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FULL SERVICE CERAMICS STUDIO IN LONG BEACH, CA. FOR SALE, ASKING $150,000. This is a full service ceramics studio! The business is growing and profitable. A full range of services are offered including adult classes, private instruction, children’s classes, kid’s summer camp, open sessions, studio space, gallery venue, private parties and special events. 1,200 sq. ft. fully equipped with gas and electric kilns, 11 electric wheels, pugmill slab roller, extruders, on-site laundry, etc. Lots of opportunities for growth and expansion. Rare opportunity for the right individual. This type of business does not come on the market often. Please do not disturb business, call Phil Wolfstein (310)539-8300, Ext. 213 for details.

Ratcliffe Jigger/Jolly machine for sale. 240 V, 2hp motor, 1 ph, 20 amp circuit. Includes all mold making equipment, rings, back cases, jigger heads/buckets, face plates, indexing slugs. Excellent condition and well cared for. Excellent production tool for those needing to produce more work. Can ship or you pick-up in Denver (303) 295-0717.

4” Venco De-airing PugMill on a steel rolling cart. Elmer Taylor’s personal pugmill, never used by students! Pick-up only in Denton, TX. $2,500. Contact Valerie for information (940)369-6509 or

Axner Fireball 10″ Oxyprobe. Excellent condition. New porcelain sleeve. 10 firings. $625. Free shipping. Will email pictures upon request.

For Sale 4 inch diameter Venco de-airing pugmill, $2,500, North Star slab roller 24 inch, $350, Shimpo wheel $150.  Located in North Iowa. (352)232-0031.

For sale: Brent SR 20 Slab roller. Excellent condition with all of the Shims and extra new cable. $995. Pick up only in SW Indiana. Contact:

Robert Brent SR-20 Slab Roller $500, does not include shipping.  Located 1 hour north of Denver. (970)669-0333 or


Community POTTERY STUDIO MANAGER Opening. Full-time. Managerial, Teaching and technical abilities a must. See our full job description at

School and workshop in Uganda, East Africa seeks for a creative and experienced potter for leading position. We are a Christian mission “Vision for Africa Intl”. Contact

RESIDENT ARTIST – Ceramics, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas.  September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016. Application deadline July 31, 2015. Please visit: for details and to apply.

Potter’s Fire, LLC, a fun, fast-paced, professional production studio in Herndon, Virginia has immediate openings for full-time and part-time production hand-builders. Email Elizabeth Payne at


Mold Making-Slip Casting classes and Glaze Workshop: Introduction to cone 6 @ Sculpture Space NYC. We are a ceramic center located in Queens (NYC) dedicated to sculptors, designers and potters.

BILL VAN GILDER WINTER WORKSHOPS 2016 – Jan. 15-17, at the Lovett School, Atlanta, GA. with George McCauley; Feb. 5-7, 3-day Hands-on workshop hosted by the Mud Club in Coral Springs, FL, March 18th – 20th; Demo workshop hosted by the Clay Alliance of Greater Cincinnati at North Kentucky University.  Visit my website for more details:

Belger Crane Yard Studios, 2011 Tracy Ave., Kansas City MO 64108;; (816)474-7316. Primarily exhibiting contemporary ceramics; functional, sculptural, figurative, and installation works; representing 30+ clay artists.

In celebration of the Gloucester Pottery School’s 25th Anniversary we will be hosting a Simon Leach workshop on April 2/3 2016 in the Shenkman Art Centre’s Richcraft Theatre, 245 Centrum Blvd. Ottawa. Early bird tickets will be on sale November $190, December $220, and January $240 CD (plus taxes). Tickets include two boxed lunches and refreshments. to register and for details. 

Hands-on Raku Workshop with Patrick Crabb and Jim Romberg, October 17-18, 2015 at Ceramic Services, Ontario, Canada 91762. Visit for info or contact. Lenny at (909)986-1566 or

JOSH DE WEESE WORKSHOP – Oct.31 – Nov.1 2015, Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, VA., $200. Meals included. Information at or

WORKSHOPS at Baltimore Clayworks;  SUE TIRRELL- Folkloric Pottery with a Modern Sensibility,  Sat–Sun Nov 7&8; Please visit or call (410) 578 1919 x10.


