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What's Happening Around Portland

Marjorie Dial
Michal Fargo

Eutectic Gallery Presents "Drowned World"
April 12 - April 27, 2019
Featuring Marjorie Dial with Sculpture and prints

Also showing right now is Michal Fargo
in the back room ...
These collection of vases are created with a special technique by casting liquid porcelain in a way that creates organic shapes with the help of physics rather than a pre-designed decision. Stop by to learn more about the process.

 


Sarah Chenoweth Davis Ceramics

April 20 & 21, 2019 from 10am - 4pm
13th annual Blossom Fesival Pottery Sale
New Work, Seconds, Discounted Older Pieces in gorgeous Hood River, OR. Then take a drive through the Fruit Loop to explore the valley and enjoy some fine wines, locally made jams, great BBQ and the craft fair at the local County Fair Grounds.

Special invitation! Stop by on Friday, April 19th from 2-5pm to get the best selection as she unpacks and arranges her displays!

For more info: Facebook Info

 

Sitka Center

Sitka Center Art Resident Show & Telll

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

 

Ceramic Showcase

OPA Ceramic Showcase ~ April 26-28, 2019

Friday 10a-7p • Saturday 10a-6p • Sunday 10a-4p

The 37th Annual Showcase features over 150 Oregon Potters Association members who make sculptures, wall art, and functional pottery for the home, garden, and work. Artist demos, children's clay play area, gallery area including local high school clay creations. "Pet Bowls" sale benefitting the Oregon Humane Society & OPA's Clay in Education. **Admission is FREE** with a suggested donation of $3.

Click here to go to the website: OPA Showcase

In partnership with the "Gathering of the Guilds" which includes weaving, woodwork, metalwork, glass, and beadwork in a separate room.


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

to register - contact karenrussostudio@gmail.com

 

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

to register - contact karenrussostudio@gmail.com

 

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

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

What's Happening Around Washington

Kirkland Arts Center

Ceramic Classes at Kirkland Arts Center
starting April 3rd
Click on the image at left to go to the website and explore everything that KAC has to offer.

Intermediate Ceramics - Dynamics of Ceramics
Handbuilding classes - Handbuilding Classes


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
to email Chic - chic@potterypoet.com


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

 

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: 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

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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
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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