2017

Oct 14,15  and Oct 21,22   11am-5pm:

  • Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour is your chance to visit me in my studio and see how my art is made.  As always there will be new work for sale.  Over 300 artists in the county will be doing the same during the first three weekends in Oct.  Look for the BIG GREEN signs at all participating studios.  See the tour web site for how to buy a map and/or phone app or just start with visiting me!  I’m at 114 Pioneer Rd., Watsonville, 95076.

May 6 1:30pm-7pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.   Click here for the class description and/or to sign up.  Contact Joanne or David at 408-356-9035 with questions.  All skill levels welcome.  Sign up for the workshop and it includes one month free membership to the studio to return and glaze your pots or make even more pots! 

2016

Oct 1,2 and Oct 15,16   11am-5pm:

  • Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour is your chance to visit me in my studio and see how my art is made.  As always there will be new work for sale.  Over 300 artists in the county will be doing the same during the first three weekends in Oct.  Look for the BIG GREEN signs at all participating studios.  See the tour web site for how to buy a map and/or phone app or just start with visiting me!  I’m at 114 Pioneer Rd., Watsonville, 95076.

July 9,10   10am – 5pm:

June 11  1:30pm-7pm:

  • Advanced slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.   Must have taken Elaine’s beginning slab building class or have previous hand building experience.  Click here and scroll down for the class description and/or to sign up.  Sign up for the workshop and it includes one month free membership to the studio to return and glaze your pots and/or make even more pots! 

May 7, 8  9:30am-4pm:

  • Texture Extravaganza!  A team taught hands on workshop featuring the texture twins, Lynn Wood and Elaine Pinkernell at Clay Planet in Santa Clara.  This is for those with some experience in clay. Click here for more info and/or to sign up.

Jan 30  1:30pm-7pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.   Click here for the class description and/or to sign up.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 with questions. Sign up for the workshop and it includes one month free membership to the studio to return and glaze your pots or make even more pots! 

2015

Tuesdays, Oct 27 – Dec 8, 10am to 1pm:

  • A 6-week slab building class at Higher Fire Clayspace and Gallery in San Jose.    Click here and scroll down for the class description and to register.  Here’s a chance to spend extended class time with Elaine perfecting techniques you may have seen in her one day workshops.  Contact Higher Fire at 408.295.5765 with questions or to sign up.

Nov 7  10am-4pm for making pots and Dec 5  12pm-4pm for glazing:

  • Soft Slab Mania hand building workshop at Santa Cruz Mountain Art Center in Ben Lomand.  (Formerly called Elaine’s Beginning Slab Building workshop.)  All levels welcome.  Click here and scroll down for the workshop listing and to sign up.  Contact Elaine at 831-763-1674 with questions.

Oct 10,11 and Oct 17,18   11am-5pm:

  • Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour is your chance to visit me in my studio and see how my art is made.  As always there will be new work for sale.  Over 300 artists in the county will be doing the same during the first three weekends in Oct.  Look for the BIG GREEN signs at all participating studios.  See the tour web site for how to buy a map and/or phone app or just start with visiting me!  I’m at 114 Pioneer Rd., Watsonville, 95076.

Sept 6  11am-4pm:

  • Ceram-A-Rama, at the Santa Cruz Mountain Art Center.

    A claycentric free event for the whole family. Activities include hands-on clay contests, prizes, raku firing, and demonstrations by various artists of which I’m one.  Contact SCMAC for more details.

July 25, 26 and Aug 1,2   10am-3pm (or 4 even!):

July 11,12   10am – 5pm:

Apr 26  10am-4pm

  • Advanced slab building workshop at Santa Cruz Mountain Art Center in Ben Lomand.   Must have taken Elaine’s beginning slab building class or have previous hand building experience.  Click here for the workshop listing and to sign up.  Contact the art center at (831) 336-3513 with questions.

Feb 1  10am-4pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

Jan 24  1:30pm-7pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.    Click here for the class description and/or to sign up.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 with questions.

2014

Nov 22  10am-4pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

Oct 4,5 and Oct 18,19   11am-5pm:

  • Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour is your chance to visit me in my studio and see how my art is made.  As always there will be new work for sale.  Over 300 artists in the county will be doing the same during the first three weekends in Oct.  Look for the BIG GREEN signs at all participating studios.  See the tour web site for how to buy a map and/or phone app or just start with visiting me!  I’m at 114 Pioneer Rd., Watsonville, 95076.

July 12,13   10am – 5pm:

May 17  1pm-7pm

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.    Click here for the class description and/or to sign up.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 with questions.

Jan 25  1pm-7pm

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.    Click here for the class description and/or to sign up.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 with questions.

2013

 Tuesdays, Oct 29 – Dec 10, 10am to 1pm:

  • A 6-week slab building class at Higher Fire Clayspace and Gallery in San Jose.    Click here and scroll down for the class description and to register.  Here’s a chance to spend extended class time with Elaine perfecting techniques you may have seen in her one day workshops.  Contact Higher Fire at 408.295.5765 with questions or to sign up.

Nov 16   9:30am-4pm:

  • Advanced slab building workshop at Leslie Ceramic Supply in Berkeley.    Click here and scroll down for the class description and to register.  Contact Leslie’s at 510-524-7363 with questions or to sign up.

