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Juried Teapot Exhibition

 
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teapot

A National Juried Exhibition

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Juror: John Neely


 
 

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017

The Jane Hartsook Gallery is pleased to present teapot, a National Juried Exhibition
with Juror, John Neely. Through this exhibition we seek to explore the endless 
boundaries of innovation and proficiency when integrated with a functional vessel for
serving tea. 

Focused on promoting emerging and established ceramic artists, the Jane 
Hartsook Gallery is located at Greenwich House Pottery. Greenwich House Pottery has been
introducing New Yorkers to clay since 1909, becoming an internationally recognized center 
for ceramics.


ELIGIBILITY
- All artists 18 years of age or older residing in the United States are eligible to apply
- Work must be completed in 2016 or 2017
- All work must be primarily ceramics. The addition of other materials will only be
  considered when clay is the main material
- Work cannot exceed 18" in any dimension


TIMELINE
Application Deadline:                   June 1, 2017 
Notification of Accepted Works:   July 1, 2017
Delivery of Work:    August 30 - September 2, 2017
Exhibition on View:    September 9 - October 6, 2017
Workshop with John Neely:*   September 8, 2017
Opening Reception:    September 9, 2017
In-Person Pick Up:    October 7 - 8, 2017
Return Shipping Begins:    October 10, 2017
 
*Registration fee applies, spots are limited

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
- $35 for 3 images, with up to 2 views of each piece (nonrefundable)
- Payments should be made  through our online registration site HERE
- Make payment, hen forward your payment receipt e-mail with images to
  janehartsookgallery@gmail.com
-Please write  "Juried Teapot Submission" in the subject line 


IMAGE & CHECKLIST REQUIREMENTS
- Work for this exhibition will be juried anonymously. Please label each entry as
  follows:LastName_FirstName_EntryNumber_ViewNumber
  (Exp: Smith_John_Entry1_View1)
- All images must be sent as JPGs formated to 300dpi and no larger than 1000 pixels in
  the largest dimension
- Artwork exhibited must be the same piece(s) submitted for consideration
  PDF Checklist must include artist NAME and the submitted work's TITLE, ENTRY
  NUMBER, MATERIALS, DIMENSIONS, YEAR COMPLETED and PRICE


ACCEPTED WORKS
- Artists with accepted works are responsible for delivering the work TO and FROM
  Jane Hartsook Gallery
- Artists must cover the cost of shipping, and insurance if desired, by providing
  a prepaid shipping label with their chosen carrier. If these arrangements are not made,
  the work will not be returned
- The Jane Hartsook Gallery takes every precaution in handling the artwork during the
  exhibition period. Artists who wish to have their work insured during this time are
  responsible for such costs
- In participation of this exhibition, artists agree for the Jane Hartsook Gallery to use
  images submitted for promotion of the exhibition. Additionally, artists agree for the 
  Jane Hartsook Gallery to photograph the work on display in order to further aid in 
  promotion
- Negligence to follow guidelines could result in automatic disqualification for review


SALES & LIABILITY

- All work must be for sale and available during the specified timeline. Artists will receive
  a 60% commission of their work sold during the exhibition and the Gallery will
  retain 40%


AWARDS
Juror's Choice            $300
Director's Choice       $200
Honorable Mention   $100


ABOUT THE JUROR
John Neely has taught ceramics for 28 years, and has exhibited widely in the United
States, New Zealand, China, Korea, Australia, Japan and Yugoslavia. Richard Zakin
writes in Ceramics: Ways of Creation that "it is not easy to say whether John is essentially
a utilitarian potter, a potter whose work attests to his immersion in Japanese culture
and ceramics, a technical ceramist, or an inventive ceramist. He balances all of these
characteristics in his work."


"...I think of utility as a kind of continuum, with the generic or universal idea of 
containment at one end, and specific, focused, single purpose tools at the other. The
teapot, a 'machine' for brewing and serving tea, would be found at the specific end, but it
also serves as a vehicle for my explorations into the materials and processes of ceramics.
My approach lies somewhere between that of the alchemist and that of the scientist;
discovery rather than expression, is my primary motivation." - John Neely



CONTACT
Jane Hartsook Gallery
Greenwich House Pottery
16 Jones St. (between Bleecker & West 4th) 
New York, NY 10014
Aimee Odum, aodum@greenwichhouse.org
(212)-242-4106., ext. 25
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. (or by appointment)


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