Currently in our Gallery..

Amy Shindo    "Brick Platter"   2017          Stoneware

Amy Shindo    "Brick Platter"   2017          Stoneware

Clay National XII - The Art of Utility

  • Exhibition Dates- August 4th to 29th, 2017
  • Opening Reception: First Friday, August 4th, 6-8pm
  • Juror's Reception: Saturday, August 12th, 6-8pm

The Carbondale Clay Center presents the twelfth annual Clay National exhibition juried by nationally renowned potter Linda Christenson.  “The Art of Utility" focuses on functional ceramics and features selected work of ceramic artists from all over the United States. 

The exhibition features the work of Ted Adler, Marian Baker, Bethany Benson, Jake Boggs, Cate Brus-Austin, Jenn Cole, Jennifer DePaolo, Katie Fee, Conner Griffin, Arthur Halvorsen, Drew Ippoliti, Susan Johnson, Lucien Koonce, Marisa Mahathey, Devin O'Connor, Eric Ordway, Brent Pafford, Mark Rossier, Kathryn Schroeder, Amy Shindo, Chris Singewald, Joe Singewald, James Ingey, Joyce St. Clair Voltz, Lars Voltz and Matthew Yanchuck.

"Clay National - The Art of Utility" is sponsored by David Goin.

Upcoming Exhibitions             

September 2017 - The Carbondale Clay Center: Celebrating 20 Years of the Ceramic Arts


Gallery Hours

The Carbondale Clay Center's gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Additional hours may be added seasonally. Evening and weekend hours can be scheduled by appointment. Visitors are also welcome to visit the gallery during any regularly scheduled class time. Sales inquiries may be made during daytime office hours.

About the Gallery

The Carbondale Clay Center gallery features eleven exhibitions annually, from solo to group shows, both invitational and juried. In addition to changing exhibitions, the work of local artists is featured in our  Gallery Shop. The exhibition area reserved for current shows measures 9' by 24' (216 sq. ft. of floor space) and features pivoting walls, perfect for customizing the space. Available wall space measures 7' by 24'. 

We invite the public to join us every First Friday in downtown Carbondale to see the latest that the gallery has to offer. For more information, please call 970-963-2529 or email

Past Gallery Exhibitions..


July 2017 . Collette Spears . Points of Cadence

June 2017 .  Matthew Eames . Threw and Thru