Trax Gallery Group Show: Raw Materials

Trax Gallery will be opening their Fall exhibit season with new work by Linda Christianson, Randy Johnston, Jan McKeachie-Johnston, Bill Geisinger, Naomi Dalglish and Michael Hunt, and photography by Don Hicks. Opening reception Saturday November 10th, 5-7 PM.

Continue reading

James Aarons: Three Gentleman

Three Gentlemen, by ACGA member James Aarons was curated into the Southern Miss Ceramics National.  Curator, Anthony Stellaccio (Executive Editor of Studio Potter Magazine) selected 65 original works from a pool of more than 430 entries.  Three Gentlemen, part of a series of distillations from anonymous photographs, combines contemporary techniques

Continue reading

Bonnie Belt: Willits Center of the Arts

Willits Center for the Arts is having their October gallery opening on October 6th at 7pm in the main gallery featuring ceramic sculptor Bonnie Belt.  Bonnie will be showing the full range of her work from large sculpted ceramic vessels, bird and tree sculptures to her hand-painted tableware.  Bonnie is

Continue reading

Josie Jurczenia: Hard + Soft/Clay + Felt

For her solo show at Roscoe Gallery Josie Jurczenia will be showing work in clay and felt. She has cut, painted and embroidered thick wool felt, using the same paper patterns she uses in her functional clay pieces, creating sculptural fabric pieces. Roscoe Ceramics Gallery 473 25th Street Oakland, CA

Continue reading

4 x 3 Contemporary Ceramics and Glass

This exhibition running from September 7-September 27 presents a diverse array of techniques and approaches to handmade ceramics and glass, with each artist showing a group of original pieces in their respective media. Artworks produced using various firing temperatures and working methods, from functional to sculptural, are displayed. Participating artists:

Continue reading

Kate Murphy: Porcelain Pumpkins

Follow step by step, the process of carving 2 seasonal vegetables from porcelain.  Blanks will be provided and students will delve into form, texture, and surface in this fun and light-hearted class with Kate Murphy!  After bisque firing we will meet to stain the stems and glaze the pumpkin body.Many

Continue reading

Whitney Smith: Nesting Bowls on the Wheel

Nothing quite catches the eye in the ceramic world like a nested set! Learn the tricks & tips for throwing nesting sets in this one-day intensive workshop. Find out how to calculate the weight & measurement of each item. You will be shown how to easily measure each piece as

Continue reading

Katy Drijber: Pattern & Surface

Sonoma Ceramics’ Chili Bowl Resident Artist teaches students how to create repeating patterns on leather hard pottery. Katy will share her hand-carved stamps for students to use in class. Students will also make their own custom bisque stamps for thrown pots, slabs or tiles. The second half of the class

Continue reading

Katherine Payne: Monoprinting with Clay

SAT & SUN 10AM-5PM AUG 25 & 26, 2018 Learn how to monoprint on clay! Monoprinting transfer techniques include stenciling, layering, and stamping. Students will learn the role of plaster molds and experiment with different applications for monoprinting including 2D tiles and 3D forms with an emphasis on design and

Continue reading

Lynn Wood: Handbuilt Textured Teapots

In this two day handbuilding workshop, students will make 2 teapots, each in a different style. Instruction will focus on the necessary details to make a teapot body, handle, spout, and lids. In addition students may have time to make a cream and sugar set with a unifying tray. Have

Continue reading

Ken Carmean: Raku Firing

Two sessions of raku firing at the Sonoma Community Center!  Choose one or both 3 hour sessions, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. Bring your own bisqued pieces; single workshop fee allows you to fill 1/2 of a 17″ kiln shelf. Students must provide their own bisqueware, any clay type is OK to

Continue reading

HP Bloomer: Glazing & Soda Firing

In this two day workshop we will explore soda firing and how to strategically glaze work to optimize your success rate in each firing. Students will learn through practicing various applications of slips and glazes as well as strategies for surface design in soda fired kilns. In this hand-on workshop,

Continue reading

Naomi Clement: The Layered Surface

Do you love making but hate decorating? This workshop is for you! In this two-day, hands-on workshop, students will learn a variety of surface design techniques for decorating work and developing surfaces. We will focus on how to achieve a richer look through texture and the addition of layers of

Continue reading

Josie Jurczenia Spring Open Studio

Josie Jurczenia Spring Studio SALE May 5 & 6, 11 -5 2236 Summer St (cross street is Spruce), Berkeley Please mark your calendar…May 5 & 6 is my Spring Studio SALE. This is the only time during the year that I sell SECONDS. I’ll also have a great selection of

Continue reading