JEFF OESTREICH TWO-DAY WORKSHOP, Feb 21-22, 2015 at Funke Fired Arts, Cincinnati, OH.  Thrown, altered, assembled forms.  Free slide lecture Friday PM.  Student pricing available. or (513)871-2529.



RESIDENCY AND EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY for Ceramic Installation Artist at Arch Contemporary Ceramics, Tiverton, RI; 8-week Residency (February 1-March 31, 2015); 24-hour studio access with unrestricted use of 12’x16’ gallery space to develop and construct site-specific installation culminating with a solo exhibition April 2015. Juried by David Katz; Apply by: November 20, 2015; Application info:

Studio space available for $150 per month. Spaces come with wheels and glazing materials. Gas, electric, raku, and wood fire kilns. Advanced potters need only apply. (321)652-5606.

Wayne Art Center’s Craft Forms 2015 Call for Entries, 21st International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Craft, December 4, 2015 – January 30, 2016, $8,000 + Awards, On-line Digital Entry Fee $45, Deadline: September 10, 2015, Jurors: Ronald T. Labaco, Marcia Docter, Curator, MAD-NYC, 413 Maplewood Ave, Wayne, PA 19087, 610-688-3553,

The 5th CTC exhibition is open to all ceramic artists over the age of 18 who currently reside in the Central Time Zone (including areas of Canada and Mexico within this time zone). All forms of ceramic expression created within the last three years are encouraged. The show will be judged by Verne Funk. Funk, after forty years of teaching, retired from Texas Tech University with Professor Emeritus status. In 2007 he was accepted as a member of the International Academy of Ceramics. He is an active studio artist now living in San Antonio. There will be three cash awards selected by the juror: 1st place – $1,000.00, 2nd place – $500.00, 3rd place – $250.00. For more information and to apply please visit us at:

Learn what galleries want! Step by step guidance for design, development, pricing and pre-show logistics. New to Market Grants $700 Apply:

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:



YOU NEED THESE TOOLS…Tools that work – hole cutters, wire knives, foam trimming bats, profiled foot ribs, corrugated textured boards, wiggle wires, trimming tools and much more.  For tools and BvG Workshop info go to

FLOWER FROGS (pin-type flower holders originally made by Bonnie Mfg.) made in the USA. Superior quality; many sizes (¾” to 5½”). Pin cups also available. Call (570) 226-3239 or visit

GREAT NEW HANDBUILDING TEMPLATES! Developed by Sandi Pierantozzi. A set of 24 durable, flexible, laminated templates to create Circular & Conical Forms. Perfect for Potters or Teachers!




Real Estate

Seagrove, North Carolina, six beautiful acres with old growth oak, pecan, and magnolia trees.  Eight hundred square foot stick built studio/showroom. Across from major pottery on pottery map.  Two story farmhouse, barn with four horse stalls, two story granary with chicken coop, and workshop.  Contact Joe at (336)465-1790 or Barbara at (336)465-1791.

Artists cohousing village forming – Boulder County Colorado.  Join 24 art-loving people/families — each owning a home and studio — sharing community life and common art facilitates., Contact: (303)317-4558,

Ready to launch a pottery school, studio, or gallery?  We have a classic 1839 farmhouse in gorgeous Blue Hill, Maine, including a renovated post & beam barn with offices and kitchen, total of 5,000 sq. ft. on 4+ acres. Low 500’s.

Southwest Colorado mountain property.  Fully equipped potter’s retreat near Durango, Colorado. Creekside with over 22 acres of privacy.  Rare, turn-key offering includes furnished yurt, fully equipped pottery studio, high-fire gas kiln, outbuildings, and more. $190,000.

