Welcome to ClayHouston

ClayHouston supports Houston artists working in ceramics.  We provide educational opportunities, creative activities, and social groups.  We would be delighted for you to be a part.  See the "Membership" page for more information. 



Upcoming Events:


Enriching Tradition: Making History Current

A gathering to celebrate the rich history of the Japanese aesthetic and its profound influence on contemporary America ceramics. 

A two day symposium with Randy Johnston and Tim Rowan on April 18 & 19, 2015. Sponsored by ClayHouston, The Glassell School of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston in conjunction with the MFAH’s Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the
Gitter-Yelen Collection
. Click here for more information.

 

ClayHouston General Meeting

The March 21st ClayHouston meeting will be a tour of Dining and Discourse: A Discussion in Three Courses curated by HCCC Curatorial Fellow, Kathryn Hall. The tour starts promptly at 11am in the large gallery at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002.


ClayTalks

Ever received less than stellar glaze results? If you’ve ever been at a loss over mysterious glaze flaws, please join us for ClayTalks on Monday, April 13th at 6-8 pm. Kim Tompkins, formerly of the Ceramic Store of Houston, will go over common glaze problems, along with how to successfully troubleshoot and prevent them from occurring again. If you have any pieces that have puzzled you, please bring them for us to examine and find the solution.

In additional to discussion of glazes, we will have our usual roundtable critique.  We will be meeting at Beck's Prime in the Heights, in the meeting room.  See the calendar for more details.  


Ongoing Events:

Nourish: ClayHouston Membership Exhibition, February 6, 2015 - April 26, 2015 in the Artist Hall at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main Street, Houston, 77002.


Call for Entries San Antonio Potters Guild 22nd Annual Juried Show. See this website for more info: http://www.sanantoniopottersguild.com/juried-exhibition.html 


Member Spotlight:

The slideshow below shows works from the following ClayHouston members:  Mary Aldrich, Kelley Eggert, Judith Freedman, Nell Gottlieb, Joyce Joe, Lisa Kelley, and Tom Perry.  


01 Mar 2015 • Museum of Fine Arts Houston
04 Apr 2015 9:00 AM • Aurora Art Gallery
11 Apr 2015 5:00 PM • Archway Gallery

 

 

Recent events include Dan Hammett's work at 18 Hands Gallery, ClayTalks, and guest juror Dan Hammett with several artists from the Nourish Exhibition.


Contact ClayHouston at info@ClayHouston.org

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