Michigan Ceramics 2017 will run from March 3 to April 1, 2017, at the Valade Family Gallery in the A. Taubman Center for Design Education, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan.

The reception and awards presentation for exhibiting artists will take place Friday, March 3, 2017, 5 – 8 pm.

Michigan Ceramics Juried Exhibition is one of the few U.S. exhibitions of its caliber operated entirely by artists. This Biennial exhibition and competition showcases the excellence of ceramic art and its diversity across the state of Michigan and neighboring states. Entrance is open to all residents of Michigan and all MCAA members, regardless of state of residence.

Congratulations to the Artists who won awards at Michigan Ceramics 2017!

Established Artist:

Sculptural: Ben Lambert
Functional: David Nelson
Williams Family Fund Vessel: Frank Fisher

Emerging Artist:

Sculptural: Gina Pisto
Functional: Steven Johnson
Williams Family Fund Vessel: Christopher Dean

Honorable Mentions:

Mark Chatterley
Greg Stahly
Margaret Miller

Congratulations to all the artists who have been accepted into Michigan Ceramics 2017. We look forward to seeing all the beautiful and inspirational work at the March 3rd reception at Valade Family Gallery at CCS.

Established Artists

Artists with more than 10 years experience:

Susan O’Connor
Alixandra Cunningham
Alec Smith
Ann Tubbs
Pamela Day
Mark Chatterley
James Adair
Tom Phardel
Benjamin Lambert
Craig Hinshaw
Julie Devers
Catherine Stasevich
John Albert Murphy
Brian Kakas
Larry Elliott
David Nelson
Marcia Polenberg
Greg Stahly
Firth MacMillan
Christine Laginess
Frank Fisher
Paul Kotula
Lynne Chytilo
Elizabeth Luri
Susanne Stephenson
Blake Williams

Emerging Artist

Artists with less than 10 years experience:

Sean Larson
Gina Pisto
E. Ingrid Tietz
Christopher  Dean
Monica Wilson
Tom Szmrecsanyi
Sarah Olmsted
Steven  Johnson
Stephanie Galli

There will be a one day workshop with juror Richard Notkin Saturday, March 4, 2017. The workshop will be held in the ceramics studio at the College for Creative Studies, Kresge-Ford Building, 201 East Kirby, Detroit.