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Firings and Workshops

Thank you for exploring East Creek's firing and workshop offerings.

To book any workshop as a gift: book with your own info, and then email joe@eastcreekart.org with the recipient's name and email. They will receive automated emails leading up to the workshop including important logistical information.

  • March '24 REDUCTION COOLED SODA ChickenCat Firing
    March '24 REDUCTION COOLED SODA ChickenCat Firing
    Fri, Mar 15
    East Creek
    Mar 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – Mar 17, 2024, 5:00 PM
    East Creek
    Reduction cooled soda with light reduction cooling.
  • March '24 Spring Break Gas Soda Firing
    March '24 Spring Break Gas Soda Firing
    Mon, Mar 25
    East Creek
    Mar 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – Mar 26, 2024, 8:00 PM
    East Creek
    Spring break gas soda firing with Pizza!
  • March '24 Easter Cat Firing
    March '24 Easter Cat Firing
    Fri, Mar 29
    East Creek
    Mar 29, 2024, 10:00 AM – Mar 31, 2024, 6:00 PM
    East Creek
    Hot and Glassy surfaces, wood-soda, easter bunny
  • April 2024 Anagama and Catenary Firing
    April 2024 Anagama and Catenary Firing
    Sat, Apr 06
    East Creek
    Apr 06, 2024, 9:30 AM PDT – Apr 15, 2024, 5:00 PM PDT
    East Creek
    Our Annual spring firing, focusing on education
  • Beginning Wood Firing: Spring 2024
    Beginning Wood Firing: Spring 2024
    Sat, Apr 20
    Oregon Convention Center and East Creek
    Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Oregon Convention Center and East Creek, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Meet at OPA Showcase in April to look at contemporary wood fired pottery as a group and receive instruction, then fire your own pieces in June
  • April '24 Second Chance Gas Soda Firing
    April '24 Second Chance Gas Soda Firing
    Sat, Apr 27
    East Creek
    Apr 27, 2024, 12:00 PM – Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 PM
    East Creek
    Gas Soda Firing loading the day of the spring Anagama unloading. Reserve space for new bisque or bring your re-fires!
  • Wheel Week: Improvement Focus
    Wheel Week: Improvement Focus
    Mon, Jun 10
    East Creek
    Jun 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 13, 2024, 5:00 PM
    East Creek
    Work on improving your throwing skills with instruction, unguided community making, or both!
  • June '24 ChickenCat Wood-Soda Firing
    June '24 ChickenCat Wood-Soda Firing
    Fri, Jun 14
    East Creek
    Jun 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 16, 2024, 6:00 PM
    East Creek
    Hot and Glassy surfaces, wood-soda
  • Soda Firing Week: Gas Soda
    Soda Firing Week: Gas Soda
    Mon, Jun 24
    East Creek
    Jun 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 30, 2024, 8:00 PM
    East Creek
    Learn about gas soda firing, make pots for the kiln, and fire them all in one weeklong workshop!
  • Wheel Week: Throwing Larger and Altering
    Wheel Week: Throwing Larger and Altering
    Mon, Jul 08
    East Creek
    Jul 08, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jul 14, 2024, 5:00 PM
    East Creek
    Work on gaining new throwing skills with instruction, unguided community making, or both!
  • Throwing Large Masterclass: 7 Days
    Throwing Large Masterclass: 7 Days
    Mon, Jul 22
    East Creek
    Jul 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jul 28, 2024, 4:00 PM
    East Creek
    Work in a small setting with master potter Joe Robinson to throw some truly giant pots.
  • Radius Studio: Soda, Pit, and Raku Firing Weekend
    Radius Studio: Soda, Pit, and Raku Firing Weekend
    Sat, Feb 17
    East Creek Art
    Feb 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – Feb 18, 2024, 6:00 PM
    East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
    Community firing at East Creek hosted by Joe Robinson and Aubrey Sloan. Informational session prior to firing at Radius Studio and firing included.
  • Advanced Wood Firing: Spring 2024
    Advanced Wood Firing: Spring 2024
    Sat, Feb 03
    East Creek
    Feb 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    East Creek
    Receive advanced instruction, written materials, and participate in 3 firings at East Creek!
  • February '24 Crew ChickenCat Firing
    February '24 Crew ChickenCat Firing
    Fri, Feb 02
    East Creek
    Feb 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – Feb 04, 2024, 6:00 PM
    East Creek
    Hot and Glassy surfaces, wood-soda
  • January 2024 Anagama Firing and Catenary Firing: Reduction Cooled
    January 2024 Anagama Firing and Catenary Firing: Reduction Cooled
    Sat, Jan 06
    East Creek
    Jan 06, 2024, 9:30 AM PST – Jan 15, 2024, 8:00 PM PST
    East Creek
    Lots of flames and some extreme surfaces
  • ChickenCat: New Year's Firing and Party
    ChickenCat: New Year's Firing and Party
    Sat, Dec 30
    East Creek
    Dec 30, 2023, 10:00 AM – Jan 01, 2024, 8:00 PM
    East Creek
    Hot and Glassy surfaces, wood-soda
  • Portland RAKU - Morning Ceramics Sunday Session Dec. 17, 2023
    Portland RAKU - Morning Ceramics Sunday Session Dec. 17, 2023
    Sun, Dec 17
    Morning Ceramics Studio
    Dec 17, 2023, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Morning Ceramics Studio, 239 SE 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA
    Paint and Raku fire pre-made, hand-thrown pots, with professional looking results in hours!
  • Portland RAKU - Morning Ceramics - Dec. 16 2023
    Portland RAKU - Morning Ceramics - Dec. 16 2023
    Sat, Dec 16
    Morning Ceramics Studio
    Dec 16, 2023, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM PST
    Morning Ceramics Studio, 239 SE 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA
    No Experience Necessary. Raku fire your holiday pots! BYO bisque or buy pieces to paint. Beginner Friendly.
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