ceramics Archive

Ceramics Documentary Screening October 19

Out of the Fire offers an absorbing look into the little-known world of wood firing potters, who use ancient, labor intensive techniques to achieve stunning, unique surfaces on their pots. Read more →

Meet Ceramics Instructor Allison Severance

Among the 12 new instructors teaching classes at The Art League in the 2013/14 school year, four will be teaching ceramics: Judit Varga, Susan Greenleaf, Tony Clennell, and Allison Severance. And with the delivery of a new kiln last month, wood-firing and raku-firing workshops to come, and the Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser coming up Read more →

See a Functional Pottery Presentation this Friday

Even if you can’t make it to visiting instructor Linda Christianson’s Functional Pottery workshop this weekend, you can still come to the slideshow and potluck happening Friday evening — tomorrow! For a $5 donation, anyone can join the first night of the workshop, where Linda will kick things off with a slideshow presentation of Read more →

Featured Workshop: Functional Pottery

January 4–6, learn to make functional, wheel-thrown pottery in this workshop with Linda Christianson. You can register for the workshop here, and read the full description below: This three-day workshop focuses on functional wheel thrown pottery. Several approaches to handle, spout, and feet making are explored. Demonstrations, slides, and group discussion form the basis Read more →

Artist Opportunities: October 31, 2012

See below for details! You can click the banner above for past opportunity posts. FotoWeek DC Events The following events are from FotoWeek DC: Pre-Festival Instagram Contest — Submit your best Instagram photos to our contest by November 7th -12pm EST for a chance to win Festival Passes, Seminars, Portfolio Reviews, and Launch Party tickets! Read more →

Bowled Over: A Blogger Tries Pottery

Have you watched the Ice Cream Bowl Throwdown video we posted yesterday? They make it look easy, don’t they? Don’t make me laugh. My name is George. I do the blogging here at The Art League. Blogging, while requiring a certain amount of creative output, isn’t really a “fine art.” So we thought it Read more →