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The Polymer Art Summit is seeking session proposals from teachers and artists on the topic of mokume gane, including its history as a metalworking technique and its history as a popular and varied polymer clay surface effect.

The Polymer Art Summit is looking for teachers to fill six, 90-minute sessions. Additionally, teachers will be asked to host a breakout room with attendees. The breakout room will be scheduled on the same day as the teacher’s session.

Artists outside of the United States are strongly encouraged to apply.


Presenters will receive compensation for their 1.5 hour session and at least one breakout room attendance. In addition, presenters are invited to attend any other session during the two-day event.

Selection Committee

Teachers will be selected by a committee comprised of Team members and artists from the polymer community. Proposals will be judged on their originality, artistic value, and appeal to the attendees.

Key Dates

The deadline for submission is June 1, 2021, and artists will receive submission status notification by June 8, 2021.

If selected to present, instructors are asked to confirm their ability to participate by June 11, 2021.