The Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California (ACGA), The Sonoma Community Center, and the Julia Terr Fund for Ceramic Arts announce an open call for all ceramic artists to submit work to The Julia Terr Annual: A Juried Exhibition of Functional Ceramic Arts.
The judge of the competition will be Forrest Lesch-Middleton of Petaluma, California. All proceeds from the show will benefit the Sonoma Community Center and the Julia Terr Fund for Ceramic Arts.
The deadline for submission is July 25, 2012. Artists will be notified by August 5th. Selected work must be received by August 25th.
The exhibition will be held in the gallery of the Sonoma Community Center on September 3rd to September 26, 2012.
Julia Terr was a ceramic artist from Cloverdale, California who died in a car accident in 2009. Her family and friends established a fund in her memory to support those institutions which provide continuing education in ceramic arts in the United States. The Julia Terr Fund for Ceramic Arts has donated money and kilns to Penland School of Crafts; Ruby’s Clay Studio in San Francisco; Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine; and the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana.
Founded in 1953, the Sonoma Community Center has been meeting the cultural and recreational needs of Sonoma Valley for more than 50 years. Currently, the Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that sponsors programs in drawing, painting, pottery and ceramics, theater, music and more.
The Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California is dedicated to establishing and maintaining high standards of craftsmanship and design in clay and glass with over 500 members including clay and glass artists, students, patrons and supporters, galleries, network organizations and corporate sponsors throughout California.
Forrest Lesch-Middleton is an accomplished ceramic artist whose work has been show at The Northern Clay Center, Baltimore Clayworks, Trax Gallery, AKAR Gallery among many others. He has a B.A from Alfred University in Ceramics and an MFA in ceramics from Utah State University.
For an event prospectus and to enter, please visit www.sonomacommunitycenter.org