1603 SOUTH MAIN   |   Joplin, MO 64804   |   417-437-9281

"Of the Sea" Ceramic Fine Art Juried Show

Awards:   First Place $150   Second Place $100   Third Place $50

Eligibility: Any US artist 18 years or older may submit functional or sculptural ceramic artwork created in the last 3 years. Mixed media is acceptable, but clay MUST be the predominate material. Work must remain in the gallery during the duration of the show.

Deadline: Entries must be uploaded no later than May 17th, 2013.

Entry Fee: $25 for three (3) entries. Entry fees are non refundable.

Sales: A 40% commission will be taken by Phoenix Fired Art on any artwork sold. Please indicate NFS on the entry form if the work is not for sale.

Insurance / Shipping: All works will be insured while in the possession of the Phoenix Fired Art. It is the artist's responsibility to insure artwork while in transit to and from the gallery. Artists are responsible for all shipping costs to and from the Phoenix Gallery.

Submission Guidelines: Artists may submit up to three entries for $25. Label images using the following format examples: "John Doe" DoeJ_01, DoeJ_02, DoeJ_03 Images should be at 200 dpi and no larger than 8 inches in the largest direction.

Artists will be notified by e-mail if their entries have been accepted no later than May 27th. Artwork must arrive between June 13th and 17th. Opening reception will be held June 20th. Show runs from June 20th to July 17th. Artwork will be returned by July 31st.

Entries will be judges by Heather Grills and Brent Skinner of the Phoenix Fired At Gallery. Heather is the Executive Director and a multi-media artist, member of the Midwest Clay Artists, Potter's Council, JACC Cultural Affairs Committee and Spiva Center for the Arts. She has a BA from Rhodes College, a MAT from Washington University and a Certificate in Mural Studies from Pennsylvania College of Art & Design.

Brent is the Managing Director and Head Clay Instructor at Phoenix Fired Art. He taught the evening Clay City in Branson, MO for 13 years. A member of the Midwest Clay Artists and Potter's Council, Brent is an award winning artist, a master of wheel throwing, glaze formulation and application, plus firing of all sorts.

Phoenix Fired Art uses an online registration process. Artists are able to upload their entries and enter their information, including the specifics on their pieces (title, media, price) online.