2012 Tea Bowl National

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The KC Clay Guild's 2012 Tea Bowl National show, a juried exhibit of America's finest teabowls, will be juried by the Bede Clarke.

Bede Clarke received his Master of Fine Arts from The University of Iowa (1990) and a BFA from Eckerd College (1982). He has been working in ceramics for over 40 years. Bede's work can be found in collections in the U.S. and abroad, such as: Taipei County Yingke Ceramics Museum, Taiwan, Ichon World Ceramic Center, South Korea, Bermuda National Gallery and Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University.

Bede maintains a studio in Columbia, Missouri where he produces his ceramic art work and continues to exhibit worldwide, recently at: Aspen Gallery, Kuwait City, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, Kentucky, Shepparton Gallery Sydney Myer International Ceramics Award, Victoria, Australia, Baltimore County Center for Art and Visual Culture, Baltimore, Maryland.

Entry forms

Entry forms are no longer available for the 2012 show.


The exhibit will continue through September 28th at the Thornhill Gallery on the campus of Avila University, 11901 Wornall, Kansas City, Missouri.