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This Month

Apr 7, 2013 to May 9, 2014

Entry deadline Nov. 18, 2013. Complex Weavers announces its biennial international juried exhibition featuring works employing complex weave structures interlacing threads and fibers in ways beyond plain weave. Complex weaving is defined by the cloth produced and the mind it took to create it, not by the equipment used.

Sep 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014

The Short-Term Residency (any time between September 1 - May 31) is ideal for the ceramic artist who is working to complete a special project requiring one to eight weeks' time. Accepted short-term residents are provided with studio space and 24 hour access to the studio. Housing is available for $450.00 per month or a prorated basis congruent with the scheduled residency.

Sep 1, 2013 to Aug 15, 2014

The Long-Term Residency (September 1 - July 31) is ideal for committed individuals in transition from post baccalaureate studies to graduate school, as well as those pursuing the development of professional artistic careers. Self-directed ceramic artists searching for the time, space and resources needed to explore new ideas and create new work will enjoy the rural mountainous setting.

Sep 15, 2013 to Sep 15, 2014

“Art in Clay” looks at some of the old world ceramic processes first introduced to the Carolinas by eighteenth century European Immigrants.

Sep 26, 2013 to Aug 31, 2014

“Shifting Paradigms” explores the effect that technological advances have had on the way we think about our clothing.

Sep 28, 2013 to Jun 29, 2014

For its debut exhibition, The Drieahus Museum delves into its collection of exquisite 19th and 20th century glass and metal by Louis Comfort Tiffany.

Oct 8, 2013 to May 17, 2014

Open to emerging and professional artists, the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology’s Residency Program offers participants up to 3 ½ months to delve deeply into their work. The Center also offers the 2-week long Jordan Schnitzer Printmaking Residency to provide artists with little or no printmaking experience the opportunity to explore a new creative medium with guidance from a master printer.

Oct 26, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM

Among the earliest series of Dale Chihuly’s work are the little-known, legendary Irish Cylinders, created in 1975 at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, begun on St. Patrick’s Day and completed over Thanksgiving weekend. Minty and milky, the Irish Cylinders feature glass-drawing pick-up techniques by Kate Elliott, Seaver Leslie, and Flora C. Mace.

Nov 9, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM

With the closure of Ireland’s largest and world famous crystal factory at Kilbarry, Waterford, Irish glass history is at a turning point.

Fujino Sachiko, Bud Casing II, 2011

Nov 12, 2013 to Sep 8, 2014

“Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo” features over 60 pieces of modern Japanese ceramics and basketry recently given to the Museum of Fine Arts by Stanley and Mary Ann Snider.

Nov 16, 2013 to Nov 2, 2014

“Contemporary Glass” features a wide variety of glass works by some of the most accomplished and skilled artists working in the field today.

Nov 27, 2013 to May 18, 2014

This exhibition features six local artists who integrate various forms of media to achieve their vision. The show will combine objects from the Museum's permanent collection with loans from artists and collectors. Featured outside our Goodman Gallery is a fiber work by Ted Hallman, a local fiber art luminary.

Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014

The DO GOOD-MJ Wood Memorial Short-Term Residency (anytime between December 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014) is an underwritten residency intended to support ceramic artists who wish to develop a body of work with a socially-conscious spirit and a strong sense of community engagement.

Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014

The DO GOOD-MJ Wood Memorial Short-Term Residency (anytime between December 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014) is an underwritten residency intended to support ceramic artists who wish to develop a body of work with a socially-conscious spirit and a strong sense of community engagement.
Star of Bethlehem Quilt, ca. 1830; Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alice Bauer Frankenberg. Photo Gavin Ashworth 2012, courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum.

Dec 20, 2013 to Apr 27, 2014

“Workt by Hand” explores the role that quilt-making has played in defining women’s work in the United States.

Jan 1, 2014 to May 1, 2014

Textile Art Alliance announces that Focus: Fiber 2014 will be a national competition.

Jan 1, 2014 to Jan 1, 2015

LEAP is open to exceptionally talented graduate students and/or emerging artists.

