MARCH 2022 NEWSLETTER
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Michelle Heinesen at Lee College
The Exhibit "Diasporic Identity" at Lee College will feature the works of Chong-Ok Lee Matthews, Tiffany Huen-Hui Lee, and Michelle Heinesen, and it will be on display in the PAC gallery March 1-April 8. An opening reception will take place 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 5. A Women's History Month talk with the artists will take place 1-3 p.m. Thursday, March 24.
Daryl McCracken and Reema Forster at ACCH Makers Market
Daryl McCracken (BayouCityPottery) and Reema Forster (Fire and Brush Studio) will be showcasing their ceramic wares at the ACCH Makers Market on Saturday, April 2nd from 10-2. Hosted by Amsterdam Co. Coffeehouse (ACCH), this intimate popup market features a wide range of media from ceramics and glass, to fibers, wood, jewelry, photography and more. Free to the public. 807 W 19th St. Houston, TX 77008. For more info visit https://www.facebook.com/acchmakers or https://www.instagram.com/acchmakers/
Jessica Phillips in London
Jessica Phillips will be showing her ceramic work and paintings at JOC Ceramics Gallery, 9-11 High St. Hampton, TW12 2SA London, UK. The gallery will host an opening reception Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 6pm.
Jessica Phillips in Art Paris Art Fair
Jessica Phillips will have work on view in the 2022 edition of 1000 VASES Paris during the Art Paris Art Fair, April 7-10, at Galerie Joseph in Le Marais. 78 RUE DE TURENNE, 750003 PARIS
LeRoy Grubbs at Fire Gallery
LeRoy Grubbs announces the opening of his Geil Kiln for the latest exhibition of his work on Mar 12. In the Fire Gallery, 2102 Edwards St in Sawyer Yards behind the Silos. Exhibition runs from March to April 2022.
Nicolle LaMere & Emily Rensink at San Angelo Museum
Emily Rensink at Shockboxx Gallery
Emily Rensink has been invited to show in No Man’s Land at Shockboxx Gallery in Hermosa Beach, CA. The show will run from March 5 thru March 27, 2022 with an opening reception on Saturday, March 5 from 6-9pm.
David Waddell at Kinder
Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Faculty and Students have a show “Perspectives: A Selection of Student and Faculty Artwork From HSPVA” in the lobby of TC Energy Center at 700 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77002. It is on display from January 14, 2022- March 13, 2022.
Terry Hagiwara at Beeville
Beeville Art Museum announces the opening of the ceramic art exhibition, "Mostly Raku", of Terry Hagiwara at 401 E. Fannin, Beeville, TX 78102. Exhibit runs from January 31-April 30, 2022. The museum will host a closing reception on Saturday, April 30, from noon-2:00 pm. For more information - The Beeville Art Museum
Emily Rensink at Del Mar
Emily Rensink has been invited to exhibit in the “56th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculptures Show” at Del Mar College, 101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christie, TX 78404. The exhibition runs February 18 - May 6, 2022 with an opening reception tentatively scheduled for February 18, 2022 from 6-8pm. (https://www.delmar.edu/offices/art/show.html)
Jeff Forster at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Jeff Forster announces his participation in the exhibition “Nothing Goes to Waste” at The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, January 29th-May 7th. Nothing Goes to Waste showcases a survey of artists who find exciting ways to reuse and repurpose materials, scraps, and castoffs through ingenuity. Highlighting works created from discarded materials like ceramic shards, cut paper, and marble remnants, the exhibition explores how salvaged material can inspire creativity and provoke curiosity about the impact various industrial and artistic processes have on the ecology of the planet. HCCC opening reception Friday, January 28 from 5:30 until 8:00 pm.
Renee Lieber has work "Matzoh Towers" on loan to Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas, Texas through April 2022.
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Empty Bowls Houston is returning! The event, number 16 (!), will be held Saturday, May 14, at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 10 am - 3 pm. You may donate small quantities of bowls -- we still have bowls donated for the cancelled 2020 and 2021 events -- at the Craft Center or Ceramic Store beginning (but not before, please) beginning April 1. Archway Gallery will again host its Empty Bowls Invitational Exhibition during the month of May, with the opening reception on Saturday, May 7, 5 - 8 pm
Third Coast Clay presents “Randy Brodnax: Raku Experience”. Join us for three memorable days of Randy’s expertise and showmanship covering alternative throwing and firing techniques. Participants will need to bring 6 bisque pots/sculptures (Cone 5-10 clay or porcelain) no larger than 6”x6” wide or deep. No bowls or plates. March 4th - 6th, 9-4pm each day. 8519 N. Main St. Houston, TX 77022. Cost - $350. Register at 3rdcoastclay.com
Join us at Third Coast Clay for “Roy Hanscom: No Limits” a presentation and demonstration of Roy’s expansive knowledge of his clay techniques. Roy has won several awards along with being included in the private collection of the San Angelo Fine Art Museum. Most recently, Roy’s work was featured on the back cover of Ceramic Monthly, Sept. 2021. Watch as he creates an undulating altered piece from start to finish. April 2 - 3, 10-4pm each day. 8519 N. Main St. Houston, TX 77022. Cost - $200. Register at 3rdcoastclay.com
The Fire Gallery
The Fire Gallery announces the opening of the pottery studio at 2102 Edwards st in Sawyer Yards behind the Silos in the Heights. Wheels and kilns for pottery and glass slumping/fusing.
Offering open pottery studio for members on Saturday from 12 - 5. And pottery classes during the week. See the website firegallery.art to sign up. Classes are limited to five people. Reserve your spot now.
Address: 3308 Garrow Street ( in the Starseed Hostel Warehouse ). Please wear a mask to keep everyone safe.
Basic Moldmaking & Slipcasting Workshop with Kathleen Hamlet
Dates: March 5-6th & 12-13th | 9-4 pm ( 2 weekends, 24 hours total )
Cost: $350 /person. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat today!
Molds are a relatively easy way to create simple or complex ceramic forms that can be replicated many times.This introduction to plaster mold making for use with clay casting slip will provide the student with hands-on experience into how plaster molds are made and used in ceramics.
Participants are welcome to bring your own object to create a single-piece mold or use one of the provided vessels.- Previous experience with ceramics is desirable, all skill levels are welcome! Classes are comprised of a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 people to ensure personalized attention. All materials, tools & firing included.
Coloring Clay with Kathleen Hamlet - Nerikomi
In this hands-on workshop you will be shown how to add shades of colour to the clay then how to combine the different coloured clays to create a variety of patterns. You will be shown how to prepare the clay so that the patterns are well compressed and integrated into a slab that you will then use to make vessels. This workshop is intended for all skill levels. All materials will be provided. Your creations will be fired for you and ready to be picked up 2-4 weeks after the workshop. Please be dressed comfortably and ready to get dirty !
April 9-10th 2022 | 12-4pm each day, Cost - $250/person
Kathleen Hamlet's Instagram :https://www.instagram.com/Hamletkathleen55/
Handbuilding Intensive Workshop with Michelle Heinesen
Learn basic handbuilding techniques in a day - this intensive beginners' workshop is all about getting creative, having a good time and experimenting with clay in a friendly environment. Techniques covered will include slab building, coiling, pinching and kurinuki. All levels of experience are welcome! Stoneware clay, handbuilding tools and bisque firing of pieces are included.
Option to glaze artwork as an add-on class (please contact for more info)
April 16th 2022 | 9-4 pm, cost is $150/person