Ceramic Organizations

Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California, www.acga.net

A non-profit group promoting professionalism and education in the clay and glass arts.


American Craft Council, www.craftcouncil.org

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


Clay Artists of San Diego: CASD, www.clayartistsofsandiego.org/

Clay Artists of San Diego (CASD) is an organization open to all who share an interest in ceramics. This group includes professional potters, clay artists, and sculptors working in clay and mixed media, as well as students. We also welcome friends of clay: those individuals, collectors and patrons interested in supporting the future of ceramics in San Diego County.


International Academy of Ceramics, www.aic-iac.org

Organization 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.


National Art Education Association, www.arteducators.org/

National Art Honor Society
This dynamic community of practice is where visual arts teachers, scholars, researchers and professors, students, administrators, and art museum educators,


NCECA, http://nceca.net/

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.


Nevada Clay Guild, www.nevadaclayguild.org/

Celebrating twenty-three years as a guild with over 100 members in the Las Vegas and surrounding area. Our community of talented ceramic artist’s skills range from beginner to hobbyist to professional and gives members an opportunity to learn, teach, show, sell and to stay connected through Action Alerts, News and Opportunities, face book, the quarterly newsletter, this web site, and monthly events.


Orchard Valley Ceramic Arts Guild, www.ovcag.org

A community of working potters in the San Francisco bay area.


Oregon Potters Association, http://www.oregonpotters.org/

Promoting Creativity, Excellence & Growth through Education and Cooperative Spirit


Potters Council of The American Ceramic Society, www.ceramics.org/potterscouncil/

Potters Council is a nonprofit subsidiary of The American Ceramic Society. It was founded in 2001 to serve the needs of potters, ceramic artists by providing forums for knowledge exchange and professional enhancement. Potters Council is entirely governed by volunteer members.


San Diego Potters Guild, www.sandiegopottersguild.org

Member owned retail gallery and studio is located in Spanish Village within Balboa Park, next to the San Diego Zoo. Members have a large patio sale twice a year on the second full weekend in June and November showing over 100 tables of various types of handmade and thrown ceramics.


Ventura County Potters Guild, www.vcpottersguild.com

The Ventura County Potters Guild was founded in 1957. We are a not-for-profit organization formed to promote the art and craft of ceramics in the community and to provide a forum for local potters to share their experiences and knowledge of clay.


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