Ceramic Links

Ceramic Societies A-K
Next (L-Z)Academie Internationale de la Ceramique (International Academy of Ceramics)
Non-governmental organisation linked to UNESCO

Agency of Czech Ceramic Design
the only art organization in the Czech Republic which organizes annual exhibitions of the works of Czech ceramic artists, members of Ceramic Association of the Union of Artists of the Czech Republic. Their works are presented in group exhibitions, prestigious expositions of the works of selected artists and solo exhibitions.

American Art Pottery Association
Stated aims are to promote an interest, understanding, appreciation, and recognition of American Art Pottery, to unify and strengthen the voice of collectors and dealers of American Art Pottery, and to foster a members’ Code of Ethics for buying, selling, exhibiting and publishing about American Art Pottery.

American Ceramic Circle
founded in 1970 as a non-profit educational organization committed to the study and appreciation of ceramics. Located in Philadelphia, USA.

American Ceramic Society
ACerS, an international association that provides the latest technical, scientific and educational information to its Members and others in the ceramics and related materials field, structures its services, staff and capabilities to meet the needs of the ceramics community, related fields, and the general public.

American Ceramic Society – Sections
The American Ceramic Society has more than 30 area chapters from all over the United States.

American Craft Council
A national, non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft.

Archie Bray Foundation
Founded in 1951, the Bray is a non-profit, educational institution dedicated to the enrichment of the ceramic arts, offering residencies and specialized workshops to ceramic artists from around the world.

Archie Bray Foundation — 2001 Clay Odyssey
In 2001, the Archie Bray Foundation (Helena, Montana), is celebrated 50 Years with a three day event.

Arterres Virtual Foundation
First virtual and non profit foundation for contemporary ceramic artists, with a new artist each 6 weeks, a forum for Potters of the world, and many projects. English/French.

Association Dargiles
Association of ceramists of south of France- 100 potiers et céramistes en Rhône-Alpes. En Français.

Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California
A non-profit group promoting professionalism and education in the clay and glass arts.

Auckland Studio Potters
The ASP is actively involved in promoting pottery and ceramics through its exhibition program, its teaching program and in the support of the pottery community.

Australasian Ceramic Society
An organisation that works towards furthering all aspects of ceramics – science, industry, research, trade and in art. The Society aims to bring together all those interested and involved in ceramics for mutual co-operation and the exchange of knowledge and ideas.

Baltimore Clayworks
a non-profit ceramic art center housed in two historic buildings in Baltimore, established in 1980.

Banko Ceramic Art Association
The Japanese Banko Ceramic Art Association is dedicated to establishing and maintaining high standards of craftmanship in clay. Its members work in the Banko style. Bi-lingual site.

Canadian Crafts Federation what's this?
Bilingual English and French site.

Canberra Potters’ Society
The Society was established in Canberra, Australia in 1975. Its objectives are to promote excellence and innovation in ceramics, foster appreciation of handcrafted ceramics in the broader community and encourage the professional development of its members. It is a non-profit community group run by a committee of volunteers and a part-time administrator.

Ceramic Artists of San Diego, Inc.
This non profit group hold workshops and/ or field trips several times a year, hosting artists from all over the world.

Ceramic Artists Association of Israel
a non-profit organization managed by ceramics artists and dedicated to the advancement of the ceramic art. The CAAI publishes a monthly newsletter through which the members receive information on ceramics related events in Israel and elsewhere.

Ceramic Art Association of NSW Inc
The Ceramic Art Association of NSW Inc, is a not-for-profit aiming to promote the art of hobby ceramics in many facets. It has been in operation since 1984. Its members come from all sections of the industry including manufacturers, distributors, teachers, and studios, and from individual ceramic enthusiasts throughout NSW, Australia.

Ceramic Arts Association of Western Australia

Chapel of Art
Home of The International Potters’ Path, Criccieth, GB-Wales, UK. Available in 10 languages!

Craft Potters Society of Ireland
A source of information for potters abroad who have an interest in what is going on in Ireland ceramically speaking.

Craftsite Australia
Craft Australia’s, Australia’s national craft organisation.

Craft Students League, YWCA-NYC
Since 1870, the YWCA-NYC has been a pioneer for social change through innovative programs that improve the lives of the women, girls and families of New York City.

Danish Ceramic Society
The Danish Ceramic Society – DaCerS – is a network of individuals, companies and research institutions working within the field of ceramic materials and processing. The main interest of the society is technical ceramics.

Dutch Ceramists Association
The NVK (Nederlandse Vakgroep Keramisten) is an organization run by and looking after the interests of professional artists and designers working with ceramics. The NVK engages in looking after the material and immaterial interests of their members (over 400) vis a vis the government, the business community and the public at large.