Jan 11, 2014 to May 25, 2014

“On the Edge” explores the field of contemporary knife making.

Jan 13, 2014 to May 8, 2014

"CALIFORNIA FIBERS" features exemplary work by 22 Southern California fiber artists.

Jan 14, 2014 to May 18, 2014

“Quilts, Textiles & Fibers” features traditional geometric quilts from the Museum’s collections alongside work by Jennifer Crenshaw, Judy Bales, and Wini McQueen.

Designer Henry Schlevogt (German, 1904- 1984), Cologne Bottle from the INGRID Collection, 1937. Lapis glass pressed, matte cut, and polished From the Ladd and Lydia Straka Loss Memorial Collection.

Jan 15, 2014 to May 15, 2014

“Bohemian Boudoir” features examples of popular art deco crystal perfume bottles.

Arlene Shechet, Pale Blue Pillow, 2013, © Arlene Shechet, courtesy of the artist

Jan 17, 2014 to Jul 6, 2014

Works made at Meissen alongside pieces from the museum's permanent collecion...

Jan 18, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

“Tying the Knot” explores the wedding garments, accessories, and traditions of cultures from all around the world.

 John Bisbee, Millefiori, 2013, image courtesy of the Shelburne Museum

Jan 18, 2014 to May 26, 2014

The Shelburne Museum presents new work by the inventive Maine sculptor John Bisbee.

Kevin O’Toole, 358, 2013. Basswood and Enamel, 18” x 27” x 3”. Image courtesy Society for Contemporary Craft.

Jan 20, 2014 to Apr 20, 2014

Kevin O’Toole’s minimalist wood sculptures celebrate the inherent properties of his medium.

Original couture by Bibhu Mohapatra. Photograph by Mete Ozeren, courtesy of the American Folk Art Museum.

Jan 21, 2014 to Apr 23, 2014

Thirteen prominent fashion designers' ensembles based on the museum’s permanent collection.

Golnar Adili, Standing Pillow, 2013. Fabric, paper, batting, wood. Image courtesy of the artist.

Jan 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

Curated by Arash Saedinia, “Displacements” features video works, mixed media light boxes, and hand-stitched paper.

Shirley Familian, The Bells Are Ringing, 2010. Stamps on Dibond. Image courtesy Edie Baskin.

Jan 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

“19,275 Stamps” features the elaborate, quilt-like wall installations of Shirley Familian.

Jan 25, 2014 to May 25, 2014

Artist Karen Bit Vejle practices psaligraphy, the art of cutting paper.

Jan 25, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

A selection of Forrest Merrill’s world-class collection of 20th and 21st century American ceramics.

1A, Timothy Washington, 1972. Drypoint on aluminum, leather, paper draft card. Image courtesy of Noel Bass.

Jan 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

“Love Thy Neighbor” is Washington’s first solo museum exhibition and illustrates his progression from calculated assemblage to figurative abstraction.

Jan 30, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

"Crafting a Continuum" illustrates prominent trajectories in craft in the last 50 years.

Jan 31, 2014 9:00AM to May 4, 2014 5:00PM

"Uncommon Folk" celebrates the strong sense of independence that runs through American art history, highlighting pieces from the Milwaukee Art Museum's world-class collection of folk and self-taught art.

Helge Sibast, Chair, Image courtesy Goldstein Museum of Design

Feb 1, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Goldstein Museum of Design has assembled a spectacular collection of mid-century Danish Modern pieces prized for their simplicity, elegance, and quality.

Feb 1, 2014 to May 25, 2014

"Masterworks in Clay" surveys Gustin’s entire body of work, including some 80 pieces from nearly every major series of the artist’s career.

Feb 1, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

Minneapolis artist Sonja Peterson will exhibit her pieces of cut paper in “Entangled Introductions.”

Steven and William Ladd, Antique Cuff, 2011, 19th century metal beads, silver clasp, 7.5" x 1.875" x .25", Photo by Andrew Zuckerman

Feb 1, 2014 9:00AM to Jun 1, 2014 5:00PM

“Function and Fantasy” features the heterogeneous works of brothers Steven and William Ladd.

