Call Detail
Unapologetic: Women
Entry Deadline: 2/1/19
Application Closed
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 6
Audio | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 1
Video | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 1
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 6
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: Minnesota

Unapologetic: Women’s Ceramics in the Land of Mingei-Sota, Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists Juried Exhibition


MNWCA invites its members to submit work to be considered for Unapologetic: Women’s Ceramics in the Land of Mingei-Sota, Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists Juried Exhibition. Jurors: Susan Beiner and Victoria Christen. Deadline: February 1, 2019


Description of Exhibition
This is a juried exhibition featuring utilitarian, sculptural and installation works by MNWCA members living in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Work must weight under 50 pounds. Work should not exceed 3 feet in height or 8 feet in length.

This will be MNWCA’s tenth exhibition since our founding in 2009. The exhibition will be held in the Third Floor Gallery at the Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson Street NE, Minneapolis, MN, 55413.


Calendar of Events  

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2019

Notice of Accepted Work: February 13, 2019

Work due at NKB 3rd Floor Gallery: February 25 - March 1, 2019

Exhibition Dates: March 7 – April 5, 2019

Private, Member, and Guest Opening Reception: Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 5 – 9 pm

Public Reception during NCECA: Friday, March 29, 2019 from 5 – 9 pm


About the Jurors

Victoria Christen lives in Portland, Oregon, where she is a full-time studio potter. She has been a resident artist at Guldagaard, the International Ceramics Research Center in Denmark and the Archie Bray Foundation, in Montana. She has given many workshops across the United States. Victoria has been the recipient of an NEA Regional Visual Arts Fellowship Award, two Minnesota State Arts Board Grants and a travel grant to Japan.

Susan Beiner received her MFA from The University of Michigan, and a BFA from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She currently teaches at Arizona State University. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally and has received several awards and participated in residencies around the world.


Submission Process
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 by 11:59 pm

You may submit up to 3 works for consideration with up to 2 images per work. For each work, this could be 1 view, 2 views, or 1 view and detail. Entry limit of 3 works. 6 images max. If you submit more than 3 works, only the first 3 will be juried.


Please be prepared to submit the following materials:

· Up to 6 images

·Image info for each image submitted. Include title, dimensions, medium/process, year of completion, and optional note about piece.

· Artist Statement



You must be a current member to participate in the exhibition. Your membership dues must be paid before the end of the call date. Renew your membership here:


Accepted Work
Artists are responsible for all shipping fees and insurance of artwork during exhibition. Work must be ready to install with hardware and directions if needed. MNWCA reserves the right to exclude work not ready to hang and reserves the right to exclude accepted work that does not represent the digital file.


Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists is a professional organization that supports women ceramic artists in Minnesota and neighboring states. MNWCA provides its members opportunities for exhibiting, networking and mentoring throughout their ceramic careers. MNWCA also furthers the creative and professional development of its members.


If you have questions or concerns, please contact Eileen Cohen at


Application Requirements

Eligibility Criteria