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Call for Entries

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Upcoming Calls for Entry

International Cup 2024

juried by Chris Alveshere

exhibit dates: Exhibition dates are February 2-24, 2024

Entries due by November 9, 2023

​International Cup 2024, sponsored by the Clay Studio of Missoula, is an exhibition showcasing ceramic work that explores the infinite possibilities of the idea of a cup. This year's exhibition will be juried by Chris Alveshere.

SHOW AWARDS: Current show awards include Best of Show ($200) and other cash merit awards

Applications must be submitted no later than November 9, 2023.

Learn about exhibition parameters and enter online starting July 1, 2023 on our submittable call for entry site:


Chris Alveshere recently completed a long-term residency at The Clay Studio of Missoula, and continues to maintain a full-time studio practice in Missoula, MT. He currently teaches art education and ceramics at the University of Montana, in addition to adult and youth community education classes. Originally from North Dakota, Chris received undergraduate degrees in ceramics and art education from Minnesota State University in Moorhead, MN and his MFA in ceramics from Alfred University.


Past juried shows

  • small works: Big Ideas, juried by Richard Notkin (2023)

  • International Cup 2022, juried by Courtney Murphy

  • Where the Wild Things Arejuried by David Scott Smith (2022)

  • International Cup 2020, juried by Sunshine Cobb

  • small & MIGHTY, juried by Kensuke Yamada (2019)

  • International Cup 2018 juried by Sue Tirrell

  • Nature: Surface, Form, Content,  juried by Adrian Arleo (2017)

  • International Cup 2016 juried by Josh DeWeese

  • All About Porcelain, juried by Beth Lo (2015)

  • International Cup 2014 juried by Tara Wilson

  • Out of the Blue, juried by Trey Hill (2013)

  • International Cup 2012 juried by Jayson Lawfer and Emily Schroeder Willis

  • Soda Salt National V, juried by Julia Galloway (2010)

  • International Cup 2009 juried by Patti Warashina

  • Soda Salt National IV, juried by Jim Koudelka (2008)

  • International Cup 2006, juried by Richard Notkin

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