Pit-fired Clay Works
Pit-firing is a romantic and ancient tradition for producing pottery. It is a dance with the elements. Nature is the major influence on my work. Each piece emerges from the ashes telling its own story. We will fire a pit each Saturday and unload it each Sunday around noon.
Location: House of Whispering Firs
20080 SW Jaquith Road, Newberg OR 97132
Sharing studio space with Kathy Thompson and Kathleen Buck.
From Newberg: Take Hwy 219 (College Street) north to Chehalem Mountain summit. Turn left on Mountain Top Road and follow our signs (see below).
From Beaverton and Hillsboro: Take Scholls Ferry Road (Hwy 210), River Road or Hwy 219 to Scholls. Follow Hwy 219 south to either Jaquith Road (turn right 3.4 miles on Jaquith (or to Mountain Top Road, turn right and follow our signs to House of Whispering First (0.4 miles on Mountain Top, 1 mile on Jaquith). Kathy will share her studio with Linda Workman-Morelli, who will demonstrate pit firings on both weekends. Wheelchair accessible.