Artaxis Fundraising Sale

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our Artaxis Fundraising Sale! At 2pm EST on Tuesday Nov. 26th, the sale will go live at Over 100 works by Artaxis members will be available for sale and 100% of the proceeds from each sale will go to support our fundraising efforts.

Artaxis is a member-driven, all volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization. Featuring over 750 artists from 50 countries, Artaxis engages the ceramics community through promotional, educational, and networking programs while celebrating diverse artistic practices and being a resource of aesthetic values.

Works available during the fundraising sale by James Aarons, Ben Ahlvers, Avi Amesbury, Wesley Anderegg, Natalia Arbelaez, Mark Arnold, Posey Bacopoulos, Tom Bartel, Jamie Bates Slone, Hayne Bayless, Scott Bennett, Paul Briggs, Tom Budzak, Amanda Bury, Ryan Caldwell, Anna Calluori Holcombe, Seth Charles, Sam Chung, Mike Cinelli, Israel Davis, Lindsey Dezman, Kathy Erteman, Sydney Ewerth, April Felipe, Brock Flamion, Leslie Fry, Shamai Gibsh, Andrew Gilliatt, Blanca Guerra Echeverria, Brian Harper, Mike Jabbur, Samuel Johnson, Julianne Shibata, Margaret Kinkeade, Todd Leech, Simon Levin, Robbie Lobell, Linda Lopez, Emily Loehle, Tyler Lotz, Wade MacDonald, Ryan McKerley, Ian Meares, Melissa Mencini, Courtney Michaud, Brooke Millecchia, Oleksandr Miroshnychenko, Sara Morales-Morgan, Rebecca Murtaugh, Janina Myronova, Yuko Nishikawa, Richard Notkin, Kyounghwa Oh, Joe Page, Jarrred Pfeiffer, Justin Rothshank, Amanda Salov, Lauren Sandler, Phoenix Savage, Matthew Schiemann, Judd Schifman, Grace Sheese, Amy Smith, Mac Star McCusker, Linda Swanson, Anna Syarova, Judi Tavill, Shulamit Teiblum-Millar, Ian Thomas, James Tingey, Kwok-Pong “Bobby” Tso, Vidya Vijayasekharan, Jerilyn Virden, Sally Walk, Mikey Walsh, Casey Whittier, Adil Writer, and Lisa York.

Our fundraising is critical to the success of our mission, so your support is much appreciated!

The Artaxis Board of Directors and Executive Director,
Brian Harper, Raheleh Filsoofi, Salvador Jiménez-Flores, Samuel Johnson, Didem Mert, Anthony Stellaccio, Kwok-Pong “Bobby” Tso, Adam Welch, Casey Whittier

Book Launch – Creative Adventures in Clay – Pre-orders available

To say I’m over the moon 🌙 is an understatement for certain. It’s most definitely #thebestdamnthingisawtoday and I hope you’ll be as excited as I am. The announcement has gone out over the @uppercasemag channels so I can finally tell you about this super fantastic project I’m honored to be working on with Janine Vangool @uppercasemag and Julia Krueger @yoyolli


Want to know more about the publication, UPPERCASE and how you can get involved with the book and PRE-ORDER please head over the UPPERCASE website for all the details and make sure to sign up for the newsletter so that you’re always in the know.


The Call for 100 VASES Exhibition part of DesignTo Festival 2020 is Open Now!

It is our mandate to showcase 100 ceramic vases by 100 Toronto artists, makers and designers who embrace clay in their practice. 

Submission criteria:
– Must be working in the GTA (including Toronto, Durham, Halton, Peel and York Region and Hamiltion)

– Both emerging and established artists and designers are welcome.

– If you are a designer, your work can be produced by a local maker & maker must be credited in submission.

– Fresh, contemporary work that represents a range of aesthetics, techniques, and sensibilities.

– Solid execution, scale, originality, cleverness and innovation are definitely bonuses

– Submitted work must be completed, sketches and works in progress will not be accepted.

– Each applicant can submit up to 3 pieces.

– Image format in jpeg or pdf, must not exceed 1MB. Make sure your image(s) is labeled as followed: “100vases_lastname_firstname_worknumber.format.” For example: 100vases_smith_jane_vase1.pdf.

How do I apply?
Applications are done exclusively online. The deadline to apply for the show is
December 18th at 11:59pm (est). We cannot consider applications after this deadline. There is no waiting list.  Early-bird deadline is November 13 at 11:59pm (est.)

What are the application fees?

**EXTENDED** Early-bird application fee is $15.  Due by November 27 at 11:59pm (est.)

Regular fee is $25. Due by December 18th at 11:59pm (est)

All application fees are non-refundable.

Full details can be found HERE.