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The Sioux Chef

Jun 8, 2016 7:00PM

Join Sean Sherman of the the Sioux Chef and Amy Thielen, the author of The New Midwestern Table, in a discussion of both sides of the culinary coin.

Garth Clark

Jun 23, 2016 6:00PM

A fast-paced multimedia presentation about new paths that are opening for ceramics in art, design, architecture, and technology.

American Craft Show Logo

Aug 5, 2016 10:00AM to Aug 7, 2016 5:00PM

Join us in San Francisco for our annual American Craft Council show!

Present Tense conference

Oct 13, 2016 6:00PM to Oct 15, 2016 5:15PM

The American Craft Council's national conference will take place this October in Omaha at Kaneko.

Chieko Katsumata, "Akoda Pumpkin," 2013. Sanded glazed stoneware, 15-3/4 x 17-1/3 x 15-1/3 in. Image courtesy of Randy Batista.

Oct 7, 2014 to Jul 15, 2016

Featuring some of the best 20th and 21st century Japanese ceramics.

Rene Shoemaker, We Are Hear (Synovus)

Aug 23, 2015 to Aug 1, 2016

"Discovering the Chattahoochee Valley" is an exhibition of large-scale silk paintings by René Shoemaker. Shoemaker, of Athens, Georgia, has created site-specific works about the area. The artist solicited responses from the Columbus-area community through social media to decide which buildings and locations could be used in the paintings.

Call For potters on CFile

Oct 18, 2015 to Oct 16, 2016

CFile is looking for the top early-career potters to be featured in upcoming articles.

Amy Roper Lyons, Water Garden Vessel, plique-à-jour enamel

Nov 5, 2015 9:00AM to Nov 6, 2016 12:00AM

"Under Fire" online exhibition of international enamel artists

American Bamboo Society call for entries

Jan 20, 2016 10:15AM to Jul 16, 2016 12:00AM

American Bamboo Society - Call for Entry

Cristina Cordova, Penland Gallery

Mar 22, 2016 to Nov 21, 2016

Penland Gallery 2016 Exhibition Series

Apr 1, 2016 8:00AM to Sep 5, 2016 12:00AM

Story Telling in Metal - Call for Entry

Dan Balk jewelry studio classes

Apr 1, 2016 9:00AM to Jun 1, 2016 12:00AM

Jewelry Making Classes,

NCC MN Nice

Apr 5, 2016 to Jun 1, 2016

MN NICE applications due for October entry

Apr 9, 2016 to Sep 19, 2016

Dirk Staschke: Nature Morte

Lee Goodwin, Baltimore Harbor, February Morning

Apr 15, 2016 to Jun 10, 2016

The 16th annual American Landscapes exhibition is open for entry to original 2D and 3D artwork depicting a landscape from the Americas. Juror is Liza Key Strelka, manager of exhibitions at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC. The exhibit will display August 15 - September 14 at Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery. 

Apr 23, 2016 to Jun 2, 2017

Artist-in-Residence - Call for Entry - Lux Center for the Arts

Apr 23, 2016 5:15PM to Nov 7, 2016 12:00AM

Kay Sekimachi: Student, Teacher, Artist

NCC May featured artists

May 5, 2016 12:00PM to Jun 6, 2016 12:00AM

May Featured Artists: Holden, Swenson, Wilson

Jeremy Newman and Allison Ciancibelli, The Earth and the Moon

May 21, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 12, 2016 12:00AM

Elementary Landscape

Molly Strader, Growth of Form necklace

May 28, 2016 10:00AM to May 31, 2016 12:00AM

Paradise City Arts Festival / Northampton

"Turned On" chandelier exhibition

Jun 3, 2016 to Sep 12, 2016

Turned On: Lighting Hooks Up with Sculpture

Jun 3, 2016 12:00PM to Jun 6, 2016 12:00AM

The Toe River Arts Council hosts it bi-annual open-studio tour in western North Carolina. More than 100 artists, craftspeople, and galleries open their doors to visitors in Mitchell and Yancey Counties.  A meet-the-artist reception is June 3, 4 p.m., at the Spruce Pine Gallery. 

