May 6-8, 2022 | Oregon Convention CenterJoin us for the 39th Annual Ceramic Showcase! We are excited to announce that 2022 brings us back to the Oregon Convention Center, in partnership with the Gathering of the Guilds. This beloved annual event showcases more than 150 ceramic artists, as well as members from 5 Pacific Northwest guilds, working in metals, glass, wood, beads, fibers!
Treat yourself to a beautifully crafted piece, something for your home & garden, as well as beautiful gifts for Mother’s Day, weddings, birthdays, and other celebrations.
Mom's can find Mother's Day Specials from participating artists all day Sunday!
Attend the show and register to win 5 Grand Prize Packages, featuring work from all 6 guilds! Drawing will be held after the show and winners will be contacted to arrange pickup or delivery.
Friday, May 6
11:00 Peter Meyer - Square From the Circle; Altering Wheel-thrown Pots
12:30 Beatrice Massa - Handbuilding a Black Queen of Small Brittany
2:00 Jim Koudelka - Centering and Throwing a Large Amount of Clay & Throwing and slumping Footless Bowls
3:30 Larry Nelson - The Nuts and Bolts of Steampunk Clay
Saturday, May 7
11:00 Joe Robinson - Representing East Creek Pottery, Studio Partner to OPA: Throwing a 50-lb. pot
12:30 James DeRosso - Making a Tall Garden Monster Including Found Objects
2:00 Richey Bellinger - Slip Decoration Technique on Thrown Forms
3:00 Stephanie Burton - How To Assemble a Collage Plate
5:00 OPA Awards, High School Awards
Sunday, May 8
12:30 Tea Duong - Moving Clay With Tea
2:00 Roberta Lampert - Constructing a Slab-built teapot
ABOUT GATHERING OF THE GUILDS
Six Portland-area guilds have joined forces to exhibit and sell art and fine craft. All items are unique and of exceptional quality.
Featuring over 200 Northwest artists from these guilds:
• Creative Metal Arts Guild • Portland Bead Society
• Guild of Oregon Woodworkers • Portland Handweavers Guild
• Pacific Northwest Glass Guild • Oregon Potters Association
Watch the professionals workClay demonstrations have been graciously provided by our OPA members. Click the links to watch on our NEW YouTube channel and don’t forget to subscribe for more updates! Subscribe >