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Jan Edwards

Jan Edwards - Open Studio Saturdays
Dec 8,15 & 22nd from 11am - 5pm

Come by the studio for a variety of pots, paintings and cards from those paintings. Part of the studio has been taken over to make some new prints, so stop by and maybe get a chance to see the process! Warm drinks and a warm welcome are here to greet you. 10% of her sales will go to Columbia River Keepers and the Oregon Food Bank.

2650 SW Custer St, Portland, OR 97219
Email her at Jan Edwards

 

Sarah Chenowith Davis

Sarah Chenoweth Davis - Holiday Artstravaganza
Dec 8 from 10am - 4pm

You are cordially invited to join Sarah and her studio mates at Kerby Alley Studios for their 3rd annual holiday open house. This year they have organized with several of their artist neighbors for an all-alley artstravaganza! There will be snacks and drinks and lots of good cheer, and her band, "The Sidewalk" will perform at 8pm (did you know she is a drummer now, too??!!)

Email her at Sarah Chenoweth
or Click here for her website: Sarah Chenoweth

 

Adrienne Stacey

Adrienne Stacey - 40th Annual Home Show
Dec 1 & 2 from 12pm - 4pm

Guest artist David Leonard will show his photography with Adrienne's Watercolor and Pottery Sale. Her High Fire Minnesota Flat Top gas reduction kiln was built on location. Seconds will be available for sale on Sunday.

Email her at Adrienne Stacey
or Click here for her website: Adrienne Stacey Pottery

 

Eutectic Gallery
Eutectic Gallery

Eutectic Gallery Presents "A Gifted Offering "
December 1 - 30, 2018 ... First Friday 12/7/18 from 6-9pm

Nearly 3 dozen artists from near and far! This is a "cash and carry" show, so be sure to stop by early to pick up the perfect gift. You will be impressed with the caliber of art from these artists and are sure to find something for everyone on your list.

Top: Paul Ide and Below: Sam Chung, plus many more!

 

Sitka Center

Sitka Center Art Invitational
Nov 3 - 4, 2018
Nov 2, 2018 "PARTY w/the ARTISTS" from 6-9pm
Tickets $65 Non-Members & $45 for Members

Ramarkable Raffle is back! Tickets are $5 ...
Buy Online - 2 days ONLY! RAFFLE

A magnificent art exhibit and sale featuring more than 140 Northwest Artists. This special 25th Anniversary exhibit celebrates artwork inspired by the natural world and mirrors what happens during our Workshop and Residency Porgrams on the Oregon Coast.
Click here to go to the website: Sitka Center


What's Happening Around Monmoth

Dan & Gail Cannon Gallery of Art in
Western Oregon University,
Sept 26 - Oct 26, 2018 β€’ Mon- Fri 8-5pm

A focused collection of creative works by Harold and Sue Mason. Artists reception on Wed, October 3 from 4:30-6pm.
Click here to go to the website: WOU Gallery


What's Happening Around Eugene

Fiesta Cultural

Lane Arts Council

Lane Arts Council
For Schools
For Art Professionals
First Friday Art Walk


What's Happening Around Bend

Let us know and we will let everyone else know ...

What's Happening Around Washington

Fiesta Cultural

Archie Bray Foundation in Spokane

Thursday, October 4,2018
Free workshop featuring Richard James & Kyle Johns
at Gonzaga University in the Jundt Art Center
Demonstration Workshop 9:30-3:30pm in Room 005
Artist Talks 4:30-5:30pm in Room 110

2018 Resident Artists Exhibition
October 5-26, 2018
Reception on Friday, October 5th from 5-9pm
Contact Mat Rude at 406-579-9992 or email: rude@gonzaga.edu

 

Clay For A Day

Kirkland Art Center
The building will be closed from December 12 – January 12 for Phase 2 of the seismic retrofit. This project will help to β€œearthquake proof” the building, providing safety for those inside and to preserve the building for future generations. Staff will be working at this time, but due to the construction, hours will not be consistent. Calls and emails will be responded to within 24 hour.

Website information: Kirkland Art Center


Resources ...

 

Ceramic Decal Printing Information

Georgies offers custom firing for cone 04 bisque, plus cone 05 and cone 6 glaze firing service. The form below can be printed for your reference. We load and unload our kilns on Monday and Thursday afternoon. Bring your pieces in with the name of the clay body and the temperature range that you want us to fire your work. You can always call us at the Portland store if you have any questions: 503-283-1353.


Molds Wanted!

If you have ceramic molds that you would like to donate, contact Cassie Fort with Oregon State Hospital at 509-595-0944 (cell) or 503-947-0038 (desk). You can also contact her by email at cassie.s.fort@dhsoha.state.or.us


Donations Needed!

The Marylhurst School is a 501c3 non-profit preschool - 8th grade serving populations in Portland, Oregon City, and the surrounding areas. They are currently building a ceramics program and are in need of a pottery wheel. If you have or know of someone who has a wheel to donate (or combination reduced fee plus donation), please contact Hayley Hendrickson at 503-309-3980. All donations are tax deductible.


Help Wanted

 

Sitka Center

Grace Art Camp

Are you a clay artist that loves working with children? Grace Art Camp is looking for artists who specialize in fused glass, ceramics, and visual arts to join an awesome collaborative community! Go to the website link below for more information.

