Call For Entries


Handmade Ceramics for Storing, Pouring, & Sipping Fine Libations

2024 Juror: Andrew Clark

Now in its 9th year, LAST CALL is one of the most anticipated juried ceramics exhibitions by makers and collectors alike.

Last Call is an annual survey of contemporary ceramic vessels exploring the storage & service of fine libations. Open to pitchers, bottles, jugs, growlers, flasks, beer steins, wine goblets, cups, shots, flights, ice buckets, liquor sets, etc.

The exhibition is open to every type of clay, temperature, and atmosphere. 

Companion Gallery will be printing t-shirts, hosting an opening gallery reception, and the entire exhibition will be available for sale online.

We look forward to seeing your entries!

The exhibition opening will be held at our new location on Friday March 1st, 2024.

Companion Gallery 3600 East Mitchell Street, Humboldt, TN, as well as ONLINE at

Participating artists will each receive a complimentary t-shirt designed by juror, Andrew Clark.

Entry Deadline: Friday January 26th, 2024 12 Midnight CST

  • Open to United States and Canadian residents 21 and up.
  • $30.00 for 3 Entries.
  • Digital Images should be labeled with the artists last name, underscore, first letter of first name, and the entry #. (Example: Skippy McGrueber would be mcgrueber_s1a.jpg, mcgrueber_s1b.jpg, mcgrueber_s2a.jpg, mcgrueber_s2b.jpg, mcgrueber_s3a.jpg, mcgrueber_s3b.jpg)
  • Images must be print ready, well lit, in focus, 72 DPI cropped into a square sized to 800 x 800. Photography will be a determining factor during the jurying process. Mac users- Please do not embed images in the body of the email. Please add them as attachments to the email. NO ZIP FILES. 
  • One detail of each entry is welcome and should be labeled as 1B, 2B, and 3B. See above.
  • Photo TIP: To ensure your piece fits into a square format photo, shoot vertical pieces horizontally and horizontal pieces vertically before cropping.

Email 3-6 labeled images & your application to

with the subject line: Last Call IX Application

This email IS your application.

Images will be forwarded to juror Andrew Clark  on January 26th at midnight CST and notifications will go out via email the following week.

Each Application must include (Copy & Paste in the body of the email)

  • Artist’s Name:
  • Preferred pronouns:
  • Email address:
  • website or instagram:
  • mailing address (where you receive checks or boxes in April/May of 2024):
  • cell phone number:
  • a description of each image including title, type of clay, cone, kiln atmosphere, dimensions, and price.

Example: Entry #1. Pitcher. Stoneware with underglaze. Soda fired to Cone 6 in reduction. 12″ high  $150.00

All work submitted should be fully functional and all glazes must be food safe. Our customers and collectors expect and deserve the highest level of craftsmanship. Be sure that feet are smooth and work is free of any sharp burs or cracks. Pourers should pour, corks or stoppers should seal properly, etc.

Please keep in mind that we are looking, specifically, for barware. Teacups, teabowls, teapots and coffee mugs will not be accepted. If you plan on entering a beer mug, please make sure it holds at least 12oz and is titled Beer Mug or Stein. 

Companion Gallery celebrates ALL forms of expression. However, because of the number of children that frequent the gallery we will not be accepting any work considered to be profane or vulgar.

Basically, there’s kids around- be cool.

Application Fees are ONLY payable online.

We look forward to seeing your entries!

Click HERE to pay the application fee before sending your email application

Deadline for Entries: Friday, January 26th 2024, 12 Midnight CST