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apply functional ceramics exhibit

updated tue 29 nov 11


Linda Bukszar on mon 28 nov 11

Call for Entry to delecTABLE: The Fine Art of Dining in Denver, Colorado

Juried show dedicated to enhancing the presentation and exhibit of
functional ceramics, focusing on the fine art of dining, including place
settings, serving vessels and platters, and dinner table d=3DE9cor of all t=
Proceeds from the sale of work and associated fundraising dinner events t=
will showcase the work, in conjunction with table design and food by loca=
designers and chefs, will benefit the Art Students League of Denver and i=
ceramics program.

Art Students League of Denver
A non-profit art school founded in 1987, has as its mission to be an
inclusive and inspiring art school and community where students of all
abilities are guided by professional artists to reach their highest
potential. It provides continuing education for both adults and children,=

including a ceramics program now in its tenth year.

Eligibility:Open to residents of the 50 United States and Washington DC.
Deadline Date: January 7, 2012
Go to: to apply
Cost: $30
Exhibit Location: Art Students League of Denver
Exhibit Dates: April 6-27, 2012
Contact: for more information
Juror: Nick Joerling

Joerling is a full-time studio potter who has maintained a studio in
Penland, North Carolina since the mid-1980's. He received a B.A. in Histo=
from the University of Dayton, Ohio, and an M.F.A. in Ceramics from
Louisiana State University in 1986. He has taught in craft programs in th=
United States and abroad,
been widely reviewed and exhibited, and is represented in public and priv=

I make pots as much from a drawing sensibility as a pottery one. Daydream=
with a pencil. Not drawing as rendering but simply doodling, then working=

hard to get that drawing to function. Profile is therefore a strong
attraction, a strong dictate, as are the smaller spaces within spaces. An=
of course that sense of
animation. My pot reference is most often you and I, our bodies. It's whe=
my cues come from: dance, people seated on a park bench, the cleavage tha=
forms on the inside of a bent elbow. But I want to stay in the pot's
world--- if the reference is too literal the pots seem deflated. In my
studio what I hope for are pots that have qualities of sensuality,
compassion, humor, and risk.