Find your Homemade Holiday Gift at the Clayhouse

 

Find your Homemade Holiday Gift at the Clayhouse: Lisa Niver Art
Lisa Niver’s new pieces are for sale!

Please join me at the Clayhouse for our annual holiday sale! It is my first time to be a part of this sale with this wonderful community of artists. If you are looking for a homemade holiday gift, this is the place for ceramics and art glass.

WHERE:

The Clayhouse, 2909  Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90404

WHEN:

Friday December 9, 2016 4-9pm and

Saturday Dec 10, 2016 10am-6pm

As Henry Moore said, “To be an artist is to believe in life.”

Come meet the artists, find a special gift for yourself or a friend and think about taking a class in 2017!

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso

FIND YOUR HOMEMADE HOLIDAY GIFT AT THE CLAYHOUSE Holiday Sale 2016CLASSES 2017:

Beginning Handbuilding:
Students  will learn techniques for working with clay such as coiling, extruding, and slab rolling, to make  bowls, cups, vases, planters and more. Glazing instruction is also included.

The fee is $280 which includes a 25-lb. bag of clay and tools, access to the studio anytime, plus the firing. An advance deposit is required to hold a space in class. IMG5650 Class size is limited to allow for individual attention.

Handbuilding Instructor: Diana Ungerleider is a director on the Clayhouse Advisory Board . She studied design at UCLA and Santa Monica College, and continued her ceramics studies at the Mendocino Art Center. Diana has been teaching ceramic classes in wheel throwing and hand-building since 2008.

Diana has been involved in making pottery since childhood. Upon moving to Los Angeles in 1977, she pursued her interests by taking classes at the Clayhouse, and has been a member of for over 30 years. She has taught ceramics in the Occupational Therapy Center at UCLA’s Semel Institute from 1997 to 2003. She has also volunteered her teaching skills at several Los Angeles inner-city art centers and schools.

Each year, she assists with the organization’s advertising and public relations efforts for the annual Holiday Showcase, an event that features the work of its members.

Wheel class for beginners: will begin in early 2017 and meet on Sundays for six weeks.

Wheel Throwing Instructor:  David Stone is a director on the Clayhouse Advisory Board. He has been the associated with the Clay House since 1986. He first came to The Clayhouse as a studio artist and became an instructor in 1987. For more than 30 years David has continued to teach, inspire and create his own ceramic work.
David has travelled the world in search of ceramic inspiration and has studied in Japan, Mexico and Italy.

David continues to teach beginning throwing classes and give advanced throwing seminars at The Clayhouse. David also monitors and oversees the public glazes used at the studio.

David has sold and shown his work throughout the United States.

David is a production designer in the television commercial industry, where he has practiced his craft for over 25 years.
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The Clayhouse is located at 2909 Santa Monica Blvd in Santa Monica. Call for more information 310-828-7071 or look on our website.

WHAT:

The Clayhouse  is the oldest high fire ceramics studio on the Westside. The unassuming storefront on Santa Monica Blvd. displays some of the work of the many talented Clayhouse members. In the back is a large studio with tables, potter’s wheels, glazes, gas-fired kilns and pottery in various stages of production. Group classes and private lessons are offered during the day and evening, as well as studio memberships.  For over 4 decades, potters of all ages and abilities have been coming here to learn, develop their creativity and have fun.”

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About the Author:  Lisa Niver is an explorer, writer, artist and on-camera host who had her first solo art show in November 2016 as part of her 50 new and adventurous things before she is 50 project! See more of her art on Instagram and Facebook. She was recently interviewed by Business Insider and her 600+ videos are nearing one million views on YouTube, Amazon Fire TV and Roku.

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. She sailed the seven seas by cruise ship for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one and a quarter million views (1,250,000) on her YouTube channel. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries, named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blogs and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and has over 160,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and also ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on her own site, We Said Go Travel. From 2017 to 2020 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won three times and been a finalist fourteen times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards. She was also a finalist for four other categories including online journalist of the year, digital story for activism journalism with Ms. Magazine, educational reporting for Wharton Magazine and a broadcast lifestyle feature for KTLA TV in Los Angeles.    Niver won a 2019 NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award for one of her KTLA TV segments and was a finalist for articles published in both Ms. Magazine and Wharton Magazine. In 2018,  she was a finalist for stories in Smithsonian, PopSugar Fitness and the Saturday Evening Post. Niver won a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal and was a finalist for travel reporting. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, TODAY, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip.  http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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