Category Archives: News

Moving Clayworks Blog to Shopify

We have decided that it makes more sense to bring all our blog activity over to our website, instead of continuing to use WordPress, where we’ve kept our blog, “Mud” for ten years. So, beginning May 2019, new posts can … Continue reading

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Handing Down the Art of Calligraphy

Clayworks has been hand lettering clay tiles for decades. Most of the work is done for church, school, and nonprofit “name-tile” fundraising projects. My dad, who had some experience in pen and paper calligraphy, learned to apply the technique to … Continue reading

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Consider the Grackle

“The grackles crack their throats of bone in the smooth air.  Moisture and heat have swollen the garden into a slum of bloom.”—Wallace Stevens The Grackle is an unavoidable part of the soundtrack and setting of Austin, Texas.  When we … Continue reading

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Just Completed

We’ve completed an order of 18 custom logo sconces for Foundations Community’s in Austin. Their sunburst logo along with a vibrant turquoise glaze adds a bright touch to their new location in South Austin. In Progress Among other inscribed paver … Continue reading

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More EAST ’09 demonstrations on the 21st and 22nd

Once again Clayworks guests Barbara Lugge, Ben Livingston, Bob Swaffar and Donnie Hungerford along with owner John Gray will display and demonstrate their talents.          

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East Austin Studio Tour

Plan to get a taste of our newest offerings when you stop by Clayworks this weekend for the East Austin Studio Tour.  John will be testing his best recipes and serving samples of  pizza grilled outdoors on our baking stones.  … Continue reading

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Empty Bowl Project

The bowls that fuel “The Empty Bowl Project” are made by potters all over Austin, all year long. Benefitting the Capital Area Food Bank, the event allows you to purchase a handmade bowl of handmade soup for the price of … Continue reading

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