Ceramic Tile 2016

General Info

City: Detroit
State: Michigan
Fee: $30/3 entries
Exhibition Dates: Nov 10 – Jan 8, 2017
Entry Deadline: October 1, 2016

Images – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6 (up to two images of each entry, max 3 entries)

Juror: Bobby Silverman
Silverman is an artist and designer who lives and works in New York City. His work has been exhibited internationally and is in many public and private collections including the Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, the European Ceramic Work Center, s’Hertogenbosch,The Netherlands, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Renwick Gallery/Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington ,DC. He has received fellowships from the Louisiana State Council for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council for the Arts and the Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship.

Silverman received his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY, his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO and his BA in Social Geography, Cum Laude, from Clark University Worcester, MA. He has taught and lectured in China, the United States, Europe and the Middle East and is the Principal of Alsio Design, a company that designs and manufactures ceramic tile.


Submission Deadline, October 1, 2016
Email Notification, October 10, 2016
Art Delivery to Pewabic, October 12-25, 2016
Opening Reception, November 10, 2016
Exhibit Ends, January 8, 2017
Works Returned, commencing January 17, 2017

Rules of Entry

Eligibility: Decorative, sculptural and architectural tiles measuring no more than 18” x 18” and 20 lbs. will be considered. Ceramic artists may submit up to three (3) entries in all themes, genres, types of clay and firing methods.

Pewabic commission rate: 50%
Submitted works must be available for sale in this cash & carry exhibition. A 50% commission on sale will be paid to the artist; a completed W9 is required to process all payments. Entries must be original works of art and entirely created by the entrant. No work will be accepted into this show which is in violation of any copyright. Artwork must have been completed within the last three years.

Shipping and Delivery of Accepted Artworks:
Pewabic hours are Monday through Sunday, 10am – 6pm. Work may be hand-delivered or shipped, to be received at Pewabic between October 12 and October 25th. Artwork will be the responsibility of the artist until it is received by Pewabic. Each artist will be responsible all costs associated with delivery and shipping to and from Pewabic. Artists shipping work must use reusable packing materials. Complete instructions will be included with acceptance letter. Pewabic will insure each accepted work for 60% of its value from the time of arrival at Pewabic until it is released to the shipping agent.

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