Index> Ceramics Resources
Clay Art Web
- Your gateway for ceramic and
pottery information on the Web.
American Ceramic Society
ACerS, an international association that provides the latest technical,
scientific and educational information to its members and others in the
ceramics and related materials field; structures its services, staff and
capabilities to meet the needs of the ceramics community, related fields,
and the general public.
Archie Bray Foundation
Founded in 1951, the Bray is a nonprofit, educational
institution dedicated to the enrichment of the ceramic arts, offering
residencies and specialized workshops to ceramic artists from around the
world. Located on the 26-acre site of the former Western Clay
Manufacturing Company, the Bray facilities include year-round resident
studios, site-specific sculpture, community class facilities, a sales
gallery, a summer warehouse gallery, extensive kiln facilities, and a
retail ceramic supply business.
Clayworks exists to develop, sustain, and promote an artist-centered
community that provides outstanding artistic, educational, and
collaborative programs in ceramics. WHAT WE ARE...a nonprofit ceramic art
center housed in a former Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore, established in
1980. WHAT WE DO...teach 20 classes per week; hold exhibitions; rent
studio space; sell clay art, and functional pottery; fire gas, electric,
and wood kilns; conduct workshops; host visiting artists; provide
resources on technical issues and ceramic art health information; grant an
annual emerging artist fellowship; and more.
Clay Art Web Guide
- Your gateway
for ceramic and pottery information on the Web.
The Clay Studio
- The Clay
Studio is the only nonprofit organization in Philadelphia solely dedicated
to education and instruction in the ceramic arts. It serves as the primary
resource center for professional clay artists, beginning and advanced
students, and ceramic collectors throughout the region.
Greenwich Pottery House
in New York City in 1909, Greenwich House Pottery is one of the city’s
most important centers for ceramic arts. In addition to classes for all
ages, The Pottery provides workshops, lectures, exhibitions, and outreach
to enrich and inform our community.
Laloba Ranch Clay
- Laloba Ranch
Clay Center is an art school dedicated solely to the advancement of
ceramic arts. Each workshop is limited to ten serious students of any
level. Emphasis will be on developing techniques, encouraging individual
creative vision, and fostering close relationships that encourage the free
exchange of ideas which advance our work and enrich our lives.
Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
- The National
Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts is a professional organization
of individuals whose interests, talents, or careers are primarily focused
on the ceramic arts. It became an independent organization in 1967 after
several years of affiliation with the Ceramics Education Council of the
American Ceramic Society. NCECA is a nonprofit educational organization.
ClayWorks is a fully equipped facility which offers a unique opportunity
for those interested in clay art. The facility provides classes, studio
space for working artists and a small sales gallery. OCW is also available
for special workshops and programs.
- Founded in
1903 during the height of the Arts & Crafts Movement in America, Pewabic
Pottery is today a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of
the Arts & Crafts ideals while advancing contemporary ceramic arts through
its full curriculum of educational programs, its support of individual
artists, outreach to various communities, and leadership in the exhibition
of contemporary and historic collections and archiving of scholarly
Red Star Studios
- In the mid
1990's Steven Hill was looking for a way to expand his studio, begin an
artist-in-residence program for aspiring potters, and potentially to
provide space for other ceramic artists to work. This idea grew into a
ceramics center, including: a gallery featuring some of the best
functional pottery from across the US, a teaching classroom for both
ongoing classes and special workshops, and studios leased to other clay
Santa Fe Clay
Our facility includes a complete retail supply business, gallery, and
fully-equipped studio. It is also home to 30 resident ceramic artists. Our
year-round classes and workshops provide an inspirational and creative
environment for 150 students ranging from children to adults, beginners to
Watershed Center for
the Ceramic Arts
Watershed serves the local community with a variety of clay arts programs.
We teach community classes in clay for adults and children statewide
through our Mudmobile, hold clay workshops for people with special needs,
collaborate with other nonprofit organizations to offer learning
opportunities through art, and hold public lectures and events to open
Watershed's studio environment and present artists for interaction with
the local community.
Ceramic Arts at the National Museum of African Art