Calendar of Events

Following is a list of West Berkeley clay events

Friday, June 18, 2010

Cowboys in West Berkeley!

Jered Nelson is declared a DesignCraft hero, read more about his craft and cowboy past, click here

Monday, May 31, 2010

East Bay Open Studio!

East Bay Open Studio
Over 400 artists, including many in West Berkeley open their studio space to show/sell new work and offer bites & sips.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Studio space available at Earthworks in West Berkeley

Available now -

Rent is free for the first month.

Ceramic studio space available at Earthworks Studio and Gallery. Perfect space for all types of ceramic or sculpture artists. Please call joanna at 510-283-3304 to schedule a time to check out the space.

*3000 sq. ft studio shared by 8 artists, each artist has their own individual space within the studio.

*large slab roller

*spray booth

*display space in the gallery

*glaze area

*40 cu. ft. downdraft gas kiln (studio kiln)

*10 cu. ft. electric kiln (studio kiln)

*Great space for selling your work during Holiday Open Studio events.

*Rent is $470/mo. $400 studio buy in. Please note - there is a jury/interview process for all potential new studio mates - please be prepared to show examples of your artwork - thanks!

Earthworks Studio and Gallery

2547 8th Street #33

Berkeley, CA 94710

Friday, May 21, 2010

We want to see you this Saturday at the Opening Reception!

We want to see you this Saturday at the Opening Reception!

Come by TRAX this Saturday for the Opening Reception of GO FIGURE. Ron Meyers is visiting all the way from Athens, Georgia and Robert Brady is coming all the way from his studio...behind the gallery! Meet these two legendary artists in one night at TRAX!
510-540-8729 /

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Opening Reception Tonight!

Casual Geometry
April 24 - May 16, 2010

Opening TONIGHT April 24, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Gallery talk at 5:30

Mark Pharis is currently Chair of the Department of Art and Professor of Ceramics at the University of Minnesota. A former Warren MacKenzie student, Pharis' work is held in the collections of Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, Gardner Museum, Toronto Canada, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Ferguson Collection, the Kansas City Art Institute, The Woodman Collection, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Everson Museum, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, amongst others.

TRAX Ceramics Gallery
1812 5th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 5:30 pm
510-540-TRAX (8729)

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Spring is in the air...time for seconds sales

Fourth & Clay's is May 1st & 2nd

Mary Law's Annual Spring Sale is May 1st, 2nd, 8th & 9th. 10-5pm at her studio 1421 5th Street, Berkeley.

Anyone else? If so, please post details as a comment!

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Opening Reception Sat. March 27th...

Woodfired ceramics by,
Scott Parady, Bang, Ho Sik and Tae, Sung Yong
March 27 - April 18, 2010
SHARED CUSTOMS is an exhibiton of woodfired ceramics from two visiting Korean potters Bang, Ho Sik and Tae, Sung Yong and California potter, Scott Parady.
Opening Reception & Gallery Talk: Saturday, March 27th, 5-7pm.Demonstration of Korean tea ceremony by Mr. Tae at 5:30, discussion to follow with Mr. Tae and Mr. Parady.

TRAX Ceramics Gallery
1812 5th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 5:30 pm
510-540-TRAX (8729)

Saturday, March 13, 2010

3 Berkeley Clay Artists Profiled

A wonderful new blog called handful of salt, that is all about things local, handmade and full of soul, profiled three of our very own West Berkeley clay folks!

Click for profile of Josie Jurczenia, Rae Dunn and their gallery/studio with Christa Assad - 4th & Clay

Click here for profile of Erin McGuiness

Saturday, February 20, 2010

5 + 5 An Exhibition of 5 California Potters & their 5 Invitees

TRAX Gallery
February 20 - March 21, 2010
An Exhibition of 5 California Potters & their 5 Invitees

Sam Clarkson / Santa Cruz, California → Charity Davis-Woodard / Edwardsville, Illinois

Rod Guyer / Forestville, California → Sarah Jaeger / Helena, Montana

Jan Schachter / Portola Valley, California → Mila Visser't Hooft / Berkeley, California

Christa Assad / Berkeley, California → Lorna Meaden / Durango, Colorado

Doug Browe / Ukiah, California → Alleghany Meadows / Carbondale, California

Join us on Saturday, February 20th from 5 - 7 PM for the opening reception & a gallery talk at 5:30 with a few of the artists. Work from this show will be available online after the opening. We hope you can attend!

TRAX Ceramics Gallery
1812 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710

Wednesday - Sunday
12 PM - 5:30 PM