Toshiko Takaezu, Nommo, Unas, Nephythys, Po Tolo (Dark Companion), and Isis (Sirius), 1999-2000. From the Star Series. Racine Art Museum, Gift of the Artist. Photography by Michael Tropea, Chicago.

Feb 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014

“Magic Mud” features some of the most startling and far-ranging ceramic pieces in the Racine Art Museum’s permanent collection.

Feb 2, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

 “Machines and Mechanizations” focuses on artists working with kinetic sculpture, reveling in the unexpected and ingenious methods they use to bring their sculptures to life.

Adrian Esparza, “One and the Same,” (detail), 2005. Sarape, wood, nails. 60” x 140.” Collection of El Paso Museum of Art. Photo by Marty Snortum.

Feb 7, 2014 to May 11, 2014

Esparza creates intricate, geometric installations by unraveling or dismantling mass-produced products like t-shirts, serapes, and posters.

Margo Klass, "Sun Dog," 2012. Birch, brake shoes, celluloid cocktail picks. Image courtesy Chris Arend.

Feb 7, 2014 to Apr 20, 2014

Fairbanks artist Margo Klass creates sculptural boxes that open like a book or medieval altarpiece.

Christine Nofchissey McHorse, Spine (detail), 2010. Micaceous clay. 17.25” x 13.” Collection of Barbara & Bill Weldon. Photo by Addison Doty Photography.

Feb 7, 2014 to May 11, 2014

“Dark Light” is the first traveling exhibition of the ceramic works of Christine Nofchissey McHorse, one of the most innovative artists in contemporary Native American pottery.
Installation view of "Look! See?" by Jen Elek and Jeremy Bert. Image courtesy Museum of Glass.

Feb 7, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

“Look! See?” encourages visitors to touch, wear, and play with the artworks on display.

Mark Reigelman II (New York, NY), chair and light fixture from the Breaking the Bottle Collection, 2011. Glass and wood. Private collection.

Feb 8, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014

“Supercool Glass” juxtaposes nineteenth century glass objects with the work of more than a dozen contemporary glass artists whose work references the past.

Prophecy by Daniel Essig

Feb 8, 2014 to May 10, 2014

"The In Crowd" features works in a variety of styles and mediums from Grovewood Gallery's studio artists.

Feb 14, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

This exhibition brings together a group of international artists to discuss the plate’s social and cultural significance.

Lesly-Claire Greenburg, Thorns II - Points of Interest. Image courtesy Visions Art Museum.

Feb 15, 2014 to Apr 20, 2014

"Coast to Coast" includes art quilts from New Image Artists of Washington DC with fiber and textile work by California Fibers in southern California. The exhibition is juried jointly by Trudi Van Dyke, an independent curator from Virginia and Beth Smith, the Executive Director of Visions Art Museum in San Diego.

Feb 22, 2014 to May 18, 2014

"From The Village to Vogue" features the work of Art Smith, one of the leading surrealist jewelers of the 20th century.

Feb 22, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

Artist Anna Skibska is best known for her large-scale glass installations.

Feb 22, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

This exhibitionfeatures over 40 of the finest ceramic pieces from the Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection.

Feb 23, 2014 to May 11, 2014

“Designed for Flowers” explores the role that Japanese ceramicists have played in support of Ikebana, the art of flower arrangement.

Sergei Isupov, Passion

Feb 23, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014

"Collection Focus: Sergei Isupov" is a mid-career retrospective for an innovative artist who has pushed the theoretical and narrative possibilities of clay.

Feb 27, 2014 to Jul 13, 2014

“Remaining Remnants” explores the role that cheap textiles and rags have played in the history of folk art and craft.

Feb 28, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014

Curated by Nicole Nathan, “Portland Collects: British Ceramics” explores the relationship between artist, object, and collector.

Lucy Sarneel. Dutch, “Bait Mirror” Brooch with Box, 2001. Steel, pigment, paint. Image courtesy Mint Museum.

Mar 1, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014

The Mint Museum is pleased to present “Allure of Flowers,” an exploration of the role that botanical prints and representations have played in the decorative arts.

Paul Evans and Phillip Lloyd Powell, Cabinet, ca. 1962. Welded and patinated steel, colored pigments, wood, 23 karat gold leaf, 32 1/4" x 46 1/8" x 24 1/4". Collection of Merrill Wright, Image courtesy Sotheby's.

Mar 1, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

“Paul Evans: Crossing Boundaries and Crafting Modernism” consists of 65 works by legendary mid-century designer and craftsman Paul Evans.

Mar 2, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

“The Stories We Tell” highlights the role that narrative plays in the work of Tommy Simpson, Michelle Holzapfel, and Binh Pho.

Image courtesy the Textile Center

Mar 6, 2014 to May 10, 2014

"Start Seeing Crochet” includes more than 50 pieces of this frequently neglected art form.

Leslie Pontz, Wrinkled (Basket), 2012. Crocheted Monofilament, wool, and silk. 19” x 17.25” x 18.25”. Copyright Leslie Pontz, all rights reserved.

Mar 6, 2014 to May 31, 2014

 Leslie Pontz creates dynamic sculptures out of disparate and unexpected materials.

Mar 7, 2014 to May 16, 2014

This exhibition will offer artists the chance to create free of any specific theme or set of instructions.

Mar 7, 2014 to Apr 30, 2014

This exhibition will offer glass bead artists the chance to render their understanding of inner light and what it means to their artistic processes.

Mar 7, 2014 to May 9, 2014

This exhibition will offer artists the chance to render a self-portrait through an unlikely medium: the glass bead.

Mar 7, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

Kathy Venter is internationally recognized for her life-sized figurative ceramic sculptures.

Andy Paiko, Reliquary Group, 2013

Mar 7, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

Wexler Gallery is pleased to present a new body of work by esteemed glass artist Andy Paiko.

Mar 7, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

“Fragile Fortress” features over 15 years of Webb’s delicate and exploratory work.

Mar 7, 2014 to Apr 20, 2014

This exhibition focuses on the most innovative and accomplished mosaic artists of Philadelphia.

Mar 8, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

Seattle artist Kirk Lang build ingenious kinetic sculptures.

Mar 12, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014

“Seas of Blue” celebrates indigo as both a color and as a meaningful link to past and current design and craft practices.

Vipoo Srivilasa, The Country I Missed, 2013. Porcelain and mix media material, collaboration with Thai and Chinese volunteers.

Mar 14, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

A group ceramics exhibition that explores personal, cultural and religious myths.

Elizabeth Morisette, Wonton, 2011. Sewn zippers; 8" x 8" x 4".

Mar 14, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

An international juried fiber arts exhibit presented by the Northern Colorado Weavers Guild.

The Circle of Life, Lynn Mayne. 20" x 20". Image courtesy Ben Wayne.

Mar 14, 2014 to May 3, 2014

"Tapestry Visions X 4" features the work of four members of the Tapestry Artists Of Sarasota: Lynn Mayne, John Nicholson, Becky Stevens, and Terri Stewart.

Ligaya Siachongco, Grand Central Terminal Mandala, New York, NY

Mar 15, 2014 to Jul 6, 2014

The New York Transit Museum present an exhibition of quilts commemorating Grand Central Terminal's Centennial.

Pouch, probably Iroquois, 1850. Skin, cloth, glass beads, porcupine quills, twine. Gift of Mr. Albert V. Sander. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 20.X.4

Mar 15, 2014 to Apr 26, 2015

“Floral Journey” Explores the dynamic history native North American beadwork.

Sandra Byers, Ruffle. Porcelain. 1 3/4" x 3 1/8" x 1".

