What is the New England Woodfiring Conference? June 21-July1: An opportunity for potters of all levels to engage with New England's wood firing community. A 10 day wood firing-centered tour and centralized conference. Visit 10 active New England wood kilns. Firings, unloadings, sales and demonstrations will be among the offerings at each kiln site. Then join us for a weekend of centralized conference experiences in the New Haven, CT area. Participants will have the opportunity to fire thier own high-fire works in one of 9 Host Kilns. 2 cubic feet/attendee. Firing Week June 21 -29 Spanning New England, attendees will experience a week's long a-la-carte Wood-kiln tour of an array of Host Kiln firings, Demonstrations and Kiln openings. Conference Weekend June30/July1 Friday June 30: Firing Finale We'll socialize around the PyranhaGama hybrid-anagama as it fires off and attend exhibitions, open studios, demonstrations and lectures in the surrounding New Haven area. -Diner at Massaro Farm, an organic farm in Woodbridge, CT. -PyranhaGama peak temperature finale and Social gathering Youngberg Kiln Yard. -Unloading of the GuppieGama. -Open studios in the New Haven area. July 1: Conference Center A day of conference activities at 10 Selden's 6000 s.f. event space. Juried works will inhabit the Painted Path's gallery. We'll hear from our Key Note speaker, Norwegian community wood-fire potter-Lillann Ulverud, hear from 3D clay printer and woodfire potter, Kiichi Takeuchi, and participate in discussion groups. We'll wrap the day up with live music and a catered gallery reception. Gallery opening/conference closing party Location. Woodbridge, CT
New England 10 Days
Gather-Fire-Bond. Where potters of all levels join our region's practicing woodfiring community.