Brian Fireman, Jessamine Rocker

Jun 4, 2016 to Aug 29, 2016

Grovewood Rocks!

Jun 4, 2016 9:30AM to Jun 5, 2016 12:00AM

James Renwick Alliance DAS Workshop: Donald Friedlich

Union Square Festival 2016

Jun 4, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 6, 2016 12:00AM

Union Street Festival

Bruce Gholson, covered jar

Jun 4, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 6, 2016 12:00AM

Cousins in Clay ceramic show

Jun 5, 2016 10:00AM to Sep 5, 2016 12:00AM

Sheila Hicks: Material Voices

Jun 5, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 6, 2016 12:00AM

Maker's Fest 2016

Don Friedlich

Jun 5, 2016 2:00PM to Jun 6, 2016 12:00AM

James Renwick Alliance DAS Panel: Donald Friedlich

Jun 9, 2016 5:00PM to Jul 4, 2016 12:00AM

June Featured Artists: Caufield, Denecke, Rolf

Jeffie Brewer

Jun 10, 2016 to Jun 13, 2016

Summer Art Opener

North Beach Festival

Jun 11, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 12, 2016 12:00AM

North Beach Festival

Kathleen Faulkner, Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse brooch, 2015

Jun 15, 2016 to Jul 6, 2016

Nocturne: Featured Artist Kathleen Faulkner

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour

Jun 18, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 20, 2016 12:00AM

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour

San Mateo Street Festival 2016

Jun 18, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 19, 2016 6:00PM

Downtown San Mateo Street Festival

San Anselmo Art and Wine Festival

Jun 25, 2016 10:00AM to Jun 27, 2016 12:00AM

San Anselmo Art & Wine Festival

Northern Clay Center

Jun 25, 2016 5:00PM to Jun 26, 2016 12:00AM

25th Anniversary Party at Northern Clay Center

July Featured Artists at NCC

Jul 7, 2016 5:00PM to Aug 1, 2016 12:00AM

July Featured Artists: Oestreich, Severson, Spates

Gevedon whiskey chopper survival knife

Jul 8, 2016 9:30AM to Jul 25, 2016 12:00AM

Berea Festival of Learnshops

Jul 9, 2016 10:00AM to Jul 11, 2016 12:00AM

Corn Hill Arts Festival

Jul 13, 2016 to Jul 17, 2016

ABANA - Artist-Blacksmiths of North America Conference

Jul 15, 2016 to Aug 5, 2016

Lino Tagliapietra: A Solo Exhibition

Julia Galloway, pitcher

Jul 16, 2016 to Aug 10, 2016

Julia Galloway: Recent Works

Jul 16, 2016 10:00AM to Jul 17, 2016 5:00PM

Legacy will bring Niio Perkins (Mohawk) and Bryan Printup (Tuscarora) to the IIM to engage visitors with their culturally-inspired beadwork, its foundations, and its ever-evolving expression.  Demonstrations from 10 - 5, Sat, 1 - 5 Sunday.

Amanda Richardson

Jul 17, 2016 10:00AM to Aug 4, 2016 12:00AM

Amanda Richardson - Textile Wallhangings

Jul 22, 2016 to Jul 26, 2016

New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show

Long Necklace 716, sterling silver

Jul 23, 2016 10:00AM to Aug 28, 2016 12:00AM

Mentoring as Art

Art

Jul 29, 2016 to Aug 1, 2016

Featuring fine craft from local and regional artists for one weekend only, including handcrafted jewelry by Raul Frisneda Jewelry.

Jul 29, 2016 9:00AM to Aug 1, 2016 12:00AM

Maine Quilts, sponsored by the Pine Tree Quilters Guild, features workshops, demos, lectures and more than 500 quilts on display. Champagne reception July 28, 7 - 9 p.m.

