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August 2018 Newsletter


Thank you Sierra Estes, our Membership Chair, for creating a wonderful event on Saturday. The Pop-Up Marketplace was Sierra’s idea to satisfy our members want for a sales venue and did she ever nail it. From conception to completion! We hope to have this as an annual event,

ClayHouston will be well represented at Craft Texas, Nell Gottlieb, Jessica Kreutter and Angel Oloshove are included 2018 artists,  congratulations to all of you.

Now for the updates:

The CH General Meeting September 29th 10:00 am-Noon at the new Glassell, We will have a membership poll out this month to see what you want, don’t want, like, don’t like and your overall comments. 

Members Only Show Call closes August 31,  Reception Oct 20 so get those entries in.

Fall symposium “Beyond Surface: Identity Through Clay”  featured artists Jennifer Ling Datchuk and Adam Field, Oct 20 and 21. Register now before all the seats are taken.

Bayou City Clay Crawl first weekend of December plans are moving forward and should have a studio listing in the very near future.

Swap Shop remember to check out the swap shop, Three are some good buys on there just now.

Member Spotlight you need to have your member page populated with photos and info to be included.

We are still in the need of a treasurer so if any of you have accounting skills and would like to be a part of our ClayHouston board, please contact me, anne@steacy.org

Hope your A/C is working. Have a great August.

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.

Register for 2018 Symposium

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.

Betsy Evans has "Must See Exhibits"

Betsy Evans announces the opening of her “Guest Artist” show at Archway Gallery 2305 Dunlavy, Houston, TX 77006 on April 11th from 5-8PM.  Her show runs throughout the month of August.  Betsy was given the “Guest Artist” show as a prize for winning 1st Place in the 10thAnnual Juried Exhibition at Archway Gallery for her piece “Trojan Goat”.

“Form and Function” Works by Betsy Evans, April Murphy and Chris Silkwood.  Opening Reception, Friday, September 7th from 6-8 PM at the Gallery at Winter Street Studios.  On the Second Floor of Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter St., Houston, TX 77007.  The show runs from the 7th and 8th of September.  Hours for the show on  Saturday are from 12-5PM.  20% of sales benefit Dog Lodge Sanctuary   http://doglodge.org/  For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/664578970548571/?ti=icl

Three Journeys:
Betsy Evans, Cary Reeder and Alexandra Sivov

On view September 8 - October 28, 2018

Opening Reception: September 8, 2018 | 6-8 PM 

Gallery 200 in The Silos at Sawyer Yards

Three Journeys brings together a ceramicist, a painter, and a printmaker, three women working in three different media whose work is connected by the theme of the journey. For each artist, this theme has a unique meaning. For Evans, the journey focuses on her physical and mental health since battling cancer. For Reeder, the meaning is similar, with her work inspired by the journey from loss to renewal after being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. The journey for Sivov, who has moved around all of her life, is about finding belonging and a sense of home.

Upcoming Workshops & Training

August 7th 6pm-8pm Mayco stoneware workshop $25.00

August 7th 9am & 11am Mayco Raku Workshop $85.00

August 7th 5pm Skutt Basic Kiln Training $50.00

August 8th 6pm Skutt Advanced Kiln Training $50.00

August 16th 5:30pm Amaco Workshop TBD

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    Regional News

    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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