Call Detail
A Taste of Home
Entry Deadline: 5/24/21
Application Closed

Entry Fee (A Taste of Home): $10.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: New York
Event Dates: 9/1/21 - 10/3/21

Clay Art Center
Call For Entry 

Entry Deadline: May 24th, 2021
Title: A Taste of Home
Exhibition: September 1 - October 3, 2021

Clay Art Center is happy to announce a Call for Entry to "A Taste of Home", curated by Julia Galloway.

A Taste of Home is a ceramic cup show celebrating and exploring our relationship to the meaning of “Home”. For many, this relationship has changed over the past year. Originally scheduled to run in 2020, this exhibition was postponed due to Covid-19 closures. In 2021, we look at this theme through a vastly different lens.

The cup is both an everyday and intimate object in our daily home lives. Using our favorite cup can bring us unscheduled moments of comfort, elicit special memories, and create opportunities for social interaction as we stop to imbibe, reflect and savor. A cup can be the touch of elegance at the hurried breakfast table, the fun, bright moment in the workday, or the relaxed drink over a conversation with a loved one. Whatever reason we have to choose a particular cup, it elevates that object from functional to sacred just because it is our favorite and reminds us of home.

In the past year, our homes have been transformed into new environments with new narratives and language. Working from home, remote learning, home studio practice, isolation, virtual socializing, economic impact, and/or watching social justice events unfold across the United States in a tumultuous election year are just some of the ways the home landscape has been changed. For some, the home landscape has changed forever.

We ask artists to present ceramic cups or drinking vessels that reflect their relationship to the meaning of home, whether presented as a humble but favored object, vehicle of expression, or object of desire. 

Artist Julia Galloway staff will select the works. 

Julia Galloway is a utilitarian potter and professor. She had her first solo show at Clay Art Center in 1998, and most recently, had a third solo show there with her Endangered Species Project: New York. At the opening of that show in September 2019, Julia stated that the opportunity to show at Clay Art Center was instrumental in helping her career along. Julia, in turn, has helped countless other ceramics artists both with her professional guidance as a teacher, and with her Ceramics Field Guide, a free online resource for students and graduates, and emerging ceramic artists:

Julia teaches ceramics at the University of Montana, Missoula. Julia has exhibited across the United States, Canada, and Asia and her work is included in the collections of the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC, Long Beach Art Museum, Long Beach CA, the Ceramics Research Center at the Arizona State Art Museum, Alfred Ceramics Art Museum at Alfred University, the Dinnerware Museum in Ann Arbor Michigan and The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Visit Julia Galloway’s website here:

Any artist in the United States over the age of 18. Works presented must be available and for sale at time of show. Primary medium must be in ceramic clay.

Application Process
Applications will be accepted online only:
Submission begins February 22, 2021 and ends May 24, 2021 at midnight EST.
There is a $10 application fee.

*If you need assistance with the application fee, please e-mail:

Number of Works
No more than 3 artworks may be submitted for consideration

To Apply
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No changes will be allowed once an entry is accepted into the database. Once data is entered in the system, it cannot be altered. Proofread your data carefully as this information may be used to generate the catalog, insurance and publicity information.

Before beginning submission, applicants must be prepared to provide the following:
• Artist statement (up to 1000 characters - Do not include artist name in statement.)

Each work submitted must include the following details:
• Title
• Medium (60 character limit)
• Height/Width/Depth
• Price/Value
• Year completed
• Primary Discipline (ceramics)
• Description (300 character limit)
The juror will select artwork of available pieces ONLY!

Application Deadline: May 24th, 2021

Juror Review: June 1 – 11th
Notification: by June 25th, 2021
High-Resolution Images for Press Release: July 9th, 2021
Work Received: August 16th - 20th, 2021
Exhibition dates: September 1 – October 3rd, 2021
Work Returned: by the end of October 2021

Exhibition Guidelines
- Work must stay in gallery until show ends.
- Artwork that is hand delivered must be picked up at end of exhibition. Work that has been shipped to CAC will be returned at CAC’s expense.
- Gallery commission is 40% of selling price.