Dear ClayWorks Guild members, Please keep the evening of Wednesday, June 14th at 7 p.m. open for our annual end-of-the-season potluck gathering/celebration. We’ve had a good year. We have great leadership for the year to come! There is much to celebrate. We will gather at the home of Marilyn Palsha, who served this current year … Continued
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Mark your calendars now for the next ClayWorks Guild meeting, Wednesday April 12, 6:30 p.m. at the Community Room, Carol Woods Retirement Community. We have two presenters; Fay Krapf and Lee Jones, who will report on this year’s NC Potters Conference through photos and stories. Also, if you are so inclined, bring your favorite pottery tool. … Continued
The March 8 ClayWorks Guild meeting will be Wednesday, March 8 at the Carol Woods Community Room. Our guest artist will be Charlie Evergreen who will demo various different surface treatments with clay; slip decoration techniques; terra sigillata ; and stretching clay with sodium silicate (cracked earth). As usual, we gather at 6:30, the meeting … Continued
ClayWorks Guild Members and Friends, Please mark your calendars for the February 8 guild meeting event. We will meet off site at 5 p.m. at The Ackland Art Museum in downtown Chapel Hill. There we will receive a tour of the Color across Asia exhibit by Mr. Bradley Bailey, curator of the exhibit. There is a lot … Continued
Don’t forget our holiday potluck. Details were mailed out on the list-serve to all members. We hope to see you there!
Clayworks had a great Holiday Pottery Sale on Saturday, December 3 at University Place in Chapel Hill. Thanks to all the who stopped by our booths. It was a festive and busy day! And thanks to all the guild members who worked hard to create such fabulous displays of their beautiful work.
Dear members of the ClayWorks Guild, Many years ago, a scholarship was set up to send one (or recently two) guild members to the NC Potter’s Conference in Asheboro, NC. The next conference will be March 3-5, 2017. Soon it is time to think about registering! History of this generosity: Jan Gregg and Pepper Fluke … Continued
Join us on Wednesday, November 9 for our monthly ClayWorks Guild meeting. Our guest speaker/presenter is artist, Takuro Shibata. Takuro Shibata is a potter and the current director of STARworks Ceramics. He holds a degree in chemical engineering from Doshisha University in Kyoto. His background includes technical ceramic research including firing, developing and testing of clays … Continued