Event Type

Open Call: Ceramics Ireland Triennial Exhibition 2020

Residencies 19-Nov-2019 - 31-Jan-2020

Following on from the success of Touchstone in 2017, Ceramics Ireland announce the 4th iteration in this triennial series in August - October 2020. Ceramics Ireland invite all ceramic makers, living in Ireland and Irish makers abroad to submit to this juried exhibition which will be launched at Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin in August and a capsule show will travel to Faenza Italy in September.


This exhibition will bring together the diverse applications and approaches to clay practice of leading Irish established and emerging makers. Applications are welcomed from those working functionally, sculpturally, decoratively, including installation and new technologies. Ceramics Ireland view this exhibition as a further stride towards building the reputation and awareness of Irish ceramics practice internationally.

Submission deadline: 31st January 2020

Submission fee: Non - refundable fee of €30. Click here to pay.


  • Submission of 6 images, CV and artist statement by email to: info@ceramicsireland.ie
  • Images must be individually named with the artist name and numbered 1 to 6 e.g. Mary Higgins 1 / Mary Higgins 2 - jpeg format.
  • Please note: Images submitted need not be of actual work for the exhibition but should be indicitive / representative of the calibre / style of work you hope to submit if selected.
Dates to note:
February - Selected by an international jury panel
March - Notification of selection
May - Photoshoot for catalogue
July - Delivery of work