Ceramic Arts Events

Members Selective Exhibition 2017

CAAWA Selective Exhibition 2017 25 March – 30 April Opening Night Friday 24 March 6-8pm Established in 1993, the Ceramic Arts Association of WA (CAAWA) is a not for profit organisation run by ...

CAAWA members 2016

Recent work from Members of CAAWA If you wish to have further information about the work or have an interest in making a purchase please ...

POTober 2016

The CAAWA committee is in full swing organising ...

Sandra Black Exhibition 'FRAGILITY"

SANDRA BLACK “FRAGILITY” Opening at Beaver Galleries on Thursday 13th August 6-8pm Thursday 13th August to September 1st 81 Denison ...

Annual General Meeting

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 6th August 2015 Community Room 1 Leake St Peppermint Grove 7.30 pm Followed by Guest Speaker Paul Green Armytage Local Colour At 8.30 pm Light refreshments will be ...

Members Selective Exhibition 2015

The Members Exhibition is a show case of the ceramic works by members of CAAWA. All the members, be they students, hobbyists or ...

Unearth Your Local Potter

Call for Expressions of Interest are now open for Australian Ceramics Open Studios 15 & 16 August 2015: https://australianceramics.wordpress.com/2015/03/19/ unearth-your-local-potter-2/

THE LEAVING OF UKRAINE THROUGH BLOODLANDS

Luda Korczynskyj Exhibition of Ceramic Art You and your friends are invited to the opening of The Leaving of Ukraine Through Bloodlands at Moores Building (upstairs galleries) Historical ...

OPEN STUDIOS 13th & 14th DEC

Open Studios 13th 14th Dec 10-5 pm Janis Heston 73 ...

Stewart Scambler Exhibition: Parched

PARCHED Australia is a dry land I am interested in the land , its stillness and the growth of identity.

Emerging Cultures: Njalikwa Chongwe Exhibition

Njalikwa Chongwe Merging Cultures Gallows Gallery in Mosman Park invites you to the opening of Merging Cultures, a fusion of ceramic ...

Members Online Exhibition 2014

In 1994 the Ceramic Arts Association of WA Inc (then known as Clay and Glass Assoc of WA Inc.) held the Inaugural Exhibition at the Craft ...

Sunshine Coast Spring Festival 2013

The Sunshine Coast Spring Festival is not unlike our POTober. A gathering of like-minded potters from all over the eastern states in a lovely location in Maroochydore in Queensland’s Sunshine ...

OPEN STUDIO CERAMICS AUSTRALIA SHOWCASE

The Journal of Australian Ceramics have coordinated artists throughout Australia to open their studios on the 17th & 18th August. In WA Sandra Black, Greg Crowe and Graham Hay are 3 of ...

JOAN CAMPBELL MBE - 1925-1997

26 July 2013 Launch of a memorial sculptural project JOAN CAMPBELL MBE - 1925-1997

Janis Heston Studio Opening

WINTER SOLSTICE “SOUPER SATURDAY & SUNDAY I would like to invite you and your friends to my open studio on the weekend of June 22 &23. I am making a range of winter goodies - including the ...

July 18th Study Group 2013

CERAMIC ARTS ASSOCIATION of WA STUDY GROUP JULY 18th 2013 DISH it UP Bring along a plate you have made with food to share. STEWART ...

Awards Members' Selective 2013

OPENING CERAMICS EXHIBITION HEATHCOTE 12 April 2013 We meet today on WhadjukNoongar land and I acknowledge the WadjukNoongaras the ...

The Annual Fundraising Auction

The 2013 Central Institute of Technology Graduating Fine Art and Jewellery Students are pleased to present The Annual Fundraising Auction All proceeds go to fund the 2013 Graduating Show At ...

Variations on a Theme: Guildford Village Potters Exhibition

The EXHIBITION Variations on a Theme - an experiment in shape and colour Jenny Miller-Nixon, Natalie Harrop, Robyn Bloom, Kath Wyatt Opening Sunday 21st April 2013 at 2.30.p.m. exhibition runs ...

Members Selective Exhibition 2013

You are invited to the opening of the Ceramic Arts Association of Western Australia Inc. 2013 Members Selective Exhibition

Victor Greenaway

This artist has his foot firmly planted in two countries and a serious foothold within two major forms of artistic expression. He is a full time painter in his studio in Orveito , Italy returning ...

March Study Group 21st March

STUDY GROUP MARCH 21st 2013 7 PM IN THE PEPPERMINT GROVE COMMUNITY ROOM 1 LEAKE ST PEPPERMINT GROVE ( the community room is next to the Cottesloe library) FEASTING THE DRAGON 2012 SANDRA ...

A Porcelain Perspective

We hope you can make it to the opening of A Porcelain Perspective! Exhibition Featuring new work by Danica Wichtermann, Sarah Hannah and ...

Fragments of Landscape

Zig Zag Gallery in Kalamunda, opening on the 2nd of December at 2pm and continues until the 16th Dec. Featuring some of my latest textural ...

