2022 Calendar

2022 Calender

January
Demo Night

ArtHop! January 6th  5-8:00 pm 
     Members demonstrating on wheel, hand-building, and sharing the
creation of their art.
A small table of clay for playing and getting your hands dirty will be available.  


February
      All Member Exhibit
Opening Reception: ArtHop! February 3rd  5-8:00pm
          All Resident, Associate, and Friends will be exhibiting in the gallery. A wide variety of artists and techniques to enjoy.

March
Susie Rubenstein
Out of Round: Transforming the Circle

Opening Reception: ArtHop! March 3rd  5-8:00pm
Exhibition March 3rd - 25th
Opening Reception during Art Hop
Workshop on March 5th


April
Story Time

Opening Reception: ArtHop!  April 7  5-8:00pm
Resident Exhibition about telling the story on the surface of the clay. 

May
Menagerie Invitational

Opening Reception: ArtHop! May 5th  5-8:00pm
Resident Members and invited San Joaquin Valley Clay Community Participants
will be exhibiting their interpretations of creatures great, small, real, and imaginary. 


June
The Art of Drinking
Opening Reception: ArtHop! June 2nd  5-8:00pm
A thematic exhibition having anything to do with drinking.  Residents, Associates, and
San Joaquin Clay and Glass Society will be creating teapots, pitchers, glasses,
cups, mugs, Sake Sets,...you get the idea!


July
Fireworks!

Opening Reception: ArtHop!  July 7th  5-8:00pm 
An exhibition featuring all kinds of alternative ceramic/pottery firings to include
Raku, Saggar Fire, Pit Fire, Atmospheric Kiln.  It is one of our Community Outreach exhibition.


August
All Member Exhibit

Opening Reception: ArtHop!  August 4th  5-8:00pm 
 
All Resident, Associate, and Friends will be exhibiting in the gallery. A wide variety of artists and techniques to enjoy.

September
Garrett Masterson: Wood Fired Ceramics

Opening Reception: ArtHop!  September 1st  5-8:00pm
Exhibit September 1st - 30th

A solo exhibit by Fresno's own masterful clay artist. 
Workshop
Garrett Masterson: On the Wheel
September 24th, 9 - 3pm
Online Registration


October

Michael Mayer
Opening Reception: ArtHop! October 6th  5-8:00pm
A debut exhibit by Clay Hand Studios' own member Michael Mayer featuring
his beautiful wheel thrown pieces


November
Jim Shepard

A Retrospective on His Life in Clay
Opening Reception: ArtHop! November 3rd 5-8:00 pm
We honor Jim Shepard and his contribution to the clay community. He touched many lives, inspired future artists, and profoundly influenced the future of ceramics.

December
Gifted: Annual Art Exhibition and Sale
Opening Reception: ArtHop!  December 1st  5-8:00pm

The Clay Hand Studios annual holiday shopping opportunity