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Tabletop Online Exhibit


August 6, 2020

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Juried by: Joseph Pintz

Joseph Pintz’s functional and sculptural ceramic work explores the role that domestic objects play in fulfilling our physical and emotional needs. Inspired by his Midwestern roots, Pintz creates mundane forms based on utilitarian vessels and other implements associated with the hand. In the process, the dense meaning of these objects is transferred into clay. Pintz earned his BA in anthropology and urban studies at Northwestern University and his MFA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has been a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation, the Northern Clay Center, and the Roswell Artist-in-Residence program. He has received the NCECA Emerging Artist Award as well as the Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council. He is currently an associate professor at the University of Missouri.

About the Exhibit:  Tabletop will showcase the artistry of various functional wares associated with the table in their natural habitat. Artists are encouraged to submit beloved objects that they created for their personal use. Mediums that will be accepted include ceramic, metal, fiber, wood, and glass. All works must be functional. For artists considering entering furniture, please contact staff at gallery@theartleague.org

Exhibit dates: August 2020

Awards: Best in Show- $500 Art League Yiftee Gift Card + one year annual one year annual exhibiting artists membership with free submissions to jurying for Art League shows through August 2021.

Best Presentation Photograph or Video- One year annual exhibiting artists membership with free submissions to jurying for Art League shows through August 2021

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Exhibit is by digital entry. Images must be in a JPEG format, 300 dpi, and no smaller than 2100 pixels at the longest dimension. Videos, 15 second or less. Submit images of the piece by itself, and a stages image of the piece performing its intended function. For example, this could be on a set table with food, or in a kitchen. There will be a separate prize given for the best presentation image or video.

Digital Submission Deadline:

 July 15, 2020 $30 for Art League Exhibiting members and $35 for non-members, for up to three works

We expect to notify artists of the results ten days after the deadline.
Work will be displayed online only.

Work will be shipped ONLY if sold.


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