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July 2018 Newsletter


Summer is upon us and there is a lot going on at ClayHouston. First, though, I want to wish Ali Saunders, our treasurer, a very successful residency at the Flower City Arts Center in Rochester, NY. She will be gone for a year. Good luck Ali! Have a wonderful time and be sure to keep in touch.

With Aki leaving, we need a new treasurer, If any of you have accounting skills and would like to be a part of our ClayHouston board, please contact me, anne@steacy.org.

Congratulations to our members Angela Corson and Vivian Pastor, both have pieces in the Glassell student show. Be sure to check out the show when you are at “Social Media for the Visual Artist” this weekend.

Now for the updates:

Pop-Up Marketplace:  July 28th is sold out, Yea! Please take a moment to post information on your social media sites to spread the word. It will be a wonderful place to see and purchase some great work.

Demonstration with V. Chin:  August 17th is full.

The ClayHouston General Meeting: Mark your calendars, September 29th 10:00 AM at the Glassell School auditorium. It will include a tour of the new Glassell facility. We will be sending out an event registration and a Doodle Pole in the near future to get your input on successes, programs and your wants for ClayHouston.

Bayou City Clay Crawl: Call postponed to July for interested studios for our second annual Clay Crawl to be held the first weekend in December.

Members Only Show:  Time to get your work finished, images taken and entries made, the call for entries is out and will close in late August.

Last but not least, remember to register for the fall symposium “Beyond Surface: Identity Through Clay” Oct 20/21. Seating is limited.

Have a great summer.

Anne Steacy

P.S. If you’d like to be more involved, please contact me at info@clayhouston.org

Member News

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We want every member to have the opportunity to be featured on the Member Spotlight. In order to be selected you must have a up-to-date profile page with at least 6-10 images of your work currently on display.

Call for Entries: 2018 Member Show

ClayHouston 2018 Member Show

at Gallery 100 Sawyer Yards

October 1 - December 15, 2018

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Submission Deadline: June 25 - August 31

Clara Hoag Solo Exhibition

Clara Hoag announces her upcoming solo exhibition, "A Sum of Parts." The show runs July 30th - September 21st at Gallery 100 in the Silos at Sawyer Yards (1502 Sawyer Street Houston, Texas 77007). An opening reception for the show will be held on August 4th, 6-8pm. View Clara's work at claragracehoag.com, and visit sawyeryards.com for show information and updates. This exhibition and work is funded by a grant from the city of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

Angela Corson At the Silos

Angela Corson wants to let you know that the “Multiplicity” exhibit at The Silos will continue to be on display until July 21. She has an installation piece in this show.

Angela Corson opened her new studio at Silver Street #103 where she is displaying her paintings and ceramics and creating new ones. Angelacorson.com

Vacation Time

Ceramics Store will be closed at 12:00 pm on Saturday June 30th and will reopen on July 10th this will be their summer vacation. 

The ClayHouston PopUp Marketplace will be a 1 day event for members to sell their functional and sculptural works to the Houston community.

When & Where

  • Location: Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church
  • Address: 2025 W 11th St, Houston, TX 77008
  • Date: July 28th, 2018  
  • Time: 11 AM - 3 PM

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Regional News

Message from Bayou Bend - Museum of Fine Arts

My name is Joey Milillo, and I am the Programs Manager at Bayou Bend, a branch of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston located near Memorial Park. Our collection contains many ceramics of various types, and in August we will be producing a family program focused on learning more about ceramics and pottery.

I would love to find a local potter with a transportable wheel who might be interested in holding a demo for this program. It would be a pretty straightforward deal – come out, bring the wheel, and sit at it making pottery while talking about your process with passersby.

The event takes place on three Fridays in August – the 3rd, 10th, and 17th. Hours are 1 – 3 p.m., but the potter should account for time to set up and break down, so they’ll likely be here a little longer than that each day.

We provide an honorarium for this program ($200 per date, total $600 for all three days).

For more information or to inquire about this opportunity, please contact:

Joey Milillo
Programs Manager, Bayou Bend

Call for Entries:

2018 Menorah Show & Sale

October 16, 2018 Postmark date for entry forms 

October 30, 2918 Notification of accepted work by email 

November 1 & 2, 2018 Deadline for accepted work 

November 15, 2018 Opening Reception 

Nov 16 - Dec 2, 2018 Menorah Show & Sale 

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Email form and 3-5 images/piece to neworleansrose@gmail.com

Working BIG on the Wheel
with Bridget Hauser

JULY 13TH - 15TH, 2018

Take your throwing skills to new height s... BIG is FUN!  Master potter, Bridget Hauser, will provide the instruction and direction to enable you to work big using sectional throwing.  $325 tuition includes clay, instruction, and a great meal each day.  

Go to EyeoftheDogArtCenter.com 

for more information or to sign up. You can also call 512-689-2033 with questions.

Make 3 large forms from different techniques of wheel thrown constructions and them bring them to completion with surface decorations ranging from simple handles to more complicated texture and applique.

Studio for Rent in the Heights

Available July 2018
Includes kiln, slab roller and wheel
Contact Ruth Kravetz at ruth.kravetz@gmail.com
713-240-0921 or 832-888-8389

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