top of page
Asset 1.png

East Creek is a community art studio and retreat. Situated on 20 forest acres in Oregon's coastal mountains, the 40' East Creek Anagama wood fired kiln is at the center of our community

Email signup

Sign up to be notified of new stuff. We promise not to spam.

Workshops

Check out our offerings for beginner to expert

Firings

Join a firing of one of our wood burning kilns.

Gifting

Give the gift of East Creek with a gift certificate for a unique experience

Anchor 1

Safety First

Vaccines against COVID-19 are not required after Feb. 25, 2023 at East Creek

CHECK US OUT ON INSTAGRAM

  • Instagram
D2089F98-6FE4-4CD6-BB03-5266D68406FA.jpg

ABOUT US

East Creek has been serving students, artists, and educators since 1983. Home to the West's first Anagama wood burning kiln, East Creek is also home to a 5,000 sq.ft. art studio with ceramics, wood, metal, and glass capability. The East Creek facility also includes camping space, tiny cabins, an outdoor kitchen, a wood fired pizza oven, and more!

Upcoming Events Quick Look

  • Feb 17, 10:00 AM – Feb 19, 8:00 PM
    East Creek Art & Portland Clay Compound, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Join Samuel Newman and Maya O’Neil for a special glaze formulation and application workshop in Portland, culminating in a firing at East Creek.
  • Feb 25, 4:00 PM – Feb 26, 11:00 AM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Raku fire, camp, and make wood fired pizza! BYO bisque or buy pieces to paint for $20/ea. Beginner Friendly.
  • Apr 07, 4:00 PM – Apr 08, 11:00 AM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Raku fire, camp, and make wood fired pizza! BYO bisque or buy pieces to paint for $20/ea. Beginner Friendly.
  • May 05, 11:00 AM – May 06, 4:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Learn basic pit firing techniques, prepare your pots and fire the East Creek groundhog pit kiln!
  • May 23, 10:00 AM – May 24, 6:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Community making retreat at East Creek hosted by Joe Robinson and Aubrey Sloan. Material, firing, and wood fired pizza included.
  • Jun 02, 11:00 AM – Jun 04, 6:30 PM
    East Creek
    Hot and Glassy surfaces, wood-soda
  • Jun 14, 10:00 AM – Jun 15, 11:00 AM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    No Experience Necessary. Try your hand at Raku firing your pots! BYO bisque, glaze and materials included. Beginner Friendly.
  • Jun 17, 4:00 PM – Jun 18, 11:00 AM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Raku fire, camp, and make wood fired pizza! BYO bisque or buy pieces to paint for $20/ea. Beginner Friendly.
  • Sat 24 Jun
    Jun 24, 10:00 AM – Jun 25, 5:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Learn Raku starting with the basics. By the end of the workshop, you'll be able to build and fire your own Raku kiln!
  • Aug 12, 9:00 AM – Aug 18, 9:00 AM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    The ultimate throwing-larger workshop. 7 days in the studio with Joe Robinson.
  • Aug 22, 10:00 AM – Aug 23, 5:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Come to East Creek to dip your toe in the world of the potter's wheel, camp, and make wood fired pizza! All materials included.
  • Aug 25, 10:00 AM – Aug 27, 6:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Learn techniques to alter thrown and handbuilt pieces. Emphasis on throwing and altering
  • Sep 08, 10:00 AM – Sep 10, 5:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Come to East Creek for 3 days in the studio with Joe Robinson, focusing on throwing larger on the wheel.
  • Sep 13, 10:00 AM – Sep 14, 5:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Learn the basics of wood firing with a 2 day making time at the East Creek studio in March followed by a wood-soda firing in October
  • Sep 23, 10:00 AM – Sep 24, 5:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Learn the basics of wood firing with a 2 day making time at the East Creek studio in March followed by a wood-soda firing in October
  • Oct 06, 10:00 AM – Oct 08, 5:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Up your wood firing game with instruction, 3 days studio making time, and 3 firings. Includes 5 cubic feet of firing space.
  • Jan 07, 10:00 AM PST – Jan 16, 6:00 PM PST
    East Creek
    Lots of flames and some extreme surfaces
  • Dec 30, 2022, 10:00 AM – Jan 01, 2023, 7:00 PM
    East Creek
    Hot and Glassy surfaces, wood-soda
bottom of page