Upcoming shows for 2021: River Oaks Art Center, Alexandria, Louisianariveroaksartscenter.com7th Annual Dirty South CupApril 9 – May 22, 2021 Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana radiusgallery.com5th Annual Ceramics Invitational 24 April – 6 June 2020 Clay Akar, Iowa City clayakar.com15th Yunomi InvitationalOpening June 18th, 2021 Belger Crane Yard Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri belgerarts.org/belger-crane-yard-studios Still Shakin’ Opening November 5…

As a KCAC member and donating artist, I want to personally invite you to support the organization by bidding on some fabulous art. I am honored to be among the list of rock star artists who contributed wonderful work after a challenging year—the quality of the work is exceptional! AND, as always, 100% of the proceeds from our auction…

Materials Used: Porcelain, Glaze, China Paints, Gold Luster, Vintage Stoke-On-Trent Blue & Gold Flower Decals, Meissen Blue Flower Decals, Metallic Decals, Gold Decals, Vintage Stoke-On-Trent Rusty Red & Gold Flower Decals Share this… Facebook Twitter Pinterest email

Collectors, art enthusiasts, and friends of the Coalition know this is the best night of the year to acquire art from sought-after established and emerging artists – with ALL of the proceeds going to fund operations, exhibitions, and programming for the Kansas City Artists Coalition (KCAC). The quality and quantity of the art (at every…

2021 Kansas City Artist Coalition’s ANNUAL BENEFIT ART AUCTION

KCAC ANNUAL BENEFIT ART AUCTION Collectors, art enthusiasts, and friends of the Coalition know this is the best night of the year to acquire art from sought-after established and emerging artists – with ALL of the proceeds going to fund operations, exhibitions, and programming for the Kansas City Artists Coalition (KCAC). The quality and quantity…

China paint, luster, and cold-finishing techniques are used all over the world to finesse and highlight many qualities of the ceramic form. These surface decorations are used for expressing cultural heritage, storytelling, color theory and more. In this 2-hour demonstration workshop, Melanie will demonstrate how she marries the ceramic form and surface imagery with layer…

The brewing process for sake differs from the process for beer, where the conversion from starch to sugar and then from sugar to alcohol occurs in two distinct steps. Like other rice wines, when sake is brewed, these conversions occur simultaneously. The alcohol content differs between sake, wine, and beer; while most beer contains 3–9% ABV, wine generally contains 9–16% ABV,[4] and undiluted sake contains 18–20% ABV (although this is often lowered to about 15% by diluting with water prior to bottling).

“Hanami” is the centuries-old practice of drinking under a blooming sakura or ume tree. The custom is said to have started during the Nara period (710–794), when it was ume blossoms that people admired in the beginning, but by the Heian period (794–1185) cherry blossoms came to attract more attention, and hanami was synonymous with…