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Join our August Work Brigade

DATES: August 21 to August 30, 2017 COST: $900 if registered by June 15, $975 after June 15 Join Potters for Peace for a 10-day Work Brigade to Loma Panda, Nicaragua. Loma Panda is a very small mountain settlement located in the municipality of San… Continue Reading

Visit our exhibition and sale at NCECA Portland

If you are attending NCECA or if you are in the Portland area between March 22 and March 24, be sure to visit the Potters for Peace show! CLAY as our COMMON LANGUAGE Tea bowls. Left, Warren McKenzie. Right, Scott Frankenberger. An exhibition and sale of… Continue Reading

Clay is Our Common Language: Guillermo Cuellar

Here’s another preview of one of the donated pieces that will be available at the Potters for Peace exhibition and sale at NCECA 2017 in Portland. Guillermo Cuellar The show is called CLAY AS OUR COMMON LANGUAGE. Here are the details: Eastlund Hotel, 1021 NE Grand Avenue, Portland… Continue Reading

Sharing skills, a guiding principle

Here’s a recent video showing a couple of excellent Nicaraguan pottery teachers sharing their skills with other communities. The video was made by young Nicaraguan journalism graduates. The “strong arm” that Douglas is using to help him center and open the clay while throwing was designed, built and donated by… Continue Reading

PFP Benefit Sale in Santa Fe Oct 3-4…Spread the word!

Visit Santa Fe Clay from 9am – 5pm on Sat. Oct 3 and Sunday Oct 4. You’ll find wonderful new work by Nicaraguan potters from San Juan de Oriente, plus hundreds of donated pieces by regional potters of the Southwestern US.  Please spread the word and help… Continue Reading

Thanks Elinor! And best wishes to all for a wonderful 2015!

Thanks, Elinor, for supporting Potters for Peace and the potters of Nicaragua! Our wonderful, intrepid volunteer Elinor Maroney is back home in Washington after a year in Nicaragua.  Once her brigade ended in February 2014, she re-visited each community to work  intensively for one or two weeks.  This… Continue Reading

Abstract Accepted for 2012 Water and Health Conference

This October Potters for Peace members Robert Pillers, Reynaldo Diaz and Kaira Wagoner will give a poster presentation at the 2012 Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Innovation.  This is the second year that Potters for Peace has participated in the North Carolina-based conference.  In 2011, the conference  pulled… Continue Reading