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2014 Zanesville Prize Recipients

Best of Show, $20,000: Christine Golden; Flagstaff, Arizona; “Kids in the Garden 2“.

First place, $5,000: Kristen Kieffer; Baldwinvile, Massachusetts; “Grande Covered Jar“.

Second place, $3,000: Sam Chung; Tempe, Arizona; “Cloud Couple“.

Third place, $1,000: Jason Green; Alfred Station, New York; “Recovered Geometry No. 5“.

Honorable mention, $500: Marty Fielding; Gainesville, Florida; “Mixing Console“.

Honorable mention, $500: Joanna Powell; Helena, Montana; “Urn“.

2014 Zanesville Prize Finalists Gallery

The one hundred finalist pieces for the 2014 Zanesville Prize will be subject to presale to Zanesville Prize sponsors on the evening of September 26th. Remaining items available to be purchased will be available for sale on this website and at the exhibition after 1:00 p.m. EDT Saturday September 27th.

You will be able to purchase items today and the item will remain on display in “Sold” status until the end of the exhibition on Sunday October 12, 2014.

You may enter a shipping address and pay for shipping once the cost of shipping and insurance has been determined at the end of the show. Or you may pick up your item or items between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday October 12 or between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday October 13.

The Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition will be September 27 – October 12, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily at the Seilers’ Studio & Gallery, 129 South Seventh St., Zanesville, OH 43701.


Zanesville Prize and Secondary Award Recipients will be announced on October 10th at a reception for attendees of the “From the Ground Up” Conference.


Click here to view the 2014 Zanesville Prize Finalists Gallery.

2014 Zanesville Prize Finalists Gallery


Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics

Total Prizes: $30,000
Best of Show: $20,000
1st Place: $5,000
2nd Place: $3,000
3rd Place: $1,000
Honorable Mention: $500 (2)

Zanesville Ohio Ceramic Arts (ZOCA) in cooperation with the Muskingum County Community Foundation (MCCF), the Potters Council, and the Artist Colony of Zanesville (ART COZ), is seeking entries in functional, sculptural, and tile ceramics.