Congratulations to the 2015 It’s Only Clay award winners! This year’s competition brought in 44 entries from 14 different states, including Texas, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Colorado, Maine, and more. Thanks to each participant for submitting work to our show and helping make the 13th annual It’s Only Clay a continued success.

Please check Watermark’s website next week for full bios on each of this year’s award winners. Stop in to Watermark (505 Bemidji Ave N) to see the show in person. We’re open M-F (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Saturdays (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.). The 13th Annual It’s Only Clay Exhibit runs through December 22.

The 13th annual It’s Only Clay award winners are as follows:

"Badlands" by Brad Bachmeier

FIRST PLACE: “Badlands” by Brad Bachmeier

"Quicksand Servers" by Alisa Holen

SECOND PLACE: “Quicksand Servers” by Alisa Holen

"Water & Sky Teapot" by Denise Woodward-Detrich

THIRD PLACE: “Water & Sky Teapot” by Denise Woodward-Detrich







Harlow Purchase A ward Winners:

"Zen Garden Sushi Set" by Marion Angelica

“Zen Garden Sushi Set” by Marion Angelica

"Bulgy Graffiti Mug" by Nathan Bray

“Bulgy Graffiti Mug” by Nathan Bray

"Teapot" by Scott Dooley

“Teapot” by Scott Dooley

"Quicksand Servers" by Alisa Holen

“Quicksand Servers” by Alisa Holen






"Curvy Mug" by Liz Vukelich

“Curvy Mug” by Liz Vukelich

"Firebox Pints" by Niko Weissenberger

“Firebox Pints” by Niko Weissenberger

"Flower Boat" by Julia Timm

“Flower Boat” by Julia Timm