Oregon Potters Association ‘CLAY TO TABLE’ COLLECTORS EVENT

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Oregon Potters Association ‘CLAY TO TABLE’ COLLECTORS EVENT

Come to the table and support the Oregon Potters Association for an evening of food, local ceramics and professional demonstrations.

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The Melody Event Center 615 Southeast Alder Street Portland, OR 97214

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Join us for an evening of community, art, and inspiration at our one-of-a-kind ‘Clay to Table’ Collectors Event!

WHEN: Thursday, October 27th, 6:30pm

WHERE: Melody Event Center, 615 SE Alder St. Portland, OR 97214

When you arrive you'll choose your locally made dinnerware and your seat at one of 12 tables. Enjoy a complimentary glass of beer or wine while you start bidding on the silent auction and shop our curated exhibition: ‘Sustenance’. Dinner begins at 7:00pm, accompanied by 3 professional clay demonstrations on the main stage. Throughout the evening, you can bid on or purchase exclusive ceramic pieces and every ticket holder has a chance to win one of several giveaways! At the end of the evening, the silent auction winners will be announced and all packages can be picked up in the gallery. This is a Business Casual attire event.

Proceeds from this event will help fund and support our yearly goals and operations. The OPA Clay in Education program is dedicated to growing opportunities for ceramic education in K-12 public schools in Oregon, as well as building and supporting our community of artists, educators, and enthusiasts.


$2095 funds one Clay in Education artist-in-residence including:

• $1200 artist-in-residence stipend

• $415 funds clay & firing for one public art classroom

• $480 Program Coordinator

Ticket Cost includes:

1) Your choice of ceramic bowl valued at $40-50, made by OPA artists:

Amy Fields, Dwayne Sackey, Nick Molatore, Twig Cosby

Additional dinnerware will be available for purchase

2) Three demonstrations from professional artists

3) Buffet dinner with 3 soup options*, green or caesar salad, plus dinner roll

*Gluten-free and vegetarian options available

4) Two beer or wine tickets

Additional drinks available for purchase throughout the evening

5) Your chance to bid on and win an exclusive collectors piece

6) One raffle ticket for your chance to win a ceramic piece valued at $25-60

Additional tickets available for $1 each

7) Your chance to purchase an exclusive piece from our curated exhibition: ‘Sustenance’

8) Secure parking at the event center

Ticket Price: $120

Limited to 100 people, get yours today!

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Silent Auction and Raffle Artists include:

Julie Asbury

Richey Bellinger

Kristen Page Bennett

Pat Brame

Carolyn Bulkley

Scot Cameron-Bell

Casey Campbell

Teri Fahrendorf

Sharon Greenwood

Sarah Harmon

Mary Huels

Jim Koudelka

Denise Krueger

Lynn Latta

Jimin Lee

John McLaughlin

Samuel Newman

Samantha Norha

David Perry

Elijah Pilkington

Ethan Ritter

Christopher St. John

Aubrey Sloan

Halima Taylor

Meg Turner


We are a diverse family of ceramic artists, makers, teachers and students. Together, we celebrate ceramic arts through all levels of education, sales, exhibitions, public outreach programs and friendship. By sharing our knowledge, making connections, giving encouragement, and inspiring each other, we strive to help each member grow throughout their ceramic journey.

Oregon Potters Association is 501(c)(3) Nonprofit organization engaging in arts advocacy and educational and creative projects for a network and community of over 400 ceramic artists and the public at large in the state of Oregon. We’ve been growing our community and public awareness of clay arts for the last 40 years and have remained focused on education as a meaningful way to bring ceramic arts into the future in Oregon.