April 30-May 2, 2021  |  ONLINE

Join us for the 38th Annual Ceramic Showcase! Due to COVID-19, this year's Ceramic Showcase will be held ONLINE, in partnership with the Gathering of the Guilds.  The website will feature more than 200 exceptional artists, from 6 Pacific Northwest guilds, working in metals, glass, wood, beads, fibers and clay!

Find your favorite artists and learn the best way to purchase from them – ranging from online shops to COVID-safe, in-person events. Treat yourself to a beautifully crafted piece, something for your home & garden, as well as beautiful gifts for Mother’s Day, weddings, birthdays, and other celebrations.
Download In-person Events PDF >

Visit www.nwguildsshowcase.com and register to win 3 GRAND PRIZES, valued at over $250! Sign up now and you’ll also receive an update when the website launches. Registration ends Sunday May 2nd, the 3 winners will be drawn on that evening.


Six Portland-area guilds have joined forces to exhibit and sell art and fine craft. All items are unique and of exceptional quality.

Featuring over 200 Northwest artists from these guilds:    
•    Creative Metal Arts Guild                      •    Portland Bead Society   
•    Guild of Oregon Woodworkers             •    Portland Handweavers Guild
•    Pacific Northwest Glass Guild              •    Oregon Potters Association

Both shows will return to the Oregon Convention Center next year, May 6-8, 2022!

Watch the professionals work

Clay demonstrations have been graciously provided by our OPA members. Click the links to watch on our NEW YouTube channel and don’t forget to subscribe for more updates! Subscribe >

Dwayne Sackey at the Wood Kiln
by Dwayne Sackey, Springwater Ceramics


Getting Started with Clay Ornaments
by Eileen Begley, Art Learning Lab

Making and Glazing a Fossil Plate
by Janet Buskirk

The Vessel as a Canvas
a multilayered approach to decorating

by Jim Koudelka, Mid Century Modern

How to Make Rice Paper Underglaze Transfers
by Lara Duren King, DeeDee & Shark

Demonstration of Curling Slab of Clay
And Pressing it into Wizard Moon Mold

by Michael Simmons, seldomsceneartworks

Slip Trailing Tips & Techniques
by Nicole Hummel Pottery

Making a Drape Mold Plate
and Slip Decoration

by Patrick Horsley, Studio Potter

How to Create An Image Transfer
for a Ceramic Bowl

by Rebecca Gerendasy Clay Art




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