Author Archive | Beth Ann Gerstein


Making In Between: Contemporary Chinese American Ceramics

High-resolution Images  • Press Release (pdf) • Reception On View: March 14–August 23, 2020 Reception: March 14, 2020 6 PM – 9 PM • Talk @ 7:00 p.m. Making In Between: Contemporary Chinese American Ceramics examines the works of six first- and second-generation Chinese American ceramic artists from the United States and provides a basis […]

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Joanne Hayakawa: A Wing and A Prayer II

January 11 – April 19, 2020 Opening Reception: Saturday, January 11, 6:00 – 9:00 PM San Diego-based ceramicist Joanne Hayakawa explores diametrically-opposed pairs in her work. Vulnerability with strength, the extraordinary with the mundane, self-indulgent technology with the human condition to name a few. Hayakawa explores these conflicting themes by using body parts -– hearts, […]

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Ceramics Classes

Introductory “Teaser” Classes 2 hours – $45/person Want to dip your toe into the clay world? Crave handmade, authentic, and personal? Take a teaser class for a two-hour crash course in what the New York Times called the “perfect antidote to modern times.” Come as you are – no preparation or background needed! Choose from […]

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Simple, elegant and stylish collection of modern hand drawn kitchenware, japanese ceramics, logos and illustrations, craft and handmade concept

Ceramics Treasure Sale • December 7-15

  December 7: Noon-5pm AMOCA Members Only! December 8:  Noon-5pm Public Opening December 11-15: Noon-5pm Our cups, bowls, plates, and vases runneth over! Discover ceramic treasures for a wonderful price while supporting AMOCA. Be the first to nab the best finds during the AMOCA Members only Saturday, December 7 from Noon-5pm.

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Kent Tool + Dana Gardner

Avian Clay: Kent Tool + Dana Gardner

High-resolution Images • Reception • Shop On View: October 12 – December 30, 2019 Reception: October 12, 6 – 9 PM Dana Gardner, a self-taught painter, has illustrated nearly 50 different books and field guides on the birds of Costa Rica, Singapore, Wallacea, and Belize. Gardner met San Francisco-based artist Kent Tool in 2001 and […]

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