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Buy/Sell

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.


Unique hand carved ceramics – find your perfect gift at https://www.etsy.com/shop/Landby.


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: claymann@yahoo.com.


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



Employment

RESIDENT ARTIST – Ceramics, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas.  September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016. Application deadline July 31, 2015. Please visit: https://arkansasartscenter.org/employment 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 info@pottersfire.com.com.



Events

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


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. www.gloucesterpotteryschool.com 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 www.CeramicServices.com for info or contact. Lenny at (909)986-1566 or lenny@ceramicservices.com.


Tom and Elaine Coleman presents- Feb. 3-6th 2016 at the Gulf Coast Clay Conference, $95. Pensacola State College, Pensacola, Florida. See www.kilnwalk.org or (850)939-2744 for details.


“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. benzleporcelain.com. Class Information: info@.lameridiana.fi.it. Questions: curtisbenzle@gmail.com.


HARDING BLACK EXHIBITION AND LECTURE: Aug. 14 – Oct. 14 @ Baylor University’s Texas Collection, Waco, TX.  Exhibition reception and lecture by Paul McCoy, Sept. 24, 3:30-5:00 pm. Contact John_Wilson@baylor.edu or Paul_McCoy@baylor.edu for more information. 


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


WORKSHOPS at Baltimore Clayworks;  SUE TIRRELL- Folkloric Pottery with a Modern Sensibility,  Sat–Sun Nov 7&8; Please visit www.baltimoreclayworks.org 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.  www.funkefiredarts.com or (513)871-2529.


LA MERIDIANA International School of Ceramics in Tuscany. Italian culture, Mediterranean flair and a facility dedicated to the continual education in Ceramic Art. Programme 2015 at www.lameridiana.fi.it.



Misc


Opportunities

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, www.craftformsentry.org.


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: https://art.bradley.edu/bug/5th-central-time-call-for-entries/.


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


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


Idyllwild Arts Summer Program-Offering ceramics workshops for adults including the Hot Clay program: “Surfaces: Conversations Between Form and Imagery” with Kathy King; “Pots/Possibilities” with Nick Joerling; “Figure in Clay” with Kensuke Yamada; “Making & Decorating & Soda Firing” with Lorna Meaden; “Personal Pots Through Soft Slabs” with Liz Zlot Summerfield. General ceramics: “Form Surface Fire!” with David Delgado & Sam Lopez. Native American pottery:  “Hopi Tewa Pottery”, “Santa Clara Pottery”. Youth workshops also available. Located in the mountains of Southern California. Established in 1950. (951)659-2171, ext.2365. summer@idyllwildarts.org; www.idyllwildarts.org/hotclay.


RESIDENT OPPORTUNITIES – 3 month, 9 month and 12 month duration. Wood, salt, gas and electric kilns. Large fully equipped studio spaces and housing. Info at www.cubcreek.org  or jessiman@cubcreek.org.

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Personals


Products

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 www.vangilderpottery.com.


Clay Connections-25 creative clay lessons and 7 mural projects that make connections to the elementary school curriculum. $18.95 + S&H. www.CraigHinshaw.com.


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

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.  Www.artistscohousing.com, www.meetup.com/artists-housing-community. Contact: (303)317-4558, emilie.v.parker@gmail.com.


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. rkmassie@rcn.com.


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.  www.durangopotteryretreat.com.


Leave City Life, Focus On Art. Nevada City, CA 95959, Endless wood, Large WoodBurning-Propane Kiln. Timberframed Studio, 2.55 Acres, huge garden, mountain view, QUIET, near dreamy boutique town with great restaurants music scene. 18229RoyalPlum.C21.com. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYIiHCUTVTw.


Established in 2003, Global Ceramic Antique Style Radiator Humidifier Business.  Written up in New York Times 2007, Old House Interiors.  Includes customer list since 2003, Domain name, master rubber mold set, technical information for making plaster molds, pouring, etc.  Average income $6,000/8,000 per season; Sept to April. Valued at $33,000 asking $17,000. You may contact me at Tullula1@aol.com. Tullulastreasures.com.


Cortes Island, British Columbia – Spectacular hillside 13 acre property with large studio/workshop and excellent home building and garden sites, offers gorgeous open bluffs, expansive valley views, backed by old growth forest. The 1,000 sq. ft. steel construction studio has concrete floors, high ceilings, large windows, water from deep drilled well, 200 amp electrical via underground power. Centrally located on a beautiful, culturally vibrant island off Canada’s West Coast, this is a lovely property to establish your studio and home. $245,000 Cnd. For more info contact: mboylebc@gmail.com.


Sunny South Florida updated waterfront 3 Bed/2 Bath 2186 total sq. ft. home on double lot. World class two chambered atmospheric gas/wood/soda kiln and 650 sq. ft. studio with electric kiln on private beautifully landscaped fenced yard. Create outside all year for $347,000! Call (561)251-3729 or email amar@bellacostaproperties.com.


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.  www.chisholmpottery.com.


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 donna.chesler@russlyon.com. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. Visit Reitzranchnearsedona.com.

 



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; OrangeGrovePottery.com.



Rentals

Studio space available at Nottingham Center for the Arts located in north San Diego county, California. Information at: www.nottinghamart.org. Then contact Terry Sullivan at: go2tms2@gmail.com.


Rental WANTED: Living/ potting space in North San Diego County, CA from September/October on. Contact Julie: scotpot1@yahoo.com.



Services

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: Jepsonpottery.com neverleavetheplayground.com


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

 OVERSEAS CERAMIC WORKSHOPS & TOURS WITH DISCOVERY ART TRAVEL- Small, culturally sensitive groups using local interpreters and experts.  Denys James, Canada 1-250-537-4906 www.denysjames.com; denys@discoveryarttravel.com. 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. www.discoveryarttravel.com.

 

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, www.discoveryarttravel.com.

 

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. www.discoveryarttravel.com.

 


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 pedroschuck98@gmail.com or (978)998-0039. For more information visit our website www.jimbuart.com 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. benzleporcelain.com. Class Information: info@.lameridiana.fi.it. Questions: curtisbenzle@gmail.com.