2019 TV Interview

Ceramic artist and long-time LICG member Barbara Karyo was interviewed on Great Neck/North Shore Public Access TV in April. She spoke about the Guild’s history and current projects as well as showing some of the work in the 60th anniversary exhibit. Click here to watch.

2019 May General Membership Meeting

Artist Talk & Slideshow
Ceramic Artist Mary O’Malley
Thursday,  May 30, 7-9 PM (doors open at 6 PM)
Syosset Public Library, 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset, NY

Mary O’Malley is a ceramic artist from Long Island. She received her BFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 2007 and MA from the Royal College of Art Ceramics and Glass program in 2016.

Upon receiving her MA, Mary became a founding member of arts education group Collective Matter. She has been invited to the JingDeZhen Ceramic Institute in JiangXi, China, as an inaugural resident and has been twice awarded American Craft Council Awards of Excellence. Her work has been exhibited internationally in group shows at institutions such as Christie’s, the Saatchi Gallery in London, Art Miami, and MUDAC in Switzerland. Her work can be found in private collections internationally, and has been acquired by the JingDeZhen Ceramic Institute, Waskowmium Collection, and the 21c Hotel group.

Mary currently splits her professional practice as artist, educator, and curator between her London and New York studios.

Mary will be talking about her journey as a maker, her processes and how her identity as a native Long islander and descendant of immigrants informs her work.

The Fiber Group is responsible for refreshments.

2019 Workshops

LICG Metal Group and Nassau Mineral Club Present
Faux Bone Workshop with Robert Dancik
Saturday, June 1, 10AM – 3:30PM
Garvies Point Museum
50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove
Registration deadline: May 20
Fee:  $80 members; $100 non-members
Email info [at] licg.org for registration form

Includes demo and how to build a low-cost metal dye-forming press. Bring your favorite tools, if you choose. Materials will be provided.

Clay Group
Raku Workshop/Firing with Bill Shillalies

Sunday, June 2
Nassau Community College
Email info [at] licg.org for details

You can use just about any clay, adding grog to it to make it strong enough for the shock of this firing method. So get your pots ready, glazing will happen at the college. Between 6-10 participants are needed.