Featuring both fine and functional art, the Palo Alto Clay & Glass Festival is the largest show of its kind, with 150 juried artists displaying their work. Meet the artists and learn about their art. Enjoy a variety of engaging activities, including hands-on pottery-making and wheel-throwing demonstrations.
More than 225 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country will gather under one roof. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft and meet the makers behind the fabulous work. This is the largest juried craft show west of the Rockies — a must-attend for craft lovers.
Open Studio For SFMADE
Twice a year Urban Air Market comes to Hayes Valley with over 130 vendors, live music, and interactive art. Please join us for our SPRING show on Sunday, May 7th from 11am-6pm.
Free to attend.
Event details coming soon.
Come visit my open studio in Hayes Valley, San Francisco on Sunday, December 11th. A great chance to see where and how I produce all of my work, as well as purchase holiday gifts for friends and family. Wine and treats will be provided (while supplies lasts!).
- Tons of one-of-a-kind pieces
- New designs
- And as requested, lots of great seconds!
Hope to see you there!
You won't want to miss this event! No reservation needed!
If you haven't had the opportunity to check out The Progress Restaurant There will be lots of artists and makers, and the entire restaurant will be open and offering small bites (served on my plates!), coffee, tea and also a full bar. Great way to get your holiday shopping started - and finished!
Other participating artists and vendors include:
Heather Key Tiller - Petel - Palanquin - Leaves & Flowers - The Petaler - Oxgut - Leah Rosenberg - Ariel Clute - Abacus Row - Bescentered - Foggy Notion - ReUpped - Jessica Niello - Pinhole Coffee - Kambuja Trading Co.
Hope to see you there!
Summer in San Francisco will (hopefully) be in full swing mid September - the perfect time to vist Hayes Valley for the Fall Urban Air Market. Over 130 vendors, live music, and interactive art. PLUS, I will be opening the MMclay studio doors for my Fall Clearance Sale.
- Seconds and one-off clearance items
- Lots of new tableware pieces you wont find on my website
- New designs and glaze combinations
- Wine & Cheese (while supplies last!!)
Hope to see you all there!
Info from Urban Air Market's site:
Urban Air Market is a curated marketplace for sustainable design. We connect independent artists and designers who want to make more direct sales with their ideal customers and provide a unique shopping experience that builds community while supporting the local economy. Our shopping events showcase 100+ independent designers of fashion, accessories, body products, home decor, furniture and art. Featured designers are curated based on their quality, originality, and their commitment to innovation and sustainability.
Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT) - Add to Calendar
MMclay - 315 Linden Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 - View Map
MMclay @ American Craft Council Show San Francisco
MMclay will be at BOOTH 213-6
Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion
Join me for three days of festivities celebrating all things handmade! More than 225 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country will gather under one roof. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft and meet the makers behind the fabulous work. This is the largest juried craft show west of the Rockies – a must-attend for craft lovers.
Plus, meet the country’s top emerging artists! Stop by our Hip Pop pods dotting the show floor to see their contemporary pieces, ranging from sophisticated elegance to cutting edge. Look for the pink and black Hip Pop logo to locate these fresh finds.
SHOW DATES AND HOURS
Friday, August 5: 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Note new Friday hours
Saturday, August 6: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday, August 7: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion in San Francisco
Located on Marina Boulevard at Buchanan Street, along the northern waterfront between Aquatic Park and the Marina Greene. Shuttles will be running from Marina Greene to the show on a regular basis. Click here for driving directions and a map.
$14 per ticket
The prestigious and popular 23rd Annual Palo Alto Clay & Glass Festival hosts a fabulous, free, fun-filled two-day celebration of Clay and Glass Art on July 9-10, 2016, at the Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road. Featuring both fine and functional art, the Palo Alto Clay & Glass Festival is the largest show of its kind, with 150 juried artists displaying their work. Meet the artists and learn about their art. Enjoy a variety of engaging activities, including hands-on pottery-making and wheel-throwing demonstrations.
Hope to see you there!
Additional info on ACGA's website
Stop by MMclay's booth (C17) at this year's West Coast Craft in Fort Mason. I'll be featuring my latest designs and new restaurant collections, as well as new designs from The Progress Collection and more!
Attendance is always free and open to the general public.
West Coast Craft is a juried exhibition of artist and designer craftsmen and women inspired by the mood and aesthetics of the West Coast lifestyle.
Cool but sunny, laid back yet innovative, they represent the best of West Coast craft.
The next West Coast Craft will take place June 11-12, 2016, in the Festival Pavilion at the historic Fort Mason Center on the San Francisco waterfront.
West Coast Craft has a ton of top-notch artists and designers, so you won't want to miss it!!
Hope to see you there!
