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Tag: Washington Clay Arts


Clay arts at The Art Stop in downtown Tacoma

Ceramic art by Eva Funderburgh. Image courtesy The Art Stop.

Thanks to the National Council for the Education for Ceramic Arts conference coming up in Seattle (March 28-31) a lot of local galleries are mounting clay-based shows. One of the first ones open is at The Art Stop, housed in LeRoy Jewelers in downtown Tacoma: The gallery’s sixth annual Washington Clay Arts Association juried exhibit is up through April and features many innovative and thoughtful ceramic artists from the region and continent.

Right by the door are three imaginative sculptures by Eva Funderburgh. Two are of wood-fired stoneware, with the cloudy ochre raku-style glaze – a large and a small animal, humped like mountains with deliciously lumpy fungi growing out of their backs, unnoticed. In between them, vertically, is a small, antlered animal gazing eyelessly and wistfully at a wilting flower held in its paws. Read more »


Critic’s Picks: Tacoma Opera, TMP’s “Junie B. Jones,” baskets at Sandpiper and clay at the Art Stop

Tacoma Opera gets silly with Donizetti

Boy meets girl, they sing a lot of high notes and everyone leaves happy. Donizetti’s “Daughter of the Regiment” isn’t big on plot but it sure sounds good, and this weekend Tacoma Opera opens their season with two performances. 8 p.m. Nov. 6, 2 p.m. Nov. 8. $25-$62. Rialto Theater, 310 S. 9th St., Tacoma. 253-627-7789, www.tacomaopera.com
“Junie B. Jones” comes to TMP

If you’ve ever had a messy kindergartener, a well-meaning first grader or a sassy second grader, you’ll know about Junie B. Jones. Tacoma Musical Playhouse brings the kids’ book character

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