Deadline: September 30th, 2017
Artists must work in craft media: Ceramics, wood, metal/jewelry, glass, found materials, mixed media, fiber or a combination of these materials.
The yearlong retail program features, markets and sells the work of one winner, who also receives a $1,000 prize, and 6 finalists. Brigitte Martin, who is the creator and Editor-in-Chief of Crafthaus, will be the guest juror for LEAP 2018.
LEAP is open to exceptionally talented graduate students and/or emerging artists who are beginning to receive recognition for their work, but are not currently represented by well-established galleries. Artists must work in craft media: ceramics, wood, metal/jewelry, glass, found materials, mixed media, fiber or a combination of these materials.
For link to entry and more detailed information (PDF): http://contemporarycraft.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/2018-LEAP-Info-Sheet-1-3.pdf
About: Presenting contemporary art in craft media by international, national and regional artists since 1971, the Society for Contemporary Craft offers cutting edge exhibitions focused on multicultural diversity and non-mainstream art, as well as a range of classes, community outreach programs and a fantastic retail store. The Society for Contemporary Craft (SCC) remains one of the nation’s only non-profit institutions focused on contemporary craft.
Society for Contemporary Craft (SCC), 2100 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania