About Clay in Education
The OPA Clay in Education program helps facilitate a variety of ceramic educational experiences throughout the state.
We provide clay making activities at Ceramic Showcase, and other public art events. This outreach into the community invites people of all ages to experience hands-on the intimate responsive nature of clay, and the remarkable way head, hands and heart can work together in the creative process.We thank Georgies Art Supply for providing the clay for these outreach efforts.
We present a High School Gallery at Ceramic Showcase that highlights fine work by high schoolers from throughout the state. First, second and third place awards are given as voted by our membership. We also offer an annual scholarship for a talented high school student to continue their ceramic studies and we contribute to the National Scholastic Art Awards in both Central Oregon and the Portland Metro area.
Clay in Education funds these programs through members’ dues, donations, grants and an annual installation at Ceramic Showcase.
THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS
Your contribution to the Oregon Potters Association helps make a creative world possible!