Current and Upcoming Shows

September 2 - October 9, 2021

Small Wonders


A Miniature & Small Works Show


Fine Line Creative Arts Center
37w570 Bolcum Rd
St. Charles IL 60175

July 23 - September 12, 2021

Menagerie, National Clay Competition
 

Epperson Gallery of Ceramic Arts
1400 Pomona St.
Crockett, CA 94525

September 3 - 26, 2021

Juried National VI 

Red Lodge Clay Center’s biennial exhibition of current relevant and diverse practices in the field of ceramics.

Closing Reception
September 24, 5:00 - 7:00 PM 

Upcoming Residensies

North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC

October 1 -  December 23, 2022

The North Carolina Pottery Center is a dynamic and engaging place where people of all backgrounds, ages, and interests discover the beauty and the stories behind North Carolina’s world-class clay culture.

 

I'll be working there for almost three mont during the Fall season. My plan is to develop a set of utilitarian ware and research ceramic history of North Carolina. I want to participate in wood-firings, meet local artist and just make pots, not sculptures. NO painting on work, just atmospheric firings. 

Studio Faire, Nérac, France

March 17 - April 13, 2022

Studio Faire is a contemporary art space in South West France, providing residencies for Artists, Writers, Designers and all other creative practitioners.

During my stay there, for four weeks I'll be immersed into the development of new ideas and mainly concentrate on drawing and writing. I'm at a stage when I have to make changes in my work and start a new direction. I feel that I reached a certain proficiency in my building and decoration skills and need to work more on my concepts and what I actually want to say with my sculptures. 

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DRAWinternational, Caylus, France

April 17 – May 28, 2022

I'm going to spend two month at DRAWinternational AIR, the place that fosters artistic research to promote and reveal ideas within a contemporary context. It offers international artists, teachers and students the opportunity to extend professional practice through cultural exchange.

I'll be working on the new series of drawings for my sculptural work. 

Upcoming Workshops

The Magic of Underglaze Colors at Your Fingertips

dates: Saturday, August 21, 2021
           Saturday, August 28

time: 10:00AM-4:00PM 

location: 100 Russell Drive  |                          Star, NC 27356

A one day hands-on workshop on underglaze decoration. Whether you are a hand builder, a wheel thrower or somewhere in between, this workshop will show you how to enhance your work with a painterly surface treatment that mimics watercolor. Julia will show you how to use Velvet Underglazes, underglaze pencils and chalks to create multi layered imagery. First you will practice on a bisque tile then work on one of your own bisqued pieces. 

The Magic of Underglaze Colors at Your Fingertips

dates: October 9 - 10, 2021

time: 10:00AM-4:00PM 

location: 550 N Ventura Ave,
                Ventura, CA 93001

A two day hands-on workshop on underglaze decoration. Whether you are a hand builder, a wheel thrower or somewhere in between, this workshop will show you how to enhance your work with a painterly surface treatment that mimics watercolor. Julia will show you how to use Velvet Underglazes, underglaze pencils and chalks to create multi layered imagery. First you will practice on a bisque tile then work on one of your own bisqued pieces. 

Memory and Image: Dimensional Tile & Decal Transfer

Studio Bridges

dates: TBD, Fall 2021

time: 10:00AM-4:00PM 

location: 11225 Vista Ave,
                Grass Valley, CA

During this 2-day workshop participants will learn how to use the rigid-slab hand-building technique to create a unique memory box; investigate the possibility of carved surfaces; learn how to apply underglazes to create a colorful background; and make sepia-tone 

 

Fee for the workshop: $225

Contact Deborah Bridges for registration - deborah@studiobridges.com