ceramics Archive

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 →

The Ice Cream Bowl Throwdown

With the ceramics department’s annual Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser just around the corner, three potters gathered in The Art League’s ceramics studio last Friday for a throwdown. The contestants were Tiffany, Jack, and Blair, who have been churning out hundreds of bowls over the past few weeks along with other ceramics artists. Their challenge: Read more →

Free Ceramics Demo and Lecture This Sunday!

FREE Demo/Slideshow/Discussion with Lindsay Oesterritter Sunday July 29, 10:00 am in the Ceramics Studio at The Art League’s Madison Annex Lindsay Oesterritter is a functional potter who teaches at Western Kentucky University. She attended grad school at one of the nation’s premier schools for ceramics, Utah State University. Her work has been exhibited internationally Read more →

“Tea” Ceramics Exhibit Awards

Thursday’s opening reception for the Ikebana show and “Tea” included a visit from John Neely, who flew in from Utah to see the international ceramics show he juried digitally. John wanted to see the pieces — ceramic teapots, cups, bowls, and other wares associated with drinking tea — in person before selecting the award Read more →