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The Clay Cup V: Vessel, Icon, Canvas
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Entry Deadline: 9/12/21
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Entry Fee (Non-student Entry Fee): $30.00
Entry Fee (Student Entry Fee): $25.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Missouri
Event Dates: 10/25/21 - 12/2/21


  •   Entry Deadline: Sept 12, 2021 @ 11:59pm MST
  •   Notifications: September 27
  •   Shipped work accepted: October 11-15
  •   Exhibition: October 25- December 2



  • Open to residents 18+ of all 50 states and Washington D.C.
  • Work must be ceramic and address the theme “cup.”
  • Enter up to 3 pieces or sets. Sets submitted as a single entry must be measured and priced as one.
  • No piece or set should exceed 14” in any dimension or 10lbs in weight. 
  • Substitutions for accepted works are not allowed. Be sure to enter only available work. 


  • Submit only 1 image per object
  • The non-refundable Entry Fee ($30 standard, $25 currently enrolled students) covers one, two or three entries.
  • More than one entry by an artist may be selected by the juror.
  • By submitting entry, artist agrees to gallery’s use of images for advertisement purposes.
  • E-signing the entry form signifies agreement to all terms and instructions in this prospectus.
  • The form cannot be edited once submitted.
  • The fee must be submitted using the secure payment button on Café at


  • The Bingham Gallery takes a 30% commission on sales. Specify under “retail price” on the entry form if it is not for sale (NSF).
  • Insurance value will automatically be set at 70% of retail.
  • Payment to artists for artwork sales are issued by the University of Missouri and can take 2-3 weeks.


  • Entrant is responsible for cost of shipping TO the gallery, and insuring the shipment. (Artwork is insured by the gallery while on the premises).
  • Organizers will pay RETURN SHIPPING and insure work for return. 
  • All work must be double boxed (pack each cup with ample padding in a small inner box and pack small box(es) surrounded by tightly-packed padding with two inches of “float space” within the outer\shipping box).

Ship accepted work to:
George Caleb Bingham Gallery
University of Missouri

A126 Fine Arts Building
Columbia, MO 65211

Catherine Armbrust, Gallery Director

2021 Juror: Kevin Snipes

2018      Ayumi Horie, Studio Potter
2016      Dan Anderson, Professor Emeritus, Southern Illinois University
2014      Linda Arbuckle , Professor Emeritus, University of Florida
2012      Pete Pinnell, Professor, University of Nebraska Lincoln