Clay AKAR

Clay AKAR

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Wonderful! 100% profits to NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Education
Fantastic, artistic high quality ceramics at Akar in Iowa City!

AKAR Art, Architecture & Design. Building blocks for a richer life. ClayAKAR is located in downtown Iowa City and focuses on all things Clay.

Operating as usual

09/03/2021

North Carolina potters Bruce Gholson + Samantha Henneke’s work will be available today at 10:00 am CST.

#clayakar #samanthahennekepottery #brucegholsonpottery #bulldogpottery #ceramics #functionalclay #pottery #seagrovepotters

North Carolina potters Bruce Gholson + Samantha Henneke’s work will be available today at 10:00 am CST.

#clayakar #samanthahennekepottery #brucegholsonpottery #bulldogpottery #ceramics #functionalclay #pottery #seagrovepotters

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 09/02/2021

A preview of what we have in store for you from Samantha and Bruce of Bulldog Pottery from North Carolina.

Opens tomorrow, Friday, September 3, 9:30 am CST in gallery and 10:00
am CST online.

#clayakar #ceramics #bulldogpottery #samanthahenneke #brucegholson #pottery #northcarolinapoyyers

Clay AKAR 09/01/2021

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New Work by Posey Bacopoulos

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Clay AKAR 08/31/2021

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FLASH SALE: POURING POTS
Use code "POURAWAY" for 20% off this collection of bottles, pitchers, pourers and teapots. Through August 2nd.

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Photos from Clay AKAR's post 08/31/2021

Upcoming Show: Samantha Henneke + Bruce Gholson of Bulldog Pottery.

This Friday, September 3, 9:30 am CST in gallery and 10:00 am CST online

#clayakar #bulldogpottery #samanthahennekepottery #brucegholsonpottery #stoneware #northcarolinapottery #ceramics #contemporaryclay

08/27/2021

Visit us tomorrow to see new work by Ryan Myers.
Available 9:30 am CST in gallery and 10:00 am CST online.

#clayakar #woodfiredceramics #woodfiredpottery #ryanmyers #ceramics #ryanmyersceramics #pigsofinstagram #pottery

Visit us tomorrow to see new work by Ryan Myers.
Available 9:30 am CST in gallery and 10:00 am CST online.

#clayakar #woodfiredceramics #woodfiredpottery #ryanmyers #ceramics #ryanmyersceramics #pigsofinstagram #pottery

08/20/2021

There are still so many works available for you. Clary Illian is one of our favorite potters and the first potter that we purchased a piece from over 30 years ago when we first arrived in Iowa.

#clayakar #iowapottery #claryillian #ceramics #americanpotter #leachtradition #contemporaryclay

There are still so many works available for you. Clary Illian is one of our favorite potters and the first potter that we purchased a piece from over 30 years ago when we first arrived in Iowa.

#clayakar #iowapottery #claryillian #ceramics #americanpotter #leachtradition #contemporaryclay

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 08/19/2021

Check out these works by Ron Philbeck before they fly off the shelves!

#clayakar #ronphilbeck #sodafiredceramics #northcarolinapottery #ceramics #functionalceramics #putabirdonit

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 08/19/2021

This Small Intended Bowl captured my attention today!

#clayakar #handmadebowl #ceramics #scrolf #pottery #stoneware #contemporary-clay #studiopottery

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 08/19/2021

This Friday we will feature a collection of works by Iowa Potter Clary Illian .
Work in this collection was originally commissioned in 1982 by a local family.

#clayakar #claryillian #claryillianpottery #ceramics #functionalclay #ceramics #iowapotters #elyiowa

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 08/17/2021

Garlic Jars that caught my attention today!

#clayakar #garlicjars #chrisalveshere #amandabury #sunshinecobb #functionalclay #pottery #jars

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 08/13/2021

Dallas Wooten’s new work is now live. Check it out now.

#clayakar #dallaswootenceramics #porcelain #ceramics #goldlustre #coveredjar #contemporaryclay #pottery

08/12/2021

Featuring new work by Posey Bacopoulos tomorrow, Friday 13th, 10:00 am CST

#clayakar #poseybacopoulos #majolica #newyorkpottery #ceramics #functionalclay

Featuring new work by Posey Bacopoulos tomorrow, Friday 13th, 10:00 am CST

#clayakar #poseybacopoulos #majolica #newyorkpottery #ceramics #functionalclay

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 08/12/2021

Sneak Peek - Dallas Wooten’s Teapot. His work will be featured tomorrow at 10:00 am CST

#clayakar #dallaswootenceramics #teapot #ceramics #contemporaryclay

08/07/2021

Get it while you still can!

I was immediately drawn to this large stoneware bowl when we opened the boxes from Steve, so much so that it is featured in the first show image that we published for the current Michael Connelly & S. C.Rolf show.

#clayakar #pottery #ceramics #functionalclay #stoneware #studiopottery

Get it while you still can!

I was immediately drawn to this large stoneware bowl when we opened the boxes from Steve, so much so that it is featured in the first show image that we published for the current Michael Connelly & S. C.Rolf show.

#clayakar #pottery #ceramics #functionalclay #stoneware #studiopottery

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 08/06/2021

This beautifully textured Rusty Red Casserole by S. C. Rolf is in the show that opened today.

#clayakar #ceramics #functionalceramics #pottery #studiopottery

08/05/2021

Michael Connelly and S. C. Rolf’s show “Sharpen” opens tomorrow at 10:00 am CST

Pictured: Teapot and Mugs by Michael Connelly

#clayakar #teapot #ceramics #contemporaryclay #pottery #functionalceramics

Michael Connelly and S. C. Rolf’s show “Sharpen” opens tomorrow at 10:00 am CST

Pictured: Teapot and Mugs by Michael Connelly

#clayakar #teapot #ceramics #contemporaryclay #pottery #functionalceramics

08/05/2021

Teapot and Yunomi by S.C.Rolf.

Upcoming Show
Sharpen- Michael Connelly & S.C. Rolf

#clayakar #ceramics #pottery #functionally #contemporaryceramics #friendsinclay #teapot #yunomi

Teapot and Yunomi by S.C.Rolf.

Upcoming Show
Sharpen- Michael Connelly & S.C. Rolf

#clayakar #ceramics #pottery #functionally #contemporaryceramics #friendsinclay #teapot #yunomi

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 07/30/2021

Upcoming Show:
Sharpen-Michael Connelly and S.C. Rolf will open Friday, August 6th, 9:30 am CST in gallery and 10:00 am CST online.

#clayakar #ceramics #contemporaryclay #functionalceramics #thestudiopotter #ceramicplates

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 07/30/2021

Tomorrow, July 30th we will feature new works by Ron Philbeck and Alea Mae.

Pictured: Ron Philbeck’s Soda Fired Jar & Alea Mae’s Woodfired Vase.

#clayakar #woodfiredceramics #sodafiredceramics #ceramics #contemporaryclay #newwork #entomology #northcarolinapottery #iowaceramics #iowaceramicscenter

07/28/2021

Shale Yellow Sunrise Bottle by Justin Donofrio

#clayakar #akardesign #ceramics #justindonfrio #contemporaryclay #coloredporcelain

Shale Yellow Sunrise Bottle by Justin Donofrio

#clayakar #akardesign #ceramics #justindonfrio #contemporaryclay #coloredporcelain

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 07/09/2021

Amanda Bury’s new work is now available online.

#ceramics #amandaburyceramics #contemporaryclay #electricfiredpottery #functionalclay

Clay AKAR 07/09/2021

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Photos from Clay AKAR's post 07/09/2021

New Work: Amanda Bury
Available tomorrow, Friday, 10:00 am CST online.

#clayakar #amandabury #wheat #contemporaryclay #electricfired #stoneware #flask #handmadeflask #functionalpottery ceramics

07/02/2021

And it’s a wrap!

Alea has officially finished shipping all 566 Yunomi show orders in just two weeks.

I am so thankful and proud of the ClayAKAR team that worked tirelessly and helped Alea to get your orders to you.

Some of you have already received your Yunomi and others will receive soon. We would love to hear from you and see the Yunomi in their new homes.

Thank you all on behalf of the artists, Studio Potter and the ClayAKAR team for another successful show.

#clayakar #akardesign #ceramics #thestudiopotter #yunomi #clayakaryunomi #yunomiinvitational #contemporaryclay

And it’s a wrap!

Alea has officially finished shipping all 566 Yunomi show orders in just two weeks.

I am so thankful and proud of the ClayAKAR team that worked tirelessly and helped Alea to get your orders to you.

Some of you have already received your Yunomi and others will receive soon. We would love to hear from you and see the Yunomi in their new homes.

Thank you all on behalf of the artists, Studio Potter and the ClayAKAR team for another successful show.

#clayakar #akardesign #ceramics #thestudiopotter #yunomi #clayakaryunomi #yunomiinvitational #contemporaryclay

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 07/02/2021

New work by Karl Borgeson and Brad Schweiger just added online.

#clayakar #karlborgeson #karlborgesonceramics #bradschweiger #saltfiredpottery #sodafiredceramics #ceramics #functionalceramics #contemporaryclay

06/29/2021

Upcoming Show: Justin Donofrio
July 23rd, 9:30 am in gallery and 10:00 am Online.

#clayakar #justindonofrio, #oxidation #cone9oxidation
#porcelain #slabbuilt #ceramics #contemporaryceramics #studiopottery

Upcoming Show: Justin Donofrio
July 23rd, 9:30 am in gallery and 10:00 am Online.

#clayakar #justindonofrio, #oxidation #cone9oxidation
#porcelain #slabbuilt #ceramics #contemporaryceramics #studiopottery

Photos from Clay AKAR's post 06/29/2021

Check out these yunomi if you missed the opening of the Yunomi Show. We still have over 150 yunomi available.

#clayakar #yunomi #clayakaryunomi #woodfiredceramics #sodafiredceramics #thestudiopotterjournal #ceramics #contemporaryclay #pottery

06/18/2021

Thank you for such an overwhelming response. You all helped in so many ways- making, sharing, promoting and purchasing . 🙏🏼

#clayakar #clayakaryunomi #yunomi #yunomiinvitational #ceramics

Thank you for such an overwhelming response. You all helped in so many ways- making, sharing, promoting and purchasing . 🙏🏼

#clayakar #clayakaryunomi #yunomi #yunomiinvitational #ceramics

06/18/2021

Yunomi 2021 Sneak Peek wrap up featuring potters close to us.

Remember - Yunomi Invitational 2021 featuring 1105 yunomi opens today at 10:00 am CST Online Only.

Pictured are Shumpei Yamaki, Heidi McKay Casto, Zachary Wollert, Alea Mae, Bean Jelly, Joyce St.Clair Voltz, Benj Upchurch, Josh Van Stippen and Lars Voltz

#clayakar #clayakaryunomi #yunomiinvitational #yunomi #iowaceramics #iowapotters #uiowaceramics #ceramics #iowa

Yunomi 2021 Sneak Peek wrap up featuring potters close to us.

Remember - Yunomi Invitational 2021 featuring 1105 yunomi opens today at 10:00 am CST Online Only.

Pictured are Shumpei Yamaki, Heidi McKay Casto, Zachary Wollert, Alea Mae, Bean Jelly, Joyce St.Clair Voltz, Benj Upchurch, Josh Van Stippen and Lars Voltz

#clayakar #clayakaryunomi #yunomiinvitational #yunomi #iowaceramics #iowapotters #uiowaceramics #ceramics #iowa

06/17/2021

1105 Yunomi by 191 makers, 201 donations to Studio Potter makes up this years Yunomi Show.

Opens Online Only, Friday June 18th, 10:00 am CST

Pictured are Helle Bovbjerg, Jennifer Allen, Bobby Tso, Mike Helke, John Neely, Adam Field, Seth Green, Juan Barroso, Akira Satake, Julie Johnson, Hana Ward, Samuel Thompson, Amanda Bury and Austin Coudriet

#clayakar #clayakaryunomi #yunomi #yunomiinvitational #thestudiopotter #ceramics #eventoftheyear

1105 Yunomi by 191 makers, 201 donations to Studio Potter makes up this years Yunomi Show.

Opens Online Only, Friday June 18th, 10:00 am CST

Pictured are Helle Bovbjerg, Jennifer Allen, Bobby Tso, Mike Helke, John Neely, Adam Field, Seth Green, Juan Barroso, Akira Satake, Julie Johnson, Hana Ward, Samuel Thompson, Amanda Bury and Austin Coudriet

#clayakar #clayakaryunomi #yunomi #yunomiinvitational #thestudiopotter #ceramics #eventoftheyear

06/17/2021

Yunomi show opens tomorrow at 10:00 am CST Online Only.

Visit https://www.clayakar.com/pages/yunomi-2021-participants to view this years participants.

Pictured are Lana Wilson, Josh DeWeese, Brandon Lipe, Tom Bartel, Mark Arnold, Jeff Oestreich, Daniel Gillberg, Lesley Mcinally, Adero Willard, Michelle Mendlowitz, Sam Chung, Jeff Shapiro

#clayakar #yunomi #yunomiinvitational #clayakaryunomi #thestudiopotter #ceramics #contemporaryceramics

Yunomi show opens tomorrow at 10:00 am CST Online Only.

Visit https://www.clayakar.com/pages/yunomi-2021-participants to view this years participants.

Pictured are Lana Wilson, Josh DeWeese, Brandon Lipe, Tom Bartel, Mark Arnold, Jeff Oestreich, Daniel Gillberg, Lesley Mcinally, Adero Willard, Michelle Mendlowitz, Sam Chung, Jeff Shapiro

#clayakar #yunomi #yunomiinvitational #clayakaryunomi #thestudiopotter #ceramics #contemporaryceramics

06/17/2021

Almost there! The Yunomi show featuring 1105 yunomi and 191 artists opens tomorrow at 10:00 am CST Online only.

Pictured are Dallas Wooten, Miranda Thomas, Toni Losey, Crista Ann Ames, Matt Mitros, Andy Bissonnette, Shikha Joshi, Taylor Sijan, Sang Joon Park, Aaron Becker, Dow Redcorn, Tilla Rodemann, Sami Tsang, Joe Kraft and Kate Schroeder

#clayakar #yunomi #yunomiinvitational #clayakaryunomi #thestudiopotter #ceramics

Almost there! The Yunomi show featuring 1105 yunomi and 191 artists opens tomorrow at 10:00 am CST Online only.

Pictured are Dallas Wooten, Miranda Thomas, Toni Losey, Crista Ann Ames, Matt Mitros, Andy Bissonnette, Shikha Joshi, Taylor Sijan, Sang Joon Park, Aaron Becker, Dow Redcorn, Tilla Rodemann, Sami Tsang, Joe Kraft and Kate Schroeder

#clayakar #yunomi #yunomiinvitational #clayakaryunomi #thestudiopotter #ceramics

06/17/2021

A collection of narrative yunomi that will be featured in this years Yunomi show opening this Friday, June 10th, 10:00 am CST Online Only

Pictured are Jenny Mendes, Aaron Scythe, Yeonsoo Kim, Ted Saupe, Pattie Chalmers, Michael Corney, Kurt Weiser, Molly Anne Bishop, Keok Lim and Senta Achee

#clayakar #yunomi #narrativeceramics #clayakaryunomi #yunomiinvitational #ceramics #thestudiopotter

A collection of narrative yunomi that will be featured in this years Yunomi show opening this Friday, June 10th, 10:00 am CST Online Only

Pictured are Jenny Mendes, Aaron Scythe, Yeonsoo Kim, Ted Saupe, Pattie Chalmers, Michael Corney, Kurt Weiser, Molly Anne Bishop, Keok Lim and Senta Achee

#clayakar #yunomi #narrativeceramics #clayakaryunomi #yunomiinvitational #ceramics #thestudiopotter

06/16/2021

Couples in clay working side by side!

Yunomi 2021 opens this Friday 10:00 am CST

Pictured are Shoko Teruyama, Matt Kelleher, Doug Fitch, Hannah McAndrew, Bandana Pottery, Lynne Hobaica, Rickie Barnett, Sunkoo Yuh, Minsoo Yuh, Dan Anderson, Caroline Anderson, Kent McLaughlin, Suze Lindsay, Elaine Coleman and Tom Coleman

#clayakar #yunomi #clayakaryunomi #yunomiinvitational #claycouples #ceramicsmonthly #thestudiopotter #ceramics

Couples in clay working side by side!

Yunomi 2021 opens this Friday 10:00 am CST

Pictured are Shoko Teruyama, Matt Kelleher, Doug Fitch, Hannah McAndrew, Bandana Pottery, Lynne Hobaica, Rickie Barnett, Sunkoo Yuh, Minsoo Yuh, Dan Anderson, Caroline Anderson, Kent McLaughlin, Suze Lindsay, Elaine Coleman and Tom Coleman

#clayakar #yunomi #clayakaryunomi #yunomiinvitational #claycouples #ceramicsmonthly #thestudiopotter #ceramics

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