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Thank you to all who joined us for the 39th Annual Ceramic Showcase at the Oregon Convention Center,  in partnership with the Gathering of the Guilds. 

Visit www.ceramicshowcase.com for more information and to continue to see the work artist included in the show.



GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL FUNDRAISING DINNER!

Please join us for an evening of community, art, and enjoyment to support the Oregon Potters Association. OPA is dedicated to growing opportunities for ceramic education in K-12 public schools in Oregon, building and supporting our community of artists, educators, and enthusiasts. This event will help fund and support our yearly goals and operations to grow and thrive.

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FOCUS ON DIVERSITY PANEL DISCUSSION

Join us in celebrating the ceramic work of Tea Thanhbinh Duong, John Hasegawa, Veronica Arquilevich Guzmán, Lily Liu, Dwayne Sackey, Linda Dalal Sawaya, Anshula Tayal in conversation about the intersection of their cultural roots and clay practice, in conjunction with Focus on Diversity, an exhibit at the Governors Mansion, Salem, OR.

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FOCUS ON DIVERSITY - Exhibition

Focus On Diversity is a curated group exhibition highlighting the  stylistically diverse work of eight accomplished Oregon ceramic artists of color.

FOCUS ON DIVERSITY

Exhibiting Artists

Kimberly Ota

Dwayne Sackey

Veronica Arquilevich Guzmán

John Hasagawa

Linda Dalal Sawaya

Lily Liu

Tea Thanhbinh Duong

Anshula Tayal

The exhibition is at the Governor’s Mansion in Salem, OR and will be on display for an entire year. October 8th 2021- 2022

Visitors will be provided with a curators statement that introduces and describes the show and the artist’s work.

We look forward to scheduling celebratory events when COVID protocols allow.



The OPA Clay in Education Program works to bring clay to the public through a variety of making and learning experiences.
Educating, inspiring and transforming lives through clay.

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OPA HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP


The OPA High School Scholarship is open to all high school juniors and seniors living in Oregon and SW Washington and will award $1000 to a student who shows creative and technical excellence in the field of ceramics. Applications are due in March.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

CERAMIC SHOWCASE

Our premiere event located at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. It's the Nation's largest ceramics show and sale, with over 180 clay artists participating in booths and gallery space. 

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