Tabletop 2024

Tabletop 2024




Tabletop 2024

Awards: Best in Show $1,000, Best in Class for ceramics $500, Best in Class for functional work $500

Juried by: Naomi Clement

Digital Entry Deadline: July 1, 2024 Exhibit is juried by digital entry. Images must be in a JPG or PNG format, 300 dpi, and no smaller than 2100 pixels at the longest dimension. Accepted artwork must arrive to The Art League gallery (via UPS, FedEx, or in-person) by August 7, 2023. Instructions for drop off will be emailed to accepted artists.


All works must be functional.
Any works must be safe for consumption if that is their intended function.
If works are shipped to the gallery, a return label must be included with appropriate wrapping and a shipment waiver must be signed.
Ceramic work may not be larger than 16” X 16” X 16” Other Functional Artwork must be no larger than 16” X 16” X 16” with exceptions made for fiber work (such as tablecloths or runners). Note: for artists who wish to enter furniture (such as tables or dining chairs), please contact the Gallery: [email protected] or 703-683-1780 before submitting your online entry. All work must be for sale. No single work may exceed $6,000 in value. Artists will pay a 40% commission to the Gallery on all sales. Commissions will be paid after the close of the exhibit.
Works are chosen by the selected juror based on her/his curatorial vision and aesthetic.


Delivery & Return:

Works accepted for exhibition may be hand-delivered or shipped to The Art League. Exhibitors are responsible for the cost of transporting artworks to and from the exhibit.
The artist is responsible for the shipping cost to and from the Gallery – shipping through UPS or FedEx only. All work must include a pre-paid return shipping label. Artists planning to ship must request a shipment waiver from the gallery.
Use care when packing your artwork. Wrap carefully with bubble wrap or foam, place box with ceramic piece inside a second, larger box cushioned with protective materials such as foam “popcorn” or bubble wrap. Tape both boxes carefully on all sides. Work will be returned in the same containers.


Entry fees: $5 per piece for traditional members, $10 per piece for non members. Artists may submit up to three entires.

Enter here! 


Lead image by Lindsey Augustine

Meet the Juror

Naomi Clement

Naomi Clement is a Canadian artist and educator who explores ideas of home and belonging through the powerful lens of functional ceramics. She received her MFA from Louisiana State University in 2017, and her B.F.A from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design University in 2003. Naomi has participated in residencies, given lectures and workshops, and exhibited her work across Canada and the United States. She served as a board member for the National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), and was named a 2017 Emerging Artist by Ceramics Monthly magazine. In 2019, Naomi was a Summer Artist-in-Residence at the renowned Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, in Helena, Montana. After spending many years as a pottery nomad, working and traveling across North America, Naomi has recently established a home studio in Stratford, Ontario.

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