Depicted in the Mud Artist Application

Depicted in the Mud will showcase ceramic wares and artists who emphasize surface, messages, and storytelling through vessels or pottery. For centuries, civilizations have been documenting their experiences in clay, telling stories, and recording history through drawings, symbols, and words. Today is no different, and this medium still serves as a way for us to communicate. When the message is depicted on a functional ware or vessel, one we can hold up close and personal, and interact with, the message becomes more intimate, repetitious, and comfortable.

Our world, especially today, has never ceased to provide us with content to internalize and share. With that, the prospectus of this show is rather open, with the overall unifying theme being artists who share their thoughts, messages, stories, experiences, and feelings on the surface of clay.

This exhibition will be a combination of invited and juried artists. The timeline of the exhibition will be as follows:

Call for entries announced: June 8th
Juried Submission Deadline: July 5th
Artists Notification: July 11th
Work Arrival Deadline: July 25th
Exhibition Reception: Friday August 5th 6-9 p.m.
Exhibition Duration: August 5th - September 2nd


This exhibition will be available online and in-person.

Complete form below to apply to this exhibition.

Artists may submit 1 "larger" work (ex. 12" - 36" in any direction), or 1-3 "smaller" works (ex. 3 mugs).

Submit up to 3 images per entry: jpg format, 300 dpi, 1200 pixels on longest side. Your images must be named with your last name, first name initial, entry number, view number of entry.

Image Description Example: Plane.Jane.1.view1.jpg; Plan.Jane.1.view2.jpg, Plane.Jane.2.view1.jpg; etc.

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