May 16, 2017 - July 29, 2017

The Hudgens 2nd National Juried & Invitational Cup Exhibition

The Hudgens Center is proud to host its 2nd National Juried & Invitational Cup Exhibition

Eligibility: Open to all clay artists age 18 and over living in the United States. Work submitted must be original, must use clay as the primary material and must have been completed within the past two years. All works must also be offered for sale. The Hudgens will take a 30% commission on all works sold.

Notification: Artists will be sent juror results of accepted pieces via email by 5pm on April 11th. Exhibition Dates: May 16 – July 29, 2017.

Our juror will be studio artist, writer, curator and educator Garth Johnson, curator of ceramics at the ASU Art Museum in Tempe, Arizona. Before moving to Tempe, Garth served as the Curator of Artistic Programs at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia and spent seven years as a Professor at College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California. He is a self-described craft activist who explores craft’s influence and relevance in the 21st century.

Awards: A Best in Show award of $100 and three Honorable Mention awards of $50 each to be selected by the juror and announced at the reception. The Hudgens Center will also be offering three Purchase Prizes to be selected by The Hudgens staff along with our juror, Garth Johnson. We will be selecting three pieces of artwork from the exhibit to purchase for The Hudgens Permanent Collection.

This is a national competitive juried show. Not all entries will be selected for inclusion in the exhibition. All accepted works must be offered for sale.

The deadline to submit entries is April 4th, 2017. Click here to apply!

Questions: Direct any questions to Angela Nichols, Director of Exhibitions & Public Programs anichols@thehudgens.org or 770.623.6002 x203

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