August featured artists

Aug 4, 2016 12:00PM to Sep 5, 2016 12:00AM

August Featured Artists: Wild & Crazy

Aug 5, 2016 to Sep 19, 2016

An Exuberance of Color In Studio Jewelry

Elizabeth Morisette, Choking Hazard, c. 2008,

Aug 5, 2016 to Sep 19, 2016

Fun & Games: Lively Fiber Works by Elizabeth Morisette

Aug 6, 2016 10:00AM to Aug 8, 2016 12:00AM

A Legacy of Excellence: Iroquois Craft Traditions - demonstration

Terry Plasket, teapot

Aug 13, 2016 to Sep 14, 2016

Garden State Pottery 2

Aug 27, 2016 10:00AM to Aug 28, 2016 6:00PM

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Sep 1, 2016 9:00AM to Sep 5, 2016 12:00AM

Korea Bojagi Forum 2016

Northern Clay Center

Sep 9, 2016 12:00PM to Sep 12, 2016 12:00AM

2016 American Pottery Festival

Fall Featured Artists

Sep 15, 2016 12:00PM to Oct 17, 2016 12:00AM

Fall Featured Artists: Cuellar, Greenheck, Husby

Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show

Sep 16, 2016 10:00AM to Sep 19, 2016 12:00AM

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Sep 16, 2016 4:00PM to Sep 18, 2016 5:00PM

Fine Furnishings Show - Wisconsin

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival poster

Sep 17, 2016 10:00AM to Sep 18, 2016 5:00PM

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival

Fallasburg Festival for the Arts

Sep 18, 2016 10:00AM to Sep 20, 2016 12:00AM

Fallasburg Festival for the Arts

Utilitarian Clay Symposium 2016

Sep 21, 2016 to Sep 25, 2016

Utilitarian Clay VII Celebrate the Object National Symposium

MN NICE, Northern Clay Center

Sep 23, 2016 6:00PM to Sep 24, 2016 12:00AM

Exhibition Openings: A Tipping Point; Students of MN NICE

Morristown CraftMarket

Oct 14, 2016 5:00PM to Oct 17, 2016 12:00AM

Morristown CraftMarket - Call for Entry

Oct 15, 2016 10:00AM to Oct 17, 2016 12:00AM

Trevor Brant (Mohawk) and Hayden Haynes (Seneca) will conduct demonstrations in antler carving. Trevor Brant uses Haudenosaunee stories to offer a narrative element to his sculptures.  In addition to antler work, Brant crafts walking sticks, cradleboards, snowsnakes, drums and horn rattles.

Barbara Cohen, Winter’s Edge

Oct 19, 2016 to Nov 10, 2016

Signs of Life

Fall featured artists 2

Oct 20, 2016 6:00PM to Nov 18, 2016 12:00AM

Fall Featured Artists: Eshelman, Gebben, Riley

Nov 4, 2016 4:00PM to Nov 7, 2016 12:00AM

Fine Furnishings Show - Rhode Island

Nov 10, 2016 9:00AM to Nov 14, 2016 12:00AM

Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals - Call for Entry

Nov 15, 2016 9:00AM to Nov 21, 2016 12:00AM

International Shibori Symposium

CraftArt 2016

Nov 19, 2016 10:00AM to Nov 22, 2016 12:00AM

CraftArt Festival 2016

Nov 19, 2016 10:00AM to Nov 21, 2016 12:00AM

Florida CraftArt Festival - Call for Entry

Lake Chapala, Xochi Quetzal Residency

Dec 14, 2016 to Jan 14, 2017

360 Xochi Quetzal: Free Artist Residency in Mexico - Call for Entry

Mar 10, 2017 10:00AM to Mar 12, 2017 12:00AM

Palm Beach Contemporary will feature over 100 of the nation's top contemporary artists, with work in ceramics, glass, metal, mixed media, furntiure, wearable art, and jewelry; it includes many artists from the Palm Beach Fine Craft Show, which has closed.