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Buy/Sell

Easy Fire Kiln e23t-208 for sale; excellent condition, asking $1,500.00. All accessories included. Call Bob at (856) 287-7154.


Eco friendly, 36 cu.ft., natural gas reduction kiln. Down draft sprung arch, kaowool w/screen, two forced air burners, Ocy probe, furniture, door bricks boxed, steel structure, and metal roof. Must be dismantled to move from Durham, NC.  Contact: peperika@nc.rr.com or (919) 489-9767.


BlueStone Studio – A joyful, successful, turnkey, pottery studio and beautiful gallery in historic, destination town, Milford, Pennsylvania (72 miles from NYC). Viable alternative to shows and wholesale. Owner retiring. Under $30,000. David Greenbaum 570-409-6553. info@BlueStoneStudio.net


Venco super twin, stainless steel pugmill and extruder. Comes with two accessories and stand. Look online to see picture. Retail price online is $4,600. Sell for $3,300. Please e-mail Jon at jhyager@gmail.com.


CUSTOM ENGRAVED STAMPS for all clays. Your signature, mark, logo or text. Great prices, superior quality. From $35. Fast free shipping in USA. We ship worldwide. www.jetstamps.com



Employment

Throwers Needed in NH, willing to train but experience a plus. Skilled craftsman earn $13.50 – $22.50, piece rate can earn more. Email info@salmonfalls.com with resume and pictures. Call Andy at (603) 312-3808 for more information. Immediate Opening.


Summer Internships-Potter’s Fire, LLC seeks temporary full time potter interns from May through August. Talent as an illustrator or relief sculptor desirable. Potter’s Fire provides housing for out-of-town candidates. Join a fun team environment; everyone participates product design and development. For more information please contact us at jointheteam@pottersfire.com or (571)384-2736.


Ceramics Instructor, Part-time. Glendale Community College. To teach Glaze Calculation course in Fall 2014. Please visit http://apptrkr.com/448484 for further information and to apply.

 


Active Community Pottery in Yellow Springs, Ohio, seeks Studio Director. Position to start June 23, 2014. Application deadline May 15, 2014. Details and description on our website: www.communitypottery.com/position.

 


Production Potter Wanted. Whitefish Pottery, a small production pottery located in northwest Montana, is currently seeking a full-time (4-5 days/week) Production Potter to make ‘piece work’. Position would start ASAP. Experience preferred; i.e., having worked in ‘piece work’ previously. Hiking, Fishing, Skiing, Glacier Nat’l Park! Questions? Call Tom at (406) 862-8211.


Resident Potter: Established Gallery connected to studio. Gas-reduction stoneware, wheel and slab. Full time, Salary, furnished apartment, use of all facilities. Beautiful North Georgia Mountains, close to North Carolina Pottery Centers. Contact: Cindy Angliss at hickoryflatpottery.com.



Events

Ceramics and Jewelry & Metals Workshops at Paducah School of Art and Design-Martha Grover, A Passion for Porcelain, June 27-28; Jessica Calderwood, The Enameled Image, June 27-28; Harris Deller, Line to Volume and Back Again, July 11-12; Tova Lund, The Found Object in Contemporary Jewelry, August 1-2; Craig Rhodes, On-glaze and Production Techniques, August 1-2; Susan Beecher, Sensational Salt Fire, August 7-9; Douglas Harling, Granulation: Methods and Techniques, August 12-16; and John Neely, Pots for Tea, August 12-16. For more information, call (270) 408-4278 or visit PaducahSchoolofArtandDesign.org.


Summer Workshops at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA. Presenters: John Gill, June 2-13; Jerry Bennett, June 16-27; Gratia Brown, July 14-25; Doug Peltzman, July 28-August 8. Information and registration at www.goggleworks.org or call (610) 374-4600.


