Clayworkers' Guild of Illinois A dedicated group of ceramic clay artists and artisans.


CLAYWORKERS' GUILD RESUME


♥ WORKSHOPS ON A VARIETY OF TOPICS:

Raku  

 Salt Fire    

        Porcelain 

 Building and Repairing an Electric Kiln

 

♥   SOME OF OUR WORKSHOP PRESENTERS:

 Janet Mansfield   - Steven Hill  - Tom and Elaine Coleman - Lana   Wilson- Kathy Triplett  -  Nick Joerling  -  Cynthia Bringle   - Susan Filley -  Fong Choo  - Martha Grover  --   Steve Hansen  - Terri Kerns  - 

Lauren Karle

 

  DEMONSTRATIONS BY PROFESSIONAL  ARTISTS HAVE      

    INCLUDED:        

              Richard Peeler  - Marj Peeler -  John Bailey  -  Tom Vician- 

              Flo Singer  - Sam Rosby  - Clare Berger Bailey  - Tom Hubbel- 

              Karl Borgeson  - Willard Stollen -  Dale Raddatz- 

              Cecil Strawn  - Tom Feyrer  - David Nicholas - 

              Dennis Bancroft  - Ann Maraviglia -  Richie Bellinger - 

              Gail Jones  - Yih Wen Kuo  - Ann Nevills- 

              Art Hand  - Tony Winchester  - Esther Shimazu -

              Cj Neihaus

 

♣   MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR TO THE RYAN LONG MEMORIAL            SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN COOPERATION WITH MCHENRY            COUNTY COLLEGE

♣    ANNUAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO "EMPTY BOWLS " PROJECT

♣    FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS PLUS AND ANNUAL HOLIDAY SALE            SHOWCASING MEMBERS WORK FOR SALE WHICH RUNS FROM    

           THE   MIDDLE OF NOVEMBER THROUGH THE FIRST WEEK OF

            JANUARY

♣    POTTERY SALES INCLUDING ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW   THAT RAN 

             FROM 1982 THROUGH 1995 AND WAS REVIVED IN  2005

♣     AN ANNUAL GUILD MEMBERS SHOW PRESENTED AT THE OLD             COURTHOUSE ARTS CENTER IN WOODSTOCK I                    ILLINOIS,DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, WHICH             SHOWCASES MEMBERS; WORK

♣     2005  -  A DONATION OF $500.00 TO CERF (CRAFT EMERGENCY             RELIEF FUND) WHICH HELPED OUR FELLOW CRAFTS PERSONS  

            WHO WERE VICTIMS OF HURRICANES KATRINA  AND RITA.

♣      2006 -IN CONJUNCTION WITH CERAMICIST, MS. LANA WILSON,  

             RAISED OVER $3,000.00 FOR CERF TO BENEFIT  FELLOW CRAFT   

              PERSONS WHO WERE VICTIMS OF  HURRICANES KATRINA AND

              RITA

♣      OPENED AND ON-LINE FORUM, 'CLAY PARENT",IN  CONJUNCTION  

              WITH MS. LANA WILSON, CERAMIST, AND  ASSISTANCE FROM

               CLAY TIMES

♣      COORDINATE AND SPONSORED NATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

                "TRENDS IN STONEWARE

                "TRENDS IN PORCELAIN

                "CLAYWORKERS' GUILD INVITATIONS

♣        ANNUAL TRAVELING SHOW - 1982-1997

                TRAVELED THROUGH McHENRY, LAKE, COO COUNTIES TO                 LIBRARIES ANAD HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGES                 AND BUSINESSES

♣        COORDINATED SEVERAL FILED TRIPS TO MUSEUMS AND                 EXHIBITIONS

♣        GRANTS RECEIVED FROM ILLINOIS ARTS COUNCIL

♣        MURAL MADE IN CERAMICS BY THE GUILD DONATED TO 

                McHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE