CURRENT MEMBERS: You DO NOT have to fill out the form. You will be automatically invoiced for membership November 1st.  If you need to make changes to your membership info (phone, email, etc), send an email to 

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in clay (i.e. teacher, professional, amateur, collector, gallery owner and supplier). New members use the  ONLINE FORM  to join today!

$26 – Yearly Membership
$15 – Yearly Student Membership (with valid student enrollment info)

Membership benefits:

  • Community with a large group of ceramic artists to tap for advice, information and support.
  • Four General Meetings a year, providing an avenue for networking with others.
  • A quarterly newsletter: The Clay Chatter.
  • Monthly Board Meetings to follow what’s going on across the organization.

Opportunities to participate with others in:

  • The annual Spring Pottery Fair traditionally held on the first Saturday of May. The Holiday Fair in December.
  • Monthly gallery sales opportunities at the Pendleton Art Center’s Final Friday events within the Clay Alliance Gallery
  • Group Shows/Exhibitions:
    • Themed Member Gallery Shows
    • Juried Group Exhibitions
    • Non-juried Group Exhibitions
  • Empty Bowls, an international project to raise money for hungry children, held on the first Sunday in November. To date, we’ve raised over $350,000 for Kid’s Cafe, a division of the Freestore Foodbank.
  • Creating new events pertaining to clay.
  • Workshops, Exploration workshops, led by members in the group, and notices regarding workshop opportunities offered by other organizations.
  • Mentoring: Access to members who are willing to advise you in areas of their expertise, with subjects as diverse as clay, glazes, firing, kilns and promoting your craft.
  • Committees: Join a committee! Be part of a team of people working toward a common goal.
  • CA Website: Information on events, exhibits, interactive calendar, group e-mailer, member gallery, access to archived minutes and reports, and interesting articles.

If you wish to be included in the next directory, you need to get your membership info and money in by December 12. All members are included in the online directory.

1. Fill out the Online Form

2. Pay Online with Square – $26.00 (or $15 for valid student)

3. (Optional) Our directory has space for a small picture. We would love to have one of you so that members using the directory can put a face with a name. If you have a picture please email it to