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on-line competition with a nice application twist

updated fri 15 aug 08


Lauren Bellero on thu 14 aug 08

hi folks,
just wanted to share this info (even though it is VERY late!)
because i like how the application fee is handled: it is donated
to the art organization of your choice. plus there's a chance to
win some bucks. NOTE: DEADLINE TO APPLY IS Aug 15!
(i just recently got the info myself and signed up).

> CALL TO FINE CRAFT ARTISTS - $6,500 in cash awards.
> The 2008 Art in the Round Contest is a publicly juried, online competition
> featuring 3-dimensional, creative interpretations of the vessel form,
> including bowls, platters, vases, teapots, urns, etc. Media categories
> include glass, ceramics, wood, metal, gourds, basketry, and mixed/other
> media.
> Professional, emerging, and student artists are eligible to participate
> and may enter images of up to 3 works per $25 entry fee. Each entry fee
> will be donated to the community art center, guild, or art association of
> the artist's choice.
> Sign up at
> Deadline: August 15, 2008. Early registration is suggested and may
> benefit the artist when it comes to press and blog coverage about artist
> participants.
> The general public is invited to visit the website and sign up for the
> jury pool. Jury members will vote on their favorite works of art and will
> determine 1st Place winners in each media category. Best of Show will be
> determined, in part, by the public jury and final decision will be made by
> a separate panel of jurors (to be announced).
> For additional information, visit
> Contact: Martha Wooldridge, 405-701-2511,

this competition will be judged by the public, so everyone is invited to sign up for the jury pool. you can sign up anytime and they will remind you that jurying
starts sept 1 through mid november. and if you just can't control yourself
and you feel absolutely COMPELLED to vote for me, well... you gotta
do what you gotta do!

all the best,

Lauren Bellero, Mudslingers Pottery
Red Bank, NJ