KC Clay Guild hosts many special events throughout the year. From Raku Night in the Fall, the Holiday Sale and Studio Tour in the Winter, and workshops year-round tune in to this page to keep updated on all of our special events.
KC Clay Guild Board Meeting
KC Clay Guild Board Nomination Deadline
GET INVOLVED! Elections are coming!
Would you like to be more involved in the running of the KC Clay Guild?
Interested in serving on a not-for-profit board?
How it works: Per our bylaws, we elect 10 board members and, once elected, those ten Board members determine who fills what roles. The new board would sit from May 2018 through April 2019. Positions include:
What's involved in serving on the board? We ask that you attend monthly board meetings (approximately 2 hours per month), join or lead at least one committee (such as Raku, Building Improvements, TeaBowl National, Spring Sale, etc.) and volunteer at no less than three other clay guild events (i.e. volunteer Sunday, plaza art fair outreach, raku night, etc.) It varies by position but most board positions require a commitment of at least 6-10 hours per month.
If interested, please send your photo and responses to the following questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
1) Why are you interested in serving on the KC Clay Guild Board?
2) Describe your skills, experience, and interests and how you might put it to use as a KC Clay Guild Board Member.
KC Clay Guild Board Member Elections
KC Clay Guild
Juror: Erica Iman
June 25: Deadline for entries
July 24: Jurying deadline
July 30: Acceptance notifications sent
September 17: Shipping deadline for accepted work
October 1: Open reception at Bredin-Lee Gallery, 5pm-9pm
October 31: Begin return of unsold work
General Rules: An artist may submit one view each of 3 separate teabowls for $30. All works must be original and completed within the last 2 years. No single teabowl may exceed 7x7x7 inches. No sets will be accepted. Display boxes are allowed. Work must be 90% ceramic.
Entries: Entry fee of $30 must be paid online when application is submitted. Applications without a paid application fee will be deleted. Contact us (email@example.com) if you have difficulty applying or making the payment.
Images: Jpeg images must be 300dpi at 1900x1900 pixels. Low quality images will not be used for publication on poster or used in marketing materials. Submitting images implies consent for photographic reproduction.
File name format: jsmith1, jsmith2, jsmith3
Click here to upload your image(s).
Sales: All accepted works must be available for sale. No single piece may exceed $250. There will be a 40% commission on pieces sold, artists keeps 60%. Pieces that are not sold will be returned to artists, artists must cover costs of return shipping.
Shipping: Artists are responsible for safe delivery and all shipping costs. Please include a return shipping label or check with your piece for return shipping. Each accepted piece should have an attached and easily removable label with your name, retail price, title, and material information. Pieces damaged in transit will not be included in the show. You must send the exact piece that was accepted by the juror.
Unsold work that does not include payment for return shipping will become the property of KC Clay Guild 90 days after the end of the exhibition. We will contact you to make arrangements if we do not have adequate payment for return shipping.
Centered Earth Gallery: Artists may place unsold work for sale in our gallery. Further gallery representation is also possible. Please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Send accepted work to:
attn: Louis TBN 2021
200 W. 74th St.
Kansas City, MO 64114
Awards: Best of Show ($500), 2nd Place ($300), 3rd Place ($200). Other prizes include various purchase awards, equipment awards, and gift certificates.
Disclaimer: We will do all we can to maintain the safety of all accepted works. Due to the fragile nature of these pieces, KCCG or Bredin-Lee Gallery will not be held responsible for any damage that may occur.
Open studio is limited to 8 participants per time block.
DO NOT COME TO THE STUDIO IF YOU ARE SICK.
Open studio is only open to members. Anyone can become a KC Clay Guild member. Register online.
Studio time is $4 per hour. Monthly passes are not available at this time.
When you arrive: sign in, check in with the monitor, and complete the health declaration and waiver of liability forms.
Clay will be available for sale.
Bisque firing is a penny per cubic inch, glaze firing is free as long as you bisque fired the pieces at KC Clay Guild.
Practice social distancing.
Only one person at a sink at a time.
Only two individuals using the glazing room at a time.
Leave the studio more clean than you found it.
Please give yourself time to clean up and leave by the end of your time block.
Family Fun Night is limited to 8 participants per time block, there is no instruction available during Family Fun Night.
Second Sunday Pottery Class is a one time class that introduces students to the potter's wheel.
During the 3 hour class, the students will focus on making pieces and having fun. Our staff will fire and glaze your pieces once the pieces are fired. We will have many glazes to choose from at the end of class. The pieces will be ready to pick up about 3 weeks after the class, we will email you when the pieces are ready to pick up.
The class is limited to 8 students to allow for proper social distancing, the class will be split into to adjacent rooms. Well-fitting masks required at all times.
Contact email@example.com with any questions.
Third Sunday Pottery Class is a one time class that introduces students to the potter's wheel.
Fourth Sunday Pottery Class is a one time class that introduces students to the potter's wheel.
Evening Open Studio is limited to 4 participants per time block.