Community Bulletin Board
What's Happening Around Portland
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.
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.
Click here to go to the website: Sitka Center
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
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
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
For Art Professionals
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
Click here for a map and details: ClayFest MAP
Saturday, Oct.7: 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday, Oct.8: 11 am - 5 pm
What's Happening Around Bend
To see available classes, click here: classes
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 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
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
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 $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
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...
$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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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...
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 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: email@example.com
Kiln Repair: Southern Oregon Pottery Distributors
Contact Felix at 541-535-1311 - emai: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kiln Repair: Anna Stehle in Eugene
Contact her at 541-335-9847 - email: email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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. EmailÂ email@example.com or call (425) 822-7161 x182
For application and details click on this link: KAST