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What's Happening Around Portland

Andrew Casto. Nick Weddell

Eutectic Gallery Presents "Breathe In, Breathe Out "
February 1 - 28, 2019
Featuring Andrew Casto who flew in from Iowa where he runs the ceramics program for University of Iowa.

Also showing "Joy Morsels" in the back room ...
the latest from Nick Weddell.


Sara Swink Workshop

2 day Creative Process Workshop - $225.00
March 30th & 31st, 2019 from 10am-4:30pm
Sara Swink will teach an approachable methodology for exploring artistic vocabulary and cultivating personal style. Guided exercises in collage, doodling and clay; discussion of the creative process and common obstacles; ways to bring more of your unique expression to your work and keep it moving forward. This workshop is for complete beginners and experienced artists alike. Be prepared to come out of the workshop with a blast of creative momentum!

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Sitka Center

Sitka Center Art Resident Show & Telll
Jan 23rd at 6pm
April 27th at 1pm

Click here to see the event page Show & Tell
Shown at left is Kelly Howard from her 2017 invitational

Click here to go to the website: Sitka Center

What's Happening Around Eugene

Alessandro Gallo Workshop

Workshop with Alessandro Gallo - $675.00
"Narrative in clay"

May 13 - 17th, 2019 (5 days)

Fee includes instruction, demonstration and 50# of clay. LImit of 12 students with experience in figure sculpting and handbuilding. Alessandro will share his sculpting process, from handbuilding using solid contruction to painting the figure realistically after firing. No bisque firing is provided. Workshop held in Elmira OR, (west of Eugene) at Karen Russo's studio
Karen Russo Studio Workshops- Workshops

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Adrian Arleo Workshop

Workshop with Adrian Arleo - $675.00
"Images upon Form: Figurative Ceramic Sculpture"

September 30 - October 4, 2019 (5 days)

Fee includes instruction, demonstration and 50# of clay. LImit of 12 students with experience in figure sculpting and handbuilding. This is a fast-paced, intensive workshop focusing on coil building the human form. No bisque firing is provided. Workshop is held in Elmira OR, which is west of Eugene at Karen Russo's studio
Karen Russo Studio Workshops- Workshops

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Andrew Beckham & Civic Winery

Civic Winery
January 31-February 2, 2019
Wine Tasting February 2, 2019 from 6pm - 7:30pm
Saturday tasting and seminar with Andrew Beckham, Owner and Winemaker of Beckham Estate Vineyard. He is a ceramics expert and makes these massive clay vessels for winemaking. Civic is a downtown winery and uses Andrew's vessels for organic wine fermenting and aging.
Tickets and more information are available at - Civic
To see more about Andrew Beckham - Vessels


Fiesta Cultural

Lane Arts Council

Lane Arts Council
For Schools
For Art Professionals
First Friday Art Walk
Arts Grants Now open for applications!

What's Happening Around Bend

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What's Happening Around Washington

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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

What's Happening Around Northern California

Chic Lotz

Workshop with Chic Lotz - $475.00 + $45 for materials
Glaze Basics for Developing Color & Surface

June 24-28, 2019 (4 days)
This is a hands-on workshop on how to mix and fire simple line blends to achieve a variety of glaze surfaces and colors. She covers the 3 main glaze ingredients and how it affects glazes. Chic helps you analyze, alter and create your own recipes plus recognize the difference between Recipe %, Weight % and the Unity Molecular Formula. Check out her early bird registration special by clicking on the image to the left and print the pdf.

Chic Lotz Pottery website - Glaze Workshop
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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

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


Grace Art Camp

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

Classes & Instruction

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!
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:

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:

Kiln Repair: Anna Stehle in Eugene

Contact her at 541-335-9847 - email:

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

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, 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').

Instagram: #wilsonvillefestivalofarts

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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
Portland Store Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:00a to 5:00p • Business office hours 9:00a-5:00p, Monday-Friday Pacific time
Eugene Store Hours: Sunday & Monday CLOSED • Tuesday-Friday 9:00a to 5:00p • Saturday 10:00a-4:00p Pacific time

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