Using the online form below, please submit, in a single document in PDF format (maximum 10MB):

  • One page letter of interest explaining general approach to the project
  • Curriculum vitae to a maximum of three (3) pages
  • Examples of a maximum of five (5) recent projects with descriptions and images

You must also sign and upload the Agreement to Propose and Consent Form

The deadline for Stage 1 – Request for Qualifications is May 1st, 2016 4:00PM EST

All submissions must be submitted through the Gardiner Museum Ceramic Sculpture Competition website

Artists are responsible for the timely submission of their entries. Incomplete submissions will be subject to disqualification. All submission materials will be retained by the Gardiner Museum.

We thank all artists for their submissions but regret that only advancing proponents will be contacted. Beyond notification to finalists, the Gardiner Museum will not enter into any correspondence regarding the selection process nor the decision concerning advancing candidates. Under no circumstances can any artist or artist representative lobby the Gardiner Museum, its employees or agents for advancement to a commission.

If you have any questions, please email

Please make sure you have printed and signed the Agreement to Propose and Consent Form.

Download the Agreement to Propose and Consent Form