We are excited to announce our OPEN CALL for Issue 8 of Maake Magazine, Clay Edition, curated by Shannon Goff and Roxanne Jackson.

This is our first media-specific issue focusing on ceramic work. All artists working with clay in any form are welcome to apply. 2D, 3D, video, mixed media and performance work will all be accepted provided that the work can be documented in some way. Applications will be accepted via Submittable.

DEADLINE: August 1st, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST  

Submission Guidelines: 

Artists creating work in all media are encouraged to submit, as long as clay is used in some way in the work. This includes but is not limited to 2D and 3d work, video, performance and installation work. 

Published Artists receive the following: 

Work featured in printed Issue (2 full pages) including website and artist statement 

One complimentary copy of Maake Magazine printed issue (US Only) 

Feature posted on Maake's social media outlets, website and blog 

Artist Interview and accompanying gallery of work posted on our website

Future consideration for upcoming exhibitions and projects


Eligibility & Terms: 

Artists may submit up to 5 works. 

Artists working in all media are welcome to apply. 

Artists working anywhere in the world are welcome. 

Artists must be 18 years old or older to apply. 

Submission Fee $20 

Submission Requirements:

5 images 


Short statement 

Short bio 

Social Media info 

For more information, please visit: http://www.maakemagazine.com/submit 

About the Curators:

Shannon Goff

Shannon Goff is an artist from Detroit currently living and working in Central PA.  She received her BFA from the University of Michigan, a Post-Baccalaureate from Kyoto Seika University in Japan and her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Shannon has been the recipient of a Japanese Monbusho grant and twice awarded residencies to the John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry program. She has been an artist in residence at the ClayArch Museum in Gimhae, South Korea and a United States Artists nominee. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Knockdown Center, Susanne Hilberry Gallery in Ferndale, MI, Printed Matter, the San Jose Museum of Art, Elijah Wheat Showroom, Honey Ramka, and in Beijing, Berlin, Chicago, London and Australia. Recent reviews of her work have been featured in Hyperallergic, DesignBoom, Colossal, FastCoDesign, Cfile and Detroit Art Review. She is an associate professor of Sculpture and Ceramics at Penn State University.

Roxanne Jackson

Roxanne Jackson is a ceramic artist and mixed-media sculptor living in Brooklyn, NY. Her macabre works are black-humored investigations of the links between transformation, myth, and kitsch. Press for her work has appeared in The Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, The New York Times, Gothamist, Sculpture Center Curators’ Notebook, Beautiful/Decay, ArtSlant, Brooklyn Magazine, Whitehot Magazine, The L Magazine, Eyes Towards the Dove, Ceramics Monthly, Ceramics Ireland, and New Ceramics, among others. She has been an artist in residence at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Socrates Sculpture Park, the Wassaic Project, the Ceramic Center of Berlin, Hunter College, Chashama/chaNorth, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Oregon College of Art and Craft, and the Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China, funded by an NCECA International Residency Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited in New York at SPRING/BREAK Art Show, The Hole, Honey Ramka, Lu Magnus, Denny Gallery, Zürcher Gallery, Orgy Park, Regina Rex, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, The Lodge Gallery, 99 Cent Plus Gallery, the Parlour Bushwick, BAM, English Kills, Elijiah Wheat Showroom, the Knockdown Center, BRIC, and Airplane Gallery, as well as at the Satellite Art Show in Miami Beach, FL; the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia, PA; the Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minneapolis, MN, and more. She has shown in China, Portugal, Romania, Canada, and such cities as Mexico City, London, Berlin, Vienna, Paris, Brussels and Leipzig. Jackson is the cofounder of NASTY WOMEN, a national/international art exhibition and fundraising project; and Heather Metal Parking Lot, a nocturnal outdoor heavy metal party, held each summer at the Wassaic Project in Wassaic, NY.

About Maake: 

Maake Magazine is an independent, artist-run organization that was created to support contemporary artists and other artist-run projects. It is our mission to provide exhibition opportunities as well as both online and print publishing opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists. Through collaborations with artists, curators, artist-run groups, galleries and more, we facilitate projects that support dialogue and community and increase the visibility of the arts while defying geographic boundaries. For more information about our current projects and to read interviews with all of our featured artists, artist-run organizations, and more, visit www.maakemagazine.com. 

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