Nov 3  10am-4pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

Oct 12,13 and Oct 19,20   11am-5pm:

  • Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour is your chance to visit me in my studio and see how my art is made.  As always there will be new work for sale.  Over 300 artists in the county will be doing the same during the first three weekends in Oct.  Look for the BIG GREEN signs at all participating studios.  See the tour web site for how to buy a map and/or phone app or just start with visiting me!  I’m at 114 Pioneer Rd., Watsonville, 95076.

May 18  1pm-7pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.     Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 with questions or to sign up.

Mar 3  10am-4pm

  • Advanced slab building workshop at Santa Cruz Mountain Art Center in Ben Lomand.   Must have taken Elaine’s beginning slab building class or have previous hand building experience.  Click here for the workshop listing and to sign up.  Contact the art center at (831) 336-3513 with questions.

Mar 2  10am-4pm

  • Beginning slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.   If you choose to have your work fired at the center the date to return to glaze it is March 17, 9am – 12pm.

Feb 16  10am – 4pm

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Leslie Ceramic Supply in Berkeley.    Click here for the class description.  Contact Leslie’s at 510-524-7363 with questions or to sign up.

Jan 19  1pm-7pm

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.     Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 with questions or to sign up.

2012

Nov 4   10am-4pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

Oct 6,7 and Oct 20,21   11am-5pm:

  • Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour is your chance to visit me in my studio and see how my art is made.  As always there will be new work for sale.  Take the tour and visit over 250 artists who are doing the same or just start at my studio and I’ll point you to surrounding artists.  Look for the BIG GREEN signs at all participating studios.  114 Pioneer Rd., Watsonville

Aug 26   10am-4pm:

  •  Advanced slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.  A day of making more complex functional forms like a teapot or pitcher.   Must have previous slab building experience or have taken Elaine’s beginning slab workshop.  Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

June 30  1pm-7pm

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.    Click here for the class description and/or to sign up.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 with questions.

May 20  10am-5pm

Apr 14  10am-4pm

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Santa Cruz Mountain Art Center in Ben Lomand.    Click here for the class description. Click here and scroll up to my workshop listing in the Ceramics section to sign up.  Contact the art center at (831) 336-3513 with questions.

Mar 24  10am-4pm

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Fire Arts Center in Arcata.    Click here for the class description.  Contact the art center at 707-826-1445 with questions or to sign up.

2011

Nov 19   10am-4pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

Oct 8,9 and Oct 15, 16   11am-5pm:  (new hours!)

  • Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour is your chance to visit me in my studio and see how my art is made.  As always there will be new work for sale.  Take the tour and visit over 250 artists who are doing the same or just start at my studio and I’ll point you to surrounding artists.  Look for the BIG GREEN signs at all participating studios.  114 Pioneer Rd., Watsonville

Sept 17  1pm-7pm

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.    Click here for the class description and/or to sign up.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 with questions.

Aug 27   10am-4pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

July 16,17   10am-5pm:

  • Experience Clay a weekend long ceramics event of demonstrations, workshops and presentations.  Held at the Museum of Art & History Abbot Square and the Museum’s Courtyard in downtown Santa Cruz.   I’ll be demonstrating on Sat. but there is sooooo much more to see and do the whole weekend.

July 9,10   10am – 5pm:

June 18  1pm – 6pm: sorry this workshop postponed until fall

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.    Click here for the class description.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 to sign up.

May 28  10am – 4pm:

  • Advanced slab building workshop at Elaine’s studio, 114 Pioneer Rd., Watsonville, CA  95076   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

Mar 6 and 20  10am-3:30pm:

  • Advanced slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.  One day of complex functional forms like a teapot or pitcher.  One day of textured mixed media wall pieces.   Take either day or both.    Must have previous slab building experience or have taken Elaine’s beginning slab workshop.   Click here for the full class description. Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 for more info or to enroll.  Click here to enroll via the BHC web site.

2010

Oct 2,3 and Oct 16, 17  10am-5pm:

  • Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour is your chance to visit me in my studio and see how my art is made.  As always there will be new work for sale.  Take the tour and visit over 250 artists who are doing the same or just start at my studio and I’ll point you to surrounding artists.  Look for the BIG GREEN signs at all participating studios.  114 Pioneer Rd., Watsonville

Nov 7   10am-4pm:  workshop pix

 

  • Beginning slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

Oct 24  10am-4pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.    Click here for the class description.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 to sign up.

July 10 & 11   10am-5pm:

May 22    1pm-6pm:

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.    Click here for the class description.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 to sign up.

March 20   10am-4pm:  workshop pix

  • Beginning slab building workshop at the Corralitos Cultural Center, 127 Hames Rd., Corralitos, CA 95076.   Click here for the class description.   Contact Elaine by email or phone at 831-763-1674 to sign up.   Payment in full is required to register for a class.

Feb 20    1pm-6pm: workshop pix

  • Beginning slab building workshop at Blossom Hill Crafts in Los Gatos.    Click here for the class description.  Contact Joanne Brice at 408-356-9035 to sign up.

Feb 11 1pm-6pm:

  • 3 Cups of Tea Fundraiser benefits schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan. All proceeds go to the Central Asia Institute created by Greg Mortenson, the subject of the bestselling 3 Cups of Tea. I have three cups in the online auction. Whooeee, they collected over $19000! Click on the auction link to see what are was sold.