Lynn Wood: Pots that Pour

Saturday • May 19 • 10am-4pm​ Handmade Pitchers and pouring vessels are fun, functional and have an old fashioned charm about them. In this one day workshop come and learn the tricks that create vessels that pour and create several fun items. Will there be texture? Of Course!! This workshop

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Laura Fraedrich: Mayco Stoneware Glaze Magic

A comprehensive look at Mid range Cone 5-6 glazing techniques using Mayco Stoneware glazes. Learn glaze layering, monoprinting on bisque, silkscreening, the use of flux and washes, as well as drawing with Designer Liner. Prefired Stoneware bisque pieces provided or bring your own! About the Artist Laura is a ceramic

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Christopher Fortin: Texture and Surface

In this workshop, Chris will cover his techniques of creating realistic surfaces such as wood & stone. Using simple tools, such as pencils, hobby blades, sowing needles, hack saws, press molds & ribs, he will demonstrate how to create these dynamic surfaces that perfectly mimic the real thing. And he

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Julia Feld: Sculptural Teapots

For centuries, teapots have been made out of clay in different forms and shapes, but served the sole purpose of tea making. In the 20th century the teapot was transformed into a decorative, sculptural, collectible item. During this workshop we are going to focus on artful, sculptural teapots and their

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Artifacts: Oceanside Museum of Art

A curated exhibition of clay, wood, metal, fiber and glass “artifacts” created by selected Allied Craftsmen members, including ACGA artists Cheryl Tall and Maria DeCastro, and inspired by the book Station Eleven. Many of the themes in this novel revolve around the “artifacts” of a recently collapsed early 21st century Western society. 20

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Davis Art Center: Ceramics in Focus 2019

Reception: Friday, May 3 from 5-7 Show will run from May 3 – May 23 Juror Lana Wilson has selected 7 artists to participate in the exhibition and will be there to talk about the work: Leah Bowring Pollack, Vince Montague, Daniel Oliver, Shoshana Parry, Mary Catherine Richardson, Peggy Snider,

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ACGA: Ceramics in Focus – 2018

Call for entries: Open to all associate and exhibiting members working in clay. Reminder: this jurying is for a body of work, so don’t worry about the availability of particular pieces. DO NOT PROCRASTINATE — Download Word Document Application Form here, go to Calls for Entry (click here) or follow instructions below.

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Lee Middleman: Winter Open Studio

Lee Middleman’s Winter Open Studio will take place on Saturday and Sunday, December 2 & 3, 10am to 5pm at my gallery/studio at 16 Coalmine View in Portola Valley. I will be showing new works influenced by my recent trips to China and India. Pictured is the new, striking Jade Carved Rain Bottle. Developed this year after

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Mark Pharis & Matthew Metz: Demo Series at The Potters’ Studio, Berkeley

In conjunction with Trax Gallery, this is a two-day Demo Series with Mark Pharis and Matthew Metz.                                     Dates: November 18 and 19, 2017     Mark Pharis: Mark’s demonstration will focus on hand-building utilitarian forms. Mark will demonstrate his hand-building techniques and pattern-making and will address the pragmatics of

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Soda Firing Workshop @ The Potters’ Studio, Berkeley

Join us at The Potters’ Studio in Berkeley for an intensive introductory course to soda firing with hands-on training in loading and firing work, making wadding and cone packs, and general safety and care for equipment. Saturday we will discuss clay bodies and firing methods to achieve various aesthetics, apply flashing slips and glazes

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Brea Gallery: 4th Clay & Glass Biennial

The Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California and the Brea Art Gallery are proud to announce the 4th Clay & Glass Biennial: Juried and Invitational Exhibition. Suzanne Isken, Executive Director of the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, juried the competitive component of the exhibition; six ACGA

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Panel Discussion: Trends in Contemporary Glass Art

The Richmond Art Center in collaboration with ACGA and GLANC,  are hosting a panel in conjunction with their Summer Exhibition, Glass Currents. Please join us in this discussion about current trends in contemporary glass art. The panelists participating are: Dorothy Saxe Joe Morel Randy Strong Steven Aldrich JoAnn Edwards, the Director of

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Glass Currents: Inaugural Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: June 13 – August 19, 2017 Reception: June 10, 5:00 – 7:00 pm The Glass Currents Inaugural Exhibition at the Richmond Art Center was organized by the Glass Alliance of NorthernCalifornia and the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California. It presents a contemporary survey of glass

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North Bay Meet Up

Please join ACGA vice president Siobhan Hughes (glass) and president Bill Geisinger for coffee and discussion Friday April 28th at Weavers Coffee and Tea, 40 Louise St, San Rafael, CA 94901 It’s a small place with good reviews and  great company!

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