AMAZING NORTHERN NEW MEXICO STYLE ADOBE HOME WITH BREATHTAKING VIEWS!  Located off the scenic Turquoise Trail, this 1,754 sq. ft. off-grid passive and active solar home/studio with a detached 20′ x 24′ kiln shed was built in 2004.  With 3 bedrooms / 2 baths it sits on 60 picturesque acres.  The historic village of Madrid is only 5 miles away for easy access to area restaurants and galleries and Santa Fe is about 40 minutes away. $379,000.

Northern Arizona ranch property of the late ceramic master Don Reitz. 13.5 Acres on the Verde River in Clarkdale, AZ. Ranch home, studio and gallery. Extensive 11 kiln compound 20 miles from Sedona. $895,000. Contact Donna Chesler at (928)301-3004 or Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. Visit


Studio and cottage for sale: 10390 54th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL. 24 x 20 studio, outbuilding, kiln shed, 40 x 100 ft. back parcel, unincorporated county, 34 ft. above sea level yet close to Madeira Beach. (727) 501-4546;


Studio space available at Nottingham Center for the Arts located in north San Diego county, California. Information at: Then contact Terry Sullivan at:

Rental WANTED: Living/ potting space in North San Diego County, CA from September/October on. Contact Julie:


Central Ohio Kiln Repair and Consulting.  I can assist you with kiln repair, firing questions, clay, or glaze issues. 33 years’ experience in clay. Details at

Throw like a pro. Hone your craftsmanship with this proven method. I will teach you in your studio. Your skill will grow substantially. See reference letters at:

Ceramics Consulting Services offers technical information and practical advice on clay/glaze/kiln faults and corrections, slip casting, clay body/glaze formulas, salt glazing, product design. Call or write for details. Jeff Zamek, 6 Glendale Woods Dr., Southampton, MA 01073; (413) 527-7337; e-mail; or


Custom Ceramic Molds – For nearly 20 years, Petro Mold Company has been designing molds for some of the world’s most renowned ceramic artists and potters. Our innovative molds will help you improve productivity with your popular designs. We set the highest American quality standards with our sculpting, mold manufacturing and design services. Visit us today at or (800) 404-5521.


Visit and collaborate with potters of Nicaragua. Join Potters for Peace February 1-15, 2016.  $1,800 covers all expenses except airfare and personal purchases. Work with indigenous artisans, learn about ceramic water filters, explore warm beautiful Nicaragua.  or Abby: (303)442-1253.

OVERSEAS CERAMIC WORKSHOPS & TOURS WITH DISCOVERY ART TRAVEL- Small, culturally sensitive groups using local interpreters and experts.  Denys James, Canada 1-250-537-4906; Burma (Myanmar), Morocco, Sicily.


MYANMAR (BURMA) 2016, January 20 – February 4. Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Yangon. Go back in time…Folk Potteries, ancient temples, traditional city and village life.


MOROCCO 2016, October 17 – November 7, The Full Circle – Fez, Chefchaouen, Essaouira, Volubilis, Marrakech, Zagora, Meknes, Rabat, Casablanca. Studio visits, adobe architecture, tile art, Roman mosaics, traditional and contemporary ceramics, fabrics, a camel ride in the desert, and much more. Denys James,


SICILY, ITALY, 2017. April 22 – May 10 Majolica, Mosaics & Architectural Masterpieces. Explore this diverse Italian island, rich in its ceramics, architecture, history, beauty, cuisine and wine.

TRAVEL TO HAVANA, CUBA AND THE 2016 CERAMIC BIENNIAL with Marcos Carvajal Art Galleries and share ideas and experiences with award winning ceramic artists in the cities of Havana, Matanzas and Varadero Beach. We will visit art museums such as the National Ceramic Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts.  We will also visit community ceramic art projects and the University of the Arts. Don’t miss this opportunity to be in Cuba with fellow ceramic artists and art lovers. Contact Dr. Pedro Schuck at or (978)998-0039. For more information visit our website and go to the Ceramic Art Trip to Cuba page. 

“Porcelain: Color and Light” w/ Curtis Benzle La Meridiana, Tuscany, Italy. April 17-23, 2016. Colored Porcelain and Translucency. Lighting, Sculpture, Jewelry and more. Fun, Food and Fascination. Class Information: Questions: