Call for Artists! Bodies Of...

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Event date(s)
April 27-July 20, 2019
CTAC-TC Gallery
Application fee
$20 CTAC members / $35 Non-Members for up to 4 entries; FREE for CTAC Artist Guild Members

The Crooked Tree Arts Center (CTAC), in Traverse City, Michigan, is seeking original ceramic works for the exhibition Bodies Of…, a juried exhibition of contemporary ceramics. Bodies of work, clay bodies, vessels -- this exhibition aims to show not only exceptional examples of the ceramic craft today, but a conceptual exploration of the medium as well.

There will be three prizes awarded: 1st PLACE: $500, 2ND PLACE: $300, 3rd PLACE: $200. Additional awards may be given.  

New! CTAC Artist Guild members can apply to this show for free! Learn more.


The call is open to all residents of the U.S. Great Lakes region: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, and Crooked Tree Arts Center members, regardless of residency. 


Juror: Sigrid Zahner

Sigrid Zahner is an Assistant Professor of Art in the Department of Art and Design in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue University in West Lafayette. Sigrid holds a BFA from the Herron School of Art, an MA from Purdue, and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Art. Sigrid’s work is in numerous collections in the US, including the Sandy Besser collection in New Mexico and the Napa Restaurant Museum in Napa, California.  She has shown nationally, including at NCECA (the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, and internationally (Denmark, Ireland and the UK), and is represented in the UK by Castle Arts Gallery in Canterbury.