|eNEWSLETTER - September - December 2008|
ALL THE USUAL INFORMATION
The Clayfolk Newsletter is published
five times a year.
You can email any of the above underlined members simply by clicking on their name
First Shipment from
Reports from those who have received their
first order from Joe Brecha at the
Clay Art Center Toll free 1-800-952-8030 Hours Mon - Fri 9 to 5 / Sat 10 to 2
Upcoming 2008 Meetings
Board members meet at October 6
At Lynita Zajacks' Home : 202 Kings Way,
Central Point on October 6 at 6 PM When coming from Medford on I-5 take the
first Central Point exit and enter town on Pine Street. Make a right on Third,
go past the high school and
October 19 – 2:30 (Sunday) Really Important General Meeting !!!
Sunday October 19th at at the Talent Firehouse. You must attend if you want to pick out your booth location. (Booth pick order is based on points.) If you cannot attend have someone who is pick for you and give them a couple possible choices. Show posters will be available for you to mail out and post around.
Carol Heisel asked to step down from the vice-president position and Shirley Huft has graciously agreed to step in. This change leaves Shirley's member-at-large position open and Linda Smiley has graciously agreed to take over. However, we will need a quorum of the membership to make these changes. We look forward to seeing you there!
Take the Talent exit off 1-5 to the 4-way signal intersecting highway 99 and turn right. About 2 blocks out of Talent start looking for the Fire Station on the right.
Reminder for Show Chairs
Next Show Chair meeting on September 23rd
at Kathy Harveys :
Welcome to new Members
· Sarah Conners of Weed, CA
Kim & Jeff Allen of
· Sarah Gore of Talent, OR
Annette Lowrie of
Roger Davis of
· Patricia Richey of Merlin, OR
Corrections for the Clayfolk member list
· Tish Manley, NOT Trish
· Frank Gosar, NOT Gozar
Empty bowls in Josephine county and in
Opportunities to donate to two vital programs with different formats, but both with a mission to help those in desparate need in our area.
For more info on the Empty Bowls Project email or call Roxanne Hunnicutt at 479-1349 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2008 Clayfolk Book Donation to the Library
Artful Teapot by Garth
· Electric Kiln Ceramics, 3rd Edition by Richard Zakin
· The Figure in Clay by Suzanne J. E. Tourtill
· The Essential Guide to Mold Making & Slip Casting by Andrew Martin
· Japanese Wood-Fired Ceramics by M. Kusakabe and M. Lancet
· From Mud to Music by Barry Hall
· Raku, Pit and Barrel : Firing Technique by Andrew Turner
Precious Metal Clay at Rogue Gallery
Saturday November 15th
Instructor : Kirsten Bakke
Create beautiful jewelry or other silver works of art (makes great Christmas gifts!) with no prior metalsmithing experience required. Precious Metal Clay (PMC) is an exciting new material that you work like clay, and which fires into solid silver. Come learn safety, tools, and techniques for working with PMC, including: mold-making, stamping, kiln-programming, firing, burnishing, and finishing.
Ages 18+ / All Skill Levels Welcome
COST : $105 members $125 non-members (+$50 materials fee)
Holly Kilpatrick - Education Director Rogue
Applegate House Heritage Arts and Education
Two opportunites coming up for unique firing experiences. Studio and kiln are located on the grounds of the historic Applegate House in Yoncalla. Space is limited.
Call Susan at 541-849-3500 or Peppi at 541-672-7184 - www.applegatehouse.com
Handbuilding and Pit Fire Workshop with Vera Rogers
each day / $80 includes everything !
Saturday October 4 : Handbuilding
Saturday October 11 : Handbuilding continues
Saturday October 18 : Burnishing & decorating
Saturday October 25 : The Pit Fire
Sunday October 26 : Open pit and take home your results!
February 7th and 8th of 2009
10 Cubic foot of ware space - Cone range 2 to 3 - Pit fire, saggars and explorations also welcome. Planning for the wood supply and firing strategies and the rest of the logistics will be made by the attending group.
Your pottery on the web …
Remember Members are urged to participate in the Clayfolk website Gallery. You can have up to three images, your name and business name, an email contact, a link to your webpage and a brief bio (up to 150 words). Digital requirements are: 72 dpi jpeg (minimal compression) no larger than 640x480 images named with your last name and a number (clarke01.jpg) Send images (one per email) to the following address email@example.com or by US Mail, you can send a PC formatted CD to : Don Clarke, POBox 2974, Eugene, OR 97402
Download an application in Adobe PDF format here = MEMBERSHIP FORM
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