There won’t be a Zanesville Prize competition in 2016,
but it will be held again in 2017.

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$20,000 Best in Show!

$10,000 in Additional Prizes

The Muskingum County Community Foundation, in partnership with the Zanesville Museum of Art, the Ohio Arts Council, the Potters Council and the Artist Colony of Zanesville (ArtCOZ), is seeking entries in functional, sculptural, figurative and tile ceramics.

The 2015 Zanesville Prize Winners:

Best of Show – Peak #1 by Colby Parsons

First Place – Tray by Paul Donnelly

*Second Place – Bloom by Amanda Salov

*Third Place – Selling Copy by Chris Dufala

*Honorable Mention – Ashes of Rose, Urn Pair by Jessica Putnam-Phillips

*Honorable Mention – Reaction by John Utgaard


*Still available for purchase


See the 2015 Zanesville Prize Winners and all of the Finalists


See video of the Best of Show winner on the artist’s website.


Watch the Recap Video of the 2014 Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics