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Lorna Meaden 2016 Workshop @ sfclayworks

  LORNA MEADEN 2016 WORKSHOP @ SFCLAYWORKS JUNE (10); 11, 12, 2016 What: Lorna Meaden will give a two-day demonstration workshop, and evening slide lecture** (Description below) When: June (10); 11, 12, 2016 | Demo workshop, Sat, 10am-4pm (doors open at 9:30am) | Sun, 10am-4 pm (doors open at 9:30am)  Friday, June 10, Free artist reception and slide lecture** 6:30pm. Where: sfclayworks, 2240 Palou Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124 | 415 647 CLAY (2529) (map) Fee: $190, including lunch* both days. Discounted fee of $170 for sfclayworks studio members. Additional notes: *Lunch is included in the workshop fee, however we may not be able to accommodate those of you with special dietary restrictions. *Space is limited. **Free artist reception and slide lecture, Friday, June 10, 6:30 pm Interested in joining us for this special opportunity [...]

By | 2017-06-10T23:41:16+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Blog, In the Gallery, Workshops|Comments Off on Lorna Meaden 2016 Workshop @ sfclayworks

“Drawn to Clay”-Opening Event

Ceramic sculpture by Laurette Lau   Wow, time flies! The "Drawn to Clay" exhibition is already here. Student and community members have been hard at work making pieces to showcase their talent in the show. We still have no idea what pieces they will select to exhibit, but if last years show is any indication, it is sure to be fabulous. Some of the work intended for the exhibition are being fired as this blog is being written! We are sure that next year they will all promise not to procrastinate. :) Please join our students and community members as we celebrate their hard work. What: "Drawn to Clay" Opening Party When:  Friday, October 16, 2015 , 7pm Where: sfclayworks-2240 Palou Avenue, San [...]

By | 2017-06-10T23:41:16+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Blog, In the Gallery|Comments Off on “Drawn to Clay”-Opening Event

Sam Chung Workshop @ sfclayworks

ARTIST SAM CHUNG IS COMING TO SFCLAYWORKS IN JUNE 2015! sfclayworks : Sam Chung  | June (26)+, 27-28, 2015  sfclayworks, located in San Francisco, California, is pleased to announce our 2015 artist lecture/workshop featuring internationally renowned ceramic artist Sam Chung. Sam Chung received his MFA from Arizona State University and his BA degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. Between his undergraduate and graduate programs, he worked as a special post-bac student at the University of Minnesota. He taught at Northern Michigan University from 1998-2007 and is now teaching at Arizona State University in Tempe where he is an associate professor of ceramics. Sam has presented numerous lectures and workshops both nationally and internationally. Do not miss this opportunity to experience Sam’s unique perspective on the [...]

By | 2017-06-10T23:41:16+00:00 November 21st, 2014|Blog, In the Gallery, Workshops|Comments Off on Sam Chung Workshop @ sfclayworks

Around the Table: 2nd Annual Ceramics Exhibition

sfclayworks students and community space members are gearing up for Around the Table: sfclayworks Second Annual Student and Community Member Exhibition. This years exhibition opening will take place on Friday, September 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.. Last year's first Student and Community Member Exhibition, Communi-tea, was such a success that we knew we had created an annual event. From beginners to continuing members, this exhibition opportunity is open to anyone in our community who has the desire to show off their latest creations. We think this chance to showcase their latest work gives our members a solid set of goals that really helps them make sure they are making their very best work. Besides being an sfclayworks community event, we are also excited that the exhibition will be on display during San Francisco's city wide art [...]

