Salt Spring Island Ceramics Award 2016-11-29T10:41:56+00:00

Salt Spring Island Ceramics Awards (SSICA)

The Salt Spring Arts Council is proud to support the SSI Potters Guild and SSICA:

October 6 – October 16, 2016
Mahon Hall, Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada

Opening Reception: October 6, 6 – 8pm
Awards Gala: October 16, 1 – 3pm

The Salt Spring Island Potters Guild is pleased to announce the launch of the Biennual Juried Exhibition called the Salt Spring Island Ceramic Awards, featuring the best in ceramic art from the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island. 64 works of Ceramic Art have been juror selected and will be exhibited and for sale at our historic Mahon Hall on Salt Spring Island.

The aim of this award is to encourage artists whose practice demonstrates originality, creativity and technical skill resulting in work with depth and visual impact. The intent is also to strengthen the Guild by raising its profile in the ceramic community and with the general public.

For further information regarding SSICA, contact:

For Further details visit the SS Potters Guild Site.

Events & Workshops

Harvest Offerings Exhibition: Salt Spring Island Potters Guild Membership Show
October 6 – 18, 2016  Salt Spring Fine Art Gallery, 135 McPhillips Ave, Salt Spring Island 1
1 – 5pm Daily (closed Mondays), Free Admission, Open to public.

Oct 6, 5 -7pm Harvest Offering Opening Reception.

Engaging Pots -Master Workshop with Bruce Cochrane
October 14 and 15, 2016  Mahon Hall  10 – 4pm
Cost:  $150+GST  |  Early Bird Price $125+GST
Register Now.

A limited number of scholarship bursaries are available.

Panel: The Power of Clay and the Creative Process
Saturday, October 15, 2016, Mahon Hall   7pm
Free Admission
Panelists: Bruce Cochrane, Laura Carey, David Lloyd, and Tam Irving and Moderator Julie MacKinnon

Vessels – Drawing on an Idea
October 7, 2016  Mahon Hall 10 – 4 pm
Cost: $75
Youth Workshop with Instructor Gillian McConnell, ages 11 -14. Full Workshop Description.

Register Now

Joy of Texture: Creating a Hand-Built Mug
October 8, 2016  Mahon Hall 12 – 3 pm
Cost: $55
Children’s Workshop with LeeAnn Norgard for Ages 7 – 10 yrs. Full Workshop Description. 

Register Now