March 22 – 25 | NCECA in Portland

March 22 – 25 | NCECA in Portland

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NCECA_logo_only_W98xH22px1NCECA’s 51st Annual Conference : 
Future Flux

Portland, Oregon March 22-25, 2017

As journey’s end for Lewis and Clark in the early 19th century, expedition and discovery have framed our imagination of the Pacific Northwest. As we pass beyond NCECA’s first fifty years, the interconnection of mind, materials, and transformation at the heart of ceramic process, art and education can serve as trail heads to our future. Our creative work in the 21st century increasingly engages with hybrid practices, issues of diversity, notions of community and dynamic change. How will more sustainable models of ceramic art and education continue to evolve? What are the essential competencies and capacities for ceramic artists and educators today and for the future? How can we continue to draw from rich historic traditions while reinvigorating their relevance in rapidly changing global societies? Portland, Oregon, a city of rivers, makers, and entrepreneurs is an ideal vantage point from which to investigate these questions and others. Join us at Future Flux and help transport us to the ways that ceramic art and education will continue to matter.

Location:

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Portland, OR 97232
Phone:(503) 235-7575

 

MORE AT: http://nceca.net/ 

March workshop: AMY KLINE

March workshop: AMY KLINE

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Amy Kline is a potter, glaze chemist and Nevada State College adjunct faculty member who has worked with Tom and Elaine Coleman since 2002 presenting workshops in Henderson and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sunday will feature throwing, carving and glazing demonstrations. Monday will offer hands-on throwing and hand-building.

DATES: Sunday – Monday, March 19 – 20, 2017

TIME: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

COST:
Clayfolk members: $45 for one day/$90 for both days
Non-members: $50/$100
SPACE IS LIMITED!

To reserve your space Download the registration form and mail with payment..
(Payment info is included on the registration form.)

LOCATION: MAP
Ray Foster Studios
326 Laurelwood Drive
Jacksonville, OR 97530

QUESTIONS:  call 541-474-6532

Flyer:

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April 7th THROW-a-THON at RCC

April 7th THROW-a-THON at RCC

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THROW – a – THON at RCC in Phil’s classroom Friday, April 7th , 3 pm to 7 pm.

A THROW – a – THON will be held at RCC in Phil’s classroom behind the Firehouse Gallery on Friday, April 7th , from 3pm to 7 pm . COME ONE, come all?

Later Roxanne Hunnicutt will trim bisque and glaze these bowls at her studio.

If anyone wants to hold other throw-a-Thons, or could help with trimming, glazing or firing, call Roxanne at 541-479-1349 or 944-1353.

Thanks to all for assisting in providing food for Josephine County’s hungry through the Empty Bowls Project.

New Library Resources!

New Library Resources!

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Our wonderful Library committee just posted the new resource materials purchased from funds raised at the 2016 Clayfolk Show & Sale.

A portion of the profits from the annual Clayfolk Show & Sale go to provide a resource for our members and the public through the purchase of books and videos for the Jackson and Josephine county library systems.

This is a wonderful service for our members and the community!

Check out the full list of donated resources here.