Author Archive | Beth Ann Gerstein


Notice Regarding COVID-19 (Corona Virus)

Updated March 24, 2020 Dear AMOCA Community, In times of stress and uncertainty, museums and studios strive to offer a respite from the challenges of the world. While we had hoped to remain open to provide a place of solace for our community, we, like our peers around the world, are temporarily closing our doors […]

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Summer Clay Camps for Kids and Teens!

Join us for a fun and educational clay camp! These camps are great for those kids (ages 7 – 16) who have never had the opportunity to try their hands at ceramics. Camps meet for one week, three hours a day, Monday through Friday during the summer. There will be a snack break halfway through […]

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Laura Nave

Laura Nave: Terra Sigillata Workshop • June 20

10 am to 4 pm  • $75 • New Date! Click here for more information or to register. Our Visiting Artist, Laura Nave, is showing us her mad skills with terra sigillata! Have you tried using terra sigillata on your work? Do you know what it is? Curious? Terra Sigillata loosely translating to “sealed earth” […]

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Heesoo Lee Ceramics

Heesoo Lee Workshop • May 9-10

10 am to 5 pm  • $350 Click here for more information or to register. Heesoo Lee will be demonstrating her hand-building skills and beautiful surface decorations to you this coming May. Participants will be able to build pottery using Heesoo’s techniques and also apply her glazing methods to a piece of bisqueware that you […]

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2020 SoCal High School Ceramics

We are developing a virtural exhibition. Stay tuned for new dates and additional details! See the ceramic tradition through the eyes of young artists! A juried show featuring approximately 80 finalists and 20 schools. Awards to be announced at the opening reception; Visitor’s Choice awards to be announced via press release at close of the […]

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Curated Virtual Clay Resources

Listening & Seeing Virtual Tour: Making in Between: Contemporary Chinese American Ceramics Podcast: Tales of a Red Clay Rambler PBS Series: Craft In America Video: Chris Gustin Artist Talk Making: Adults Video: Coil Built Bowl, 92nd Street Y, NYC Website: Ceramics Arts Network Glaze Recipes: Glazy Making: Kids & Teens Videos: Teaching Clay to Elementary […]

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Making In Between: Contemporary Chinese American Ceramics

During the temporary shutdown, the digital version of this exhibition is available for free!Click here to view the Digital Exhibition High-resolution Images  • Press Release (pdf) • Reception On View:March 14–August 23, 2020Reception:CANCELLED – March 14, 2020 6 PM – 9 PM • Talk @ 7:00 p.m. The United States of America is frequently described […]

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