Feats of Clay

PlacerArts new home of 'Feats of Clay' trademark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 7, 2012- AUBURN, CA PlacerArts, the nonprofit Arts Council of Placer County, today announced it has accepted transfer of the Feats of Clay trademarks. F ...

Keep the arts alive in this city

It was sad to hear the news of Lincoln Arts closing and the end of a 24-year run of Feats of Clay; both were vital in bringing art and culture to the Lincoln area. Feats of Clay a ...

Lincoln needs the arts

The existence of an organization to support and promote arts and culture in any community is an important component in its quality of life. The Lincoln community has had a long-st ...

Arts organization should continue under more open management

I also feel I need to write a letter since I have long wondered and asked others, but not the Renatis, how we (Lincoln Arts) were doing in terms of raising money from all our volun ...

Get involved in the local arts scene

The arts are not dead in Lincoln. That’s despite Lincoln Arts shutting down after a 25-year presence here. Some residents were unhappy over the sudden announcement on Feb. 3 by ...

Lincoln Arts tours highlight city

Know and Go: What: Annual Feats of Clay juried art show tours When: May 4 through May 30 Where: Gladding, McBean Factory on G and 7th streets Admission: $10 Lincoln Arts me ...

Feats of Clay tours begin

A month-long series of tours of the historic Gladding, McBean terra cotta factory in Lincoln offers many memorable moments. Gladding, McBean opens its 136-year-old fabled grounds ...

End of April means it's 'Clay' time

April and May are Feats of Clay months in Lincoln. Now entering its 24th year, this celebration blends history and art in an exhibition of ceramic achievement.  “I’ve alway ...

Feats Tile Heritage award Jenny Dowd - artist statement

Jenny Dowd - artist statement Tooth Pg. 1 is the first in a series of tiles chronicling my questions about the Tooth Fairy. Here, the tooth exists as a specimen, waiting to be ...

Feats Office Manager choice Office managers choice

Feats Office Manager choice Office managers choice Jakob Stevens - artist statement “Oceana” was inspired by the progression of life from the seafloor up to the surface. ...

Feats Curator’s choice Charles Timm Ballard Statement

Feats Curator’s choice Charles Timm Ballard Statement The idea that I am making landscape images out of fused feldspathic material (ceramic), the stuff 98 percent of the eart ...

Feats President’s pick

Feats President’s pick Meegan Barnes’ artist statement In my work, I like to juxtapose humor with more serious personal issues. A few years ago, after a trip to Brazil, I ...

Feats of Clay Executive Director choice

Marsha Elam – artist statement Ceramic art has appealed to me all my adult life but it wasn’t until 2006 that I started playing with clay. It didn’t take long to become ...

Juror’s Statement for Feats of Clay 2011

Juror’s Statement for Feats of Clay 2011 By Donna Billick Clay is alive with a vast array of expressive hands. Feats of Clay brings awareness of our rich and varied legacy ...

Feats of Clay juror is Donna Billick

Juror for Feats XXIV is Donna Billick, who has been creating large-scale public art for 35 years, using the mediums of ceramic, mosaic, terrazzo, cement and steel. “Clay is t ...