Mother of All Pottery Sales

Free, family-friendly event: Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Preview Party: Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Local pottery sale + live demonstrations + hands-on clay activities.

Our annual clay celebration brings ceramic artists and lovers together! Join us this year for hands-on activities from Hey Beast Studio and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, live demonstrations from nationally recognized ceramic artist Kevin Snipes and Pittsburgh's very own Laura Jean McLaughlin, and a sale featuring locally-made pottery from 40 of the region’s top ceramics artists.

Preview Party
We’ve even added a Preview Party so you can get a sneak peek. Join us on Saturday, April 16th from 6:30 - 9:00 to get first dibs on pots, chat with the artists, watch a Raku firing demonstration in our side yard, and enjoy tasty snacks! Tickets are limited.
Purchase yours online, $25/person or $40/pair.

Exhibiting artists include:
  • Liana Agnew
  • Yasmeen Ariff-Sayed
  • Molly Bee
  • Kimberlyn Bloise
  • Mary Briggs
  • Scott Cornish
  • Ben Dames
  • Francis Defabo
  • Joseph Delphia
  • Julian Dunn 
  • Al Faler
  • Connie Finseth
  • Stephanie Flom
  • Christina Fortunato
  • Jeff Guerrero
  • Bryce Hemington
  • Keith Hershberger
  • Kyle Houser
  • Carina Kooiman
  • Araina Marsden
  • Mary Martin
  • Karen McKee 
  • Mud Monkey (Anthony DeRosa)
  • Alyssa Ruberto
  • Silvija Singh
  • Nancy Smeltzer
  • Talon Smith
  • Maeve and Maighread Southard-Wray
  • Melissa Sullivan
  • Claire Thibodeau
  • Three Rivers Clay Works (Garick Tai-Lee) 
  • Ton Pottery (Dan Kuhn)
  • Gloria Tsang
  • Union Project ft. Abbie Adams and Lee Kennedy
  • Jenna Vanden Brink
  • Mark VanderHeide
  • Emmanuelle Wambach
  • Wolf's Den Pottery (Amanda Wolf)
  • Reiko Yamamoto

Union Project is committed to being accessible to all. Union Project is wheelchair accessible via our Stanton Avenue door. Please let us know what accommodations we can make to ensure your experience is positive; contact Michelle Clesse at 412-363-4550 or if you have specific accommodations or needs.

The Mother of All Pottery Sales is supported in part by a Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Union Project’s Ceramics Program is supported in part by the Allegheny Regional Asset District. Sponsors for the Mother of all Pottery Sales include Standard Ceramic Supply Company and media sponsors WESA and WYEP.

 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts             Sponsor Standard Ceramics Supply Company             Media Sponsor WESA            Media Sponsor WYEP