Fusion 2018 – Peter Powning and Samantha Dickie

FUSION Conference 2018
June 22-24, London, ON

FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association is proud to be featuring Peter Powning and Samantha Dickie at our conference this year. Please join us for an inspirational weekend of presentations delivered by these two great Canadian ceramic artists.

For more information and to register, visit: www.clayandglass.on.ca

Earlybird Deadline: March 27, 2018


study with Debra Sloan in 2018

Classes are open to all levels of experience

1-Experience working at the legendary Leach Pottery in St Ives, UK, for a 5 Day Finial Class ……..  https://www.leachpottery.com/courses – only a few places left.  March 12 – 16, 2018

2- Be at the beautiful MISSA campus at Metchosin, Vancouver Island, BC – Ceramic Sculpture ………                https://missa.ca/workshops June 23/24, 2018

3 – At the wonderful RED DEER college campus, Alberta, Canada – Series Summer Art School  …                     http://rdc.ab.ca/continuing-education/continuing-education Sculpture in Situ …July 16 – 20, 2018

Find out more about Debra Sloan on her website.

Clay Gulgong – April 15-21, 2018

This biennial event will take place in a region of north-western New South Wales, Australia, that is globally recognised for its strong links with the field of ceramics. Mansfield Ceramics are committed to bringing the best national and international artists to the beautiful town of Gulgong.  Join us April 15 – 21 2018 –   we have put together a jam-packed week-long program of events that includes something for everyone interested in ceramics.

Full details on the website.

From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics (exhibition and symposium)

November 10–12, 2017

Join us for a weekend-long symposium celebrating the opening of the Everson’s new ceramics exhibition, From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics. In a series of conversations, lectures, and gallery tours, we will discuss our current dynamic artistic landscape with an emphasis on capturing the spirit and innovation of West Coast art as well as the Everson’s history of collecting and supporting this cross-continental dialogue.




  • 9:00am: Continental Breakfast
  • 9:30am: Co-Lecture: Margie Hughto & DJ Hellerman: RevisitingNine West Coast Clay Sculptures: 1978
  • 10:30am – Noon: Artist Lecture & Conversation Ruby Rose Neri speaks about her work followed by a conversation with Peter Beasecker
  • Explore downtown Syracuse restaurants, galleries and shops.

1:00 – 3:00pm: Gallery Tours + Demonstrations

  • 1:00pm and 2:00pm: David MacDonald Demo
  • 1:00pm and 2:00pm: Everson Museum docent-led tours
  • Noon – 3:00pm: Syracuse University Ceramics Department Open Studios
  • 3:30 – 5:00pm: Artist Lecture & Conversation Tony Marsh speaks about his work and projects at Cal State Long Beach followed by a conversation with Linda Sormin
  • 5:15pm: Closing Lecture Peter Held: From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics
  • 7:00 – 10:00pm: Evening Reception at ClayScapes Pottery with exhibiting artist Bryan McGrath. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, light snacks and a cash bar.


  • 9:00am: Continental Breakfast at the Museum
  • 10:00 – 11:00am: Conversation on Collecting: Leslie Ferrin, Elizabeth Dunbar, Louise Rosenfield