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Grab your friends and family members and join us at our open studio sale during the Urban Air Market in Hayes Valley. It's a great place to see a plethora of local vendors and craftsmen (and women!) who will be showcasing an array of art, jewelry and other items!
And of course, come see my studio (even grab a coffee out front at Blue Bottle) and check out my entire collection, one-off pieces, new designs, and of course, (hopefully not too many) seconds.
Hope to see you there!
315 Linden Street (Behind Blue Bottle Coffee!)
Yes, another consumer holiday is right around the corner - Valentine's Day! Love it or not, it's a great excuse to bring a friend or loved one to the studio and check out all the old and new pieces from 2015 and 2016. Making way for new collections and starting the year off right!!
We will have available:
- HUGE stock of The Progress and MMclay Collections
- Lots of new tableware: cups, bowls, plates, vases and more!
- LOADS of seconds: our loss is your gain!
- One-of-a-kind pieces you will not find on my website
Hope to see you soon.
MMclay HOLIDAY SALES EVENTS
Dec 6th - Holiday Market at The Workshop.
The Progress restaurant has recently completed their private dining room upstairs and it is a stunning space. Please join me and other makers on SUNDAY DECEMBER 6 for a unique pop-up with local artisans. The space is located on the 2nd floor, entered through The Progress and must be accessed by the stairs.
Canele by MIKI (The Progress' co-pastry chef Mikiko Yui)
fine fabric goods by PETEL
custom designs by STUDIO PALENQUIN
floral arrangements and wreaths by THE PETALER
ceramics by MMCLAY
Holiday Market at The Workshop
1525 Fillmore St
(btw State Bird Provisions and The Progress)
Dec 12 - MMclay STUDIO SALE on Linden
Can't come on the 6th? Don't worry, I will be having my annual holiday studio sale on Saturday Dec 12 from 12-5. I'll have lots of new designs, The Progress collection and yes...loads of seconds. Come shop small (and handmade) this holiday season.
MMclay Studio Sale
Saturday, Dec 12
315 Linden St (next to Blue Bottle Coffee in Hayes Valley)
IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND EITHER EVENT, PLEASE EMAIL ME AND SET UP A STUDIO APPOINTMENT. I AM ALWAYS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!
Come visit us at the annual Association of Clay & Glass Artists' show in Palo Alto. I will be showcasing The Progress Collection, as well as many other designs I have been working on - some of which are not listed on my site! There will also be tons of other artists, local food, drinks and of course, beautiful sunny Palo Alto weather (hopefully!).
It's a great way to spend the day and support local artists, so we hope to see you there!
Why yes! I am indeed having a pottery sale at Pinhole Coffee on February 15th (the day after Valentine's Day). Seems like a fine time to head into Bernal Heights to one of the newest and most fantastic coffee spots in San Francisco. Pinhole opened up in September of 2014 and is pouring some of the tastiest coffee in the area and "stimulating senses with coffee, art and conversation". Plus, I just love it in there.
So c'mon, you appreciator of the finer things in life! Swing by one of the most charming neighborhoods in the city, grab a delicious coffee and pick up some of my newest wares to take home with you. You will be glad you did.
Pinhole Coffee (231 Cortland Ave, SF) - February 15th - 12-4pm
Come get your last minute holiday shopping done and support local artists, craftspeople, and makers! Subs, beer and wine for sale. Featuring works of MaryMar Keenan, Nigel Sussman, Tooth Nail, Nicole Conrardy, Ray Degischer, Sarah Wright, Kai Kronfield, Laura Fraser, and more! Please share the invite and spread the word! The more the merrier.
Merigan Sub Shop- 636 2nd St- San Francisco
Seriously...what could be better than wine and pottery? They happen to be two of my favorite things. Please come by my studio on Sunday, Dec 14th to sample lovely wines of California brought to you by Jeff Miller of Boisset Wines and to do a little holiday shopping. I will be featuring new wares from 2014 including The Progress Collection and many other fine objects that would love to go home with you. Gorgeous gift bundles of wine, coffee and cups will be available (while supplies last). My studio is located behind Blue Bottle Coffee kiosk at 315 Linden in Hayes Valley.
Several talented Bay Area Makers are selling their work in the back of the gorgeous Shibumi Gallery in Berkeley as they celebrate 10 years of business. Food and wine will be served. The gallery will also remain open for sales during their normal business hours on Saturday Dec 13 from 12-6pm.
Please come by the Balboa Theatre (3630 Balboa St, San Francisco) to support Sunset Cooperative Nursery School with a showing and sing-a-long of Disney's FROZEN. The lobby will be outfitted with talented local makers selling their goods to help fundraise for this wonderful San Francisco co-op.