Send Resume & Cover Letter to: Ashley
Click here to go to the website: Grace Art Camp

 

Ceramic Technician for the YZ Creative Art Center in Shanxi, China
Looking for an experienced ceramic technician to work between July 1 to December 1, 2018. Responsible for managing all aspects of a ceramics studio and setting up their new ceramics center. Applicants must have a strong work ethic with ability to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines while working with resident artists. YZ pays round trip airfare, visa costs, lodging (private room), meals and $1200 (US) a week. Studio space and private office provided.
Send email for an application to nblairyz@aol.com or call 321-223-3928

 


Classes & Instruction

Do you offer classes, tutoring, or private instruction in your studio or business? Send us the info, and we'll post it to help prospective students find you.

Morning Ceramics Studio (SE Portland)

Morning Ceramics

Wheelthrowing Classes
$250.00 for six sessions of introductory wheel throwing class taught by Victoria Buchler. Class is held on Monday mornings from 9-12pm with additional studio hours available. All clay, equipment & firing is provdided.
Click here to go to her website: Wheel Classes

 

Adrienne Stacey Pottery (SE Portland)

Adrienne Stacey

Wheelthrowing and Handbuilding
Cost is $250.00 for six sessions, which you can use whenever you want. Fee covers everything. Student lab times available for $10 per hour. Private tutoring sometimes available at $60 per two-hour session, tailored for you. 503-232-4393
Click here to go to her website: Adrienne Stacey Pottery

 

Cathi Newlin Ceramics

Cathi Newlin

Classes available in the Portland area.
Cathy offers classes and workshops throughout the year using handbuilding techniques. Contact Cathi for details: Cathi Newlin Ceramics

 

My Masterpiece Art Studio (Beaverton)

Fabulous, fun, affordable art classes, workshops, Open Studio, camps, and creative activities designed for children and families!

Click the image flyer at left to open, print or save a full-page information flyer.


Professional Services

Photography: Wedlake Digital Studio

"Wedlake Digital Studio focuses on the photography of artists' work and commercial products. WDS can manage the entire photographic workflow, from lighting setup and photography, to image colour correcting and post-processing. Images can be prepared for web or catalogue, or printed on premium archival paper. I am experienced in working with a wide variety of different mediums including ceramics, glass, fine art paintings, drawings, wood, leather, and textiles.

"My website contains more information about my personal background, examples of my personal and commercial work, and a full list of the services I offer. Wedlake Digital Studio can also be found on Facebook as a public page, where you can review a larger portfolio of my work. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you." -- Andrew Wedlake

Contact Andrew at 503.729.8965 (mobile) or

Wedlake Digital Studio: Website On Facebook


Kiln & Wheel Repair Services

Kiln & Wheel Repair: John Alland Technical Services in Portland

Contact by phone at 503-867-7932

Kiln & Wheel Repair: Mitch Ellison in Lake Oswego

Contact by phone at 503-636-8559 - email: mitch@ellisonkilnworks.com

Kiln Repair: Robert Battey for Bend & Central Oregon

Northwest Pottery Supply LLC - phone 541-410-3266 or 800-259-1423 x106

Kiln & Wheel Repair: Mitch Ellison in Lake Oswego

Contact him at 503-636-8559 - email: mitch@ellisonkilnworks.com

Kiln Repair: Anna Stehle in Eugene

Contact her at 541-335-9847 - email: artsceramics@comcast.net


Repair & Restoration: Dolls by Arlene

"Oh no, it's broken! What do we do now?"

It's a common question, and we get calls like that every week at Georgies. Arlene Martinez may have the answer to your question! From her studio in Battle Ground, Arlene offers:

  • Museum quality restoration of antique and modern dolls.
  • Restoration of items made of ceramic, porcelain, and other mediums or materials.
  • Appraisal services from one piece to complete collections.
  • Dollmaking Classes
  • Authentic reproduction dolls
  • Specialized firing available
  • Complete kiln repair

Contact Arlene at 360.687.4321 or emailarlenedoll@aol.com


Submissions & Calls for Entry ...

Wilsonville Festival of Arts - Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2, 2019
Be a part of the contemporary art scene in Oregon by participating in this creative and innovative outdoor art festival just SE of Portland. We invite artists of all genres – crafters and makers, designers and bakers. Exploring everything from traditional art forms to New Media genres like 3D printing, and from pure forms to multi-media.

Go to Festival of Arts for more details and the link for the application form. You will be prompted to open a free account with Entrythingy.com, then you'll be ready to start the application process.

Deadline for submissions is 02/11/19. A top-notch jury will select participants and notified by 02/22/19.
Application fee is $20, Booth fee is $125 for a single (10x10') and $250 for a double (10x20').

Website: www.wilsonvillearts.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/wilsonvillefestivalofart
Instagram: #wilsonvillefestivalofarts


Kirkland Arts Center in collaboration with the Kroger Company is announcing a call for submissions for a unique large scale interior artwork to be located at the Park Place Center QFC in Kirkland, WA.

Go to KirklandArtsCenter for more details and the link for the application form

Deadline for first round of submissions: 11:59 PM 10/7/18
Applicants notified of the results of the first round: 10/29/18
Finalist proposals due: 11:59 PM 11/25/18
Feedback and revision period for proposals: 11/30- 12/16/18
Finalists notified regarding final selection: 12/21/18
Completed artwork delivered: 3/15/19

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Georgies Ceramic & Clay Co. • 756 NE Lombard • Portland OR 97211 • 503.283.1353 • 800.999.CLAY
Georgies of Eugene • 1471 Railroad Blvd #9 • Eugene OR 97402 • 541.338.7654 • 866.234.CLAY
Fax numbers: Portland 503.283.1387 β€’ Eugene 541.338.7565
Store Hours: Monday thru Saturday, 9:00a to 5:00p Pacific time • Business office hours 9a-5p, Monday thru Friday

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