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Newspaper editorial on the creative campus planned for downtown Asheville

15 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I posted earlier this month about the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design's plans for The Hive, a creative campus that would be located in their building in downtown Asheville. Now the Asheville Citizen-Times has run an editorial about...Show More Summary


yesterdayArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Hi, HAVING A CHRISTMAS SALE! Lots of stuff on sale including:DVD's : NEW DVD – "Fundamentals of Wheel Throwing" ONLY $29.95 (with FREE SHIPPING in the continental US)! DVD: "Understanding Glazes" ONLY $39.95 (with FREE SHIPPING in the continental US)! New Book: “The Complete Guide to Midrange Glazes: Glazing and Firing at cone 4-7”. Show More Summary


Well, the owner only kept us waiting for 12 days while she made up her bloomin' mind, and she chose someone else.......I'm just not going to write much, because you know how I can be here on my blog.....Thank you everyone for cheering us on, lighting candles, sending good vibes. Show More Summary

Brand New Stihl MS 170 Chainsaw for Sale

2 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Hey wood fire people!Stihl MS 170 Chainsaw for SaleUsed once - still in perfect condition(Thought my old one was dead but I got it running again)Bought this new last month for $180.00 + taxSell it to you for $145.00Terry Gess828

Marshall Handmade Market today!

3 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

The Marshall Handmade Market is today!From the Marshal Handmade Market website:The Marshall Handmade Market is something special among holiday shows. This November 21, from 10:00 to 5:00, you can shop your heart out while enjoying aShow More Summary

Holiday Art Sale at UNCA Asheville November 20-21

5 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Featuring ceramics, prints, photographs, paintings, glass, and sculptureUNC Asheville's Department of Art and Art History will hold its annual Holiday Art Sale from 4:00–7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 20, and 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, in UNC Asheville's S. Show More Summary

We want to be farmers

As many of you know, Gerry and I have been looking for a place for quite some time now. We finally made the decision to put our house on the market and go for it seriously, not just dreaming of a day....We recently found a place, a perfect...Show More Summary

Silvia Ferrari-Palmer Photography

6 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Hey Everybody,For the past year and half I’ve taken thousands of photos of the work at the Crimson Laurel Gallery.After leaving the CLG I decided to open a photographic studio of my own.I know that many artists don’t have the facilities,...Show More Summary

Grant Applications for Artists - free workshop tonight in Spruce Pine

6 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PMToe River Arts Council Spruce Pine GallerySpruce Pine, NCGrant opportunities exist for individual artists, but the application process often seems intimidating, time-consuming, and overwhelming. Show More Summary

Student scholarship opportunity for 2016 North Carolina Potters Conference

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

From the NC Potters Conference Facebook page:Dwight M. Holland Scholarship – Deadline December 31, 2015For this year's 29th North Carolina Potters Conference in Asheboro, NC on March 6-8, 2016In 2012 a scholarship fund was started to honor Dwight Holland, his vision, and his years of leadership for the NC Potters Conference. Show More Summary

sharing the work

I'm posting pictures of some of my new paintings on the blog today. Here they are: Sharing art work can be weird. Last weekend, when I had a party and sale at my studio, I put all the paintings I've been doing on the wall. I didn't put prices on them because I told myself that I just wanted to show them. Show More Summary

Work in progress

I was recently asked to make a commemorative plate featuring badgers, and in doing the research and drawings I rather got into them. Having chosen the design which I used for the plate, I wanted try some of the others. Above are some new badger bowls, (slipped but not yet fired). Show More Summary

November Clay Club recap: The Wedgwood Cherokee kaolin connection

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A big thank you to Alex Glover for his presentation on the Wedgwood Cherokee connection of North Carolina kaolin at this month's Clay Club, and to John Britt for hosting us at his studio.A little about Alex: Alex Glover recently retired as Director of Mining and Mineral Resources from Active Minerals International of Baltimore, Maryland. Show More Summary

Professional potter moving to Asheville area seeks studio space

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Full Time Professional Potter moving to the Asheville Area January/February 2016I am in need of studio space. I will accept either a solo studio or shared studio. I have kilns, wheel, slab roller and other equipment I am willing to share...Show More Summary

Asheville River Arts District Studio Stroll this weekend

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

From the Artists of the River Arts District blog:Artists of Asheville’s River Arts District open their doors for a full weekend as they host the Fall Studio Stroll and Art Sale, welcoming you to experience and collect amazing art inShow More Summary

Straight Up

Looka that stack! That stack is straight as...straight as...well, straight as a thing that's really, really straight. Better than last time, anyway.Right now the kiln is cooling; first glaze fire with new stack went without incident....Show More Summary

The hour glass

It is quiet in the gallery tonight. The wall clocks measure their rhythm and chime as they see fit, but Tokyo, the city that never sleeps, slumbers in Nihombashi tonight. My futon is stretched upon the tea room floor, as generationsShow More Summary

November Clay Club pre-recap

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I will post about last night's Clay Club with Alex Glover at John Britt's studio, but since I may not be able to do that today, for now I'll direct you to John's post on his blog:BEST CLAY CLUB EVER!!Not an understatement - check it out! Thanks to Alex for his awesome talk - and thanks to John for hosting!

Grand Opening/Open House for Reems Creek Pottery in Weaverville

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Reems Creek Pottery is having its grand opening / open house on Saturday November 21st from 10-3. This studio is the shared studio space that has been created by Rachel S Smith in Weaverville. She has filled all of the spaces and there are a total of 5 potters, a couple of which are in the process of moving in. Show More Summary

Clay Club TOMORROW, Thursday, November 12!

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Friendly reminder that this month's Clay Club will be TOMORROW (Thursday) evening, not tonight. Details: When: 6 pm Thursday, November 12 What: Guest speaker Alex Glover give a presentation on his research into Wedgwood and North Carolina kaolin. Show More Summary

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