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Fueling Creativity: Clay Pittsburgh's Kiln Fund

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It Ain't Done 'Till It's Fired

Pittsburgh potters need a place to fire their work. Particularly emerging artists. Please support local potters by helping to provide a way for them to move forward.

Clay Pittsburgh, a local nonprofit, is raising money to buy two kilns to help potters bridge the transition out of the classroom, and into the studio. Our plan is to purchase two kilns, plus shelves and post, which makes our fund raising goal for this project $10,000. Clay Pittsburgh wants to lend a helping hand by securing a space and equipment to bridge the gap between the classroom and being an independent potter.

Folks wanting to transition from a classroom environment to a studio setting get stuck around glazing and firing issues. Setting up a home studio with a wheel, shelving, table and sink is doable. But kilns are expensive and need special wiring and ventilation, and can feel like a scary challenge.

We are looking for support from pottery lovers and pottery makers alike. Please help out!

Clay Pittsburgh's mission is "to advance the ceramic arts for artists, learners, and the community through education, exhibitions, retail opportunities, and artist services."

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  • Donna Hetrick
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