The Cup, The Mug 2018

The Cup, The Mug 2018

Exhibition Dates:

November 15, 2018 -
December 15, 2018

Reception Date:

December 1, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Artists Included:

Senta Achee (Richmond, VA)
Liana Agnew (Brockway, PA)
Rachel Allstadt (Alfred, NY)
Jenn Angell (River Falls, WI)
Jill Bell (Brooklyn, NY)
Ashley Bevington (Columbia, MO)
Shannon Blakey (Columbia, MO)
Beth Bond (Asheville, NC)
Melissa Bradley (Denton, TX)
Paul Brandwein (Rochester, NY)
Cate Brus (Denver, CO)
Asta Bubliene (Kew Gardens, NY)
Shawn Cash (Hollister, MO)
Sam Chumley (Yorktown, IN)
Erin Clancy (Ridgewood, NY)
Pat Clapsaddle (Sharps Chapel, TN)
Marion DiCaprio (Lafayette, LA)
Tessa Downs (Wayne, PA)
Linda Heller (New York, NY)
Carol Henshaw (Canandaigua, NY)
Zoey Murphy Houser (Newark, NY)
Deborah Jenkins (Sherman Oaks, CA)
Sharon Jeter (Rochester, NY)
Ashton Keen (Oxford, MS)
Yeonsoo Kim (Athens, GA)
Kevin Kowalski (Placentia, CA)
Bri Larson (Providence, RI)
Michael LeBlanc (Fayetteville, AR)
Joyce Lung (Chicago, IL)
Caitlyn Marsh (Watertown, MA)
Ryan McDonnell (Crofton, MD)
Esther Mech (Athens, GA)
Barb Messina (Pittsford, NY)
Jenson Neugebauer (Novato, CA)
Janet O'Rourke (Cocoa, FL)
Miri Orenstein (New York, NY)
Yesha Panchal (Suwanee, GA)
Allison Pate (Gallatin, TN)
Andrea Pawarski (Buffalo, NY)
Sarah Petty (Fairfax, VA)
Don Reynolds (Bridgeport, CT)
Billy Ritter (Gates Mills, OH)
Geryn Roche (Chicago, IL)
Johannette Rowley (Honolulu, HI)
Shana Salaff (Fort Collins, CO)
Andrew Sartorius (Highland, NY)
Masa Sasaki (Atlanta, GA)
Chanakarn Semachai (Edinboro, PA)
Talon Smith (Pittsburgh, PA)
Carol Sullivan (Rochester, NY)
Maliya Travers-Crumb (Fairport, NY)
Sara Truman (Gainesville, FL)
Eric Van Eimeren (Helena, MT)
Charity White (Chicago, IL)
Kerby Wilkes (Nashville, TN)
Hedy Yang (Novi, MI)
Our third annual The Cup, The Mug exhibition, juried by ceramic artists Jenny Mendes and Melissa Weiss, is a national juried exhibition of drinking vessels. The exhibition features the work of 56 artists from 25 states.

Juror Jenny Mendes is a potter and sculptor located in Chesterland, OH. She has a BFA from Washington University in St. Louis and has been a full-time studio artist since 1994.

Juror Melissa Weiss is a studio potter located in Asheville, NC where she also runs an 8000 sq ft warehouse which houses over 20 artists.
Exhibition Photos
The Cup, The Mug 2018

Award Recipients

Best in Show
Billy Ritter
Billy Ritter, Fool's Gold
Juror's Choice - Selected by Melissa Weiss
Marion Dicaprio
Marion DiCaprio, Banana Dick
Juror's Choice - Chosen by Jenny Mendes
Ashley Bevington
Ashely Bevington, Picnic Pup Cup
Honorable Mention
Senta Achee
Senta Achee, The Serpant's Dream II
Honorable Mention
Ashton Keen
Ashton Keen, Brothers
Honorable Mention
Hedy Yang
Hedy Yang, Purple Bubbleglazed Tea Cup & Saucer
Honorable Mention
Jill Bell
Jill Bell, Lydia Cup

Closed 7/28 through 8/3:

We will be closed to the public Friday, July 28 through Thursday, August 4 as we install our next exhibition, Inspired By Nature. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, August 4 from 5 to 8pm!