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

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.


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

Submit your work at

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

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Selected artists will be asked for high resolution images suitable for the printed magazine. Artists selected by the guest curators will receive a 1 or 2-page spread including a brief statement, website, and 1–4 images in print, and up to 10 images online.

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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. Find out more about Shannon and her work here.

Roxanne Jackson is a ceramic artist and mixed-media sculptor living in Brooklyn, NY. Press for her work has appeared in The New York TimesThe Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, Gothamist, 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, the Oregon College of Art and Craft, the Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China and more. Her work has been exhibited in New York widely, including venues such as The Hole, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Denny Gallery, Zürcher Gallery, Honey Ramka, Lu Magnus, Regina Rex, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, BAM, Elijiah Wheat Showroom, Knockdown Center, Airplane Gallery. Her work has been exhibited 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. Find out more about Roxanne and her work here.

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 our website.