Mar 16, 2014 to May 31, 2014

"Mud" delves into the thriving community of contemporary ceramicists in the midwestern United States. The exhibition includes work by Robert Briscoe (MN), Sandra Byers (WI), Win Byers (WI), Karl Borgeson (WI), Paul Eshelman (IL), John Glick (MI), Rick Hintze (WI), Randy Johnston (WI), Alex Mandli (WI), Jeff Noska (WI), and Jeff Oestreich (MN). All pieces on display are also for sale.

Mary Bero, Stuffed Head: Breathing Space. Cotton/ a/c polyfil/cotton & silk threads, 8.5" x 5.25" x 1".

Mar 17, 2014 to Apr 20, 2014

Gravers Lane Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition of works by 26 fiber artists.

Renate Müller, Unique "Doubletail" Hippos, 2013. Jute with leather detailing. Photograph by Joe Kramm/R & Company.

Mar 18, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

Renate Müller makes plush, playful, design-conscious toys by hand.

Mar 18, 2014 to May 3, 2014

“The Unpredictable Nature of Fire” explores the work coming out of two local wood-fired kilns.

vDavid Packer, The Last of the V8s (installation view, John Michael Kohler Arts Center), 2006. Slip-cast vitreous china with glaze and chain; 20 x 24 x 48 in. each. John Michael Kohler Arts Center Collection, gift of the artist; Kohler Co. Collection, gift of the artist; and collection of the artist. Image courtesy John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

Mar 22, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

The Kohler Art Center Celebrates the 40th anniversary of their Arts/Industry Residency Program.

Jacob Koopee, Plate, 2000. Hopi/Tewa. Gift of Neil and Sarah Berman. Image couretsy Heard Museum.

Mar 24, 2014 to Jun 30, 2014

“Elegance from Earth” celebrates the artistic legacies of three Hopi families: The Nampeyo, Naha, and Navasie.

Cocktail Table, circa 1950. Collection of Jill Grey. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.

Mar 29, 2014 to Jul 6, 2014

Including more than 200 pieces of all mediums, “California Design” features works by designers like Charles and Ray Eames, Richard Neutra, and Greta Magnusson Grossman.

Mar 29, 2014 to May 18, 2014

Enjoy the work of some of Colorado’s most outstanding wood artists.

Apr 1, 2014 to May 30, 2014

"From Heaven to Earth" features some of the most skilled ceramicists working in the country today.

Apr 1, 2014 to Apr 30, 2014

Velvet Da Vinci is proud to exhibit works by Kay Sekimachi and June Schwarcz.

Apr 1, 2014 to Nov 14, 2014

The Muskegon Museum of Art announces a call for entries for “Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge.”

Paul Villinski, Pilot, 1995. Found leather and canvas work gloves, rivets, steel, found wooden child's chair.  Gift of an anonymous donor, 2006. Photo credit: Ed Watkins, 2007.

Apr 1, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The Museum of Arts and Design celebrates the fifth anniversary of its move with “Re: Collection.”

Apr 1, 2014 to May 10, 2014

Anna Carlson’s apparel explores the similarities between textile patterns and words written on a page.

Deann Rubin, "A is for Alice" Block. Handwoven tapestry (cotton, silk, wool, metal wire), 10"x 10" x10".

Apr 4, 2014 to Jun 14, 2014

“Flat Out” delves into the fascinating practice of tapestry artist Deann Rubin.


Brooch by Harold O'Connor, Image courtesy Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts

Apr 4, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts is pleased to host their 2014 Masters Symposium.

Mark Larson & Dan Cramer, Trees Cabinet, 2014. Wood, veneer, powder coated metal base, oil paint, varnish, glass shelves, 36 x 72 x 15".

Apr 4, 2014 to Jul 8, 2014

The exhibition features the finest examples of the artists’ “art furniture.”

Susie Ganch, bracelet, 2012, steel, collected trash. Image courtesy Visual Art Center of Richmond.

Apr 4, 2014 to Jun 30, 2014

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond is pleased to present an exhibit of works by Susie Ganch.

Michelle Erickson, Paradise Lost, 2008. Press molded and hand-built porcelain with metallic and enamel underglaze and decal transfers, 6" x 18" x 24". Image courtesy of the artist.

