Workshop Demonstration feat. George Rodriguez- Tacoma CC
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Workshop Demonstration feat. George Rodriguez- Tacoma CC

Event Description: The TCC Clay Club is hosting sculptor George Rodriguez for an all day demonstration/workshop offering insights of his journey into clay. The workshop is free and open to the public, there will be a potluck lunch around 1:00! Bring your own dish to share as well as your own mug for light refreshments!


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WCA Winter Social 2019: Bellingham
Jan
12
2:00 PM14:00

WCA Winter Social 2019: Bellingham

Join your fellow clay-lovers for the WCA’s annual Winter Social! Bring your favorite potluck item to share. Explore Bellingham’s all-new Burnished Clay Studio. Enjoy a demonstration by Jeremy Noet. View the WCA’s 5’X5’X5’ member show. Swap your old Ceramic Arts books and find some new-to-you ones. Bring your own ceramic creation to participate in our favorite gift-stealing game.

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Call For Artists: WCA 5'X5'X5' member show
Jan
5
4:30 PM16:30

Call For Artists: WCA 5'X5'X5' member show

All artwork must fit within a 5”x5”x5” cube. Artwork may be functional or sculptural, it may set or hang for display, pieces must be primarily clay work. It just needs to fit in a 5x5x5 inch box! This is not juried, this is an All-Member Invitational Exhibition, so join in on the fun and show us what you’ve got! See our “Call For Artists” page for details.

Artist is responsible for getting their artwork to and from Burnished Clay Studio. Artwork must arrive by January 5, 2019.

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Vashon Island Visual Artist Studio Tour with Gale Lurie
Dec
1
to Dec 9

Vashon Island Visual Artist Studio Tour with Gale Lurie

Event Description: Gale Lurie, along with 5 other artists will be showing their work at her studio, Dockton Pottery. Several other WCA members on the island will also be showing their work on this self-guided tour. 25913 99th Av. SW Vashon, WA
For maps and more information go to www. vashonislandartstudiotour.com
Need more info? Call Gale at 206 418-9902

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Art Show: Sacred Shards, a Decade of Reflection by Robin Leventhal- Walla Walla
Nov
1
to Dec 30

Art Show: Sacred Shards, a Decade of Reflection by Robin Leventhal- Walla Walla

vent Description: This one woman show by Robin Leventhal showcases recent work with black clay celebrating the heart with a re-purposed spring as a stand in a series called Light Hearted . There is also a section dedicated to air planters which animate the parched earth and burnished forms. The two largest of these are on the wall becoming Wall Flowers Finally, there are a group of my mixed media pieces which include lacquered and lustred pods and flowers housed with ceramic components, bones and rust fragments enshrined on wood. These pieces were inspired from the passing of my father and were initially for ashes, but evolved into shrines to celebrate the beauty that is life.

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National Clay Week
Oct
8
to Oct 15

National Clay Week

Participate in National Clay Week by hosting Open Studios and other events to expose your community to the magic of clay.

Our vision is to celebrate the journey of clay: where it comes from and where it will take us in the future. Let’s unite our lives in a celebration of knowledge, experience, exploration, and joy of clay: the material we all know and love.

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Arbutus Folk School: Artist in Residence Opportunity- Olympia
Oct
1
8:00 PM20:00

Arbutus Folk School: Artist in Residence Opportunity- Olympia

The Arbutus Artist in Residency (AIR) program is an unpaid volunteer exchange that offers a professional development avenue to emerging artists while providing routine maintenance for the Arbutus studios. A residency at the Arbutus Folk School is an opportunity to grow as a ceramic artist, to engage in our thriving community, and to provide a platform to launch your career.

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PotteryNW: Pots for Plants Show by Ciara Jackson
Sep
7
to Sep 28

PotteryNW: Pots for Plants Show by Ciara Jackson

Event Description: Pots for Plants is a solo exhibition of work by Pottery Northwest Resident Artist Ciara Jackson, marking the conclusion of her two-year residency. Inspired by the concepts of the indoor/outdoor divide, as well as the interaction of nature with (wo)man-made structures, Ciara Jackson is exhibiting a collection of vessels intended for bringing the outdoors in.

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Pottery NW: Salad Bowl Fundraiser
Aug
23
6:00 PM18:00

Pottery NW: Salad Bowl Fundraiser

Event Description: A night of salad, auctions, and fun, Salad Bowl is a celebration of Pottery Northwest and the people who have found a home here. Guests pick out a salad bowl at the beginning of the night — which they get to take home — and eat dinner off of it! Salad Bowl guests also have the first pick of the ClayFest Northwest exhibition.

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Pottery NW: ClayFest Northwest
Aug
23
to Aug 26

Pottery NW: ClayFest Northwest

Event Description: ClayFest Northwest is an extensive exhibition of Northwest Clay Artists, in conjunction with our annual Salad Bowl Fundraiser and a weekend celebrating clay! Work from artists such as Deborah Schwartzkopf and Sean O’Connell will be available for purchase, among many others. Salad Bowl attendees will be able to preview the exhibition, which will be open to the public that weekend: August 24-26.

