4th biennial Fiber Options exhibition at Maryland Federation of Art is open for entry to original 2D and 3D fiber artwork. Juror is Susanna Fields-Kuehl, fiber artist and assistant director at Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, MD. Online entry is at our website (entry fee applies).

Lee Goodwin, Baltimore Harbor, February Morning

Apr 15, 2016 to Jun 10, 2016

The 16th annual American Landscapes exhibition is open for entry to original 2D and 3D artwork depicting a landscape from the Americas. Juror is Liza Key Strelka, manager of exhibitions at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC. The exhibit will display August 15 - September 14 at Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery. 

Apr 23, 2016 to Jun 2, 2017

Artist-in-Residence - Call for Entry - Lux Center for the Arts

Apr 23, 2016 5:15PM to Nov 7, 2016 12:00AM

Produced in close collaboration with San Francisco native Kay Sekimachi (b. 1926), a pioneer in the post-World War II fiber art movement, this exhibition offers a glimpse into the working processes of one of America’s most important weavers.

Rebecca Hutchinson

Apr 28, 2016 12:00PM to May 2, 2016 12:00AM

Rebecca Hutchinson in residence at NCC

Apr 29, 2016 10:00AM to May 2, 2016 12:00AM

CraftBoston Spring 2016

Maggie Beyeler

Apr 30, 2016 10:00AM to May 2, 2016 12:00AM

Spring 2016 Contemporary Clay Fair

Ford/Forlano, Tube Necklace (085), 2015, polymer, sterling silver, magnets, 29 x 3 in.

May 4, 2016 to May 25, 2016

A Meeting of Minds

Joan Bruneau

May 5, 2016 10:00AM to May 6, 2016 12:00AM

Demonstration by Joan Bruneau

NCC May featured artists

May 5, 2016 12:00PM to Jun 6, 2016 12:00AM

May Featured Artists: Holden, Swenson, Wilson

May 6, 2016 6:00PM to May 7, 2016 12:00AM

Opening Reception: Florilegium and HomeWork: Jennifer Rogers

"Handcrafted" afternoon tea at the Clay Studio

May 8, 2016 2:00PM to May 9, 2016 12:00AM

Hand Crafted Afternoon Tea

May 13, 2016 9:30AM to May 15, 2016 12:00AM

Great Estates, Jewelry and Decorative Arts conference

Fine Craft Fair at Rittenhouse Square

May 13, 2016 11:00AM to May 16, 2016 12:00AM

A Fine Craft Market at Rittenhouse Square

May 14, 2016 10:00AM to May 15, 2016 4:00PM

Indoor classes, demonstrations, contests and vendors.

The Box

May 19, 2016 6:00PM to May 20, 2016 12:00AM

SNAGNext Gallery Crawl at CCCD

May 20, 2016 10:00AM to May 22, 2016 12:00AM

Art Affaire: A Fine Craft and Art Event

Sibylle Peretti, Snowchild III

May 21, 2016 9:30AM to May 22, 2016 12:00AM

Sibylle Peretti makes detailed large-scale glass sculpture, with children as her primary subject. Skilled in a variety of hot and cold techniques, including casting, sculpting, enameling, and other surface design, Peretti brings a wealth of inspiration and experience to her work. Her lecture will focus on her work and career, her international experience, and background.

Jeremy Newman and Allison Ciancibelli, The Earth and the Moon

May 21, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 12, 2016 12:00AM

Elementary Landscape

Roberto Lugo

May 21, 2016 6:30PM to May 22, 2016 12:00AM

Ghetto Craft: A Place Where Poverty and Porcelain Intersect

Molly Strader, Growth of Form necklace

May 28, 2016 10:00AM to May 31, 2016 12:00AM

Paradise City Arts Festival / Northampton