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Bruhin Studios

Posted On March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Excellent opportunity for exploring wood firing in a natural Ozark forest setting. Studio assistant desired in exchange for room, board, small stipend, studio space and kiln space —anagama, noborigama. For details contact Joe Bruhin (870) 363-4264; joebruhin@gmail.com; joebruhin.com.

Edgar Williams

Posted On March 4, 2015 0 Comments
3+ acre Shenandoah Vally homestead with two large free-standing artist studios. Year-round creek, small waterfall.  800 sq.ft. fenced garden. Move-in condition. $149,900. http://www.landsofvirginia.com/virginia/land-for-sale/3.25-acres-in-Rockbridge-County-Virginia/id/2328539.

Common Ground on the Hill

Posted On March 1, 2015 0 Comments
Common Ground on the Hill 21st Traditions Weeks Ceramics Classes. Week 1-June 28-July 3: Robert Strasser (Slip Trailing), Nick Corso (Wheel Throwing Functional Vessels). Week 2-July 6-11:Daniel Cavey (Wheel Throwing & Surface Decoration of Large Vessels), Angelica Tulimiero (Hand Building Sculptural Forms) + building and firing a paper kiln! Visit: commongroundonthehill.org for more information or call (410)857-2771.

Clay Houston

Posted On February 19, 2015 0 Comments
Randy Johnston and Tim Rowan –demo symposium at the Glassell School of Art in Houston, TX in conjunction with the MFAH’s Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection. April 18 –19, 10am-5:30pm, free, open to the public. For more information contact Jeff Forster at jeff@JeffForster.com or Michelle Matthews at info@clayhouston.org.

The Clay Studio

Posted On February 19, 2015 0 Comments
The Clay Studio, in partnership with Tyler School of Art, presents “The Legacy Continues: Tomoo Hamada and Simon Leach”. Both artists will demonstrate wheel throwing, decorating techniques, and discuss their individual glazing and firing processes. How has the legacy of their grandfathers informed and influenced the younger artists? Join us for this once in a… Read More »

Access Arts

Posted On February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Access Arts in Columbia, MO, seeks Ceramics Artist in Residence.  Living quarters and studio space provided in return for teaching classes and community outreach. For more info: http://www.schoolofservice.org/air.html. 

Robert Gordon

Posted On February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Ceramic artwork needed to fill 700 cubic-feet, wood-fired Anagama kiln; able to accommodate 36″ X 48″ pieces.  Free kiln space in exchange for helping out with firing-assistance & wood-preparation.  Space also available for cash.  Bathhouse, accommodations, WiFi, lessons & outdoor studio space available free.  Convenient location 1931 Strawberry Fields, York, PA  17406. Contact: kilnfiring@gmail.com.

Jon Ellenbogen

Posted On February 18, 2015 0 Comments
36 beautiful rolling acres within 7 miles of Penland School of Crafts. Partially wooded with ample open pasture. Southwest exposure for perfect solar capability. Very private yet close to town. Please contact jon28765@gmail.com.
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Creating Interesting Patterns with Underglazes, Sgraffito Techniques, and a Rolling Pin

Posted On February 16, 2015 3 Comments

Workshops and conferences are such fantastic ways to enrich your art making. You leave brimming with new ideas to try, and these ideas can then morph with your own way of working and take you in a whole new direction.

In today’s post, Tracy Gamble explains how after a week-long surface symposium, she blended two artists’ techniques to take her own work in a new direction.

For a printer-friendly version of this article, be sure to download your free copy of Five Great Pottery Decorating Techniques: A How-to Guide for Decorating Ceramic Surfaces!- Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

Cultural Arts Center

Posted On February 10, 2015 0 Comments
Visiting Artist Workshop Week- June 22-26. Featuring TOM COLEMAN working with high fired porcelain. Demos & hands on $450/wk Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH www.CulturalArtsCenterOnline.org; (614)645-7514.