Emerge 2018 is the tenth in a biennial series of exhibitions hosted by Bullseye Projects in Portland, Oregon.
Awards in this international juried competition include a total of $22,000 in Bullseye Glass gift cards, recognition at an awards ceremony, as well as representation in a full-color catalog. Selected award winners will be included in a national tour.
Emerge 2018 is open to makers who started working in kiln-glass less than 15 years ago. Students and artists who are not represented by major galleries are encouraged to apply. Works will be judged on excellence of craftsmanship, design and creativity, and must be made with Bullseye glasses.
Evolve 2018, a group exhibition featuring new work by former Emerge finalists and award winners Joanna Manousis, Cassandra Straubing, and Kathryn Wightman will run in conjunction with Emerge 2018.
Applications are now closed.
Emerge 2018 Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony
When: June 23, 2018
Where: Bullseye Projects
300 NW 13th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 USA
Emerge 2018 Finalists
Nick Doran Adams, “Easter (Poké) Egg 1/3”
Evelyn Gottschall Baker, “Bones - Group”
Kalina Bańka, “Noise”
Emily B Juel, “NS75707/CONTAINER OF PROSPECT/NOJOB”
Dagmara Bielecka, “Organica 1”
Allyssa Burch, “Honey Bed”
Evan Burnette, “Commemorative Pigeon Plate #1”
Madeline Cardone, “Circ I”
Sukyung Chung, “conception”
Jacci Delaney, “Peach Bubble Wrap Cube”
Rebecca Erde, “Sliding Dovetail, in grey blue”
Rose-Mary Faulkner, “Bare (6 - 8)”
Mark Goudy, “Relational Forms (#10 & #12)”
Ursula Halpin, “Cuimhnigh ar an mbearna (mind the gap)”
Marina Hanser, “Diaphanous Progression II”
Suzanne Head, “Knot”
Emi Hirose, “loop Ⅳ”
Amy Hoagland, “Layered Imprint”
Allison Leigh Holt, “Lens 2”
Saman Kalantari, “Still Life”
Brennan Kasperzak, “Multi Color Range and Quilt”
Rachel Lauren Kaster, “The Golden Truth”
Joshua Kerley, “Making Connections - Pink & Grey Arch, Yellow & Grey Block, Khaki Glass & Polystyrene”
Kira Phoenix K'inan, “The Heart's Invisible Furies, Black”
Ann Klem, “Musings I”
Martha Koerner, “Eighty Two”
Nancy Krinsky, “Raindrop (Barnacle Series)”
Lindsy Marshall, “New Land Forms”
Ashley McFarland, “Break Away and Start Anew”
Lucy Palmer, “Taciturn Blue”
Clare Peters, “In Honour of Seeking, In Honour of Knowing, In Honour of Wisdom”
Andy Plummer, “I Moved On Her Like A Bitch”
Gregorie Rawls, “Eventide”
Daniel Rollitt, “Fragility”
Michelle Ryan, “Execution, 1920”
Marjorie Sanders, “Mu”
David Schuster, “South Georgia Island 1”
Dan Scott, “Conflagrant”
Ilanit Shalev, “Transition #4”
Desislava Stoilova, “La vie en rose”
Jade Tapson, “Scale II”
Matthew Vinci, “Remnant of a Dynamic Process”
Zala Zagorsek, “Dialogue”
Emerge 2018 Jurors
- Benedict Heywood, Executive Director, Bellevue Arts Museum
- Heidi Schwegler, Artist/Chair, MFA Applied Craft + Design, a collaborative program between Oregon College of Art & Craft and Pacific Northwest College of Art
- Diane Wright, Curator of Glass, Toledo Museum of Art
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Download a PDF of the Emerge 2016 catalog.
Physical copies of past Emerge catalogs are also available for purchase.
To acknowledge the fact that an artist’s career is never a before-and-after snapshot, Bullseye Projects will once again create Evolve 2018, a companion exhibit that celebrates former Emerge finalists who have continued to create works that expand the medium.