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Eutectic Gallery

Eutectic Gallery Presents
Breaking The Mold:
Aug 4 - Sept 23, 2017

An international sampling of artists pushing slip-cast ceramics beyond the confines of industrial production to explore the boundaries of art, craft, and design.

Click on the photo to go to the website.

Sitka Center

Join the Sitka Center for Mingle and Muse - a free lecture series. This summer the focus will be on ecologists and local research projects. This is a chance to explore the Sitka Center grounds, and engage with creative people over light snacks.
This event is free, open to the public and a great opportunity to visit the Sitka Center for the first time. Mingling at 4:30 pm, presentations start at 5pm. Directions to Sitka

Click here to go to the website: Sitka Center


Liz Harris

Liz Harris will be creating an installation via live performance in the Screaming Sky Gallery on NE 21st & Alberta. Now through August 29th you may be able to participate in a cup decorating collaboration during each performance Tuesay- Sunday from 2-3pm for a small fee of $50 (all materials provided). Go in to see her work and be part of the process!

Click here to email her at Liz Harris

or text her at 503-290-9552

 


 

What's Happening Around Eugene

Lane Arts Council
Above is the current project: 7 murals in 7 days!
To see a map of the Murals and more information, click on the
LINK to Murals

Lane Arts Council
Eugene Walls in conjunction with First Friday ArtWalk present the First Friday Mural Tour on August 4th, 2017. West Broadway and Charnelton will be shut down to host two concerts. Click HERE for the ArtWalk Itinerary

Lane Arts Council
First Friday
For Schools
For Art Professionals



Local Clay Clay Fest
 

 

Clay Fest is one of Oregon's finest art and craft shows featuring an array of ceramic art and handmade pottery. On display will be ceramics from raku to woodfire, from garden art to ceramic sculpture, from functional dinnerware to decorative art.

Local Clay is an independent nonprofit organization of potters from the southern Willamette Valley, the central Oregon coast, Roseburg and vicinity.

Friday Oct 6: 5 pm - 8 pm
Saturday, Oct.7: 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday, Oct.8: 11 am - 5 pm

Click here for a map and details: ClayFest MAP

 

What's Happening Around Bend

Potery By Yvonne
To see available classes, click here:
classes

Click links for the Website, Facebook & Etsy:
Pottery by Yvonne
Facebook page
Etsy shop

 

Pottery By Yvonne
"Color My World with Clay Slips"

Yvonne Tornatta is hosting a workshop at her studio in Bend, OR on August 26th & 27th. Join Cheryl Baduini and Yvonne for a creative weekend on the farm using colored slips layered on porcelain clay to create hand built items and projects using an inlay technique. You can call her at 321-432-8009.




 

What's Happening in Washington

Kirkland Arts Center

Kirkland Arts Center in Kirkland, WA

Attention young artists! You are invited to exhibit your artwork at the Kirkland Summerfest Young Artists Exhibition! This year's theme is Fantastic Creatures.
The Young Artists Exhibition is a two-day art show that takes place August 12th
(1-7 pm) and 13th (11-7pm) during the 5th annual downtown Kirkland Summerfest. The goal is to feature the talent and individual expression of young artists.

Contact KAC at 425-822-7161 or go to the website: Kirkland Arts 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

 


Help Wanted

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)

Adrienne Stacey

Wheelthrowing and Handbuilding
Cost is $240.00 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 the 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.


For Sale

Send us your information...

$900 or OBO for either machine. Great for production potters or retail shops to make blanks for customers.

Jigger arm attached to a Shimpo wheel and a Large Industrial machine to do your work while standing. An assortment of molds and profile attachments come with each one, plus original rubber molds that the plaster molds are made from are also included. There is also a DVD on how to make your own forms and books on using plaster to make molds.

Contact Donna Kulibert at donna_kulibert@msn.com or 509-299-4918. She is located in Medical Lake, WA 99022


Kiln, Casting Equipment & Molds for $3000
Bette has enough to start your own buisness and is located 13 miles outside of Missoula, MT

contact Betty Corneliuson at bclampwork@gmail.com
See all of the items on Craiglist Kiln-Casting-Molds


Skutt 1227 Kiln for $900. Good conditon. New firebrick and elements. Click on the image to print the PDF for your records.

contact Dorothy Steele at steelepots@gmail.com or go to her website at Dorothy Steele


Greenware Casting Table for $200. 7' L by 26" W. Great for increasing your greenware production. Model STJ/L is fully functional and in great shape. Made with steel frame legs that hold over a ton of weight. The molded acrylic table has 12 removable dowels and a 2" center drain with shutoff. This model has been discontinued. Pick up only in Lake Oswego, OR (the photo shown is the smaller version of this table).

contact Alyson Miller with questions and if you are interested...
email: alyson@alysonwhitney.com
cell: 713-446-2353
website:alysonwhitney


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:WebsiteOn Facebook


Kiln & Wheel Repair Services

Kiln & Wheel Repair: John Alland in Portland

Contact him by phone at 503-867-7932

Kiln & Wheel Repair: Mitch Ellison in Lake Oswego

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

Kiln Repair: Southern Oregon Pottery Distributors

Contact Felix at 541-535-1311 - emai: felix@southernoregonclaydistributors.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

Eugene Saturday Market's Holiday Market

Apply to sell a the Holiday Market which is held indoors in the Lane Event Center at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Space is available for the November 19-20, November 25-27 and December 22-24 shows. You may call the Market office at 541-686-8885 for questions.

Click on the link to submit your entry... Show Application

Kirkland Artist Studio Tour- Call for Artists

The 14th Annual Studio Tour is on May 13th - May 14th , 2017 presented by the Kirkland Arts Center. Showcase your work during this popular annual Mother's Day Weekend community-wide evenet. Early bird application deadline is February 1st at $150.00 or the regular deadline is February 28th at $175.00. This event attracts thousands of visitors from all over the region. Email events@kirklandartscenter.org or call (425) 822-7161 x182

For application and details click on this link: KAST



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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 • 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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