Apr 4, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

“Inciteful Clay” features works by artists that use their practice as a platform for social commentary.

Apr 5, 2014 to May 31, 2014

“The Clay Studio: Forty Years” looks back on the legacy of a vital institution.

Apr 5, 2014 to Jun 22, 2014

“Elevated Corrugated” features ten artists that make sculptures exclusively out of cardboard.

Apr 5, 2014 to May 24, 2014

The Yeiser Art Center (YAC) is pleased to host “Fantastic Fibers 2014.”

Justin Teilhet, Composition #1, 2013. Wheel thrown porcelain with 24k gold leaf.

Apr 5, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

An exhibition commemorating the Craft Alliance’s 50th anniversary.

Double Wedding Ring Quilt, about 1940. Image courtesy Museum of Fine Art, Boston.

Apr 6, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014

“Quilts and Color” features 60 quilts from the renowned collection of artists Paul Pilgrim and Gerald Roy.

Apr 8, 2014 to May 4, 2014

Tammie Rubin's ceramics aims to transform the familiar into the mythic and fantastical.

Tammie Rubin, Viaticum, 2014. Slip-cast, handbuilt, and extruded porcelain, glaze, plasti-dip, wood, 15" x 20" x 12".

Apr 8, 2014 to May 4, 2014

Rubin explores the wonderment of magical thinking and the charm of constructing ornate contraptions.

xBeverly Mayeri, Listening Hard, 2012. Clay and acrylics, 13" x 12" x 7".

Apr 11, 2014 to May 10, 2014

Beverly Mayeri is a studio artist living in the Bay Area with over 30 years experience as an established ceramic sculptor.

Dafna Kaffeman, Invasive Plants (“I count to one and fall asleep.)” , 2012.

Apr 11, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

Ball State University's David Owsley Museum of Art has joined forces with Ball State's Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass to present "Without Camouflage. Dafna Kaffeman. Silvia Levenson."

Apr 11, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

The exhibition will feature a juried selection of ceramics pieces submitted by top artists from around the country.

Apr 11, 2014 to May 1, 2015

This residency is ideal for the ceramic artist working on a short-term project.

Apr 11, 2014 to Jul 10, 2014

This fellowship supports individual native artists in creating new artwork and undertaking professional development opportunities.

Apr 11, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

A national juried exhibition of exceptional contemporary ceramics from around the country.

Palm Prints: Jamie Bardsley

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

An exhibition of small, folded clay pieces by ceramicist Jamie Bardsley.

Nancy Judd, Eco-Flamenco

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

Artist and environmental educator Nancy Judd of Recycle Runway creates high-fashion pieces from discarded objects and trash.

Work by Tanya Batura. Image courtesy The American Museum of Ceramic Art.

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

"” is a biennial exhibition that aims to highlight the importance of college and university ceramics programs.

Big Fish Small Pot VI

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

“Big Fish Small Pot” will include some 100 different miniature teapots.

Casey Puetz, Tranquility, salvaged items: rusted muslin fabric, tea-dyed cotton batting, dyed Timtex, antique Korean coin, used postage stamp, wood chopstick, Image courtesy Wodson Art Museum

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

Testing the boundaries of the medium and opening up its future possibilities, “Salvage and Selvage” will be anything but an ordinary quilting show.

Kate Anderson, Mickey. Knotted waxed linen, stainless steel, 16" x 33".

Apr 12, 2014 to May 18, 2014

"Considering the Kylix" will feature 45 contemporary craft artists’ reinterpretation of this iconic object in their own style and materials.

Apr 12, 2014 to May 10, 2014

A fabulous collection of limited edition and one-of-a-kind pieces created for this event by some of our favorite jewelry artists.

Kyoung Ae Cho, M-a-r-k-i-n-g, 2013 (detail), 2011-2013. Silk organza, muslin, thread, mixed materials Hand felted, hand stitched, 24 pieces, 30" x 24" each.

