Calls for Artists

Call for Ceramic Art: Formations


Maple Lane Pottery. Photo by Allison McKeen

The Harlow is seeking submissions of ceramic work to be considered for “Formations” – an open call juried show on view August 2-September 7, 2019. The deadline for entries is July 1, 2019 at 11:59pm. Submissions will be juried by Harlow staff and ceramic artist Tyler Gulden.

Artists may submit up to 4 pieces. Note: sets will not be considered as one submission – each separate piece will be counted toward the 4 piece limit. Original ceramic art of any type may be submitted including but not limited to: utilitarian, decorative, traditional, contemporary, installation, and more. Work that has been previously exhibited at the Harlow is not eligible. All works entered must be original work by the submitting artist. Artists should be residents of Maine at least part of the year or otherwise have a strong connection to our state. Please note that return shipping will be actual cost of postage plus $20 to cover staff time.

1. Enter by sending an email to with ”Ceramics Exhibition from [artist’s name]” in the subject line.
2. Attach your JPEG images to the email. Each artist may submit up to 4 works of art. (You may submit more than one image for each work if you feel it will help the jurors understand the work. Please name your jpg image files using the following format before attaching them: “Artist’s Last Name_Title.jpg
3. Include the following information in the body of your email:
Artist name:
Mailing address:
Phone number:
Email address:
Current member (yes/no):
For each of your entries list the following information:
Title, Size (h x w, add depth if 3D), Year Created, Price or Value if NFS (not for sale)
4. Pay the non-refundable entry fee of $30 for non-members and $15 for current members. The fee is per artist (not per work of art entered) and entitles you to submit up to 4 works of art. Use the “pay now” button below or mail or deliver a check payable to Harlow Gallery to: The Harlow, 100 Water Street, Hallowell, ME 04347

Member or non-member?

Monday, July 1 at 11:59pm: DEADLINE for digital entry and payment of exhibition fee.
Monday, July 8: Email notification of work juried into the exhibition will be sent on or before this date.
TBD: Deliver artwork at The Harlow at 100 Water Street, Hallowell
Friday, August 2, 5-7pm: Opening reception (potluck! please bring a dish or beverage to share)
August 2 – September 7, 2019: Exhibition on view