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Foster/White Gallery: George Rodriguez at the Seattle Art Fair
Aug
2
to Aug 5

Foster/White Gallery: George Rodriguez at the Seattle Art Fair

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Event Description: Foster/White will feature all new work by Seattle sculptor George Rodriguez at this summer’s Seattle Art Fair, which takes place August 2 - 5, 2018 at the Century Link Field Event Center. Rooted in his study of traditional temple guardian figures from around the world, George’s highly individualized ceramic forms reveal the inherent commonality at our core.

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KAC: Clay? VII - Biennial Juried Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition
Jul
27
to Sep 8

KAC: Clay? VII - Biennial Juried Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition

Event Description: Kirkland Arts Center is proud to present the seventh installment of its biennial juried contemporary ceramics exhibition, Clay? VI. This exhibition explores the versatility of clay as a medium of artistic expression. Showcasing a range of sizes, scales, subject matter, and techniques, the artwork of this exhibition is both a testament to the enduring legacy of clay and future of the field.

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KAC: Clay & Encaustic Collage Workshop with Pat Colyar & Deborah Kapoor
Jul
14
to Jul 15

KAC: Clay & Encaustic Collage Workshop with Pat Colyar & Deborah Kapoor

Event Description: This workshop will explore techniques for the application of encaustic onto ceramic surfaces. Heating, burnishing, incising, stenciling, carving, collaging and transferring onto ceramic surfaces will be covered. Most encaustic supplies will be provided. Students must have bisque fired ceramic pieces ready to apply encaustic to.

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Majolica Workshop with Terry Siebert: Poulsbo
Jun
23
to Jun 24

Majolica Workshop with Terry Siebert: Poulsbo

Event Description: Terry will be conducting a workshop at Connie Ward's studio just north of Poulsbo - materials supplied. Classes (limited to 8 students) will be outside -weather permitting. Terry will demonstrate how develops designs from nature on one of her own pieces. We will develop our designs to apply to 3 4x4 tiles and 1 3" tall cup - all of which will be fired Saturday night. Sunday, we'll open the kiln,discuss our work, and enjoy a presentation of Terry's portfolio. Cost is $95.

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WCA 2018 Summer Social: Ellensburg
Jun
1
to Jun 3

WCA 2018 Summer Social: Ellensburg

Save the date so that you can join us for our 2018 Summer Social!

Camp out with your friends enjoy good food and good company. Participate and learn about woodfiring. Enter your art into our WCA exhibition at Gallery One.

More information to come as the date approaches. Join our WCA meetings to help create this wonderful event!

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Workshop and Artist Talk: Small Teapots Big Ideas- Bremerton
May
19
to May 20

Workshop and Artist Talk: Small Teapots Big Ideas- Bremerton

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Event Description: With Richard Notkin and Geo Lastomirsky co-instructors; This intensive weekend hands on workshop will focus on utilizing the teapot format to create sculptural forms and narrative imagery. The instructors will lead students on an intensive search for the "personal teapot". Each student will be encouraged to explore his or her deep personal passions to design two, three or more teapots utilizing thumbnail sketches and clay moquettes

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Pottery NW: Coalesce: Crafted Works by Chase Lilleholm
May
4
to May 31

Pottery NW: Coalesce: Crafted Works by Chase Lilleholm

Event Description: Coalesce is a solo exhibition celebrating the work of Artist in Residence Chase Lilleholm. Chase explores relationships and details in our world through his forms and surfaces, "instilling within each piece his own set of values and ideals." This exhibition marks the close of his residency.

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Call to Artists: WCA Bountiful Art Show in Ellensburg
May
1
11:58 PM23:58

Call to Artists: WCA Bountiful Art Show in Ellensburg

Apply now for a spot in the WCA's Bountiful Art Show. The show will be both functional and sculptural at Gallery One in Ellensburg, WA and will be juried by Tara Wilson. Deadline to apply is May 1st.

Explore or examine abundance, generosity, and/or lavishness. Offer something bountiful in purpose, serving dishes, sets, or baskets, or something bountiful in ornamentation, shape, or scale.

Website for more details: http://www.washingtonclayarts.org/callforartists

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Workshop in Italy with Stephen Mickey: Hand of the Maker: Touch of Soul
Apr
29
to May 12

Workshop in Italy with Stephen Mickey: Hand of the Maker: Touch of Soul

Event Description: Stephen Mickey will teach a woodfiring and Makers workshop at La Meridiana School of Ceramics in Tuscany, Italy. All levels are welcome. I will meet you where you are . Lots of one on one opportunities. Once in a lifetime opportunity to make pots in Tuscany , tour the countryside , and eat wonderful foods. Bring your partner to attend a Italian cooking school of your choice. Class information; info@lameridiana.fi.it Questions;stephenmickeypottery@gmail.com

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WCA meeting: Burien
Apr
18
to Apr 19

WCA meeting: Burien

Come join us with your marvelous ideas, enthusiasm and a potluck item! We will be working on our last details for the upcoming summer social and other events that are in the works. Join our welcoming group in creating a thriving clay community!

RSVP to info@washingtonclayarts.org and we will send you the address! Thank you!

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