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Call for Entries

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Apply now for the National Juried Exhibition: Storytellers

Submissions due:
August 5, 2024

Artists are invited to submit functional & sculptural works based on the theme of Storytellers

Juried by: Celia Feldberg
Exhibition Dates: October 4-November 3, 2024

Exhibition Location: Mudflat Studio, Somerville MA


  • Artists over 18 residing in the US or Canada

  • Work(s) must be completed within the last 3 years

  • Only original works will be accepted. Accepted works must be the same as the image that is submitted. No substitutions will be accepted. 

  • Artwork must be under 25 inches in any direction and must weigh less than 50 lbs. 

  • Work must be created using at least 50% clay

  • Work must be ready to be installed upon delivery if accepted


  • Artists may submit up to 3 entries with 2 images per entry.


Fees: In order to make applying to this show more accessible and remove barriers for artists, there is no entry fee to apply


Entry Procedures: 

  • Fill out the application form,

  • Each image should be at least 200 dpi and a minimum of 1200px on the small dimension

  • Images should be sent as JPEGs or PNGs 

  • Please label each piece with lastname_first inital_entry# (example: 1 entry with a detail shot would be Smith_J_1a.jpeg : Smith_J_1b.jpeg)

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered

  • Juried from digital. Works are selected through a blind jury process.

Photography: Participating artists must allow Mudflat studio and gallery visitors to photograph work that is on display for promotional and educational purposes. Images of accepted works will be used by Mudflat for promotional purposes (website publications, social media sharing, printed publications).


Sales: All works must be for sale. Mudflat may use digital images of selected works to sell artwork online in addition to on the premises. A 50% commission will be retained by Mudflat. Payment for sold artwork(s) will be mailed no later than 2 weeks after the show closing. 

Shipping: Artists are responsible for shipping or delivery of accepted work(s) to Mudflat and are responsible for ensuring that the work(s) is packed in a safe manner to travel to and from Mudflat. Mudflat is not responsible for pieces broken in transit. Mudflat will pay for return shipping if the work(s) is unsold. Work should be shipped to Mudflat Studio, ℅ Kate Kuligowski, 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145. Any work that is dropped off must be picked up.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Accepted artwork may not be withdrawn prior to the closing dates of the exhibition.

  • Mudflat Studio reserves the right to exclude work from the exhibition that arrives damaged, is unstable, or work that differs from the originally submitted entry images.

  • Pieces must be ready for exhibition and be able to be installed by Mudflat staff.



  • Submission deadline: August 5, 2024

  • Notification date: August 22, 2024

  • Work arrival: September 12-22, 2024

  • Opening reception: October 4, 2024

  • Closing date: November 3, 2024

About the Juror

Celia Feldberg

Celia Feldberg is an artist living in Philadelphia, PA. Born in England and raised in Massachusetts, she earned her BFA in ceramics from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston in 2019. She makes illustrated pottery, teaches, and maintains an active involvement at craft schools. She is currently a resident artist at The Clay Studio of Philadelphia.

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