movie day: Studio Potter interview with Joshua Collinson

Artist Austyn Taylor wrote a review of The Ceramics Congress, Korea, 2020 for the January 2021 issue of Studio Potter. Her take on the event piqued our curiosity, so we sat down with founder Josh Collinson to learn more about The Ceramics Congress and his online platform that hosts the congress, The Ceramic School. You can create your own free account at The Ceramic School at:
“Go Fly” by Satsang, shared generously by the band. Learn more about their new album, “Forever and Ever, Amen,” at

Online classes and workshops @ Harvard

The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard is offering a range of online classes and workshops for spring 2021.
Registration for these programs is open to anyone over the age of 18, anywhere in the world. Choose from more than 20 different topics to explore from home, including hand building, flameware, sculpting from observation, bookmaking, experimental photography on clay, glaze chemistry, tile design, and much, much more!

Visit the Ceramics Program website for details and a list of current classes and workshops []

call for artists: Salt Spring National Art Prize

January 1 – May 31, 2021

The Salt Spring National Art Prize Offering 10 prize awards totalling $41,000

The first prize totalling $20,000
($15,000 and a $5,000 Salt Spring Island artist residency)

Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada who are 18 years of age and older as of January 1, 2020, are invited to submit their two-dimensional and three-dimensional work for consideration. SSNAP will showcase approximately 50 finalists chosen by a national jury. An exhibition of the finalists’ work will take place in Sept/Oct 2021 at Mahon Hall on Salt Spring Island, B.C.

All artists’ identity in the Finalist selection process will be anonymous to the jury.

Visit our website for details

upcoming: Northern Clay Workshop with Olivia Tani

Would you make it in a slump? Would you prefer it on a hump? Join NCC studio artist Olivia Tani in the studio for a two-day workshop to revolutionize the possibilities of utilizing hump and slump molds in your own making routines. Watch and absorb demonstrations of her masterful techniques using molds to transform slabs into carefully considered, dynamic plates, then practice a similar process where a mold is just the beginning. You’ll drape, carve, and incorporate wheel techniques to shape and trim your form, and add a foot. You’ll examine and integrate every square inch of surface as you plan, build, reduce, and smooth a large plate. Learn about making your own bisque mold off of another form or on the wheel, how to construct and what to consider. Bring your own mold to use during the workshop. It can be an existing plaster or bisque mold or even a ceramic, plastic, or metal form. X2: Saturday & Sunday, February 20 & 21, 12 — 4 pm Instructor: Olivia Tani Fee: $115 non-members (members recieve 5% discount)


Find out more HERE and see a listing of other upcoming workshops and events!

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