Summer is Served: Pitchers call for submissions


In August Charlie Cummings Gallery will host Summer is Served: Pitchers, and exhibition exploring this useful serving vessel and celebrating the possibilities it provides in concept, form, and function. The pitcher is a vessel form we especially adore and use frequently, and we hope to see some amazing submissions! We welcome submissions from both national and international artists.

 

To submit your pitchers for consideration for this exhibition, please email the following to submissions@charliecummingsgallery.com by midnight Eastern, May 5, 2023 with Summer is Served: Pitchers in the subject line:

Part 1 - In the body of the email include:
1. Your full contact information including email, telephone, and website address.
2. A guide to the images you submit with title, type of clay, type of firing, forming process, dimensions, and retail price. Please identify the entries using the naming format listed below.


Part 2 - Attachments:
1. Four (4) medium resolution images of the 4 actual works you would like to send for the exhibition. Named using the following format- LastnameFirstname_01.jpg, LastnameFirstname_02.jpg... Please note capitalization. No detail shots please.
2. Your resume or CV in PDF format.


There is no fee associated with this call for submissions.
Please read carefully. Incomplete or incorrect submissions will not be considered.


Exhibition calendar and details:
May 5 – Submission deadline
May 26 – Notifications sent
July 6 – Work Ship-by Deadline
July 13 – Work due at gallery
August 1 – Show opens on online at 10:00am Eastern
August 1-31Summer is Served: Pitchers online
August 2024 – Unsold pitchers returned


Artist pays shipping and insurance for shipment to gallery and for return of unsold work.
Gallery insures work while on the premises.
Gallery actively advertises and promotes the exhibition.
Gallery takes a 50% commission on all sales. All ceramics in this exhibition must be for sale. Gallery does not pay artists with paper checks. All exhibition participants will be paid online and must provide account information.


Send questions (not submissions) to jessica@charliecummingsgallery.com, or call 352-514-8821.

 

Cup: The Intimate Object XIX call for submissions


This fall Charlie Cummings Gallery will host Cup: The Intimate Object XIX, the nineteenth installment of our iconic annual cup show. This year the exhibition will once again be via both invitations and submissions showing five individual cups from each participant and will be online. We are pleased to invite artists to submit cups for consideration for this exhibition celebrating the most intimate and beloved of functional ceramic objects. All kinds of cups are welcome, including mugs, yunomi, teacups and saucers, etc. Please submit exactly 5 cups. Please do not submit cups that are intended to be sold as one item/as a set. We welcome submissions from both national and international artists.

 

To submit your cups for consideration for this exhibition, please email the following to submissions@charliecummingsgallery.com by midnight Eastern, Friday, June 23, 2023 with Cup: The Intimate Object XIX in the subject line:

Part 1 - In the body of the email include:
1. Your full contact information including email, telephone, and website address.
2. A guide to the images you submit with title, type of clay, type of firing, forming process, dimensions, and retail price. Please identify the entries using the naming format listed below.


Part 2 - Attachments:
1. Five (5) medium resolution images of the 5 actual cups you would like to send for the exhibition. Named using the following format- LastnameFirstname_01.jpg, LastnameFirstname_02.jpg... Please note capitalization. No detail shots please. Do not send zip files.
2. Your resume or CV in PDF format.


There is no fee associated with this call for submissions.
Please read carefully. Incomplete or incorrect submissions will not be considered.


Exhibition calendar and details:
June 23 – Submission deadline
July 14 – Notifications sent
August 25 – Cups Ship-by Deadline
September 1 – Cups due at gallery
October 6 – Show opens online at noon Eastern
October 20 – Sold cups turned off on website
October 6-November 2Cup: The Intimate Object XIX online
March 2024 – Cups returned


Artist pays shipping and insurance for shipment to gallery and for return of unsold work.
Gallery insures cups while on the premises.
Gallery actively advertises and promotes the exhibition.
Gallery takes a 50% commission on all sales. All cups in this exhibition must be for sale. Gallery does not pay artists with paper checks. All exhibition participants will be paid online and must provide account information.


Send questions (not submissions) to jessica@charliecummingsgallery.com, or call 352-514-8821.

 

Portfolio Submissions


Ceramic artists who would like for their work to be considered for inclusion in group exhibitions, features, and solo exhibitions may submit a portfolio including the following:


Cover Letter, CV, 15-20 images of artwork (Named using the following format- LastnameFirstname_01.jpg, LastnameFirstname_02.jpg...,) A guide to the images you submit with title, type of clay, type of firing, forming process, dimensions (H x W x D,) and retail prices, and full contact information including email, telephone, website address, and how we can find you on social media to: submissions@charliecummingsgallery.com


OR


If your website includes ALL of the information requested above, send a cover letter and the link to your website to: submissions@charliecummingsgallery.com


Send questions (not submissions) to jessica@charliecummingsgallery.com, or call 352-514-8821.

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