Fusion: The Ontario Clay & Glass Association
An Ontario arts organization dedicated solely to makers and collectors of handmade clay and glass.

Gold Coast Potters Association Inc.
On the beautiful Australian Gold Coast this group holds weekly classes at its two pottery school sites catering for all styles and techniques. They also hold specialty workshops and run an Exhibition Gallery.

IMAN — International Musimah Artists Network
From IMAN’s Objectives: “To increase public awareness of the many skills, artistic achievements, and professional roles of Muslim women throughout the world, and in so doing to challenge the widespread, falsely negative images of Muslim women which are perpetuated by the media.”

Indonesian Ceramics Society (Himpunan Keramic Indonesia)
An organization dedicated to the study and appreciation of ceramics (primarily Asian) in Indonesia.

International Academy of Ceramics
the main organisation representing the interests of ceramists worldwide. Its membership consists primarily of individual makers, supported by writers and critics, museum and gallery curators and private collectors.

Instituto de Promoción Cerámica
Spanish web site promoting ceramics (Spanish only).

Japan Ceramic Society
English language page. Members work, mailing list, articles and links to Japanese ceramics.

JiangXi Research Institute of Ceramics
Jiangxi Research Institute of Ceramics a synthetically ceramic indenture research department, is located at the porcelain capital–Jingdezhen.

Kalkspatz Töpfernet
A German language site of — yes you guessed it, a German ceramics group.

Keramiek Net
A meeting point for ceramic hobbyists, online catalog and workshops — Netherlands.

Educational Institutions A-K
Next (L-Z)Appalachian Center for Crafts in Tennessee
The Appalachian Center for Crafts is a nationally renowned facility dedicated to expanding the influence of craft on contemporary art while preserving craft traditions. The Craft Center offers top quality academic and professional programs in fine craft (ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood), including the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and professional craft certificates.

Art Schools.com
a resource for visual artists who decide they want to turn their interest into an educational goal.

Bildungs- und Forschungszentrum Keramik (BFZK). German language site giving an overview of the main German ceramics institiutes.

Bill’s University Art Department Directory
A comprehensive US University Art Department Directory

California College of Arts and Crafts
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts is the largest regionally accredited, independent school of art and design in the western United States.

Canberra School of Arts Ceramics Workshop 
Well made site about the Australian institute. Staff & students work.

Ceramic Workshops in Tuscany
Countryside between Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy.

Écoles, Centres de Formation, Ateliers
Adresses écoles et formation céramique en France.

Fraunhofer Institute of Ceramic Technologies and Sintered Materials
English language site about the German institue for technical ceramics.

Glendale College Ceramics Department
Features a gallery of student, historical and contemporary ceramics.

Greenwich House Pottery School
Established in New York City in 1909, Greenwich House Pottery is one of the city’s most important centers for ceramic arts. In addition to classes for all ages, The Pottery provides workshops, lectures, exhibitions, and outreach to enrich and inform our community.

Haliburton School of the Arts
The Haliburton School of the Arts, Ontario, Canada, offers over 300 arts courses, including many in ceramics. Courses are available to both adults and children.

Harrow Ceramics Degree Show 2001
University of Westminster Graduates from BA (Hons) Ceramics exhibit eclectic mix of work from utilitarian to installation. Some of it fired in ‘Gandalf’, a wood fired anagama kiln built by the students on the University kiln site at the Harrow campus in London, UK.

Harvard Ceramics Program
Classes, specialized seminars, visiting artist workshops, and independent work space are offered in a spacious studio which is well-equipped for the construction and firing of pottery and ceramic sculpture.

Hurricane Mountain
A Center for Earth Arts in the magnificent Adirondack Mountains of New York state. We offer summer and winter residencies and community workshops for artists primarily working in clay, fiber, wood and stone.

International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary
The mission of the studio is to promote the formal, aesthetic and technical development of ceramics and to help foster creative skills. The studio is open to all challenges of ceramic research, design and experiment.

The International Workshop of Ceramic Art in Tokoname, a non-profit volunteer group of Tokoname citizens. Tokoname is a city with a rich history of pottery and ceramics production going back 900 years. Living with and being part of a Japanese family for the duration of the workshop allows the workshop participant to experience first hand Japanese culture and daily family life in Japan.

Jam Factory
JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design is Australia’s unique, integrated organisation for the design, production, exhibition and sale of work by both leading and emerging Australian designer / makers.

John C. Campbell Folk School
A non-profit folk school that offers weekend and week-long classes in clay, sculpture, mosaics, mixed media, and many other traditional and contemporary arts and crafts in the mountains of western North Carolina. All skill levels welcome.

Department of Ceramics and Glas, Univsersity College of Art & Design, Stockholm, Sweden.

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