Michelle Gregor: Exhibit at Natsoulas Gallery

Michelle Gregor received her BA in Studio Art from the University of California, Santa Cruz (Chancellor’s Grant) in 1983 and her MFA from San Francisco State University in 1994 (Outstanding M.F.A. Candidate, Art Department). Considered a leading figure in the second generation of Bay Area Figuration, Gregor is a multifaceted artist

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The Potters’ Studio – Holiday Sale

Are you looking for that perfect holiday gift? It’s here! From cups, bowls, vases and plates, to wonderful one-of-a-kind sculptures. Each piece is handmade by one of over 40 of our studio artists and is sure to be a holiday gift that will give pleasure and joy for years to

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Nancy Selvin: Your Own Voice: Incorporating Color, Image and Text on Clay – November 10 – 11, 2018

This hands-on, hand-building workshop will emphasize the use of foam armatures to construct functional and non-functional forms in clay. Foam support can be used for any scale construction but is especially helpful for building large, freestanding vessels or sculpture. Nancy will also demonstrate how she layers underglaze colors to enhance

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Trax Gallery Group Show: Raw Materials

Trax Gallery will be opening their Fall exhibit season with new work byLinda Chrisianson, Randy and Jan Mckeachie-Johnston, Bill Geisinger, the Bandana Potters, Naomi Dalglish, and Michael Hunt. Plus photography by Don Hicks. Opening reception Saturday November 10th, 5-7 PM. Exhibit runs through December 16.

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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

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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

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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

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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:

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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