Pottery West Summer 2014 Tom Coleman ‘All About Porcelain‘ June 9-15th. From Copper Reds to Shinos to Celadons. What makes a great glaze depends upon the material you’re applying it to. This hands-on workshop focuses on Porcelain: throwing, altering, sectional work, spray-glazing and firing gas reduction to cone 10. Includes two firings in a 27 cu. ft. Geil Kiln. Visit potterywest.com/a/tom-coleman-workshops/ for more information and call Ruth Kline at (702) 685-7573 to register.

 

Pottery West Summer 2014 Amy Kline ‘Sculptural Porcelain‘ July 14-18th. Masking and blasting, textures and polishing. Compliment your glazes by adding a sculptural surface to your work. Throwing, altering and sculptural techniques will be covered in this hands-on workshop. Includes a bisque firing and techniques for masking and glazing. Visit potterywest.com/a/amy-kline/ for more information and call Ruth Kline at (702) 685-7573 to register.

 

Pottery West Summer 2014 Tom Coleman ‘Glaze Inspired Form‘ August 11-17th. The glaze you use should inspire the forms you create. This workshop will focus on how to best showcase a glaze. Tom will force on a few different types of glazes, how they are applied, and how they are best fired. This hands-on workshop will include throwing functional ware, altering, sectional work, spray glazing and firing gas reduction to cone 10. Includes two firings in a 27 cu. ft. Geil Kiln. Visit potterywest.com/a/tom-coleman-workshops/ for more information and call Ruth Kline at (702) 685-7573 to register.

 


Visiting Artist Workshops in Putnam, CT: Crystalline Glazes with Lindsey Epstein, March 29-30; Potheads with Rachel Lewis, April 26; Sculptural Mosaics with Peter Geisser and Mika Seeger, May 24-25; Doug Peltzman, September 27-28; Monica Ripley, October 25-26. For more information: www.sawmillpottery.com. Sawmill Pottery was voted best Pottery Studio in CT for 2013.


Frank Massarella Workshop, Function & Art Fusion; June 17-22 in Ojai, CA. Throwing, altering, slipping, and glazing. Fee: $600. Ojai Pottery & Clay School, contact: classes@ojaipottery.com.


Julia Galloway-2 Day Demonstration Workshop at sfclayworks,  July 12 & 13, 2014.  $185 for non-members/ $165 for current sfcw members; includes lunch both days.  Artist reception Friday, July 11 at 6:30 pm;  free artist talk at 7:30 pm. Contact: sfclayworks/Galloway, 2240 Palou Ave., San Francisco, CA 94124. 415-647-2529; www.sfclayworks.com.


 

WORKSHOPS at Baltimore Clayworks. ADAM FIELD, Sat–Sun, May 3 & 4, 2014; BRYAN HOPKINS, Sat–Sun, August 16 & 17, 2014; ADRIAN ARLEO; Sat–Sun, October 25 & 26, 2014. Please visit www.baltimoreclayworks.org or call 410 578 1919 x10.

 


CLAY Festival 2014: July 30 – August 3. Silver City, New Mexico. Register for workshops with Patrick Shia Crabb (Raku: A Deconstructive Approach), Diego Valles & Carla Martinez (Mata Ortiz Pottery), Paul Lewing (New Directions in China Painting), and Kathryn Allen (Architectural Ceramics). Now accepting entries for International Juried Exhibitions: Private PrōJECT and Neo-Mimbreño 2014. Enjoy a myriad of clay-centric activities for all ages. Visit: www.CLAYfestival.com.


Expressive Figures in Clay, Janis Mars Wunderlich at Cultural Arts Center, Columbus Ohio; $350 includes materials and open studio; June 23–27; information and register: ewrausch@columbus.gov or www.culturalartscenteronline.org.


SUMMER ONE-DAY HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS IN KANSAS CITY. Eight workshops, wide range of topics. Saturdays starting May 31. Fee $70 each. More information at www.redstarstudios.org or (816) 474-7316.


