Carbondale Clay Center

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    My first run in porcelain

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    I don’t ski, so answering The Sopris Sun’s year-end dare to its reporters, to “do something you’ve never done before,” with my first descent down a double black diamond run, was one possibility. Except, for me, ski resorts are like factory farms for winter… read more →

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    23rd Annual Cup Auction

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    Carbondale Clay Center (CCC) invites the local and national communities to participate in this year’s 23rd Annual Cup Auction. A favorited fundraising event that brings hundreds of people and hundreds of ceramic cups together. The 23rd Annual Cup Auction is generously sponsored by Amore Reality.

    IN-PERSON VIEWING
    December 3rd…

  • Locations: News Published

    Potter Giana Grossman finds happiness in a cup

    To walk into Giana Grossman’s studio at the Carbondale Clay Center is to enter a realm of sea and land, warmth and spirit, pop and verve. Between form, texture, and color, a display of Grossman’s vessels is irresistible to the eye and hand. You can’t help but to pick one… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    "Feeling Walls" explores the fragile edge of art

    By Sofie Koski

    Sopris Sun Youth Correspondent

    Sara Ransford has been living in the Valley since 1977, moving from Carbondale to Aspen, and then back to Carbondale. She worked as an art teacher at both the Carbondale Middle School and Carbondale Elementary School during the ‘80s and ‘90s, where she… read more →

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    Holiday U-Paint It

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    Come paint pre-made ceramic wares with underglaze paints. We will have a variety of items to choose from: mugs, bowls, plates, ornaments, and more! All items are priced $10 – $20. You paint it and we will glaze fire it in time for the Holidays! Handmade gifts are the best!

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    “FEELING-WALLS” exhibition by Sara Ransford

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    Carbondale Clay Center (CCC) presents Feeling-Walls by local artist Sara Ransford, with guest botanist Joey Glickman. This unique exhibition will primarily showcase new paper clay sculptures by Ransford. In addition, Feeling-Walls will feature several collaborations, in which Glickman has planted and cultivated desert flora in the habitat of Ransford’s sculptures.…

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    “FEELING-WALLS” First Friday Opening Reception

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    Join us for the First Friday Opening Reception of Feeling-Walls by Sara Ransford on Friday, November 5th 6-8 pm.
    Carbondale Clay Center (CCC) presents Feeling-Walls by local artist Sara Ransford, with guest botanist Joey Glickman. This unique exhibition will primarily showcase new paper clay sculptures by Ransford. In addition,…

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    CCC’s next feat of clay: a humble expansion

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    Those who pot and those who never touched clay but want arts in Carbondale to thrive met at the Launchpad on Sunday to help shape the Carbondale Clay Center’s (CCC) future expansion plans. CCC hosted a lively design charette with about 20read more →

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    Clay National XV: The Narrative Figure Exhibition

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    Carbondale Clay National XV is a national exhibition of ceramic art held annually at the Carbondale Clay Center Gallery. The exhibition will be on display from September 4th – 25th, with an opening reception on First Friday, September 3rd from 6-8pm.

    💥Vote for People’s Choice! 💥
    details coming soon…

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    Clay National XV: The Narrative Figure Exhibition

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    Carbondale Clay National XV is a national exhibition of ceramic art held annually at the Carbondale Clay Center Gallery. The exhibition will be on display from September 4th – 25th, with an opening reception on First Friday, September 3rd from 6-8pm.

    💥Vote for People’s Choice! 💥
    details coming soon…