By | 2017-06-10T23:41:16+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Blog, In the Gallery|Comments Off on Around the Table: 2nd Annual Ceramics Exhibition

Julia Galloway Workshop @ sfclayworks

JULIA GALLOWAY WORKSHOP @ SFCLAYWORKS | JULY (11), 12, 13, 2014 What: Julia Galloway will give a two-day demonstration workshop, and evening slide lecture** (Description below) When: July (11), 12, 13, 2014 | Demo workshop, Sat, 10am-4pm (doors open at 9:30am) | Sun*** 9am-2pm (doors open at 8:30am)  ***Please note: Sunday hours have changed to 9am-2pm due to an artist conflict. We apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused you. Friday, July 11, Free artist reception and slide lecture** 6:30pm. Where: sfclayworks, 2240 Palou Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124 | 415 647 CLAY (2529) (map) Fee: $185, including lunch* both days. Discounted fee of $165 for sfclayworks studio members. Additional notes: *Lunch is included in the workshop fee, however we may not be able to accommodate those of you [...]

By | 2017-06-10T23:41:17+00:00 May 19th, 2014|Blog, In the Gallery, Workshops|Comments Off on Julia Galloway Workshop @ sfclayworks

Communi-tea Update

There has been lots of activity at sfclayworks lately and we have gotten behind posting our latest news. When we last updated the blog we were simultaneously getting ready for sfclayworks first student and community members exhibition-Communi-tea, and SF Open Studios 2013.  In this blog we are hoping to share a few photos of the Communi-tea opening party that was held October 25th, 2013 and a few snap shots of work in the show. sfclayworks first student and community member exhibition was a smashing success! Everyone who participated in the exhibit did an incredible job putting together some beautiful work for our first exhibition. Based on the response of our members and the visiting public, we are already thinking about  a theme for our next [...]

By | 2017-06-10T23:41:17+00:00 November 23rd, 2013|Blog, In the Gallery|Comments Off on Communi-tea Update

Upcoming Events @ sfclayworks

Things are very busy at sfclayworks. On Friday, October 25th, 2013 at 7:30pm, sfclayworks will be holding an "opening party" for Communi-tea: An exhibition of student and community work. Students and community members have been gearing up for the exhibit, and we hope they invite their friends and family to celebrate with them. So far the results of the firings have been good and we can't wait to see how their work shines in our gallery space. Besides Communi-tea, sfclayworks studio artists are also getting ready for their own opportunity to show what they have been up to during the year. SF Open Studios 2013 is happening November 2-3, 2013 from 11am-6pm at our studio sfclayworks in San Francisco at 2240 Palou Avenue, 94124. There will [...]

By | 2017-06-10T23:41:17+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Blog, In the Gallery|Comments Off on Upcoming Events @ sfclayworks

In the Gallery: An Exhibition of Student and Community Work

Communi-tea Opening invite for your use (8x10) Students and community members, use the above photo (8"x10") to invite your friends and family to sfclayworks Communi-tea opening event, or use the 4x6 size jpeg at the bottom of this post.   To help highlight the great work being done by the students and community members at sfclayworks, sfclayworks will be hosting an exhibition of work created within our clay community. Students and community members are going to be given two sessions to come up with work that represents the sense of community we have at sfclayworks as well as create something that has a relationship to "tea". The exhibition will open in late October and will be on display during SF Open Studios 2013. [...]

By | 2017-06-10T23:41:17+00:00 July 17th, 2013|Blog, In the Gallery|Comments Off on In the Gallery: An Exhibition of Student and Community Work

In the Gallery: Ellen Shankin

sfclayworks gallery space will be showcasing the work of artist Ellen Shankin, a full-time professional potter from Floyd, Virginia. We are honored to have Ellen’s work as the inaugural exhibition in sfclayworks newly created gallery space. This exhibit coincides with a two day workshop at sfclayworks where Ellen will be sharing her thoughts and working methods with an eager group of potters. Ellen’s pottery will be on display starting Friday, June 28 and will be available for viewing until July 5th. Please note that the display will be smaller after the workshop as many of our workshop participants are returning to their respective cities and must take their pieces with them when they leave the workshop. We hope you make time to stop in and [...]

By | 2017-06-10T23:41:17+00:00 July 5th, 2013|Blog, In the Gallery|Comments Off on In the Gallery: Ellen Shankin