Series Summer Arts School, July 7-August 1, 2014- Red Deer, AB, Canada. Series offers ceramics courses featuring world-renowned instructors: Vincent Massey, James Watkins, Sarah Jaeger, Jim Etzkorn, Rebecca Hutchinson, Shirley Rimer, Carol Gouthro and more. Additional courses in: painting, drawing, fibre arts, photography, sculpture, jewelry, metals and woodworking. All skill levels welcome. Catalogs available online at www.rdc.ab.ca/series. Visit the website or call (403) 356-4900 for more information.



Misc


Opportunities

Wanted: One ceramic piece with 1-2 lines of poetry with your name under your image. For an NCECA presentation. Deadline is April 30. Contact agary@uwsp.edu or (715) 570-6720.


Kent Blossom Art at Kent State University – Summer 2014 ceramics workshop (June 16-29) now accepting student applications. Deadline May 16. Graduate, undergraduate and transient students welcome. For more information, visit: www.kent.edu/art/programs/kent-blossom-arts.


ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Saratoga Clay Arts Center, Schuylerville, NY. September 2014 – August 2015. Application deadline-July 1, 2014. Please visit: saratogaclayarts.org/residency for details and to apply.

 


Apprentice / Internship. Small production pottery in northwest Montana seeks motivated individual for one-year position starting end of August. 40 hours/week in exchange for studio space (includes materials and firing), room and board, monthly stipend, and gallery sales. Check www.whitefishpottery.com for more details about applying. Call (406) 862-8211 with questions.


Short-Term Apprentice Wanted: Our current apprentice had to leave suddenly; now looking for a 6-month replacement (starting immediately through August 2014). Find details @ www.whitefishpottery.com ; call with questions- (406) 862-8211; during NCECA (406) 253-3161.


Joplin, Missouri “The Joy of Drinking” (July 17- August 18, 2014) open to all drinking vessels, June 13, 2014 entry deadline. Juried from digital, fee: $25 for three entries. Contact: Heather Grills, Phoenix Fired Art,phoenixfiredart@gmail.com or (417) 437-9281 for prospectus and application.


North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC. Two year artist-in-residency opportunity available for one exceptionally qualified studio potter/ceramic artist for 2014-2016. Fully-equipped studio space, two wood-burning kilns, housing, and $1,000/month stipend. Applications due by April 15, 2014. Details and online application available at ncpotterycenter.org.


RESIDENCY: 9 –12 month requires BA. 3 month residency from June–August requires 2 semesters of ceramics and includes firings with wood, salt, and gas as required. Application deadline April 1st. More info at www.cubcreek.org; Jessiman@cubcreek.org; (434) 248-5074; or NCECA Table 66.



Personals


Products

STRONG ARM CENTERING & OPENING TOOL- Make more pots, save your joints, use it to center and open 1-30 pounds of clay in seconds easily! This is the greatest tool for production potters, schools and studio potters. Create those big pots you have always imagined! Watch the video at www.marcspotterytools.com or call (585) 223-1930.


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 www.dorothybiddle.com.


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! www.CircleMatic.com.


 



Publications/Videos


Real Estate

The Perfect Pottery! Large studio, gallery, and upper level home in northern Wisconsin lake country. Ideal set-up for work, sales, teaching, and living in a beautiful area. Wood kiln included; (715)550-0858, see at: www.riverrunarts.com.


FOR SALE: 1,150 sq. ft. house and 2,000 sq. ft. shop on eight acres nestled in the woods near the quaint town of Saluda, NC. $435,000. Contact: neverblue@att.net.

 


Pottery studio, showroom and Colonial period farmhouse on 3.15 acres for sale in south central Pennsylvania. One hour north of Baltimore, 90 minutes west of Philadelphia. For more information, send email to: pellyfarm@comcast.net.


