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Call for Entries


August 22 – October 5, 2014

Entry Deadline : June 16, 2014
Entry Fee: $30
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Prizes: $500 Best in Show, $150 Honorable Mention

Lillstreet’s 7th annual juried ceramics exhibition is dedicated to the art of setting the table. Ceramic artists are invited to submit contemporary tableware in the form of a place setting. A minimum of 4 pieces are required to qualify as a set: dinner plate, salad plate, bowl, and one cup or mug. However, sets containing more than 4 pieces are welcome. Entries will be evaluated on: functionality, design, utilitarian comfort, aesthetics, and cohesiveness of the set.

Submission Requirements:

Delivery of Accepted Work:
All accepted work must be delivered to Lillstreet between August 4 -11.

Sales and Return of Unsold Work
Lillstreet Gallery will retain 50% commission on all sales. Any unsold work will be returned to the artist within four weeks of the exhibition closing date at the expense of the gallery.

About the Juror
Heather Mae Erickson is an artist, craftsperson and a designer. She earned her BFA in Crafts with a concentration in Art Education at The University of the Arts and an MFA in Ceramic Art at Cranbrook. Erickson is currently a visiting teaching artist at The University of Colorado, Boulder.

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About Lillstreet

Founded in 1975, Lillstreet Art Center is a large community of artists and students working side-by-side in a friendly environment which encourages and inspires artistic growth in the individual. Lillstreet supports the arts through an artist residency program, gallery, studio space, education, and an outreach program.

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