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Ceramic Review is the magazine for contemporary and historical ceramics, ceramic art and pottery.

Ceramic Review Issue 310

July/August 2021

CR50 Competition

Do you want to develop and showcase your talent as a writer and explore the exciting world of ceramics? Enter our competition for a chance to be published both online and in print and win £200

Ceramic Review is the leading international magazine for ceramics, ceramic art and pottery. Presenting the latest news and views on ceramics globally, it is an invaluable resource for ceramic artists, potters, collectors, curators, students, and anyone with a passion for and interest in ceramics.


Continually published since February 1970, this year marks the magazine’s 50th anniversary and to celebrate this milestone we would like to invite budding writers to enter a competition to be published in a forthcoming issue of the magazine and on the Ceramic Review website and digital channels. The winner will also receive £200.

How to enter:

Write and submit a 300-word review of an art exhibition of your choice that  has inspired you.

Click on the link below to fill out the online form and upload your entry.

The winner will be given the opportunity to write a review of a major ceramic event taking place in the UK during the summer of 2020, which will be published in the November/December 2020 issue of the magazine.

CLOSING DATE: Extended until 31 May 2020

Entry guidelines:

Please title your review with the exhibition/collection name and venue, for example:


          Blanc de Chine, Victoria & Albert Museum

          CoCA, York Art Gallery – Permanent Collection


• Your review should contain the following:


1. Identify what you are reviewing, for example:

a solo exhibition by…

a group show on the subject of…

an historic collection of…

a temporary display about…

2. Set the scene visually, for example:

an enormous light-filled gallery packed with …

room after room containing cases of …

an atmospheric installation including…

3. Describe what you personally found inspiring about it, and why.

4. Communicate to other art enthusiasts why they should see this particular exhibition/collection/display, rather than visit somewhere else.

5. Include your name and contact details at the end.

Pictured: work by Florian Gadsby; courtesy of the artist