Raku Firing At the Studio

September 24 | Sunday | 10-4
Organizers: Sharon and Steven Gibson
Fee $10
This is a special event for firing Raku outdoor at the Clay Studio.
On Sept. 24, glaze firings are scheduled for morning or afternoon with sign up forms available in the Clay Studio during open hours.  Forms are due no later than Sept. 20 in order to plan the firing. The firing will be rescheduled if it rains.

We strongly suggest that pieces for Raku be constructed from Raku clay and bisque fired at cone 08. The bisque firing will start Sept. 18 and we recommend that glazes be applied at least 24 hours in advance of RakuFee is $10.

Space is limited to 12

Sign up online by clicking on the Add to Cart button below or by mailing your check for “Raku Firing” to Hoffman Center for the Arts, P.O. Box 678, Laneda Avenue, Manzanita, Oregon, 97130.

  Questions? Contact us at:  hoffmanclaystudio@gmail.com

Beautiful Bowls Class

CLASS IS FULL!

Beautiful Bowls Class
Friday, September 1 | 10am – 4pm
Diana Crain instructor

A bowl is not just a bowl as any potter who has struggled to make the perfect bowl can tell you!

Expert potter and artist Diana Crain will help participants take their bowls from clunky to elegant in either throwing or handbuilding. Various surface decoration techniques will also be demonstrated.

The cost is $40 for 6 hours of instruction, clay and access to all the tools needed. Space is limited to 9 students. This class is for those experienced in clay and wanting to take their work to the next level.

Sign up online via the Add to Cart button below or by mailing your $40 check for “Bowls” to PO Box 678, Manzanita, Oregon.

Three Potters ~ Three Perspectives 

Ceramic Art of 3 North Coast Potters

Barry Calvarese, Shane Sjogren, and Steven Gibson
Artists’ Reception August 4 | 3-5
Show continues Fridays & Saturdays  | 3-5 through August 27
Hoffman Gallery | 594 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita

The ceramic art of North Coast Potters Barry Calvarese, Shane Sjogren, and Steven Gibson
will be featured and available for purchase during the month of August
at the Hoffman Gallery, 594 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita.

Show opens with an artists’ reception on August 4 from 3-5
and continues every Friday and Saturday from 3-5 through August 27

 

 

Create vibrant, colorful mosaic art for the garden!

Mosaic Workshop
Saturday
, Aug. 5 – 9am to 5pm
Sunday, Aug. 6 -10am to 4pm

The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will offer a two-day workshop, Mosaic for the Garden, August 5 and 6, led by Jennifer Kuhns, a member of the Society of American Mosaic Artists. Tuition will be $150, with a $35 materials fee.  Registration deadline is July 28.

This workshop is great for the beginner as it will cover the basics for exterior and garden mosaics. It will include information on the entire mosaic process from substrates appropriate for exterior use, their preparation, fixatives, setting, grouting and sealing. Students will create a garden mosaic ornament using glass tiles on a stepping stone.

Kuhns creates original mosaic art panels and custom architectural installations for private, corporate and public space. She says her work celebrates nature and the human experience and that she is committed to environmental sustainability using reclaimed and recycled materials whenever possible. Her many workshops include teaching mosaic classes for the Seattle Mosaic Arts Association. Her work has been displayed throughout Washington and Oregon.

MINIMUM STUDENTS:  5 | MAXIMUM STUDENTS:  20

 Register for the class using the Add to Cart button below.

Teapot Class

Hoffman Clay Studio Teapot Class
July 19 | Wednesday, 10am-12pm

Instructor: Barbara Temple Ayres

Learn to make a tea pot by focusing on how to make the spout, lid, and handle. The class fee of $35 includes clay, glazes, and instruction. Must have experience with throwing or hand-building.

Space is limited to 6

Sign up using the Add to Cart button below or by mailing your check for “Teapot” to Hoffman Center for the Arts, PO Box 678, Manzanita, Oregon, 97130.

Questions? Contact us at:  hoffmanclaystudio@gmail.com

 

Marbleized Clay Class

Coming in fall of 2017 ~ Stay tuned for dates
Pam Jacobson, Instructor

Layering colors of clay creates a unique and sought after design in ceramics. Learn how to make your own personalized marbleized clay. After a demonstration, you will make your own clay for future hand-building! Cost $35.

Space is limited to 12

Sign up via Paypal by using the Add to Cart button below or by mailing your check for “Marbleized” to Hoffman Center for the Arts, PO Box 678, Manzanita, Oregon, 97130.


 

Questions? Contact us at:  hoffmanclaystudio@gmail.com

POP-UP Pottery Sale

Pottery on the Porch
July 29 | 10-4
594 Laneda Avenue | Manzanita
One day only

Local clay artists will sell their works in the Hoffman Gallery and on the front porch of the Hoffman Center. Meet the makers and buy unique and hand-made pottery directly from the artist!

Intermediate Wheel Class

Judes Hauer,  Instructor
Friday, July 14 | 10 am – 1 pm  

If you  familiar with throwing and ready to take your work up a notch, Judes will introduce you to shaping, trimming, and altering basic shapes. If you wish, you may prepare your own leather-hard thrown pot in advance to trim and tool.

The cost is $35 which includes three pounds of clay and three hours of instruction, and all tools needed.  The fee also includes glazes and kiln firing of your work.  Follow-up work time at the studio is $2 per hour and additional clay is available for $1.50 per pound.

Space is limited to 4 students

Sign up via Paypal by using the Add To Cart button below or by mailing your $35 check for “Intermediate Wheel” to P.O.Box 678, Manzanita, Oregon.

Raku Firing

Raku Firing 
June 30, Friday, 10-4
Organizers: Sharon and Steven Gibson
 
This is a special event for firing Raku outdoors at the clay studio. Pieces for raku should be fired at Cone 08 bisque and glazed at least 24 hours beforehand. There is a special shelf in the kiln room for your raku items.
 

For this session on June 21, the glaze firings are scheduled for morning or afternoon with sign up forms available in the Clay Studio during open hours.  Forms are due no later than June 20 in order to plan the firing. The firing will be rescheduled if it rains.

You must have pottery experience to participate in the Raku firing and you must be willing to “dive in!”
 Fee is $10.  Space is limited to 12
 
Sign up by using the Add to Cart button below or by mailing your check for “Raku Firing” to Hoffman Center for the Arts, P.O. Box 678, Laneda Avenue, Manzanita, Oregon, 97130.

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Questions? Contact us at:  hoffmanclaystudio@gmail.com