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Cheers! Drink Up! Celebrating the Clay Drinking Vessel!
102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: International
State: Colorado
Event Dates: 6/15/18 - 8/18/18
Entry Deadline: 4/27/18
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 4
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 4
Entry Fee (Cheers! Drink Up! Celebrating the Clay Drinking Vessel!): $30.00

Deadline: April 21st, 2018
Applications accepted through online submission:  CAFÉ:

 Show dates
June 15 – July 18, 2018   

Opening Reception:  June 15th, 5-8pm
First Friday Artwalk Reception: July 6, 5-8pm

We are pleased to have Peter Karner as the juror.  For more information:

 Call to ICAN Clay Artists 
CHEERS! Drink up! is a juried exhibition, open to all clay artists that have a current ICAN membership (formerly the Potters Council). To join now, please go to

You will need to enter your membership number on the show application form. Membership must be active through the run of this gallery show.

ICAN stands for International Ceramic Artists Network, and was originally established as Potters Council in 2000, ICAN today is a membership organization designed to give you all the tools you need to stay connected to the ceramic arts community and to improve your studio skills.

Commonwheel Artists Co-op
The CHEERS! Drink up! exhibit and sale will be held at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Cañon Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

For more information:

Open to artists that are current members of ICAN (formerly the Potters Council).  You must be a member from the time of entry submission through the exhibit closing date. To become a member go to:

Work Requirements:
Original artwork made by the artist. Clay is the primary medium.

Call For Entries
Deadline: April 21st, 2018
Submission is online, through CAFÉ:

Submit one image of each entry. There is a non-refundable entry fee of $30 for up to four entries in one category or mixed. Label digital files as follows: LastNameFirstNameCatagory.JPG  Example: SmithJohnBeer.JPG

We reserve the right to use images for exhibition promotion purposes only.

Ceramic artist Peter Karner will jury entries into the show and select the award-winning artists. $100 cash awards for "Best of" in each of the following four categories: Beer, Coffee, Tea and Spirits. Honorable mentions will also be awarded for each category. 

Acceptance/Delivery/Pick-up of Work
Artists will be notified by email of acceptance/decline by May 8th.

Accepted work delivered to Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Cañon Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829.

Work must arrive to Commonwheel Artist Co-op by 6pm June 8th.

If shipping, prepaid return postage must be included in the box in which work is shipped. Use UPS, Federal Express.

Sales of artwork:
All artwork must be available for sale during the exhibit.

Commonwheel Artist Co-op will retain a 40% commission on all sales.


Commonwheel Artists Co-op takes reasonable precautions to protect the gallery premises and artwork.  However, Commonwheel Artist Co-op assumes no responsibility for damage to or loss of art due to theft, vandalism, or accident. The artist is responsible for his or her own insurance including shipping insurance. Entry fees will not be refunded for work that arrives damaged.

Submission to this competition is an agreement by the entrant to the conditions established in this prospectus.


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