Please join us on Saturday October 1st from 10 to 4, in Antioch Illinois and get super inspired to try some new ideas! Ira creates truly unique functional pottery by wheel throwing forms and altering them. His demonstrations will include: Oval forms with LIDS! Curly handles! Incredible carving!
He is currently advanced instructor of ceramics at Dunedin Fine Art Center in Florida. Ira earned his BFA from St Cloud University in Minnesota in 1980.
This demonstration workshop costs $100.00 , which includes lunch. Restricted diet? Bring a sack lunch. Ira will have some finished work for sale during the workshop.
25942 W Heart O Lakes BL, Antioch, IL 60002 847-852-0636
Preregistration is required due to limited seating. Payment confirms your seat. Payment can be easily paid through Zelle: Jill@antiochpottery.com or by check. Call 847-852-0636
Payment by Zelle: Jill@antiochpottery.com. Or check or credit card. Just call! Limited seating requires advanced registration please. Super excited!
Summer Art Fairs are in full swing! You can check my schedule easily right here by clicking the “Shows” heading. I am sure I will be at one near you. Please make your way over, I have so much to tell you. Ask me about the She-Shed Gallery and my new gas kiln! I am always working to have something new to excite you.
My online shop is at: Etsy.Antiochpottery.com where you can see a limited selection of my work, Japanese Ikebana and some pieces are available during show season. You can ALWAYS call me and we can shop the full booth over the phone, I am a good picture taker and phone shopping assistant. 847-852-0636
My next Open House Studio Sale in Antioch, IL will be November 19th this year. Mark your calendars now, you won’t want to miss it. I can’t wait to see your smiling faces!
Have a great summer! Thanks for your support of my small business.
Thanks for looking at my website. I happily invite you to stop in at my new She-Shed Pottery Gallery and studio to shop and see firsthand how I make all this cool stuff! I am located at:
25942 W. Heart O Lakes Blvd. Antioch, IL 60002 847-852-0636.
You’ll explore my working studio and classroom where I throw and fire all kinds of functional beauties. Search through piles of mugs, vases, berry bowls, bakewares and so much more, all for sale onsite. Please call or text ahead to make sure I am not at the store or something.
You can also shop online: Etsy.Antiochpottery.com where I list pieces easy to ship for free. Plus its all on sale until May 5!
Click on “Shows” for a list of my summer art shows, starting in Belleville IL on May 14. I travel the midwest in the summer months for festivals of art, all listed herein.
First of all, thank you to everyone who came in for my March Madness Pottery Sale on March 26. I really appreciate each and every one of you!
My summer shows are lining up very well. I have a super fun schedule so far. Still waiting for the jury results for some of the late summer and fall applications. Its a tough job, applying and hoping for an invite! I usually get in the ones I want. Anyways, check my “shows” and click and scroll through them, some of the best in the country are on there and well worth the trip. Questions? Just call me at 847-852-0636
Lastly and not leastly: my online shop is full as of today with fresh spring pottery available for immediate shipment. Etsy.Antiochpottery.com
My She Shed Gallery is also OPEN for in-person shopping in Antioch, Illinois. 25942 W Heart O Lakes Blvd. Call for appointment, make sure I’m not at the grocery store or something! 847-852-0636
Thanks for your continued support of my small business! I LOVE my job!!!
Its official! Please come to my Antioch, IL studio for the first peek at all my new pieces and designs. SATURDAY MARCH 26 from 10 to 4.
25942 W Heart O Lakes Blvd. Antioch, IL 60002 847-852-0636
Everything from an outdoor birdbath sculpture to mugs and dip caddies, I have something for everyone! Need a complete set of pasta bowls? YES! And it’ll all be on sale this one day only. Come to see my new She-Shed Gallery, my new kiln and my clean studio, where I make all this cool stuff. Come and get some new pieces!
Orders and special requests may still be completed by that date. Just call me!
Can’t make it? Shop online 24/7 for a good selection: Etsy.Antiochpottery.com
For the moment my “contact” link in my website is not working. Please email me:
Florida was very good to us. But I’m happy to be home and making new pots. My She-Shed Gallery is now OPEN for walk in business in Antioch Illinois! Stay tuned for the formal announcement of our big March Madness Pottery Sale here on March 26.
Art shows are scheduling in the next month of so, so please check my shows for updates!
I am located at: 25942 W Heart O Lakes Bl in Antioch, IL
My online store is updating on Monday February 14th. Etsy.Antiochpottery.com
Winter is in full swing, I’ve been potting like there’s nothing else to do!
Thank you Naples New Year Art Show for a great sale. And the weather was just perfect. We even swam in the ocean.
2 more Florida shows are coming up this week: January 28, 29 & 30 I will be in New Smyrna Beach for their show. I am right in the middle where the 2 streets meet, in booth #4. Then the following weekend, February 5 & 6, I will be at the Mt. Dora Art Fair in the cutest little town. I am in space D317 at the top of the hill on Donnelley Street at 6th Street.
I will be back online February 9th: Etsy.Antiochpottery.com for 24/7 shopping. Please come visit me in Antioch, Illinois this winter, I’ll show you what’s new around my studio. All calls are answered by me: 847-852-0636
As 2021 rolls to a close I have unloaded the last kiln firing of the year. My She-Shed Gallery of Pottery is open for last minute gifts everyday until December 23. It’s at: 25942 W Heart O Lakes Blvd, in Antioch Illinois. 847-852-0636 Call and make sure I am not at the store or something! Come see where I make all this cool stuff! You can shop online 24/7 at: Etsy.Antiochpottery.com. I just reloaded new items.
2022 will be a good year for us all I hope! I start the year in Naples Florida at the New Years Art Festival on January 8 & 9, space # 12 on 5th Avenue near Rt 41.
2 more Florida shows follow: New Smyrna Beach on January29 & 30, space #4 and then Mt. Dora Florida on February 5 & 6.
Have a super happy new year and thank you for your support in this rough spot in time!
Thank you so much for supporting my small business during my Open House! It was a really good one. Now that the season of giving is upon us, my new She-Shed Gallery of Pottery is open in Antioch, Illinois for in-person shopping. Come for a huge selection of gifts for everyone who eats, cooks or just loves beautiful, useful handmade ware! I even have brand new ornaments for the tree! Come see how I make all this stuff! Please call or text me for an approximate time to visit so I’m not at the store or something. 847-852-0636. My address is: 25942 W. Heart O Lakes Blvd.
I have one more show in 2021 in Columbus Ohio called “Columbus Winterfair” held indoors at the Bricker Multipurpose Building at 717 E. 17th Avenue. Its Friday, Saturday and Sunday December 3, 4 & 5. During this wonderful event you can get all kinds of goodies from 300 exhibitors. I am in space #536. My little gallery will be closed during this time but up and running Tuesday December 7th.
There is also a lovely but limited selection of goodies online: Etsy.Antiochpottery.com. order now to allow time for shipping. Thanks!