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updated tue 5 jun 12


Dale Marhanka on mon 4 jun 12

-Deadline Nov. 8, 2012

Drink This! The Workhouse International Ceramic Cup Show

Drink This! will showcase ceramic drinking vessels by contemporary
artists around the globe. The focus of the exhibit is on the variety of
ways artists explore the cup, in functional, sculptural, traditional and
non-traditional forms.

Juror - Linda Arbuckle

Linda Arbuckle is a professor of Ceramics at the University of Florida,
Gainesville. She is recognized as one of the preeminent makers of
contemporary majolica ware, and has exhibited and lectured around the

Ms Arbuckle is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics,
Geneva, Switzerland, and in 2011 received the Honors Award for Service
to the Field by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.
Among her many recognitions is the National Endowment for the Arts
Visual Arts Fellowship.

She currently serves as an advisory Board Member for the magazines
Ceramics Art and Perception and Ceramics Monthly.

In 2013, she will be a resident at The Archie Bray Foundation, and teach
workshops in Burnaby, B.C., Canada, and Curaumilla, Chile.

Entry Guidelines

Work shall have been completed within the last two years. Mixed media
works will be permitted if clay is the primary component. Selections
will be conducted from images of works. Artists may submit up to three
entries with two images including one detail) of each, not to exceed six

Accepted art work must be available for the entire exhibition.

Entry fee=3D20

$25 for one entry, $30 for up to three entries.

(Fee is non-refundable - payable thru Paypal when applying)

Apply Online Now!


Best of Show - $250

1st Place - $150

2nd Place - $100

Honorable Mentions




Application Deadline- November 8, 2012

Notification Date- November 28, 2012

Receipt of shipped entries- January 2-5, 2013

Receipt of hand-delivered entries- January 4 and 5, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Exhibition- January 9 through February 10, 2013

Opening Reception- January 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Pick-up of delivered work- February 10, 11, 12 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Return of shipped work- Beginning February 10

Sales and Insurance

The exhibit will be open to the public seven days a week to encourage
sales. The Workhouse will retain a sales commission of 30%. Art works
may be listed as NFS.

The artist is responsible for insuring art work while in transit to and
from the Workhouse. The Workhouse Arts Center will be responsible for
insurance during the exhibit.

Shipping and Delivery

Works must be packed in reusable boxes. Provisions for return of shipped
work shall be included in the form of a pre-paid return shipping label,
postage, or check, payable to LAF.

Shipped works shall arrive between January 2 and 5. Hand-delivered works
shall arrive on January 4 or 5, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Shipping Address:

Attention: "Drink This!"
Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton Arts Foundation
W-16 Gallery Building, 9601 Ox Road
Lorton, Virginia 22079

Delivery address:

Workhouse Arts Center, Building W-8
9601 Ox Road
Lorton, Virginia 22079

Signed contracts must be included with the shipment or delivery.
Regretfully, work that is damaged during shipping, or which displays
poor craftsmanship, will not be displayed. Nor will pieces which differ
from submitted images be shown.

Photography Release

Accepted artists agree to allow the Lorton Arts Foundation /Workhouse
Arts Center to photograph work while on display. Artists should
understand that works in the exhibition may be photographed, telecast
and reproduced for publicity purposes, and retained for future use. This
may include publications, internet, and television.


An opening reception will occur on January 12, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to
8:00 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center.



Dale Marhanka

Ceramics Director

Lorton Arts Foundation

Workhouse Arts Center

9504 Workhouse Way-Bldg. 8

Lorton Virginia 22079

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