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Blackfish Gallery

Blackfish Gallery Presents
Mediteations by Mandy Stigant
June 5th - 30th from 6-9pm
First Thursday June 7, 6-9pm

Mandy has spent the last two years honing her deigns for wood-fired porcelain teasets, searching for the balance between function and form.


 

Eutectic Gallery Eutectic Gallery

Eutectic Gallery Presents First Friday
Threadbare featuring Jeremy Brooks & Mike Stumbras
June 1 - 30: Reception on June 1st from 6-9pm

The mundane meets the absurd, as Brooks & Stumbras explore the friction between tradition and value, wearing meanings down to their nubs.


 

Sitka Center

Sitka Center Art Center

Programs are available all year long. Go to their website to see what's going on!

Click here to go to the website: Sitka Center


 


 

What's Happening Around Eugene

Fiesta Cultural

Lane Arts Council
Presents the second annual Northwest Arts Integration Conference in April, 2018 to provide tools and inspiration for teachers, administrators and educators.
Thanks to the Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund, we are partnering with the tech community to develop innovative arts and tech programs. Harmonic Laboratory will launch their City Synth installation during Lane Arts Council's First Friday ArtWalk, in which live video feeds across the city will be projected at the Broadway Commerce Center.

Lane Arts Council
First Friday
For Schools
For Art Professionals



 

What's Happening Around Bend

Pottery By Yvonne

Yvonne Workshops

Clay in the HIgh Desert of Bend Oregon
Three Workshops with Inspiring teachers!
July 14th-15th • Shawn Felts: Barware Workshop -
Must be 21 or over with Intermediate skill level.
Aug 3rd-5th • Cheryl Baduini: Connecting with Nature through Clay - Nature inspired with an optional day to tour the lavender farms in the area.
Aug 11th-12th • Dave Hodapp: Raku Surface Decoration using colored mica infused terra sigillata, horsehair and foil saggar techniques. Must be 15 or over w/intermediate skill level.
Each class is $295 - Contact Yvonne on her website

Click on the photo at left to print a PDF copy


 

What's Happening in Washington



KAC Artist Studio Tours

Kirkland Art Center - Artist Studio Tour
on Mother's Day Weekend, May 12-13th, 2018

The 15th annual tour of 40+ local artist from 10am - 6pm each day. Begin at 620 Market Street where there are free maps available.

contact KAC by email at: KAST info
or click on the photo at left to see their website


 


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

 

Sitka Center

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

 

Ceramic Technician for the YZ Creative Art Center in Shanxi, China
Looking for an experienced ceramic technician to work between July 1 to December 1, 2018. Responsible for managing all aspects of a ceramics studio and setting up their new ceramics center. Applicants must have a strong work ethic with ability to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines while working with resident artists. YZ pays round trip airfare, visa costs, lodging (private room), meals and $1200 (US) a week. Studio space and private office provided.
Send email for an application to nblairyz@aol.com or call 321-223-3928

 

 


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 $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!

Click the image flyer at left to open, print or save a full-page information flyer.


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: Website On Facebook


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 ...

2018 Oregon Art in Public Places

Rolling deadlines ...
Submit materials for 2nd selection round: February 21, 2018
Submit materials for 3rd selection round: August 8, 2018
2020-2023 Roster application deadline: All artists must reapply by February 2019.
National and international artists are invited to submit qualifications for the Oregon Art in Public Places Roster. The Oregon Arts Commission in Salem, Oregon, and the Regional Arts & Culture Council/RACC in Portland, Oregon, manage the percent for art programs for the State of Oregon, Multnomah County, and City of Portland. The Roster serves as a resource for public art selection panels to identify artists most suitable for specific project needs. Selection panels have the option of using the roster either in combination with an open call or invitational or as the sole resource for identifying appropriate artists for a project.
ELIGIBILITY - Applicants must have successfully completed at least two permanent or temporary site-specific commissions. Professional artists living and working the United States are eligible to apply. Non-US residents must be able to show current ability to work in the United States prior to being contracted for a project in Oregon.
To submit entry, click here > CaFE
Direct questions here > Salvador Mayoral IV, Public Art Assist

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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
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