Pottery Classes: 2013

Pottery Classes 2013: For information about up and coming classes email the following. Cher Shackleton: cher@shackletongallery.com O'Connor Dianne Sigel: diannesigel@hotmail.com ...

Study Group November 22nd 2012 7pm

International ceramic artist Sandy Brown will be visiting Perth for a few days. During her stay she will give a talk about her work at the ...

Stewart Scambler at Gallery East

Textiles, print and wood fired ceramics were the flavour of the night at Gallery East recently. Stewart Scambler was part of a joint ...

Congratulations to Alison Brown

Congratulations to Alison Brown the 2012 Kusnik Award Winner. As the sun streamed in through the windows of the ZigZag Gallery in ...

Annual Members' Selective Exhibition

ZIGZAG CULTURAL GALLERY KALAMUNDA PRESENTS CERAMIC ARTS ASSOCIATION of WA Inc MEMBERS’ANNUAL SELECTIVE EXHIBITION 2012 15th JULY - 9th ...

Study Group: SUNDAY JUNE 17th 3-5pm Janet Kovesi Watt Collection

Janet has an extensive collection of ceramics, She will give a talk about the collection at 3.30 Address details please email CAAWA for ...

May Study Group: Handbuilding with Cher Shackleton

Cher Shackleton will give a demonstration in shortcuts in hand building.

April 19th Study Group: Discussion with Mike Kusnik

STUDY GROUP APRIL 19th 7pm ECU Ceramic Studio, Mt Lawley Campus CERAMIC ARTS ASSOCIATION of WA Inc. Presents: Mike Kusnik The topic for discussion is Crawling ...

15th March Study Group: Helen Dundo

Helen Dundo will demonstrate how she throws her quirky animals on the wheel. Venue is the ECU ceramic Studio at 7pm Cost $5 This includes ...

2012 Study Group

February 2012 The focus this year has been for hands-on activities, beginning with Greg Crowe's inspiring demonstration of faceted thrown bowls, and the various ways in which he develops and ...

CANNING BRIDGE ARTS MARKETS

CANNING BRIDGE ARTS MARKETS MARKETS HELD ON THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH commencing 4 March 2012 These markets aim to have Australian made arts and crafts and generally should not be commercial ...

Canning Arts Group

Presents: Developing Throwing Skills with Greg Crowe 1 week Workshop 10.00-4.00pm Daily Monday 2nd July to Friday 6th July 2012 Course ...

Greg Crowe Exhibition

Great Southern Gallery invite you to view work by Greg Crowe Sunday 12 February to Sunday 25 March Greg Crowe is a well-known and established ceramist who specialises in salt-glazed wood fired ...

Greg Crowe: Pottery Classes

Greg Crowe 2012 Pottery Classes commence 24th January 2012 Learn to throw on the pottery wheel Advanced class: Tuesday 10am -4pm Throwing (beginners): Tuesday 6pm -9pm Throwing ...

CAAWA Christmas Function

INVITATION to all CAAWA members and their partner/friends to:   The 2011 Christmas Dinner !   In the Snug Room at Rosie O’Gradys! Cnr ...

Searching For Shade Exhibition

The exhibition opening at Willyabrup Dreaming Gallery on the 19th October 2011 at 5.30 pm. Included in the exhibition will be sculpture ...

Clay Feet Exhibition: Feats of Clay

An exhibition featuring ceramic artists of the Clay Feet Exhibiting Group. Celebrating 10 years of ceramic creative activity. Opening 6 pm ...

“SURFACE AND SOURCE” EXHIBITION: ROBYN BLOOM

The exhibition is being held at Whiteman Park Pottery commencing Saturday 15th October and ending on November 11th 2011. Wed-Sat 10-4pm, Sun 10-5pm Would love to have you come visit during the ...

November Study Group Meeting

The Final Study Group meeting of the year will take place on Thursday, November 17th at 7.00 pm in the room next to the pottery studio at ...

October Study Group Meeting

CAAWA Study Group The next meeting will be on Thursday October 20th at 7.00 pm as usual in the pottery studio at ECU. We shall show the ...

Anne Fowler

Feathers: an exhibition of funky birds by Anne Fowler are now on show at the Guildford gallery. The exhibition runs to the 16 October.

GVP Turns 30

Congratulations to the Guildford Villages Potters who turn 30 in October. To celebrate their milestone, a members exhibition will be held in the Guildford Gallery. For more information about GVP ...

The Southern Art and Craft Trail

Sarah Valentine's exhibition is part of the 2011 Southern Art and Craft Trail. Over 70 artists will hold exhibitions during the festival.

The Southern Art and Craft Trail

The Southern Art and Craft Trail 1st to 16th October 2011 74 Exhibitions spread in a trail through the Great Southern region of Western Australia http://southernartcrafttrail.com/index.aspx Art ...

Study Group: Quiz Night

The CAAWA Study Group will hold a pictorial pottery quiz at the meeting on September 15th, 7 for 7.30, at the ECU pottery ...

