From the University of Florida College of Fine Arts:


We are pleased to announce the call for entry to our annual national exhibition Currents: Influenced by Place, a juried exhibition that highlights our personal connection to clay through place. This years exhibition will be juried by Jennifer Allen and displayed at the Focus Gallery, at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida.

Juror:  Jennifer Allen

Jennifer Allen makes thoughtfully created porcelain vessels. She exhibits her work internationally and currently teaches at Bowling Green State University.



The show is open to anyone nationwide 18 years of age or older.

Submitted work should be at least 60 percent clay and must have been completed within the last 2 years.


Dates and Location:

The opening reception will take place Friday, December 2nd from 7pm to 9pm at the Focus Gallery at the University of Florida. All accepted works must be shipped and returned at the cost to the artist. If your work is accepted, please deliver it with a return shipping form that has been paid for in advance. All works that do not include return shipping will be considered a generous donation to the H.O.T. Clay Club.


Entry Procedures:

Submission in digital format via CD is required. Each CD should contain your entry images (jpeg 1200×900 at 300 dpi) as well as a brief artist’s statement, resume, and completed entry form in PDF Format. Up to three entries with one detail image per entry may be submitted. Works that differ from submitted images beyond acceptable parameters will not be shown. Images should be labeled as such:

LastnameFirstnameEntrynumber.jpg. Please add “detail” when necessary.


Application Information:

There is a non-refundable entry fee of $25 per artist, with a maximum of 3 works per individual. Please make checks payable to University of Florida. Please deliver in person or mail applications to: Lindsay Rogers, University of FL SAAH, PO Box 115801, Gainesville, FL 32611-5801. Application materials will not be returned.


Important dates:

Submission Deadline: Sept 15th 2011

Notification to artist: Oct. 15th 2011

Deadline for delivery of artwork:

Oct. 31- Nov. 4th 2011

Exhibition dates:

Nov. 21st – Dec. 9th 2011

Reception: Dec. 2nd 2011

Return shipping of artwork:

January 20th 2012


Entry form  can be found at

Prospectus can be found at . If you have any questions please contact us at


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