The Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Bldg 15, is at
the SW Corner of the PSC campus, at the eastern quadrant of
the intersection of North 9th Avenue with Airport Boulevard.
It can be cool inside this building- bring a wrap or two ...
The 2014 Gulf Coast Clay Conference will have a lecture and slide show, workshops with demonstrations and a vendor hall with products for clay arts on display and in demonstration.
Tom Coleman (video right) will visit and give a lecture with a slideshow Wednesday evening at PSC (Location 1 above).
Mr. Coleman will continue with his workshop and demonstrations on Thursday and Friday.
Please view his website, TomandElaineColemanGallery.com for more information about Mr. Coleman including pictures of his pottery, his teaching and workshops experience. Tom Coleman has written many books on pottery and articles for many pottery magazines.
Also, noted PSC art professor and clay artist
Bill Clover will host a workshop entitled "Can you handle it?" Friday afternoon at 1:00 PM.
Mug exchange Mugs will be accepted for a fun exchange ... Conference attendees are asked to bring a mug for mug exchange. One may bring mugs to registration. These will be on display and, on Friday, mug-bringers may
choose someone else's mug to take home.
Raffle Vendor tools and products will be raffled off Friday PM. One may buy a raffle ticket at registration or later from conference volunteers. Proceeds go to conference expenses and the support of the Gulf Coast Kiln Walk Society.
Silent Auction A silent auction of ceramic art will be held Friday PM. Donations of one's own ceramic work for the auction is encouraged. Work may be brought to registration or later to conference volunteers. These will be on display at PSC until the auction on Friday. Proceeds go to conference expenses and the support of the Gulf Coast Kiln Walk Society.
T Shirts Conference T shirts will be available! Purchase at the conference for $15.00 or order early to specify your size and get the $12.00 early bird price! Click the 'Register' button below to be taken to the online store to order (can be ordered separately or together with registration etc.) Any proceeds go to conference expenses and the support of the Gulf Coast Kiln Walk Society.
The Woodstoke Pottery and Kiln Festival is held on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Kilnwalk site in Navarre FL.
The Anagama kiln and the Ralph Howards Phillips Groundhog kiln will be opened and unloaded after January's firing. Pots from the kilns will be on display and for sale.
Kiln Walk logo mugs, cups and bowls will be on sale for Kiln Walk Society funding.
This festival is open to the public as well as conference attendees; there is no registration or attendance charge.
Kiln space for the January firings is sold out as of Nov. 9, 2013. One can still visit the GCKW web.store for all purchases (including t-shirts!) as well as conference registration by clicking that button.
Kiln firing participants with pots or work volunteers are directed to the January 2014 kiln loading and firing schedules in the calendar of events (click).
The 2014 Gulf Coast Clay Conference was organized and sponsored by