The West Side Artists Annual Studio Tour showcases the artwork of 30+ artists at 8 welcoming stops in the West Seattle Area. This self-guided tour is free and open to the public. Each stop is at a working artists studio and will have three or more people showing in many media – From Ceramics to weaving, encaustic painting to forged jewelry, and from colored pencil to tin collage – We have it all! Explore these neighborhood, hidden gems, and make a day of discovering local talent.
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.
Liz Duarte is going to lead a WCA PIT-FIRE in conjunction with National Clay Week Open Studio on October 13, 2018 from 7 am - 3 pm at Golden Gardens Park! Bring your work ready to load into the fire pit and a potluck item.
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.
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.
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.
Featuring teapots of artists from across the state. Come by to see your fellow WCA members and the art of the unique and talented artists we have here in Washington State!
Juried by Simon Levin
Opening Reception February 3rd from Noon-3pm
Meet the Artists, vote for People's Choice and see the Juror's Choice Award Winner
Event Description: PNW’s Holiday Special offers shoppers an approachable, well-curated space for purchasing beautiful, useful gifts while supporting artists and makers. Skip the stress and find something special here in the Pottery!
And because it’s the holidays, after all, we’ll be hosting a party and open house.
The public is invited to the holiday party and open house on December 1 from 6 to 8pm. The market will remain open each day from 10am to 6pm until December 22.
Event Description: Warm up with some soup, bread, and drinks and take home a handmade ceramic or woodturned bowl or cup! All bowls and cups have been kindly donated by local ceramic and woodturning artists, many of whom are instructors and volunteers at the Arbutus Folk School. Tickets for the event are $35 and include selecting a handmade bowl or cup to take home. Additional cups and bowls can be purchased for $25 each. Ticket also includes soup, bread, dessert, and a non-alcoholic beverage! Beer, wine, and Whitewood Cider will be available for purchase. Come early for the best selection of bowls!
Donations received from the event will be shared with The People’s House and the Arbutus Folk School. The People’s House is an emergency overnight shelter that also coordinates mental health and emergency basic needs services for the Olympia area.
If you would like to make a donation of bowls, please contact email@example.com
Event Description: Join us for a casual evening of soup, art and friends to benefit our ceramics program. This annual event offers a great time sit down with your neighbors, eat some tasty food, and enjoy a laugh together while being entertained by local musicians. We’ll have an array of beautiful, handmade, ceramic bowls filled with a variety of tasty, homemade soups made by Gallery One’s Board of Directors and volunteers. The meal is accompanied by fresh breads and soft drinks and wine or beer for purchase with cookies for dessert.
The National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) is having their annual conference in Portland for 2017! So close to Washington, this is a great opportunity to explore the vast possibilities that are available within ceramics! Get registered now!
Event Description: The weekend before NCECA Portland, Pottery Northwest will host workshops, exhibitions, and evening events. Click for more info!
We will be welcoming the ArtStream Nomadic Gallery.
Reduced rates may be available for college students. E-mail us!