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Eutectic Gallery Presents
February 2-24, 2018
Lauren Gallaspy and Dirk Staschke - a delightful pairing of tantalizing new prints and drawings from Lauren alongside Dirk's enticing ceramic confections, including Wishing Well & Knowing Otherwise now available in collectable, delectable, bite-sized morsels.
Back Room features vessels and Still Lifes by Victoria Christen.
click here to see Sugar
Sitka Center Art Center - Programs are available all year long. Go to their website to see what's going on!
Click here to go to the website: Sitka Center
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Pottery By Yvonne
Beginning Wheel Throwing
Wednesdays 2/21-3/21, from 6-9pm - $180
This class introduces beginners to basic wheel techniques (throwing bowl and cylinder forms, finishing and glazing). The course will include wedging, centering clay, throwing a variety of bowl and cylinder forms such as cups and vases, finishing and glazing. Includes one bag of clay, use of tools, and firing.
Contact Yvonne on her
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Kirkland Art Center - KAC
15th Annual Kirkland Artist Studio Tour - May 12-13th, 2018
Showcase your artwork during this popular annual Mother's Day Weekend community-wide event. Click on the photo to go to the website for more information.
Early Bird entry is February 8th - $175
Contact Geneva Baldauf by email at:
Entry fee by February 28th - $200
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.
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 email@example.com
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.
Let us know if you have positions available and we will spread the word...
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.
Adrienne Stacey Pottery (SE Portland)
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
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.
Send us your information...
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
Kiln Repair: Anna Stehle in Eugene
Contact her at 541-335-9847 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
Submissions & Calls for Entry ...
2018 Oregon Art in Public Places
Rolling deadlines ...
Submit materials for 2nd selection round: February 21, 2018
Submit materials for 3rd selection round: August 8, 2018
2020-2013 Roster application deadline: All artists must reapply by February 2019.
National and international artists are invited to submit qualifications for the Oregon Art in Public Places Roster. The Oregon Arts Commission in Salem, Oregon, and the Regional Arts & Culture Council/RACC in Portland, Oregon, manage the percent for art programs for the State of Oregon, Multnomah County, and City of Portland. The Roster serves as a resource for public art selection panels to identify artists most suitable for specific project needs.
Selection panels have the option of using the roster either in combination with an open call or invitational or as the sole resource for identifying appropriate artists for a project.
- Applicants must have successfully completed at least two permanent or temporary site-specific commissions. Professional artists living and working the United States are eligible to apply. Non-US residents must be able to show current ability to work in the United States prior to being contracted for a project in Oregon.
To submit entry, click here > CaFE
Direct questions here > Salvador Mayoral IV, Public Art Assist
2018 Ray Grimm Memorial Award ($1500)
Call for Entry: April 7th
Jury Process: completed by April 14th
Presentation of Award: April 18th
For the fifth time the Oregon Potters Association is privileged to celebrate the life and work of Ray Grimm by offering a $1500 award for a clay arts educator to use in their classroom to enhance the program for attending students. The Grimm Family awards this gift to support ceramic educators so they may provide expanded instructional resources. These funds will be awarded to an educator who is teaching in private or public institutions, art centers or adult education. A PDF is linked below to explain Ray Grimm's legacy and the application process.
To submit entry, click here > Michael Simmons Email
To view the PDF, click here> 2018 Ray Grimm Memorial Award PDF
Wilsonville Festival of Arts Accepting Submissions
Show date: June 2nd & 3rd, 2018
Submission deadline: February 11, 2018
Artists notified by: February 23, 2018
Engage in the contemporary art scene in the Pacific Northwest by participating in this creative and innovative outdoor art festival just SE of Portland. WFA Art Market invites artists of all genres â€“ crafters and makers, designers and bakers - exploring everything from traditional art to New Media, pure forms to multi-media, and from 2D to 3D. We seek artists from throughout the PNW and aim to create a diverse and accessible context in which to showcase current trends in contemporary arts.
Go to Call To Artists for the application and more information.
You can also contact Sarah Wolfe, Festival Director at www.wilsonvillearts.org