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East Creek: Willamina, OR

Wood Firing Workshop at East Creek: NWWFC Pre-Conference Firing

Join us in the East Creek studio for a 3 day making workshop, followed by participation in the NWWFC pre-conference firing in May. Come and go as you please, weekenders welcome. $500

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Wood Firing Workshop at East Creek: NWWFC Pre-Conference Firing
Wood Firing Workshop at East Creek: NWWFC Pre-Conference Firing

Time & Location

Apr 24, 2020, 10:00 AM

East Creek: Willamina, OR

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About the event

Basics:    

Making: April 24-26 in East Creek Studio

Firing: 5/9-5/17 at East Creek

Unloading: Sunday June 7, concurrent with NWWFC 

**Come and go as you please, see note below. Weekenders welcome.**

A three day making workshop and retreat at East Creek. A camping, cabins, food, and clay experience. Fire 3 CF in the NWWFC pre-conference anagama firing with guests from around the region. During our workshop, you'll see demos by Joe Robinson and invited guests, and you'll have the opportunity to make up to 6 cubic feet of work included with your workshop fee, including bisque. Extra space is available at an extra charge. During the firing, we'll also conduct pit and raku firings, which you'll be invited to participate in. Each participant will select 2 bags of clay included with the workshop- extra clay can br brought or bought if needed.

NWWFC, the NW Wood Firing Conference, will take place June 4-6, 2020 in Newberg. There will be demos, 10+ concurrent exhibitions, and a keynote by Jack Troy. Artists from around the region will come to fire and to observe the unloading of the anagama. NWWFC.com

**Note: Wood firing is a shared work process, but as a workshop participant you can come to as much or as little of the firing as you'd like. This workshop is designed so that if you have a 9-5, you don't need to take much or any time off to get all the juicy bits. You'll need to make sure your pots get to East Creek by 2/29, and arrange to pick them up on March 14, but other than that, there's no requirement. Raku and pit firings will happen March 6 and/or 7 pending participant input. 

Register below and select food and accommodation options. Indoor accommodation options are first-come first served and if sold out will appear as unavailable. Camping is free, and in-town accomodations are avaialbe 15 minutes away. Thursday arrival and Monday departure are also available upon request- email joe@eastcreekart.org to extend your accommodation booking.

Meal Plan Menu:

Friday

Breakfast: On your own. Coffee, Tea, and light snacks provided to get you through to lunch.

Lunch: Sandwich Bar with fresh and local ingredients. Side salads provided by Roths Market.

Opening Dinner: Traditional Seafood Paella with local seafood: fish, shrimp, clams, crab, the works. Side salad, bread, sweet treats.

Saturday

Breakfast: Breakfast bar of local fruits, cheese, bagels, and pastries from Red Fox Artisan Bakery. Coffee and Tea.

Lunch: Sandwich Bar with fresh and local ingredients. Side Salads provided by Roths Market

Dinner: Wood Fired pizza- make your own with provided gourmet ingredients (and some help). Bring your own additions if you like!

Sunday

Breakfast: Breakfast bar of local fruits, cheese, bagels, and pastries from Red Fox Artisan Bakery. Coffee and Tea.

Lunch: Homemade Chili con Carne or tomato soup and homemade corn bread. Sour cream, cheese, and onions available.

Note: Food and Accommodation purchases are non-refundable. Workshop registration is 50% refundable through March 24, 2020 and nonrefundable thereafter. Thaks for your understanding, it takes money and planning to put this stuff on. 

Tickets

  • Workshop Registration

    Workshop registration incl. 3 days making time, 3cf anagama, 3cf raku/pit, camping, 50# clay, all required glaze and materials.

    $500.00
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  • East Creek Meal Plan

    All meals provided at East Creek Friday thru Sunday - see detail for menu.

    $135.00
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  • Wood Fired Pizza Only

    Use provided ingredients and advice to build your own wood fired pizza during our celebration on Saturday night.

    $20.00
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  • Tiny Cabin Booking

    Stay in an 8x12 foot tiny cabin secluded on a private trail in the woods. Full size bed, solar lighting. Utilizes shared bathroom. See photos on the site or on Instagram @eastcreekjoe

    $125.00
    Sold Out
  • A-Frame Cabin Booking

    Our new construction 20' A-Frame cabin overlooks a small pond and is accessible on foot only by footbridge or trail. It has a queen bed and two twins to accommodate up to 4.

    $175.00
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  • Bunkhouse Cabin Booking

    Stay in our "crew quarters" aka rustic bunkhouse in a twin bed with sheets provided. BYO comforter or blanket (some loaners available). This is the closest option to the bathroom. This is a shared accommodation, there are 4 beds in the bunkhouse.

    $40.00
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  • Camping gear rental

    Take your pick of one of our loaner tents, an air mattress, and sleeping bag. You'll also get a loaner flashlight and anything else you need (that we have) to make your stay comfortable. 2 setups available.

    $30.00
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