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 is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 102 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of the website WeSaidGoTravel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. Niver is represented by Chip MacGregor of MacGregor Literary, Inc. With more than 150,000 followers across social media, she has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and listed on IMDb, and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. You can find Lisa Niver talking travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, Satellite Media Tours, The Jet Set TV and Orbitz travel webisodes as well as her YouTube channel, where her WeSaidGoTravel videos have over 1.6 million views. After three months on TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels and YouTube Shorts, she had over 500,000 (1/2 million) views. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors and been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She has been a judge for the Gracie Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media, and has run 15 travel competitions on her website, publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded three Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards and been a finalist twenty times.   Niver has published more than 2000 articles, in more than three dozen magazines and journals including National Geographic, Wired, Teen Vogue, HuffPost Personal, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, AAA Explorer Magazine, American Airways, Delta Sky, enRoute (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, BuzzFeed, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, USA Today, TODAY, Wharton Magazine, and Yahoo. Awards National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards 2021 Winner: Book Critic: Ms. Magazine “Untamed: Brave Means Living From the Inside Out” 2019 Winner: Soft News Feature for Film/TV: KTLA TV “Oscars Countdown to Gold with Lisa Niver” 2019 Finalist for: Soft News, Business/Music/Tech/Art Southern California Journalism Awards 2022 Finalist: Book Criticism 2021 Winner: Technology Reporting 2021 Finalist: Book Criticism 2020 Winner: Print Magazine Feature: Hemispheres Magazine, “Painter by the Numbers, Rembrandt” 2020 Finalist: Online Journalist of the Year, Activism Journalism, Educational Reporting, Broadcast Lifestyle Feature 2019 Finalist: Broadcast Television Lifestyle Segment for “Ogden Ski Getaway” 2018 Finalist: Science/Technology Reporting, Travel Reporting, Personality Profile 2017 Winner: Print Column “A Journey to Freedom over Three Passovers” Social Media Presence YouTube Channel: We Said Go Travel (1.6 million views) Short form video:TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels, YouTube Shorts Twitter: lisaniver (90,000 followers) Instagram: lisaniver (24,000 followers) Pinterest: We Said Go Travel (20,000 followers and over 70,000 monthly views) Facebook: lisa.niver (5,000 followers); We Said Go Travel (3,000 followers) LinkedIn: lisaellenniver (9000 contacts)

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