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Slipware Struggle

Today’s aim was to throw all the pots on my making list. Ha! Fat chance because the list is huge, and I got myself in a tizzy about it all and you know what it’s like when you flap, you … Continue reading ?

New Series

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

The Glass Plate Series: 4 x 4, John Britt, chalk and glass plate, 3" x 5", 2014

New series

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Got some new work coming: The Glass Plate Series: Broken Dreams, John Britt, glaze drips and glass plate, 4" x 5", 2014

Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour and Sale October 18 - 19, 2014

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I am going to be in a great show coming up in Ohio. The old stomping grounds - Yellow Springs Ohio.It is the Yellow Springs Artist and Studio Tour October 18 -19, 2014 (from 10 - 6 Saturday and Sunday.)There are a bunch of excellent artists participating- check it out: you there if you are in the area!!

The Universe of Me

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

Ok, it's time..... time to move to my own Universe. Planet Tracey has been in orbit around Wesley and Gerry for 30 years now and I'm feeling like it might be time to move to my own solar system. Wesley is working fiercely on the independence...Show More Summary


3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

A big thanks to everyone donating their time, energy and bowls for The Dig In! Yancey Community Garden 4th Annual Empty Bowls event. As John Britt has indicated, it was a huge success. The guests were thrilled with the bowls and everyone had a great time. Show More Summary

Dig In Garden Raises $8,000

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Yo Clubbers,Thanks to all your efforts the Empty Bowl event for Dig In Garden raised over $8,000. I want to thank everyone who participated to make this possible - from the dozens of people who came out for our 1,000 bowl challenge in May, to the people who helped glaze and fire the bowls, to the ones who sent in finished bowls this past week. Show More Summary

Kigbeare Slipware Workshop

On Friday we arrived at a beautiful calm, quiet Kigbeare workshops. We set up an exhibition and gave a talk about our work and influences to about forty people. Saturday and Sunday we created chaos with clay. It was a … Continue reading ?

Grovewood Gallery, Asheville NC – Temporary Full-Time Sales Associate

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

We are currently seeking a Temporary Full-Time Sales Associate to work at the gallery October through December.Starting Pay: $11/hr.Must be able to be on your feet for 8 hour shifts.Must be available to work weekends and holidays.Must...Show More Summary

Toe River Arts Council – Projects Coordinator- SPRUCE PINE NC

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club The Toe River Arts Council (TRAC) is offering an exciting opportunity as the Projects Coordinator (PC) for the Toe River Arts; encompassing Mitchell and Yancey counties in western North Carolina. Show More Summary

papercut installation

This Friday, October 3. I'm doing my first paper cut installation in the window of Marion and Roses's Workshop, a store in downtown Oakland that I've been working with for several years now, selling the pottery. I've become pals with...Show More Summary

Penland Spring 2015

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

For those that have asked.. Applications for spring concentration assistants are due by Nov.28,2014. and FYI. Sending overnight does not work here,allow a few days..Penland web site has the info...

Order complete

The plate order is complete and they are now winging their way to No 16 Restaurant in Glasgow's Byers Road. The brief was a small creature in each. Some small creatures were more complicated to trail than others. Some were from designs already tested, but in different colours. And some were quite unwelcome in Galloway.

Need holiday help in your studio?

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Hey Friends,Everyone is getting ready for holiday sales so if you need any extra help around your studio, give a call to or e-mail Becky Derby. She is a stained glass artist in Bakersville, NC and has a lot of pottery production experience as well. Show More Summary

Thank you guys

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Hey Clubbers,Just wanted to thank everyone who donated bowls for the Dig In Garden Event tonight at Higgins Church in Burnsville, NC. We were a bit worried but now have more than enough! Thanks you everyone who helped. I don't have all...Show More Summary

what it takes

I'm going to graduate from college next year have been making pottery since I was in high school. I really love it and it is my passion. I read your post about quitting your day job and it made me think about whether or not I should try to make pottery my living. Show More Summary

Where my egg go?

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

Finally! We have been waiting for days for these girls to lay an egg. I was hoping for my birthday, but not too far off. My sweet girl Etta laid her first egg today! I have never heard such carrying on, all three of them. Dora and Sybil...Show More Summary

The Party Of The Year Is Back!

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

On November 1st 2014, we are hosting the 2nd Annual Auction at Odyssey ClayWorks. The Auction will benefit the Veteran's Program and the Children's Program, including work with the Special Education Program at Asheville Middle School. Show More Summary

One of those perfect days......

I'm getting short, old and immature :) First of all, thanks to all of you for the birthday wishes, the emails and posts on my blog and instagram. So very nice to hear from all of you!! Made the day very special. xoWesley surprised me with a visit home yesterday. Show More Summary

Demopalozza- Demonstrators needed

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Hey Clubbers, The October Clay Club is going to be at Odyssey in Asheville NC on October 8 from 6- 8:30 p.m. and we are having about 10 demonstrators. Right now we have :Gabriel Kline, Anja Bartels, Nick Moen, Genevieve Van Zandt, Travis Wintersbut would like to have about 5 more people.We did this a few years ago then did videos that are on Youtube. Show More Summary

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