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Drink This! The Workhouse International Ceramic Cup Show

Drink This! will showcase ceramic drinking vessels by contemporary artists around the globe. The focus of the exhibit is on the variety of ways artists explore the cup, in functional, sculptural, traditional and non-traditional forms.

Juror - Linda Arbuckle

Linda Arbuckle is a professor of Ceramics at the University of Florida, Gainesville. She is recognized as one of the preeminent makers of contemporary majolica ware, and has exhibited and lectured around the world.

Ms Arbuckle is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva, Switzerland, and in 2011 received the Honors Award for Service to the Field by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. Among her many recognitions is the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship.

She currently serves as an advisory Board Member for the magazines Ceramics Art and Perception and Ceramics Monthly.

In 2013, she will be a resident at The Archie Bray Foundation, and teach workshops in Burnaby, B.C., Canada, and Curaumilla, Chile.

Entry Guidelines

Work shall have been completed within the last two years. Mixed media works will be permitted if clay is the primary component. Selections will be conducted from images of works. Artists may submit up to three entries with two images including one detail) of each, not to exceed six images.

Accepted art work must be available for the entire exhibition.

Entry fee

$25 for one entry, $30 for up to three entries.

(Fee is non-refundable – payable thru Paypal when applying)

Awards

Best of Show - $250

1st Place - $150

2nd Place - $100

Honorable Mentions

Calendar

Application deadline November 8, 2012

Notification date November 28, 2012

Receipt of shipped entries January 2-5, 2013

Receipt of hand-delivered entries January 4 and 5, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Exhibition January 9 through February 10, 2013

Opening Reception January 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Pick-up of delivered work February 10, 11, 12 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Return of shipped work Beginning February 10

Sales and Insurance

The exhibit will be open to the public seven days a week to encourage sales. The Workhouse will retain a sales commission of 30%. Art works may be listed as NFS.

The artist is responsible for insuring art work while in transit to and from the Workhouse. The Workhouse Arts Center will be responsible for insurance during the exhibit.

Shipping and Delivery

Works must be packed in reusable boxes. Provisions for return of shipped work shall be included in the form of a pre-paid return shipping label, postage, or check, payable to LAF.

Shipped works shall arrive between January 2 and 5. Hand-delivered works shall arrive on January 4 or 5, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Shipping Address:

Attention: “Drink This!”
Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton Arts Foundation
W-16 Gallery Building, 9601 Ox Road
Lorton, Virginia 22079

Delivery address:

Workhouse Arts Center, Building W-8
9601 Ox Road
Lorton, Virginia 22079

Signed contracts must be included with the shipment or delivery. Regretfully, work that is damaged during shipping, or which displays poor craftsmanship, will not be displayed. Nor will pieces which differ from submitted images be shown.

Photography Release

Accepted artists agree to allow the Lorton Arts Foundation /Workhouse Arts Center to photograph work while on display. Artists should understand that works in the exhibition may be photographed, telecast and reproduced for publicity purposes, and retained for future use. This may include publications, internet, and television.

Reception

An opening reception will occur on January 12, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center.

To apply: http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&e...

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

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