📌 Applications are open for Terralha, the European Ceramic Festival organized in Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, France. Around twenty ceramic artists will be selected to show their works in the heart of the village, in private sites corresponding to temporary exhibition spaces. Deadline for applications: January 15, 2022.
📰 Frieze Magazine recently published four articles about ceramics in their latest issue, no. 223. That’s a first. It’s actually great to see extended coverage on ceramics in contemporary art publications. All the articles are available on their website (possible paywall): Theaster Gates: Returning to the Vessel, Helen Cammock On How She Lived her Father’s Ceramics, How Travel Transformed Magdalene Odundo’s Ceramics Practice, How Clay is Connected to our Bodies: A Roundtable Conversation.
👌 The XV International Biennial of Ceramic Art of Aveiro, Portugal, started about a week ago and features an array of exhibitions, artist talks, workshops, and more. The main exhibition of the international exhibition is on view at the Aveiro Museum until January 30, 2022.
🗓 For the last seven years, CraftNOW Philadelphia has hosted CraftMONTH, a series of events in November alongside the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show, to celebrate and showcase Philadelphia’s thriving craft scene. This year’s funraiser is ongoing, and the Women in Craft panel discussion will take place later today. CraftForms, an international juried exhibition of contemporary craft, will open on December 4.
🔥 Applications are now open for several NCECA Fellowships: NCECA Helene Zucker Seeman Curatorial, Research, and Critical Writing Fellowship for Women, Emerging Artists Fellowship, Multicultural Fellowships, Graduate Student Fellowships, Regina Brown Undergraduate Student Fellowships. Almost all awards are available for NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) members only. Deadline for applications: November 17, 2021.
🗨 The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) will host an artist talk with artist in residence Colby Charpentier, who will share about his practice, past work, and future directions. Registration is free.
👀 Here is a fine example of a class that brings students (who are not majoring in ceramics) closer to ceramics through the use of computer-aided design and 3D printing. Taught by Assistant Professor Peter Pincus, this class at the Rochester Institute of Technology explores parallels between innovative methodologies in ceramics and manufacturing in the 18th century and the role modern fabrication processes play in those fields today.
🔍 Lauren Mabry: The Degree of Movement is on view at Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia / Bente Skjøttgaard: Tableaux is on view at Galerie Maria Lund, Paris / Kawase Shinobu: Mastery of Celadon is on view at Joan B Mirviss Ltd, New York / Gordon Baldwin: Works 1971 – 2003 opens tomorrow at Corvi-Mora, London / Sculptural Connections is on view at room capacity, Berlin / Jean-François Fouilhoux: Traces is on view at Le Fil Rouge, Roubaix / One Pot, One Shot – 22 Canterbury Potters is on view at Form Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand / The finalists exhibition of the National Emerging Art Prize 2021 (Ceramics) is now on view in Australia
Job board 🎓
- California Institute of the Arts is hiring a Ceramics Lab Director – Technical Faculty Position
- Alfred University is hiring an Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track Position: Ceramic Sculpture
- Texas A&M University-Commerce is hiring an Assistant Professor – Ceramics
- University of Northern Iowa is hiring an Adjunct Instructor – Ceramics
Have a look at these ceramic exhibitions that were recently featured on our website.
- Phoebe Collings-James: A Scratch! A Scratch! is on view at Camden Art Centre, London
- MUSEION / ΜΟΥΣΕΙΟ, curated by the imagination of Nick Ervinck
- Contemporary Ceramics 2021 is on view at The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio
- Thomas Schütte is on view at Peter Freeman, Inc., New York
- Kazuhito Kawai: Riding for a Fall is on view at Sokyo Lisbon, Portugal
- Robert Dawson and Richard Slee: Problem Pieces is on view at Musée Ariana, Geneva
Featured image: MUSEION / ΜΟΥΣΕΙΟ, curated by the imagination of Nick Ervinck