Welcome to the Potters and Sculptors Club!

Open Studio

Studio Hours

Studio Hours:
Friday - Sunday  open studio, 8:30-4:00
Monday - 8:30 - 1:00
Tuesday  - open studio 4:00-8:00
Thursday  - open studio 4:00-8:00

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Volunteers Needed

Come and join the fun! Volunteers are needed for:

Demos
Education
Newsletters
Parties
Supervisors
Workshops
and more!
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Contact Us
pottersandsculptors@gmail.com

Committees

Appointed Standing Comm./Chairs 
Bonanza
Vivian Basing
Display Window 
Indoor Leslie Palm
Outdoor Debb Denbow
Demos/Events/Parties  
Lynda Borges
Glaze Instructor/Chair 
Inwon Kim Glaze
Committee 
Yee Wong  Ron Spencer
Library 
Mary Doyle
Membership  
Sandy Davis
Membership Asst.  
Debb Denbow
Photographer 
John Doyle
Publicity  
Lynda Borges
Debb Denbow
Studio Supervisor Head
Sandy Davis
Student Studio Display  
Leslie Palm
Webmaster
Amelia Morris

2016 Supervisors

Barbara Mescon
Beth Karner
Carol Novick
Carolyn Lindquist
Carolyn Snell
Chiu-Hong Lin
David Ciechanowski
Debb Denbow
Diane Reeves
Doris Christie
Eve Marsh
Heather Hayes
Inwon Kim
Jackie Thompson
James Abbott
Joan Ross
John Doyle
Kathy Hewitt
Lina Willbanks
Lola Lambly
Lynda Borges
Madaline Hu
Mary Doyle
Okja Shin
Richard Moren
Robert Brodie
Ron Spencer
Rosemary Schalek
Ruth Mills
Sandy Davis
Seung Kyung Kim
Suny Lee
Susan Gaile-Bain
Vivian Basing
Yee Wong

Wondering Why It Takes So Long To Get Our Pieces Fired?  

Large, low, flat pieces take the longest to get fired.  These pieces take up a lot of room on the kiln shelf.  The technician can fire 15 to 20 6-8 inch high pieces on a kiln shelf, but only 6-8 large flat pieces.

Your piece must be stable and balanced.  If your work is unbalanced, it may tip over on the cart while the cart is being rolled into the kiln room.  If it does make it into the kiln room, the piece may tip over while the kiln shelf is being loaded, or may tip over while it is being fired and ruin someone else’s work.   Make sure your work is stable and balanced!

Always clean the bottom of the pieceimage01 thoroughly.  If there is glaze on the bottom, it will end up on the “reject shelf”.

Always use a cookie under your work.  It is best if the cookie is glued to the piece.  Use white glue (Elmer’s) to glue the cookie to your work.  Use kiln wash on cookies that you plan to reuse.

Don’t add your piece to the cart as it is being filled.  The technician is taking pieces from the shelves that will fit into the kiln.  The technician is the ONLY person allowed to add pieces to the cart.

The pieces are selected that will fit into the kiln in an efficient way.  Loading the kiln to ensure that the most pieces are fired at one time is of primary importance.  It is very expensive to run the kiln and it must be filled to capacity.

The ideal size to get your work fired quickly is 9-12 inches high.  Another image00ideal size is 6-8 inches in a cylindrical shape.  Filler pieces in the 3 inch by 4 inch size will also get fired faster.

Your work should be less than 18 inches in diameter.  If it is too low and large, the piece will take longer to get fired.

Don’t interrupt the technician while he/she is in the kiln room.  It takes concentration and skill to load and fire the kiln, so please don’t disturb the process.

 

  

Second Thursday Classes

Join us from 5 pm to 6 pm for our second Thursday classes.  From learning new techniques to meeting new friends, drop on by and have some fun.

Artist Spotlight

Featured Artist: Jae Ryuwp

Featured Artist: Jae Ryuwp

This very talented man was born in Korea and was raised in South Korea.  Lacking the money for college, Jae took a job with a publishing company and worked for a daily newspaper in Seoul as an Illustrator.  Jae moved to the United States in 1978 and in 1981 opened ...
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