2022 High School Ceramics Exhibition – Call for Entry

Looking for inspiration? Check out works from last year’s exhibition!

Since 2014, AMOCA has hosted an annual juried exhibition showcasing the remarkable talents of high school students studying the ceramic arts.

For this year’s digital exhibition, only images of the accepted works will be accepted (no need to physically ship the work here). If your students are unfamiliar with photographing their work, we’ve produced a short tutorial video with helpful photography tips and tricks.

Application Opens: February 1, 2022

Entry Deadline: Extended to March 13, 2022

Accepted Artwork Notification: Friday, March 31, 2022

Exhibition Dates: April 9–August 31, 2022

Opening Reception and Award Presentation: Saturday, April 9, 2022

Submission Requirements: Medium: Work submitted for consideration must be at least 60% clay (includes fired clay, air-dried clay, oven-baked clay, and polymer clay). Claymation videos (.avi, .mov, .mp4, .mpg) up to 4 GBs in size will also be considered.

Eligibility: Entrants must be enrolled in high school.

Apply for the Exhibition

Important Note: Under statement, please include the name of your school, or school program and the name of your instructor, first and last, if applicable.

Additional Information

  • AMOCA reserves the right to reject works that it deems not suitable for a family audience, or are otherwise unacceptable.
  • AMOCA makes no guarantees that submissions will be accepted.
  • AMOCA retains the right to display and photographically reproduce work accepted for this exhibition for publicity, promotional or educational purposes.
  • Artists accepted into the exhibition may be asked to provide a 3-5 sentence statement about their artwork, or to participate in creating virtual content (including interviews, and virtual tours) related to their artwork.