EOTD 1st Annual Mug Show
The 24th annual Texas Clay Festival is in Gruene, Texas, Saturday, October 22 from 10-6, and Sunday, October 23 from 10-5. This is really the BEST event for clay in Texas all year long. There 70+ talented ceramics artists selling their work, myself included. Additionally, there are 4 demonstration tents set up, where, over the course of the weekend, artists will share their tips and techniques. So come on out and visit! More info and directions here.
Beginning April 14, the pottery friends have a group show, curated by my buddy Chris Gray, hosted at Collin College in Plano, Texas. Niko and I will be giving a short lecture about our work on Thursday, April 28 at noon, followed by the show reception from 4 to 7pm. More details here. If you'd like to see images of the pieces I put in the show, click here. The show is open through May 11.
Six Pack Show!
The 21st San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
This spotted keeper will be at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts from April 16 to June 26, 2016.
The Texas Clay Arts Association's yearly Six Pack Show will be held concurrently at the Coop Gallery; I will have a piece in that show as well.
If you're in the area, be sure to check it out. This year's visiting artist is the always charming Ron Meyers.
Orton Cone Box Show
This piece was selected to be part of the NCECA Orton Conebox show. The show is at the Hilliard Gallery in Kansas City, Missouri; open from March 4-26.
The 23rd Texas Clay Festival will be Saturday, October 24 from 10-6 and Sunday, October 25 from 10-5. Come see us, rain or shine! Spoiler alert- it's going to be rain. Bring your slicker!
This tic-tac-toe game, and many other fun pieces, will be available at Studio C Gallery in Corpus Christi through June 27, 2015.
These two hand-sized, wood-fired rattles will be in Philadelphia at The Clay Studio's show titled Small Favors X. All pieces in the show, including my rattles, are 4" or smaller. If you are in the area, please check it out. The show opens on April 3, and runs through April 26.
MCC Spring 2015 Workshop
In mid February, Brandon Phillips is coming to MCC to load and fire the wood kiln with us, and hopefully we will fire up the soda kiln as well.
Workshop at Victoria College
On March 4, 2015, I have been invited as a visiting artist to Victoria College, where I will demo and give a brief slide talk for the evening classes.
Pottery Friends Sale, December 12-13, 2014
Annie Chrietzberg, Chris Gray, Ryan McKerley, Chris Melia, Brandon Phillips, Niko Weissenberger and myself will be celebrating the end of the semester and the holiday season beginning Friday, December 12 from 6 to 9, and continuing through Saturday, December 13 from 2 to 8 at the Pottery Friends Sale. Need a thoughtful, handmade gift for your honey? We will be at the ArtCentre of Plano. Come share the good cheer.
Texas Clay Festival, October 25-26, 2014
This year is the 22nd second anniversary of the Texas Clay Festival, and my fifth! year of being in the family. Come out and see the greatest group of Texas mudders around. In addition to 60+ clay artists, there are demonstrations throughout both days. The festival is free (except for all the pots you’ll want to buy ;) ) and will be Saturday, October 25 from 10 to 6, and Sunday, October 26, from 10 to 5. This “two-day all-clay love-fest” makes me smile so much my cheeks hurt.