Archie Bray Foundation (MT), International Call for Ceramic Entries: 12th Annual Beyond the Brickyard, Juried Exhibition


Archie Bray Foundation (MT), International Call for Ceramic Entries: 12th Annual Beyond the Brickyard, Juried Exhibition

Deadline: September 15th, 2019, Midnight MST

From their call: We are pleased to announce the international call for entries for the 12th annual Beyond the Brickyard. This year’s exhibition will be juried by Chis Staley and selected works will be exhibited at the Archie Bray Foundation in early 2020.


  • The competition is open internationally to ceramic artists 18 years of age or older.
  • Current residents of the Bray may not apply.
  • Artists may submit up to 3 works for consideration, and up to 2 images of each piece (one complete photo plus one detail or alternate angle).
  • All artwork must be for sale and available during the time of exhibition.
  • The artwork exhibited must be the same piece(s) submitted for consideration.
  • Submitted artwork must not exceed 24” in any direction or weigh more than 35 lbs.
  • The artwork entered should be prepared for professional display and not so fragile as to be potentially dangerous to the work or others when shipped/displayed/handled with reasonable care.
  • Artists are responsible for cost of shipping selected work(s) to the Archie Bray Foundation (ABF). Artists are responsible for their own insurance for shipping to ABF and during the time that artwork resides here. ABF will assume cost and shipping insurance for the return of any unsold work.
  • For good image quality and a fast upload, your image files should be sized at and no larger than 1800 x 1800 pixels at 72 dpi (approximately 6″ x 6″ at 300 dpi)

Awards: From the successful entrants, three awards will be selected
Juror’s Choice Award: $400
Director’s Choice Award: $400
People’s Choice Award: $100

Sales: Artists will receive 50% commission of their work sold during exhibition, while ABF will retain 50%.

Entry fee.

For more detailed information, submission guidelines, and link to online entry:

About: The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts is a public, nonprofit, educational institution founded in 1951 by brickmaker Archie Bray, who intended it to be “a place to make available for all who are seriously and sincerely interested in any of the branches of the ceramic arts, a fine place to work.” Its primary mission is to provide an environment that stimulates creative work in ceramics. They are located in Helena, Montana.

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