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Below are some links of particularly good sites, companies and/or products.

Galleries and Art Centers

Mixed Bag Gallery - A unique collection of fine art and craft including original paintings, fiber art, ceramics, glass and wood as well as one of a kind clothing, jewelry and accessories.

Rufford Art Centre - Rufford Craft Centre is an internationally recognized exhibitor of crafts, particularly in the field of contemporary studio ceramics, and provides residencies to new and established artists.  The website provides essays, images and traces the history of British ceramics.  The Centre includes an exhibition which traces the history of studio pottery and includes examples of work by pioneering studio potters such as Bernard Leach, William Staite Murray and Michael Cardew.

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft - Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is a nonprofit organization founded to advance education about the process, product and history of craft.  The Centerís major emphasis is on objects of art made primarily of fiber, metal, glass, clay and wood.

Arts Organizations

Texas Cultural & Arts Network | Texas Commission on the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts

 

Ceramic Suppliers

The Ceramic Store Inc. - A discount specialty store for ceramic supplies and equipment carrying clay, glazes, glaze chemicals, potter's wheels, kilns and more!

Creative Industries

Thomas Stuart Kick Wheels

AMACO - American Art Clay Co.

Laguna Clay Co.

Gleco Trap - Do-it yourself sink traps to collect clay and other waste to prevent blocking your drain!

 

Glazes

Spectrum - Glaze and underglaze manufacturer.

Kilns & Kiln Supplies

Cress Kilns & Furnaces - Ceramic and glass kilns, Box heat treat furnaces, Laboratory furnaces, drop bottom aluminum furnaces.

Skutt Ceramic Products

Shimpo

Orton Ceramics - Orton Ceramic Foundation provides products and information to aid in the proper firing of ceramic materials. Manufacturer of pyrometric cones and bars, kiln venting systems and electronic kiln controllers. In addition, the Orton Materials Testing & Research Center provides testing of physical, thermal and mechanical properties of raw materials, ceramics, refractories and glass.

 

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