2011 AGM 11th August ECU 7.30

Just a friendly reminder about the CAAWA AGM on Thursday the 11th Aug. Bela Kotai will be talking about his residency at the Anderson Ranch in Colorado, earlier this year.

Annual Selective Exhibition 2011

The CAAWA Members Annual Selective Exhibition will open on the 8th July 2011 at 6pm. The Guest selector for 2011 is, Artist, Collector, ...

Janet DeBoos Workshop

We look forward to presenting a workshop with Janet DeBoos on 13th and 14th August, at the ...

Adding Texture: Greg Crowe

Adding texture to a fluted bowl. Throw a cylinder and wire cut down the sides, save these of pieces clay. Cut these pieces in 2 and attach ...

Fluted Bowl: Greg Crowe

Throw a tall cylinder and leave the walls approx 15 mm thick. Using a wire cut down the side of the cylinder with a see saw motion. With ...

Flat Sided Bottle: Cher Shackleton

I would suggest using a kilo of clay to start with. You may find it easier to wire cut from the bat before you squeeze in the sides, all ...

Step by Step Tutorials

CAAWA will gradually build up a series of step by step images of 'how to make' ceramic pieces. Wheel and hand building along with slip trailing and how to make and attach handles to name a few, ...

Making Underglaze Crayons

These underglaze crayons can be used to draw on greenware or bisqueware. The work can then be glaze-fired normally. Ingredients: White Firing Ball Clay 50% Potash Feldspar 25% Flint (Quartz) ...

July Study Group: July 21st at 7 pm at ECU

Janet Kovesi Watt will show images of The 2011 Aberystwyth Conference in Wales. Bring teapots, as they are July's topic for show and tell.

Southern Ice Porcelain Slip Recipe

Using Les Blakebroughs Southern Ice To convert a 10kg pug of Southern Ice porcelain to slip you will need: • 20 litre clean plastic bucket • electric drill and robust paint stirrer • a sieve ...

June Study Group: June 16th at 7.30 pm

Di Sigel will talk about the ceramics she has gathered from around the world.

Mike

What is spodumene, and how and why would we use it in a glaze? Answer: The main use of spodumene is to provide a] Ceramic bodies of low thermal expansion for cooking ware [flameproof]. b] Low fire ...

July Committee meeting

The CAAWA Committee meets the 1st Thursday of the month. The next meeting will be held on the 7th July 2011 in Cottesloe at 6.30 pm.

Woodfire Tasmania 2011

The Study Group held their meeting on Thursday the 19th of May at ECU in the ceramic studios. Janet Kovesi Watt, Cher Shackleton and ...

Mike Kusnik Q & A

If you have a technical question for Mike Kusnik, email your inquiry to us and we will post the answer on this page as soon as possible.

Awards, Competitions, Festivals, Opportunities

AWARDS, COMPETITIONS, FESTIVALS, OPPORTUNITIES Propel – YCulture Fund Deadline: Ongoing More Info: http://www.propel.org.au/projects/yculture or (08) 9328 5855

Annual Selective Exhibition

Each year the CAAWA members hold their annual exhibition. A guest selector is invited not only to select and open the show, but to award prizes. The Kusnik Award, an award of excellence, is named ...

Slip, Slap, Slop. By Janet Kovesi Watt

Notes on slip decoration (Preliminary clarifying note: people sometimes confuse the slip used in pottery decoration with the specially ...

Match Box Exhibiton

A Match Box Exhibition has been put on hold for the time being.

Jackie Gasson Workshop

25 people gathered at the Central Institute of Technology in Northbridge to enjoy 2 days of fun with colour. Jackie was sponsored by ...

Past Study Group Meeting

Archive of study group. Cher Shackleton talks about her career in ceramics.

Mike Kusnik: Armchair Potting

Some time ago a lady told me “Mike, all the time you talk about yourself.” I thought about it for a while and realized she was right with ...

Archives: Clay Olympics, Happs Winery, Dunsborough, Western Australia.

In 2007, the Clay Olympics was hosted by the Happ family in the grounds of their Winery and Ceramic Gallery. Many members attended, and ...

Chris Weaver: Workshop

Chris Weaver, from New Zealand, conducted a workshop at ECU. Article and Images by Janet Kovesi Watt.

Annual Selective 2009

The Annual Selective this year was held at the Fremantle Gallery of Contemporary Art. Vicki Grima, the Editor of The Journal of Australian ...

Annual Selective 2010

In 2010, the exhibition was held in the Central Gallery at the Institute of Technology, Perth, a very spacious gallery which housed over ...

CAAWA Trip Down South

15, 16 & 17 APRIL 2011 - MARGARET RIVER Itinerary for Kudardup Park, Leeuwin Lions Club (Adults Only), south of Margaret ...

2011 AGM 11th August ECU 7.30

The AGM will be held at 7.30 pm on the 11th August 2011 at ECU campus, Mt Lawley Bela Kotai will be the guest speaker this year. Bela ...

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