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Moravian Tile Festival

By Josh on Nov 21, 2013

 Saturday and Sunday, May 17 & 18, 2014 - rain or shine.
 Saturday 10AM to 5PM, Sunday 10AM to 4PM
WHERE: Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (a National Historic Landmark),
 130 East Swamp Road (Route 313), Doylestown PA 18901
 (Bucks County Pennsylvania.)

DESCRIPTION: Take advantage of this unique opportunity to view historic and contemporary ceramic tiles featured by 50 or more artists, dealers and collectors from around the country. Beautiful and rare examples of handcrafted tiles will be on exhibit and available for purchase.

Adult admission is $6, with a free tour of the Tile Works included. Kids are free.

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3 day tile workshop

By Josh on Nov 21, 2013

May 13 - 15, 2014
This three day workshop covers all the basic processes used by the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works to produce decorative tile, mosaics, quarry tile, and plaster molds, in addition to basic glazing, sagger loading, tile setting and grouting.  There will be an opportunity to tour Fonthill and the Tile Works and see a lecture/slide show on historic and contemporary tile installations.

Limited enrollment and individualized instruction by the staff of the MPTW allows each student to have a hands on experience with many of the above processes. Class size is limited to 8 students.  The workshop cost is $275.

If you have a group of 8 and would like to schedule a workshop contact Adam Zayas at the number below or via email azayas@co.bucks.pa.us

Click here to find out about registering.

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Clay & Printmaking + Raku - NEW Workshop!

By Josh on Oct 31, 2013

May 17 and 18, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Bloomingon Art Center 
​(Intermediate to Experienced) This workshop is an introduction to various image transfer techniques for clay. Combining printmaking techniques like screenprinting and relief printing directly onto clay slabs and to bisque commercial tiles will be the core techniques covered. How to put images into screens, carve reliefs, and make adhesive stencils will Multiple layers of color and images will be created using AMACO underglazes and glazes. Color theory, perspective, and principles of design will also be discussed to aid in the creation of well executed images, compositions, and designs. The commercial tiles with printed images will be Raku fired as part of the workshop. 
http://www.btacmn.org

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Silver City Clay Festival

By Josh on Oct 01, 2013

~~August 2-4th
Silver City, New Mexico
www.clayfestival.com

Whether you're a seasoned clay artist or want to get your hands dirty for the first time, you'll find your niche at CLAY.

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Handmade Tile Association
34 Thirteenth Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-781-6409

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