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It Cuts Both Ways
Christopher St John

Eutectic Gallery Presents:
It Cuts Both Ways :

January 3-February 1, 2020

Chris Staley shows his sculpturals, drawings and other 2D works as an iconic maker and educator on the eve of his retirement from teaching.

The Back Room is featuring Christopher St.John who started with painting and drawing then recently crossed over to hand-built ceramic sculptual focus on animals.

 

First Friday at Radius Studio

Radius Studio - First Friday Gallery Opening
January 3, 2020 from 6-9pm .. and it's FREE!
Welcome painter Jolyn A Fry and ceramicist Lunar Molar to the gallery! Combining colorful landscapes with natural ceramic forms, this show will highlight the many forms that earth and nature can take. Be sure to stop by the opening to meet the artists, have a glass of wine, and get first dibs on your favorite pieces. This event is open to all ages and free to the public!
3022 NE Burnside St.

Click here for the website: First Friday

 

Brent Pafford Workshop

Radius Studio - Brent Pafford Workshop $300
January 18 & 19, 2020 from 10am - 5pm both days
Radius will host artist Brent Pafford for this two day, hands-on workshop. Brent will be sharing the secrets to his processes! Learn to incorporate non-ceramic materials into ceramic work. You will get to color clay bodies, make and pour your own glitter resin, use epoxy to attach found object handles, play with latex resist, alter wheel thrown forms and more.
Radius Art Studio One, 322 SE Morrison St

Click here for more information: Workshop

 

Self Care and Love

Radius Studio - First Friday - FREE
February 7, 2020 from 6-9pm
Radius Studios is exploring the art of self-care and self-love this February! Join them for a glass of wine and anΒ evening of relaxation. If you’re interested in being a part of the show, submissions are open until January 15th!
3022 E Burnside St

Click here for more info and to apply: Selfie Apply

 

Portrait in Clay Workshop

Portrait in Clay Workshop - $195.00
Feb 29 & Mar 1, 2020 from 10am - 4pm (both days)
461 SW Alderwood Dr, West Linn, OR
Learn to sculpt a head at one-third size using a live model. Emphasis is on learning to see and skill building, students will go step by step through the process of creating a portrait in clay. Kendall Jones will share her sculpting knowledge, along with tricks and insights about the clay portrait. A list of recommended tools will be provided. All skill levels are welcome. Limit of 10 participants.
To register, or for more info: call Sara Swink at
971-271-0480 or email at sara.swink@gmail.com


What's Happening Around Eugene

 

Lane Arts Council"Multiplicity" by Cari Ingrassia in collaboration with
Eug-Art 404 artists at First Friday ArtWalk

Lane Arts Council

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


What's Happening Around Bend

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What's Happening Around Washington

Clark ART Talk

Margaret Bohls - Clark ART Talks
Feb 6, 2020 from 9am - Noon ... FREE & open to the public
Frost Art Center, Lower Level at Clark College studio
(FAC 011) in Vancouver, WA
Join Margaret for a 3-hour classroom demonstration workshop and slide presentation where she shares her personal techniques and history. This visit is in conjunction with Margaret's work shown at Eutectic Gallery along with Lisa Conway and Jerilyn Virden from February 2-29th.
For more info: emaill Lisa Conway at lconway@clark.edu


What's Happening Around Northern California

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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.

 

Hand Casting

Jeannie will cast hands of babies, old hands, or any hands that you would like.
You can call her at 541-530-8808.


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


Help Wanted

Let us know if you have positions available and we will spread the word...


Ongoing Classes & Instruction

Monster Party with James DeRosso (SE Portland)

James DeRosso Monsters

Monster Making Party at your house or his ...
I can bring a Monster Making Party to any location in the Portland vicinity, or it can happen at my studio in lower SE Portland. It can be kids or adults or a mixture of both. I teach some basics on working with clay and some monster making techniques, and then we spend 90 minutes making monsters together. I supply the clay, glaze, and tools. Glazing and firing is included.Β 
The price for a private monster party is $35 per monster maker. There is a minimum of 8 participants and a maximum of 25.
Click here to email James: Monster Party or call 503-381-1801

 

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

 

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!
For classes click on MY Masterpice



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 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 email arlenedoll@aol.com


In Search Of ...

Let us know if you are looking for some equipment and we will spread the word...


Submissions & Calls for Entry ...

Lane Arts - Call to Artists
Art Without Borders - Deadline to apply Nov. 3rd, 2019
Click HERE for more info


Oregon Arts Commission - Call to Artists
Several opportunities for artist with deadlines coming up fast. Click HERE for more info and how to register.

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Fax numbers: Portland 503.283.1387 β€’ Eugene 541.338.7565
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