May 6-8, 2022  |  Oregon Convention Center

Join us for the 39th Annual Ceramic Showcase! We are excited to announce that 2022 brings us back to the Oregon Convention Center,  in partnership with the Gathering of the Guilds.  This beloved annual event showcases more than 150 ceramic artists, as well as members from 5 Pacific Northwest guilds, working in metals, glass, wood, beads, fibers!

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. 

NEW COVID 19 Safety Measures: In compliance with the State of Oregon guidelines, Oregon Convention Center requires all participants and visitors to be masked, and must provide proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR or Rapid test result within 72 hours of the first day of an event for people 12 years of age or older (children 11 years of age or younger are exempt.)

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.


ABOUT GATHERING OF THE GUILDS


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

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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