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 1st February 2018
5 December 2017 - 30 January 2018 - Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
Spectra: A Survey Exhibition of American Contemporary Wood Fired Ceramics at Morean Center for Clay.
13 January - 24 February - Frankfurt, Germany
Ceramics Modern - exhibition of Japanese ceramics including Kei Tanimoto and Shiro Tsujimura, at Japan Art.
19 - 28 February - Skælskør, Denmark
Communal Woodfiring. 14 - 17 June - Woodfire Marathon - International Ceramic Research Center.
1 - 15 March - Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Sculpting with Earth and Fire - workshop with Shozo Michikawa, at Gaya Ceramic Arts Center.
2 - 4 March - Asheboro, North Carolina, USA
31st North Carolina Potters' Conference.
9 - 11 March - Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA
Pre-NCECA Conference wood-salt firing workshop with Kevin Crowe and Jack Troy, at Touchstone Center for Crafts.
15 - 21 April - Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia
Clay Gulgong 2018 - guest artists include Linda Christianson, Daniel Johnston (USA), and Neil Hoffmann (Aus).
20 - 23 April - Sasayama, Hyogo, Japan
Workshop with Bruce Dehnert and John Dix - Making pots for anagama firing and demonstrations. 28 April - 6 May - loading and firing the anagama (unloading on 12 May).
April - May - Oxford, England, UK
Both the smaller 'Willow' and large 'Brick' kilns at Wytham Wood in Oxford will be fired this Spring. Packing of the Willow kiln - from 9 April; firing from 16 April; unpacking 26 April. Packing of the Brick kiln - from 10 May; firing from 17 May; unpacking 4 June. Space is available in both kilns.
26 April - 7 May - Dingle, Co Kerry, Republic of Ireland
Train Kiln Building Workshop with Robert Sanderson - building, packing, firing, unpacking a small train kiln. The kiln cooling days (5/6 May) will coincide with Féile na Bealtaine - Music and Arts Festival in Dingle (3-7 May).
Contact Ursula Tramski: ursel 'dot' tramski 'at' web 'dot' de
27 May - 8 June - Penland, North Carolina, USA
Making and firing workshop - with Simon Levin, at Penland School of Crafts.
3 - 9 June - Queen Camel, Somerset, England, UK
Summer School Course with Douglas and Jennie Phillips - making and woodfiring. Further courses from 1 - 7 July and 5 - 11 August. Ridge Pottery.
9 - 24 June - Herbster, Wisconsin, USA
Anagama firing workshop - with Mike Webster at his forest studio in Bayfield County.
22 - 26 June - Layton, New Jersey, USA
Firing the noborigama - workshop with John Dix.
20 - 23 July - Making work for the anagama and 24 - 31 July - Firing the anagama - with Ashwini Bhat and Heidi Kreitchet, at Peters Valley School of Craft.
24 June - 7 July - Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA
Woodfiring Intensive: Exploring regular and reduction cool processes - with Ted Neal. 16 - 22 September - Woodfiring and Cooling workshop - with Lindsay Oesterritter, at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.
25 August - 1 September 2018 - La Borne, Cher, France
The 3rd European International Woodfire Conference will be hosted by the ceramists of La Borne and the Centre Céramique Contemporaine La Borne - kiln firings, exhibitions, presentations, demonstrations, films, lectures and more. Further details will be available in January 2018.