North Bay Meet Up

Please join ACGA vice president Siobhan Hughes (glass) and president Bill Geisinger for coffee and discussion Friday April 28th at Weavers Coffee and Tea, 40 Louise St, San Rafael, CA 94901 It’s a small place with good reviews and  great company!

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Malia Landis: Pacific Bloom

Malia Landis‘ new work in porcelain is part portraiture, part still life. Her research into the lei culture of Hawaii, with its symbolism for specific flowers and lei designs, has also spurred her in making flowers, petal by petal, by hand out of porcelain, and reassembling them into leis. Her latest

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ACGA: Ceramics in Focus 2017

This year the annual ACGA exhibit features the work of 5 members of ACGA.  The exhibition features work by Leah Bowring, Deborah Bridges, Jane Grimm, Daniel Oliver and Crystal Kamoroff. The exhibition is also held in conjunction with the 29th California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art (CCACA). The 5 artists

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Sandra Torres: Small Differences

On First Friday April 7, ACGA Exhibiting Member Sandra Torres’  “Small Differences” will open at Plinth Gallery.  The new ceramic work by this California-based artist represents her continued exploration into the many significant variations of shape, size and patterns of porcelain.  Sandra has chosen a process that allows her to

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Clay Carnival 2017

The 2017 Clay Carnival held by the Orchard Valley Ceramic Arts Guild is now open for registration. The workshops will be hosted by the Palo Alto Art Center. Register here. Registration includes morning refreshments and light snacks. Please bring a sack lunch and join us for special lunch demonstrations by

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Shawn Kam & Leah Bowring: Painting with Fire

Join us at The Potters’ Studio in Berkeley for an intensive 3-day introductory course to soda firing with hands-on training in loading and firing work, making wadding and cone packs, and general safety and care for equipment. Saturday we will discuss clay bodies and firing methods to achieve various aesthetics,

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Bruno Kark: Slab Rolled Creations

“Playing with large stoneware slabs.” Learn together in this demonstration and hands on workshop with Bay Area potter Bruno Kark. Bruno will share his techniques to assemble a large “Box Vase” using pre-stiffened slab, surface shaving and hole cutting to make vases suitable for flower arranging. You ‘ll also make

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Michael Kline Artist Lecture and Reception

Please join Higher Fire Clayspace & Gallery and Palo Alto Art Center Foundation in welcoming Michael Kline to our Silicon Valley. Michael is here for a workshop held at the Palo Alto Art Center and Higher Fire is hosting the artist reception with refreshments. This is a free event! Also,

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Michael Kline: Mastering the Brush and the Wheel

In this two-day, hands-on workshop, Michael Kline shares his 25 years of experience with demonstrations, discussions and best practices. Michael is known for his fluid brushwork, strong traditional wood-fired forms, and a variety of surface treatments, including brushwork with wax resists and slips, thick slip combing, and traditional Korean slip

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Sonoma Community Center: Studio Sale

Organized by Sonoma Ceramics studio members the Holiday Ceramics Sale is not to be missed!  A portion of the proceeds benefit the operation of the ceramics studio. The studio will be open for sales during the following times: Saturday and Sunday, Decemeber 10-11 1o am to 5 pm 20+ artists.

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MaryMar Keenan: Holiday Open Studio

MaryMar Keenan’s studio will be open to the public in Hayes Valley, San Francisco. A great chance to see where and how she produces her work, as well as purchase holiday gifts for friends and family. Wine and treats will be provided (while supplies lasts!). Sunday, December 11 11 am to

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