Upcoming ceramic awards & competitions

Thanks to Chinese Clay Art USA for giving us a heads up about a few upcoming awards and competitions open to the international clay community.

"Blanc de Chine" International Ceramic Art Award
Deadline: April 30th, 2019.
Grand Prize: 50,000 EURO 

The Second "Blanc de Chine" International Ceramic Art Award (2019) English abbreviation: ICAA 2. The aim of the "Blanc de Chine" International Ceramic Art Award (hereinafter referred to as "ICAA") is to promote international communication in the field of contemporary ceramic art, as well as the integrated and innovative development of ceramic and contemporary art.

The First Lianhuashan Cup Ceramic Art Competition
Deadline: April 30th, 2019.
Grand Prize: 14,900 USD

Perspective and Innovation. To gather an international group of ceramic artists to create works on-site, share their diverse styles and cultural backgrounds, and exchange their creativity to promote development of a world ceramic art and culture.

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale
Deadline: May 5th, 2019.
Grand Prize: 32,300 USD

24°56' 57.04" N 121°21' 07.00" E is our location; this is Yingge, with its Ceramics Museum, studios, factories, and galleries-a place with abundant resources. Taiwan is our name. It is surrounded by ocean, has fertile soil, a warm climate, and 200 years of ceramics-making history. The world is our friend. Through sister institutions, international invitational exhibitions, and international artist villages, our reach extends around the globe. Ceramics makes up our precious collection. Classical, contemporary, avant-garde-our holdings are incomparable. The 2020 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale: Seeking the Passionate Spirits!

The 1st World Ceramic Teapot Art Competition
Deadline: May 31st, 2019.
Grand Prize: 9,000 USD  
 www.teapotchina.com.cn or www.jstaoxie.com

Yixing has been recognized as a center for the production of teapots for several hundred years. The traditions have been invigorated during the past half-century to evolve new modes of expression in both use and non-functional sculpture.

In 2001 and 2005, Yixing successfully held the events of "International Ceramic Culture and Art Seminar & Ceramic Exhibition" respectively. Yixing is known as "The Center of Teapot Making of the World". The 10th Session of China Yixing International Ceramic Culture and Art Festival will be held in October 2019. The IAC and Yixing will invite ceramicists from around the world to attend "The World Ceramic Teapot Art Competition" which is expected to provide a platform to facilitate cultural exchange through ceramics between the town of Yixing and the entire world. "The Inaugural invitation to the International Ceramic Art Teapot Competition is open to every interpretation of the theme of "The Teapot"