We welcome announcements of woodfire related events: workshops, conferences, seminars,
exhibitions etc., to be included on this page and also perhaps published in the Backlog Events Calendar of
the next issue of The Log Book. (This will depend on how the date of an event ties in with actual
publication schedules for The Log Book.)
Please give details of your event including dates, venue, venue address and contact details
(e-mail, telephone, website).
This Listing up-dated on 17th February 2017
Until 5 February - Middelfart, Denmark
Slip Fantasien Løs! (Free your imagination) - major retrospective exhibition of 200 pieces (spanning a career of over 50 years) by Sten Lykke Madsen, at CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark.
Until 5 February - Middelfart, Denmark
Keramik med Fyr og Flamme (Ceramics with Fire and Flame) - work by Kenneth Marquart at CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark.
Until 28 February - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Work by Su Hanna (AU)Peter Callas and Jack Troy (USA) at Mansfield Ceramics Gallery.
Until 5 March - Springfield, Missouri, USA
The Wood-fired Kiln - A Catalyst for Collaboration, work by Priscilla Mouritzen, Nina Hole, Kenneth Baskin, Keith Ekstam, Rick Hirsch, Jeff Johnston and Scott Meyer at Springfield Art Museum. Artist Panel Discussion on 4 March.
18 February - 23 April - Sale, Victoria, Australia
Jars - large vessels from the past ten years - exhibition by Owen Rye at Gippsland Art Gallery.
7 - 25 March - Newberg, Oregon, USA
Two exhibitions to coincide with the NCECA annual conference: Ashes and Flux - work from four kilns (East Creek Anagama, FuuKooGama, Noble Hill Anagama, and Pleasant Hill Pottery), and Great Waves Over the Pacific on Wood Firing, work by artists who fire in the FuuKooGama kiln, together with that of four guest artists, at the Chehalem Cultural Center.
20 March - Pre NCECA conference event: Tour to the FuuKooGama in Sheridan, and the East Creek Anagama in Willamina.
12 - 15 March - Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Train of Thought: Wood-firing Concepts - workshop with Simon Levin at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.
12 March - 5 May - Penland, North Carolina, USA
Painting with Fire - Spring intensive workshop exploring atmospheric firing techniques with Nick Schwartz, and guest teacher John Dix (for a two week period) at Penland School of Crafts.
8 April - 27 May - Cwmbran, Torfaen, Wales
Earth, Fire and Salt - Touring exhibition of work by Micki Schloessingk at Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre.
6 May - 22 July - Seagrove, North Carolina, USA
Great Pots: Masterpieces from North Carolina and South Carolina, curated by Mark Hewitt, at North Carolina Pottery Centre coinciding with WoodfireNC international woodfire conference (8 - 11 June). A survey of the pottery regions of both states, of work mostly from the 19th century: From NC: earthenware pots from the Moravian, Catawba Valley, and St. AsaphÕs traditions; salt-glazed pots from Moore, Randolph, and Alamance Counties; alkaline-glazed pots from the Catawba Valley. From SC: decorated and undecorated stoneware from Edgefield; stoneware from Columbia and the Upstate region.
8 - 11 June - Star, North Carolina, USA
WoodfireNC - International Woodfire Conference at STARworks Arts Centre. A collaboration between STARworks, the North Carolina Pottery Center and the woodfire potters of NC, the conference will be preceded by several firing workshops.
28 June - 1 July - Cooroy, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
Smoke on the Water will feature artists from Korea, Japan, Singapore, Hungary, USA and Australia, with exhibitions, presentations, panel discussions, artist projects, demonstrations, Pecha Kucha talks and more. Pre-conference events will offer hands on, one on one experience with invited guest artists.
11 - 21 July - Kecshemét, Hungary
Olsen Woodfire Marathon - with Fred Olsen (USA), at the International Ceramics Studio. Participants will have the opportunity to make work and fire it in all three of the Olsen kilns at the studio Š glaze and ash, salt, and the new Super E.