Apr 13, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

This exhibition is the third in a series at the Lynden Sculpture Garden that explores women in nature and science

Angie Reano Owen, Cuff. Turquoise inlaid on shell, 3.5” by 2.5.” Photo by Kitty Leaken, image courtesy MIAC.

Apr 13, 2014 to Mar 2, 2016

“Turquoise, Water, Sky” is a reimagining of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s extensive collection of Southwestern turquoise jewelry.

Apr 19, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014

Fruitlands Museum is excited to exhibit the Elaine Ehrenkranz Basket Collection.

Apr 19, 2014 2:00PM

The Longhouse is excited to present “Rites of Spring,” their 2014 season opening event.

Apr 23, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

The Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) is excited to host their 2014 conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Val Cushing, Covered Jar, Column Series, circa 1986. Stoneware, glaze, h: 16-1/4”. 191-152.

Apr 24, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014

Val Cushing (1931-2013) is a pottery legend. Born in Rochester, New York Val received his bachelor and masters of fine arts degrees from the School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He joined the Alfred faculty in 1957 and retired in 1997. Val maintained a studio in Alfred Station and gave workshops and lectures throughout the world.

Apr 24, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Adirondack Folk School is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual ADK Fiber Experience Getaway Weekend.

Apr 24, 2014 to May 30, 2014

SAMA is excited to present their annual juried exhibition, “Mosaic Arts International 2014.”

Apr 24, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Minnesota Woodworkers Guild is pleased to announce its 31st annual Northern Woods Exhibition.

Tip Toland, African Child with Albinism, 2014. 31" x 28" x 19", Stoneware.

Apr 25, 2014 to Jun 7, 2014

A show of master ceramic artists who will conduct summer workshops at Santa Fe Clay, in 2014.

Apr 25, 2014 to Jun 7, 2014

“ABC of Dinnerware” will include one piece of dinnerware or table item for each letter of the alphabet.

Apr 25, 2014 to Jun 30, 2014

Moderne Gallery presents a comprehensive overview of Ebner's 50 year career.

Calvin Ma, Not Out There, 2014. Ceramic, glaze, stain, glass. 15” x 11” x 11.” Photo by Calvin Ma. Image courtesy Contemporary Craft.

Apr 25, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014

A biennial juried show focusing on innovative uses of traditional craft media, this year the spotlight is on clay.

Apr 25, 2014 9:00AM to Apr 26, 2014 5:00PM

The 2-day Functional Ceramics Workshop will present demonstrations by North Carolina potters Suze Lindsay and Daniel Johnston, and Georgia artist Jeff Campana. Lindsay will focus on using thrown and handbuilt elements, along with altering and stacking, to create functional pottery.

Gail Ritchie, Cactus Wren, Corralitos, CA.

Apr 25, 2014 5:00PM to May 24, 2014 4:00PM

Juror Donna Seager selected 8 artists from the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California to participate in this exhibition.

Apr 26, 2014 to May 31, 2014

Freehand Gallery is excited to present their Annual Jewelry Show.

Robert Liu. Image courtesy Madison Metro.

Apr 26, 2014 to May 31, 2014

Now in its 33rd year, the Jewelry Show features works by both talented emerging artists and veteran favorites.

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Calico Quilters' 2014 Quilt Show will take place on Saturday April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday April 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tiffany Hilton, Impermanence series, 2013. Stoneware. Image courtesy Charley Freiberg.

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The 10th annual Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail is a self-guided driving tour of clay studios in western Massachusetts.

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

This spring’s craft market will feature more than 100 artists, food, entertainment, and more.

Apr 27, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

“Runway of Love” surveys the extensive oeuvre of the late influential fashion designer Patrick Kelly.

Apr 30, 2014 to May 3, 2014

EuroSynergy is the largest gathering of Polymer Clay artists in the world. Organized by the International Polymer Clay Association, EuroSynergy offers artists a chance to sell their works, network, and attend workshops on the technical and theoretical concerns of their medium. Preregistration is required, visit for more information.