Lynn Landor: Fish Out Of Water

Lynn Landor will be showing her work at Roscoe Ceramic Gallery in Oakland, California. The title of the show is “Fish Out Of Water”. Opening artist reception will be November 4, 2016 as part of Oakland’s First Friday celebration. There will be another artist reception on Third Thursday, November 17,

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Trudy Chiddix: Open Studio

Join me for OPEN STUDIOS the first weekend in April 1890 Bryant at Mariposa – 100 Artists in one building! Friday March 31 Preview Party 6:00 – 9:00pm Saturday & Sunday April 1 & 2 Open Noon – 6:00pm Studio 201 & 210

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Paula Ross: Open Studio

Paula Ross’ studio will be open for two Saturdays during the holiday season. November 26 and December 3, 2016 from 11 am to 5 pm. More information on Paula’s website.

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Crystal Morey: Delicate Dependencies

Crystal Morey will be showing a new collection of her porcelain sculptures at New Eden Gallery in San Francisco. Show dates: October 14- October 29, 2016. More information here. Artist Statement: Humankind has become the driving influence and force behind natural evolution, with the ability to alter life from a

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Jane Grimm: SFMOMA Artist Gallery

Jane Grimm will be showing her ceramic sculptures alongside Fresno artist Robert Ogata at the SFMOMA Artist Gallery at the in building A at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. The show runs from October 1- November 6. There will be an artists reception on Wednesday October 5 between 5 and

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Whitney Smith: Wheel-thrown Nesting Sets

Nothing quite catches the eye in the ceramic world the way a nested set of items do. You don’t have to be a master potter to make a simple set of nested bowls or plates. Learn some tricks & tips to throwing nesting sets in this lecture & demonstration. Learn

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Sunshine Cobb: The Art of Form and Function

In this one-day workshop, Sunshine will hand-build a pitcher and a garlic box and wheel throw a few bowls and cups. Her attention to design and form will be discussed and observed during the workshop; as well as humble and witty conversations on her beginnings in Ceramics. She will cover

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Southern California Ceramics and Glass

The Association of Clay & Glass Artists of California (ACGA) presents SoCal Ceramics and Glass in Muzeo’s Carnegie Building, November 12, 2016 through January 2, 2017. This members exhibition features the artworks of eight invited southern California artists: Caroline Blackburn, Pierre Bounaud, Beverly Crist, Maria DeCastro, Paul Harrie, George Jercich, Alone Larsen,

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Lynn Meade: Lantern and Luminari

At the work shop, Lynne will include building simple forms for tabletop luminaria and more complex forms for a 3 part lidded lanterns. She will also discuss methods of laying symmetric patterns, piercing, and refining the piercings. This workshop is hosted by Leslie’s Ceramic Supply. Register for the workshop.

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Ellen Sachtschale: Voluptuous Garden Sculptures

Create planters, bird feeders and mushroom sculptures all with richly textured surfaces. In this workshop, Ellen will share her techniques for creating organic forms with soft slabs. All will be created in her trademark organic style. This workshop is hosted by Leslie’s Ceramic Supply. Register for the class.

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Fiber Handle Making Workshop

Learn how to make fiber handles for your teapots and other forms with Jim Widess of The Caning Shop in Berkeley. Bamboo, wisteria, reeds, and other materials will be explored, along with several styles of handles. This workshop is hosted by The Potter’s Studio Sign up by email, phone (510-528-3286),

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Denis Hazlewood: Slab Built Geometric Forms

Explore the possibilities of slab construction while making geometric forms for functional use and sculptural ideas. In this workshop, students will hone their craftmanship and precision in clay so that anything is possible. Focuses will include stiff slab construction, texture and surface, lids, and handles. This class is hosted by

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Julia Feld: Sculptural Teapots

This class will focus on decorative, sculptural teapots and their significancethrough hand-building techniques: soft- slab and coil building. Students will learn how to use carving techniques for surface decoration while exploring the conceptual and technical aspects of the teapot-making process. This class is hosted by the Sonoma Community Center. Register for the class.

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August Board Meeting

The ACGA Board Meeting is usually the second Wednesday of every month at the Presidio Branch of the San Francisco Public Library and is open to all current ACGA members. We encourage you to attend! Meet your board and see what it takes to run our organization. There is a dinner

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Brittany Rea: intro | spectate

This exhibition marks the conclusion of ACGA Associate Member Brittany Rea’s six-month residency in at Sonoma Ceramics. In her time living and working at the Center, Brittany has taught ceramics classes for all ages including the highly popular “Ceramics Sampler” and lessons for girls in the Mentoring Alliance. She has

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Michele Collier: Spontaneous Clay

This is a class for the beginner or the accomplished sculptor who wants to breathe new life into ther work. Clay is a very intuitive medium. It can jump to unplanned conclusions. This is our inner self speaking through the medium of clay. If we allow these “accidents” to happen

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