📢 The City of Castellamonte in Italy invites artists to participate in “Ceramics In Love”, an international competition curated by Giuseppe Bertero. Applications are due May 28 and there is no entry fee. The competition is listed in our calendar.
👉 A must-attend event for all lovers of contemporary ceramics, Ceramic Art Andenne (Belgium) welcomes visitors until June 12, 2022. The 2022 event includes eight exhibitions, a ceramics market, conferences, performances, activities for children, guided tours, and more.
🏷 There is one week left to apply for Studio Potter’s Grants for Apprenticeships Program, which supports emerging artists who want to become full-time studio potters and mentor-potters who wish to take on apprentices. Applications are open to US residents only.
📙 Terra Sigillata: Smoke, Fire & Clay was recently published by Shamai Sam Gibsh. The book explores the world of alternative firing techniques and includes information on the preparation and application of terra sigillata, as well as ancient Greek and Roman terra sigillata decorating and firing techniques such as smoking, saggar, Raku, naked Raku, horsehair Raku, milk & egg, Obvara, Pit, in glaze luster, and pigment luster.
🎓 Our Ceramics Jobs Board is becoming popular. If you’re looking for a ceramics teaching position in the United States, this is the place to search out the perfect job. Currently, there are eight listed vacancies.
⭐ Do you have a favorite ceramic artist or performer? Submit a suggestion for the 2023 NCECA Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio.
👍 If you’d like to appear in the September issue of Ceramics Monthly, apply to their annual readers’ contest. This year’s theme: Elemental. Application fee: $10.
📌 The 31st Contemporary Ceramics Market in Giroussens (Tarn, France) will take place during the Pentecost weekend – June 4-6. Over 60 ceramic artists will present their works in the city center of Giroussens.
📦 Handle With Care, a multi-gallery exhibition around the theme of fragility, is on view until June 6 at Hotel d’Aguesseau, Paris. Organized and curated by the Spaceless Gallery, the event is an ode to delicacy, conceptually exploring the notion of fragility through the work of some thirty artists, including ceramists.
🌍 Registrations are open for the 50th IAC Congress and General Assembly, to take place September 12-16 in Geneva, Switzerland. The International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) will celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2022. The central theme “Melting Pot: From the alchemist’s crucible to the cultural crucible” is based on the international dimension of Geneva, a city where cultures, habits and politics tend to merge. Virtual registration for non-members costs CHF 40 ($41).
🔍 Peripheries is on view at The Ceramic House, Brighton / Kristen Morgin: 21st Century Works 2001-2019 is on view at Sokyo Atsumi, Tokyo / Animal Attraction is on view at CraftBoston, Boston / Yurim Gough: VainEgo is on view at A.P.T. Gallery, London / Virginia Scotchie is on view at Plinth Gallery, Denver / Three Sculptors: Warashina, Currier and Lyon is on view at Lucy Lacoste Gallery, Concord / Roger Coll: Cool Temperature is on view at Puls Ceramics, Brussels / Deirdre McLoughlin is on view at Modern Shapes, Antwerp / Roberto Lugo: The Village Potter is on view at Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton
Explore these ceramic exhibitions that were recently featured in Ceramics Now.
- Sergei Isupov: Past & Present at Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams
- AfterGlow – New Nordic Porcelain at CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art, Denmark
- Yang Zong-Jia: In the Name of Love, Courage & Hope at Mizuiro Workshop, Taiwan
- Johannes Nagel: Field lines at Kunstforum Solothurn, Solothurn
- The London Group at Jason Jacques Gallery, New York
Featured image: Kristen Morgin: 21st Century Works 2001-2019 at Sokyo Atsumi, Tokyo