Monday, September 23, 2013

Check out our new blog and website

We're really proud of our new website.  Go take a look, hang out a while, and check out our blog, too. We'd love to know what you think and you can always find us on Facebook 

Although we won't be posting to this blog any longer, when you log on to our new website you can click the blog tab at the top and view our most recent postings and updates.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Artwalk, Saturday March 2nd

On Saturday, March 2, from 5-10 p.m., in conjunction with the monthly Downtown Akron Artwalk, Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) presents the latest its new event series, Downtown Art Works - ARTi Gras.

The Downtown Art Works series enhances Downtown Akron Artwalk through added promotion, performances, activities and text-to-vote public competitions. Downtown Akron Art Works performances are provided through a generous grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. In combination with DAP's First Night event on New Year's Eve, this cycle of events invite guests of all ages to celebrate the revitalization of downtown through arts and culture throughout the year. Meet Akron's artists up close and personal in this "unplugged" and social atmosphere.

Highlights include performances of Creole Cinderella, an original production featuring Neos Dance Theatre and the Ribtickler Band, a text-to-vote competition for your favorite Artwalk destination, a children’s fashion show at Summit Artspace, a Silent-Art-Auction at The BOX: an Artists of Rubber City Gallery, prizes, giveaways, musical performances and more.

To tempt your taste buds, Zydeco Bistro, the Orange TrĂ¼k and Ms. Julie’s Kitchen will be stationed throughout the footprint with Cajun cuisine available for purchase.

This event is FREE! Downtown Art Works events occur inside, outside, and in-between the Downtown Akron Artwalk venues and include galleries located in the Northside District, North High Street, East & West Market Street and Main Street. For a detailed map, see the Downtown Akron Artwalk page.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Holiday Open House and more!

This Saturday only, with any purchase receive a free handmade Pizzelle ornament.These actually make great gift tags for those special presents plus they look great on the tree!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The Holidays Are Upon Us ... Shop Local!

We're so excited to share our new gallery with you this holiday season! For the first time, we're able to show our entire collection, plus fine craft from some of our favorite American studio artists, candles, handmade soaps and more - in a bright, spacious environment. This season, shop local, support your hometown merchants and give gifts wrapped by the same hands that made them! We look forward to your visit, and meeting your visiting friends and relatives. Happy holidays from us!

Don't forget you can shop 7 days through Christmas beginning Nov.23rd. Monday through Saturday 11-8, Sunday 12-5.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

It's Time to Get Creative

Explore the creative side of the clay making process with one of the new clay classes at our studio. We're offering a variety of classes to choose from so why not bring a spouse, friend or partner and let your creativity soar. No experience needed.

Morning Mug Workshop
Saturday, Oct 20 & 27, 10-12
Cost $45 

Using basic slab building techniques, texturing and press molding, you'll create what is sure to become your favorite morning mug. (age 14-adult).

Necklace Workshop
Friday Evenings, Nov. 2 and 9, 6:30-8:30

Cost $85 
Using individually handmade decorated ceramic pieces along with a huge selection of glass beads you'll design and assemble a custom art necklace that will express your individual sense of style. You'll work along side Claudia Zeber-Martell as you string together and finish your work of art. Class size is limited to 6 per class. All materials are provided. (adult class)

Decorative Tile Workshop
Saturday, Nov 3, 10-12 & Friday, Nov. 16, 6:30-8:30
Cost $45 

Our most popular workshop is back. Create a custom made decorative tile using a variety of techniques such as texturing and carving plus you'll learn how to add visual interest to your tile with decorative press molds. Finish tile are approximately 8" x 8" and are ready to hang. All material provided. Feel free to bring any ideas or sketches with you. No clay experience necessary, just a desire to have fun! (age14-adult).

Festive Fall Platter
Friday Evenings, Oct 12 & 26, 6:30-8:30
Cost $85 

If you plan on entertaining a lot this fall, how about creating your very own ceramic platter? This new workshop allow students to create something unique, that is sure to wow your guests at your next event, picnic or party! Class size is limited to 6. (Adult class).

Holiday Workshop for Parent and Child
Friday, Dec 7, 6:30-8:30 & Saturday, Dec 8, 10-12
Cost $85 

This is a fun winter workshop where a parent (grandparent, aunt, uncle, etc., you get the  idea) and child work together to create a decorative clay tile with a holiday theme that when finished, can be given as a gift. A special feature of this class will be a handmade and decorated ceramic picture frame from Zeber-Martell studio that will have a picture of the two working on their clay project together from the class either to keep or give as a gift along with the tile. Class size limited (children 8 and older). Tile will be ready for pick up Sat., Dec 22nd.

Payment due at time of registration. Sorry, no refunds. Register early as space is limited. Light Refreshments. Classes are held at our gallery: 43 Furnace Street, Akron.
Register by phone: 330.253.3808

Monday, August 20, 2012

Just Announced ... Girl's Nite

It's the first Girl's Nite in our new expanded gallery! Come for an evening of wine, savory treats from Dine-In Diva, plus Claudia and crew will help you choose the perfect new baubles for fall from our latest collection! No RSVP is necessary, round up your besties and come down! Mark your calendar for Friday, October 19th from 5-9pm.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Add to your collection

Being surrounded by handcrafted objects that are made with skill and care adds something everyday to your life. Objects, made one at a time, enhance not only one's surroundings but uplifts the spirit. Consider enriching your daily life with handmade ceramic art from our studio.