Woodfire Conference at Waubonsee Community College

October 6-8, 2016
Waubonsee’s Sugar Grove Campus 

Waubonsee Community College will host the next International Wood
Fire Conference October 6  – 8, 2016 in Sugar Grove, Illinois. The focus
of this conference is to continue the ongoing dialogue about the wood
fire process that began at the conferences in Iowa and Northern Arizona
as it relates to the ceramic arts.  The registration fee for the
three-day conference is $175.00 per person and is limited to 400
participants.  Registration includes a welcome packet, conference
programming materials, continental breakfast, lunch (Friday and
Saturday), and hors d’oeuvres at the Welcome Reception Thursday and
Exhibition Opening Reception Friday.  Please be advised that per the
Board of Trustees, Waubonsee Community College is an alcohol free
campus, and all participants are required to abide by this policy.
 Failure to follow this guideline will result in dismissal from the
event without a refund.

No Refunds will be issued for registration after August 1, 2016

A more detailed conference schedule is available here.

Learn more about transportation and accommodation options.

More info here.

free streamed live workshop – ON NOW with Tara Wilson, Lorna Meaden, and Julia Galloway!

The Ceramics Club will be hosting a 2-Day ceramic art workshop on Monday, March 30th and Tuesday, March 31st, 2015.

This 2- day ceramics workshop will be held at the Montgomery County
Community College – Central Campus, also streaming live
nationally/internationally.  The demonstrations will feature three
nationally respected artist potters, Julia Galloway (Missoula, Montana),
Lorna Meaden (Durango, Colorado) and Tara Wilson (Helena, Montana).

In addition, the workshop will feature Artstream Gallery and its 2015 Spring Tour.

Artstream 2015 Spring Tour

The Artstream Nomadic Gallery is a travelling exhibition space housed
in a restored 1967 Airstream trailer.  Based in Carbondale, CO, over
the past 14 years it has been exhibited in more than 150 location, from
Los Angeles to New York, Houston to Minneapolis, putting contemporary
ceramic art on the street.  The 2015 “Spring Tour” features work by 26
national recognized and emerging studio potters.  The work ranges the
spectrum of aesthetics and techniques found in contemporary ceramics. 


The Clay Studio of Missoula presents: International Cup 2014

Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 5:30-9pm
Exhibition runs through February 28

We will post the online exhibition when the show opens!

International Cup 2014, sponsored by the Clay Studio of Missoula, is
an exhibition showcasing ceramic work that explores the infinite
possibilities of the idea of a cup. Juried by accomplished potter Tara
Wilson, 38 entries from 37 artists out of the total 217 entries
submitted by 116 artists from all around the world.

Selected artists include:

Norma Jean Acord, USA
Avi Arenfeld, USA
Zan Barnes, USA

Carolanne Currier, USA

Nick Danielson, USA

Katriona Drijber, Canada

Reeder Fahnestock, USA

Rebecca A. Grant, USA

Stephen Grimmer, Canada

Perry Haas, USA

Todd Hayes, USA

Fred Herbst, USA

Samantha Hostert, USA

Mitch Iburg, USA

Ben Jordan, USA

Joshua Kuensting, USA

Ian Meares, USA

Matt Mitros, USA

Ted Neal, USA

CJ Niehaus, USA

KyoungHwa Oh, USA

Debra Oliva, USA

Kevin Dean Ramler, USA

Stephen Robison, USA

Adrian Sandstrom, USA

Matt Schiemann, USA

Bob Schultz, USA
Rebekah Strickland, USA
Judi Tavill, USA

Kodi Thompson, USA

Leilani Trinka, Singapore

Tabatha Trolli, USA

Deb Williamson, USA

Scott Williamson, USA

Suzanne Wolfe, USA

Stephen Wolochowicz, USA

Adam Yungbluth, USA

Gallery events are free and open to the public.

For more information, please email us at info@theclaystudioofmissoula.org or call us at 406-543-0509.

movie day: American Craft February-March 2014 Trailer

Published on Jan 13, 2014
Take a peek at the exciting stories
coming up in the February-March issue of American Craft magazine,
including gorgeous tabletop ceramics, flameproof cookware, the best of
Baltimore Crafts, and an provocative essay about what craft can learn
from the local food movement.