Cozy 5-bedroom Bungalow Home in Utah with detached 2-car garage and 1,400 sq ft studio. 40 cu.ft. car gas updraft reduction and 20 cu.ft. soda kiln on 1/2 acre. Mature fruit and nut trees, garden plot. Minutes away from Zion National Park, red rock landscape and substantial drive-by tourist market. Call 435-619-4419. http://www.trulia.com/property/3144610357-143-N-Toquerville-Blvd-Toquerville-UT-84774.



Rentals

Santa Fe Pottery Studio with space for rent. Our 2600 sq.ft. professional pottery is looking for one or two artists. 80 cu.ft. gas kiln, raku and micaceous firing. Starting at $300 per month. Contact (505) 614-5215.



Services

I will come to your studio anyplace on the globe and help you dramatically improve your throwing skills in a short period of time. “WOW and more WOWS. This is how I felt after doing five workshop days with Stephen Jepson. I am a potter and a ceramics teacher at a community college and have attended many workshops, ceramic demos…It does not matter if you have been making pottery for thirty years or three days, you will learn so much…Stephen Jepson’s workshop is the BEST of the BEST.” Don F. http://jepsonpottery.com.


Custom Extruder & Pugmill Dies. Starting at $35.00. Any brand extruder or pugmill; any material. E-mail tim@northstarequipment.com or visit us online: www.northstarequipment.com. (800) 231-7896.


Master Kiln Builders. 26+ years experience designing and building beautiful, safe, custom kilns for universities, colleges, high schools, art centers and private clients. Soda/salt kilns, wood kilns, raku kilns, stoneware kilns, sculpture burnout kilns, car kilns and specialty electric kilns. Competitive prices. Donovan. Phone/fax (612) 250-6208.


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 fixpots@aol.com; or www.jeffzamek.com.


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 www.custommolds.net or (800) 404-5521.



Travel

PERU: Internships with renowned sculptor in clay or with retablo/mask maker in the southern Andes and Internship with internationally renowned “Living National Treasure” tapestry weaver in Lima, Peru. One to six weeks. Live with a family-room and board included. www.puchkaperu.com.


Pottery getaway for the family; all ages and experience levels. Stay with working ceramicist and work in her fully equipped studio about an hour north of New York City. Make your own dinnerware and similar projects. Living quarters accommodate 2-6; $1,475 per week. This includes: lodging, studio time, clay, glazes, firing, use of wheels, 30-ton press, slab roller, pneumatic extruder, and spray booth. For more information visit www.potteryvacation.com.


GREECE, THESSALONIKI. The Almond Grove: Residential Workshops in Ceramics, Spring-Summer 2014: Intensive throwing & intro to raku, pit, paper kiln. Alternative firing techniques. +30 (2310) 450451; hectormavridis@gmail.com; www.hectormavridis.com.


OVERSEAS CERAMIC WORKSHOPS & TOURS WITH DISCOVERY ART TRAVEL —NICARAGUA Nov. 26-Dec. 12, 2014. MYANMAR (BURMA) Jan. 28-Feb. 13, 2015. SICILY Sept. 26-Oct. 14, 2015. Small, culturally sensitive groups using local interpreters and experts. Denys James, Canada; 1-(250) 537-4906; www.denysjames.com; denys@discoveryarttravel.com.

   

NICARAGUA, 2014, November 26-December 12. Colorful colonial architecture, pre-Columbian and contemporary ceramics, coffee culture, and volcanoes. Save $100 register before March 1. www.discoveryarttravel.com.

 

 MYANMAR (BURMA) 2015 Ceramics Excursion, January 28-February 13. Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Yangon. Go back in time…experience ancient pottery making and firing in traditional villages; Golden Shwedagon temple in Yangon; optional beach holiday. Denys James, Discovery Art Travel; www.denysjames.com; (250) 537-4906.

 

 SICILY, ITALY, 2015. September 26-October 14 — Majolica, Mosaics & Architectural Masterpieces. Explore this diverse Italian island, rich in its ceramics, architecture, history, beauty, cuisine and wine. denys@denysjames.com.