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:

 Jeff   Oestreich - 

Janet Mansfield   - Steven Hill  -
       Tom and  
Elaine Coleman - 
Lana 
Wilson- 
                Kathy Triplett  -  Nick Joerling -

        Cynthia Bringle   - Susan Filley -  Fong Choo  - 

               Martha Grover  --   Steve Hansen  -  
       Lorna Meade  -Terri Kerns  -  
Lauren Karle - 

            Annie Chrietzberg - 
Julia Colman Timm -


 

  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 , 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, COOK              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