Call for Entries: FIRED: Hand Built Ceramic Sculpture

Niza Knoll Gallery

Entries due by Sunday June 11, 2017

Niza Knoll Gallery invites local artists to submit hand-built ceramic art to the FIRED exhibit, juried by Peter Durst. Submissions must be made in person to the gallery, 915 Santa Fe Drive in Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe on Sunday, June 11th between 11-2 PM. Artists may submit up to 3 of their best pieces for a $35 entry fee. No specific theme is required.
  • Deadline/Submission Date: Sunday, June 11th, 2017
  • Pick up of non-chosen work: by Wed, June 14 between 4 and 6 pm
  • Exhibit Dates: June 16 - July 29, 2017
  • Opening and Artist Reception: Friday, June 16th from 5-8pm
Juror Peter Durst has been a potter, ceramist, and sculptor for the past 40 years and has exhibited his work nationally in galleries, art centers, museums, private collections and public spaces. After receiving a B.A. in political science from Allegheny college and a J.D. from NYU School of Law, he became interested in pottery and ceramics and discovered the Anderson Ranch in Snowmass, Colorado. After working there for two years, getting a grounded ceramics education and developing his skills, he moved to Denver, Colorado and opened his first studio. He has maintained Durst Studio, Gallery and Sculpture Garden since 1990 where he makes and shows his work and others’. Since 2001 he has taught classes through the Art Students League of Denver. More recently, Peter has become a part-time resident of the big island of Hawaii where he has a studio and teaches a class at the Donkey Mill Art Center in Holualoa, Hawaii

Niza Knoll Gallery, celebrating its seventh year, specializes in intriguing conceptual exhibits. The gallery, located at 915 Santa Fe Drive in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe, hosts first and third Friday events, monthly salons, private concerts and guest speakers. Past exhibits have included unusual artist pairings, outsider art, collaborative work, thought provoking thematic exhibits of artists using non- traditional media. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday-Friday 1-5 pm, Saturday 1-4, First and Third Friday 4-8 pm. The Mix Co-op in the back of the gallery is also open for visitors during regular hours. For more information, visit The gallery number is 303-953-1789 or email Niza directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the fastest response.

Niza Knoll Gallery
915 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204


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