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Potters Council

Potters Council was established in 2001 as a nonprofit subsidiary of The American Ceramic Society by a group of individuals like you. Individuals who are passionate about pottery, who care about education, and who want to continue making pottery accessible to anyone interested. The mission of the Potters Council is to meet the needs of studio potters and ceramic artists by providing forums for knowledge exchange and professional enhancement.

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Potters Council Members Receive a 20% Discount on their Favorites

Potters Council is committed to the education of ceramic artists, whether it is at a conference, or through a book, magazine or DVD. One of our most popular benefits of membership is the 20% discount offered on  44 books, 53 DVDs, and the top two ceramic art magazines Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated.

Building Form and Surface with Sprig Molds

Sprig into Action at Kate Maury Workshop! (includes hands-on component!)


This workshop will present techniques for handbuilt and thrown functional ware with both commercial and hand made sprig mold embellishments. Attendees will have a hands-on demonstration of casting a one part mold for sprig use. Sprigs will then be explored in a variety of embellishing techniques on and off wheel in making and assembling highly decorative functional ware.

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Allen, Steve

San Francisco, California

Vote for Your 2015 Potters Council Board Members   As of March 2015, three board members terms will be expiring; Diana Pancioli, John Baymore, and Lyndsay Meiklem. We would like to thank you all for your excellent service in building the Potters Council into the organization it is today. Diana, John, and Lyndsay, you have truly made a difference! We have five compelling candidates for… Read More »
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Potters Council is Dedicated to Meeting YOUR Needs as an Artist. The Potters Council was formed to create a community of potters and ceramic artists from around the world. By being an active member, you’ll be showing your commitment to studio artists like you who understand the touch and feel of clay and the continued joy (and challenges) it brings.

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Oct 27 | Nov Potters’ Pages Deadline for submissions

Oct 31 | Call for Entries: 2015 Juried Show