President: Pamela Beach
Past President: Donna Cole
Vice President: Linda Workman-Morelli
Treasurer: Julie Asbury
Secretary: Gretchen Lambert
Ceramic Showcase 2016 Chair: Dawn Panttaja

Contact Us: 503-222-0533 or info@oregonpotters.org

The Oregon Potters Association serves as a professional liaison between the public, galleries, businesses, publications and arts agencies locally, nationally and globally.  Our members organize cooperative purchases to obtain pottery supplies, books and materials at quantity discount prices.  We help and enable members to publicize, exhibit and sell their work at the annual OPA Ceramic Showcase and in conjunction with other guilds, fairs, and craft organizations.

Would you like to send announcements to the OPA community?  email Karen Peters

Membership Questions?  e-mail the membership director membership@oregonpotters.org

Website Questions?  e-mail the webmaster webmaster@oregonpotters.org

Featured Video: Tile Workshop

OPA Member Cathi Newlin demonstrates different approaches to making a tile, including transferring an image onto the clay, sgraffito, and other techniques.

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Get Ready! Ceramic Showcase is Coming Soon!

Ceramic Showcase is only a few months away.  Our members are busy doing what they love, and what they do best.  Doors will open at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum Exhibit hall to a one-of-a-kind ceramic event. Are you… Read More

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Kizuna: the Rebirth of Mashiko Ceramics, June 6 – July 5, 2015 in the Pavilion Gallery at the Portland Japanese Garden.

Don’t miss this upcoming exhibit, which has been coordinated with the OPA, Mashiko Ceramics and Arts Association, and Portland Japanese Garden. View complete article from  Oregonlive It displays the work of contemporary potters whose styles range from traditional to… Read More

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Plates of Plenty

Every year, the Ore­gon Pot­ters Asso­ci­a­tion chooses a char­ity for which %100 of the pro­ceeds are donated. The 2015 Show­case theme is “Wel­come Home,” the recip­i­ent of our fundrais­ing instal­la­tion, “Plates of Plenty” is the local non-profit, Grow­ing… Read More

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Ceramic Showcase Artist Spotlight: Avi Harriman

 Avi was introduced to clay and the creative  process of throwing at Mt. San Antonio  College outside Los Angeles, California. His  creative journey took him to Mexico where he  studied sculpture and bronze casting in San  Miguel de… Read More

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