07/07/2022 – 13:20pm | By: Ivonne Kawas
The Museum of Art in The College of Southern Mississippi’s College of Accomplishing
and Visible Arts has declared a call for entries for its 2022 Ceramics National. Artists
from throughout the nation are invited to submit entries of unique works made in
the previous 5 years.
Ceramic sculptures, vessel kinds (both equally functional and sculptural), and installation
works are suitable. Combined media operates are suitable only if ceramic/clay is the major
medium. The deadline for submission is August 7, 2022.
This biennial exhibition commenced in 2016 and has given that turn into a person of the leading ceramic
arts exhibitions featuring a wide spectrum of present-day ceramic operates. It functions
a gallery exhibition, an awards ceremony, and a juror’s lecture and studio demonstration.
It is offered in part by the generous assistance of Partners for the Arts.
“This countrywide juried biennial exhibition has received large notice about the a long time
and functions some of the very best artists in modern day ceramics,” said Mark Rigsby,
museum director and affiliate professor of Art and Style. “We are particularly fired up
to have Mexican-American artist George Rodriguez, as our juror and traveling to artist
for this year’s exhibition. We are hoping for yet another excellent exhibit to retain our momentum,”
This year’s juror, George Rodriquez, is a visual artist and ceramic sculptor who creates massive-scale figurative operates
in clay. Born and raised in the border town of El Paso, Texas, Rodriguez attracts inspiration
from his Mexican-American upbringing. Visualized with ornament, humor and reverence
for tradition, his artwork builds bridges amongst cultures as effectively as presents connections
to the previous.
He gained his BFA in ceramics from the University of Texas, El Paso, and then went
on to receive an MFA from the College of Washington. A receiver of the Bonderman
Journey Fellowship, he traveled to 26 various international locations in the course of most of 2010.
This travel carries on to have a profound influence on Rodriguez and his work.
Rodriguez was a short while ago honored to provide as a demonstrating artist and presenter at
the 2022 Nationwide Council on the Education of Ceramic Arts Meeting (NCECA) in Sacramento,
Calif. He is represented by Foster/White Gallery in Seattle, Clean., and is presently
an adjunct professor and artist in residence at the Tyler College of Art and Architecture
This exhibition is open up to all U.S. residents,18 years of age or older. Entries ought to
have been done inside of the previous 5 decades. All entries will have to be initial works and
obtainable for the duration of the show from Oct. 10 – Nov. 4, 2022. Approved operates can’t be substituted.
For much more info pertaining to eligibility and specifications visit the USM Museum
of Art’s site.