“The FRESH exhibition is an exciting opportunity for recent graduates to showcase their professional development within their extended community of practice. It acts as both a snapshot of the here and now and a projection of the future of a subject. Graduates curious about establising their practice within ceramics should consider selection an essential step in their dvelopment"  Anthony Quinn Subject Leader for Ceramics & Course Leader BA Ceramic Design, Central Saint Martins. 


The acclaimed FRESH show will be one of the main exhibitions at the fifth British Ceramics Biennial, taking place in Stoke-on-Trent from 23 September to 5 November 2017.

Artists are invited to apply fot the BCB FRESH 2017 - a high profile exhibition that celebrates and promotes the emerging talent in contemporary British Ceramics, in the context of its long history in Stoke-On-Trent.

The FRESH selection panel, will choose up to a maximum of 25 artists work to be included in the exhibition. All applicants must be graduates (BA,MA) of UK Higher Education Universities and Colleges who graduated in 2016 or 2017. Applications will be considered from individuals whose primary medium is clay and whose work is based on the exploration of ceramic process.   


Deadline for applications: Monday 10 July 2017. 


Images: Orly Edlavitch, Eva Radulova, Alexanda Simpson;  FRESH installation 2015. Images by Joel Fildes.