Workshops And Field Trips

Upcoming Events

Workshop: Coil and Slab Sculpture with Ceramic Artist Gina Lawson Egan


August 12, 9:30-4:30

Ceramic artist Gina Lawson Egan will be at Full-Circle Pottery on Sunday, August 12, 10 am-5 pm.  You won't want to miss this one-day hands on workshop if you're interested in making sculptural forms.  Gina is a student of Paul Soldner and teaches ceramics at Cal Poly Pomona.  Her work has been shown and collected in California and elsewhere for decades.  At Full-Circle Pottery Gina will demonstrate how she uses of coils to build her whimsical narrative pieces. No experience required.  

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Past Events

Workshop: Modern Slab Designs with Cullen Baker (June 2018)


Workshop: Delightful Nerikomi with Tracy Louis Marie    (May 2018)

Teapot Workshop (March, 2018)


Opening: Ceramic Hamsas by Full-Circle potter Ellen Kimmel (March, 2018)



Field Trip:The Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics at Scripps College (Feb. 18, 2018; Photos by Genaro Molina)



6th Annual Valentine's Day Throw Down









Nerikomi Magic with Tracy Louis-Marie   

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Stacked pots: Creating multi-part pieces on the wheel with ceramic artist Sam Lopez (July 16, 2017)




with Mar Vista blacksmith Peter Farquahr (June, 2017)



Cylinders & Vases (June 4, 2017)

--Can You Handle It? (May 7, 2017)


--Off the Hump (April 2, 2017)


--Plates, Plates, Plates (Feb. 5, 2017)

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Valentine's Day Throw Downs at Full-Circle Pottery



In-House Surface Demonstration Workshop: Jan 22, 2017



December Member Appreciation Day: December 18, 2016 


Poetry Reading with Jack Adam Weber (Mar Vista Art Walk): December 1, 2016

OCRF Fundraiser Kickoff at the Mar Vista Fall Festival: October 22, 2016


Frank Massarella Workshop: September 28, 2016  



Horse Hair Firing: September 11, 2016


Horse Hair Firing: June 5, 2016 

Workshop: "David Delgado: Focus on Surface Workshop" April 24, 2016 



Artist's Talk: "The creative process at Luna Garcia: Afternoon reflections with Cindy Ripley" March 6, 2016


Opening: "Protest" by artist Cara Faye Earl. March 3



In-House Surface Decoration Demonstration (1/17/15)


December Member Appreciation Day (12/20/15)


Horse Hair Firing (August 20, 2015)


Outside of the Round: A Demo-Workshop with ceramic Artist David Delgado (Satuday, August 15)


An Artist's Talk and Throwing Session with Ceramicist Karen Sullivan (Sunday, April 26)

Intro to Plaster Mold Making & Slip Casting: A Workshop with Ceramic Artist Alex Reed (Sunday, March 22, 2015)

3rd Annual Full-Circle Festival Field Trip - "Chris Gustin: Masterworks in Clay" at the American Museum of Ceramic Art and "Necessities" at the Scripps College 71st Ceramic Annual (February 8, 2015)

Sculpting in Clay: A Workshop with Ceramic Artist Anne Geiler (September 28, 2014)

Horse Hair Firing: (August 24, 2014)

Raku Field Trip: (May 17, 2014)

Putting Images on Wet Clay: A Hands-On Demonstration with Ceramic Artist Rebecca Catterall (March 30, 2014)

Of Ancient Sherds and Modern Rims: Tea & Talk with Egyption archaeologist Sonali Gupta-argarwal (Sunday, January 26, 2014)

Molds, Imprints & Resists: A Handbuilding and Decoration Demonstration with Ceramic Artists Cathy Reichel-Clark (September 22, 2013)

Horse Hair Firing: (July 28, 2013)

Moments in Clay: A Handbuilding Demonstration with Gina Lawson Egan (June 16, 2013)

1st Annual Full-Circle Festival Field Trip: Laguna Clay Company Tour (June, 2013)

Coils, Tools & Texture: A Handbuilding Demonstration with Ceramic Artist Karen Sullivan (April 14, 2013)

Opening Celebrations: (12/12/12 & 1/13/13)