Attend the Clay Conference Gallery Hop! 
Friday evening, February 16 5:30-8:00 PM

FOUR venues will be hosting receptions, and will serve very light refreshments.
Supper (before, during, or after) will be on your own!

Download a PDF map and directions here.

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While there are many restaurants in the area of the hotel, there is a local business "on the way home" (that serves adult beverages, baked goods, gelato, smoothies, coffee, tea, salads, sandwiches, and pizza) named Tomatinos (503 Cloverdale Ave) where Clay Buddies may wish to meet for the best pizza (and other refreshments) in town!


2018 Alabama Clay Conference Invitational and Presenters Exhibition

January 15 - March 21, 2018
Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm

Alabama State Council on the Arts
Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery
201 Monroe Street, Suite 110
Montgomery, AL 36104

(334) 242-4076

The Alabama State Council on the Arts provides $5,000 fellowships to individual artists each year.  These competitive fellowships are awarded to help artists advance their careers. The 2018 Alabama Clay Conference Invitational and Presenters Exhibition will showcase work from our four conference presenters alongside works from Alabama ceramic artists who have previously received ASCA fellowships.  The exhibition, featuring the work of almost two dozen ceramic artists, will be on display in the Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery from January 15, 2018- March 21, 2018. Check out the exhibition during the Friday evening reception, or stop by and visit Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm.  To learn more about the gallery and the Alabama State Council on the Arts' fellowship program, visit


On the Wall
February 15-18, 2018
Thursday, 4-5 PM Friday 9AM-8:00PM, Sunday 8:30AM-12PM

Anita P. Folmar Gallery
Armory Learning Arts Center
1018 Madison Ave
Montgomery, AL 36104

This invitational exhibition features wall pieces only and is open to Alabama Clay Conference steering committee, guest presenters, and active volunteers. 

Artists Exhibiting in On the Wall
Margaret Barber
Maya Blume-Cantrell
Annie B. Campbell
Christopher Greenman
Lynnette Hesser    
Sue Jensen
Kristin Law
Robin Metz
John Oles
Larry Percy    
Donna Pickens    
Janice Prescott    
Tara Sartorius


Diversity in the Art of African American Artists

January 16-February 28, 2018
Monday-Sunday 9AM-5PM

Warren/Britt Gallery
Tullibody Fine Arts Bldg.
Alabama State University
Corner of S. Jackson St. & N. University Dr.
Montgomery, AL 36106

This exhibition will feature a diversity of work by nationally known African- American artists working in ceramics:

Joseph Frye, Bessemer, AL
Ella Maria Ray, Denver, CO
Keith Smith, Kennesaw, GA
Lydia Thompson, Glenn Allen, VA
Kathleen Varnell, Jackson, MS


Celebrating Local Clay and Craft!
February 9-23, 2018
Tuesday-Friday 10AM-5PM, Saturday 11am-5PM

Stonehenge Gallery
1041 E Fairview Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 262-8256

This exhibition, curated by local artist, Janice Prescott and Stonehenge Gallery Director, Richard Metzger, will feature the work of local and nearby clay, mixed-media, and craft enthusiasts: Brooks Barrow, Montgomery; Chris Greenman, Montgomery; Darla Tiesling, Montgomery; Donna Pickens, Montgomery; Enid Probst, Montgomery; Greg Skaggs, Troy; Janice Prescott, Montgomery; John Phillips, Montgomery; Kathy Haynie, Tallassee; LaDonna Idell, Montgomery; Larry Percy, Troy; Marcus Dorsey, Montgomery; Margaret Barber, Montgomery; MaryAnn Goodhue, Montgomery; Randy Shoults, Montgomery; Robin Holley-Johnston, Jemison; Robin and Ted Metz, Montevallo; Romaine Crockett, Auburn; Scott Meyer, Montevallo; Sheri Schumacher, Auburn; Stephen Cappelli, Montgomery; Sue Jensen, Montgomery; Tara Cady Sartorius, Montgomery; Teresa Olson, Prattville; Walter Black, Troy; Warren Simons, Montgomery; Winfred Hawkins, Montgomery

Annual Alabama Professor Student Exhibition
February 15-17, 2018
Monday-Saturday 8:30AM-5PM

Montgomery Visitors Center
300 Water St
Montgomery, AL 36104

This annual exhibition features Professors from several Alabama Colleges and Universities that have ceramics programs. Each ceramic faculty from these institutions chooses one current student from their program to exhibit with their work.

In 2018 the exhibition will feature work from: Auburn Montgomery, University of Montevallo, Jacksonville State University, Huntington College, University of South Alabama, Auburn University, University of North Alabama, Troy University, Alabama State University, University of Alabama


Embassy Suites, Salon A

Participant Exhibition - That means YOU!
Be a showoff and bring a special work of ceramic art you have created in the past year. We all want to see what everyone else is creating. Vote for your favorite piece, and that person will win free admission to the Alabama Clay Conference in 2019