Studio Potter Summer Sketch Contest

Jun 4, 2021


To celebrate summer and all its joys, Studio Potter is launching a Summer Sketch Contest. Make a fun, summer and ceramic themed "sketch," post it on Instagram, and tag us to enter!

What is a Sketch?

A rough drawing (print, paint, photo, clay, found object, mix-medium, collage, animation, literary/instrumental/theatrical composition, etc.) representing the chief features of a ceramic object or scene and made with reference to summer.​

To Enter:

  • Follow @thestudiopotter

  • Like this post

  • Post your sketch(es) and hashtag  #SPsummersketch (no hashtag: no entry)

  • Draw, sketch, collage, animate, or capture in any material that suits your summer ceramic idea. Think summer meets ceramics! Heat, bugs, blooms, gardens, sweat, vacation...etc.

Prize Package:

  • One-year individual membership to the Studio Potter, valued at $60

  • Mug by Arthur Halverson @arthurhalvorsen

  • Your winning sketch featured on the Studio Potter homepage for one month with a brief artist bio and link to your website

  • 10 back issues of Studio Potter magazine (the print version, hand selected by us and mailed to you)

Rules of Entry:

  • Infinite entries per person

  • International entries welcome (void where prohibited)

  • Closes September 1st 

  • BY ENTERING THE SP SUMMER SKETCH CONTEST, YOU ARE GIVING STUDIO POTTER PERMISSION TO USE YOUR SKETCH WITH CREDIT TO YOU.  Entries may be used for promotional purposes by Studio Potter on Instagram, website, or other platforms

  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.


Top: Jessica Detweiler
Center: Prize package mug by Arthur Halverson @arthurhalvorsen and 10 sample Studio Potter publications.
Bottom (left to right): Lindsay Oesterritter @alindsayo, Elaine O. Henry @elaineohenry, Catherine White @artistpotter, Kate Roberts @katerobertsceramics.

Recent News

Sep 9, 2021
  Studio Potter is Pleased to Introduce the  2021 Grants for Apprenticeships Jurors      Our panel of independent jurors,  ... Read More
Share Share
Sep 8, 2021
  Grand Prize Recipient: Ruddhi Vichare 


Ruddhi Vichare lives and runs her pottery studio 'Koorm' based in Pune, India. During the last year of college,... Read More

Share Share
Sep 2, 2021

Studio Potter has moved through a handful of identities in forty-nine years. How could it not? When the journal began in 1972 it was a tactile version of open-source software. There was no social media. There was no YouTube to search for tutorials on how to put in a venturi burner. There was no... Read More

Share Share