Last sale of the season!

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Westwood Artists host their last sale of the season this Saturday outdoors in Westwood, MA.

Lisa WB Walker wheel thrown & hand built pottery

Westwood Artists ART SALE Saturday, December 11th
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
695 High Street in Westwood
, MA

Carol Ahearn ~ Watercolor and Acrylic Painting
Kathy O’Donnell ~ Origami Earrings
Karen Flowers Cagan ~ Photography
Kathy Zola ~ Fiber
Betsy Husted ~ Hand-crafted felt garlands & wall art
Lisa WB Walker ~ Wheel-thrown and Hand-built Pottery

Shop Small. Shop Locally. Support our amazing Westwood Artists!

Watercolor by Carol Ahearn, Westwood Artist

Travel Collection 2021

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Traveling is a big part of where I find inspiration for my one of a kind wheel thrown and hand built functional pottery. I was able to travel this year to Bermuda in late August. Below are photographs of finished pottery and where ideas have come from. My collections should be seen as one big painting; all the parts together tell the story of the experience.

I’ll be selling this collection at the 7th annual Medfield Stroll on Friday, December 3rd. As one of 40 participating artists juried into this event, I will be situated in the Memorial Public Library, 468 Main Street, Medfield, MA. The event is one day from 4pm to 9pm. The Cultural Alliance of Medfield is organizing this event and very active in promoting the Arts. Click here to find out more about this event and the Alliance.

Upper left image on card is my colorful pottery: Prelude Mugs

Westwood Artists host ART SALE on Saturday

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This Saturday, November 6th from 11am-3pm, TEN Westwood Artists will be selling their artwork at Westwood Senior Center, 60 Nahatan Street in Westwood, MA. Rain (or snow!) or Shine, the following artists will be outdoors on the lawn in front of the Council on Aging:

Fall 2021 Collection by Lisa WB Walker

Kathy O’Donnell ~ Origami Earrings; Jane Wojick ~ Pottery; Whim Chocolate ~ Handmade Artisan Chocolate; Rima Bechara ~ Mixed Media using Recycled Glass & Resin; Karen Flowers Cagan ~ Photography; Kathy Zola ~ Fiber; Betsy Husted ~ Hand-crafted Felt Garlands & Wall Art; Cindy’s Designs ~ Hand-crafted Jewelry & Acrylic Paintings; Marissa Esposito ~ Coastal Jewelry; and, Lisa WB Walker ~ Wheel-thrown and Hand-built Pottery

Join us to shop locally, support small businesses and have fun shopping handmade!

Sale on Saturday!

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This Saturday, October 16th from 11am-2pm, the Westwood Artists will be selling their artwork at 695 High Street in Westwood, MA. Rain or Shine, the following artists will be undercover but outdoors: Carol Ahearn (Watercolor, Acrylic), Karen Cagan (Photography), Kathy O’Donnell (Origami Earrings), Betsy Husted (Hand-crafted felt garlands & wall art), Kathy Zola (Fiber), Whim Chocolates (inside Decor & More), and Lisa WB Walker (Wheel thrown & Hand built Pottery). Join us to shop locally, support small businesses and have fun shopping handmade!

Summer Clay 2021

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As a “gig” worker, my summers were jam packed with lots of different classes and workshops where I’ve taught art and clay to students of all ages. Covid changed that for me and so many other instructors. Last summer I chose to teach virtually. It worked well. I learned to adapt. Thinking about summer 2021, I decided to return to in-person teaching. I took one full time job for 8 weeks teaching summer clay to campers grades 1-9. I didn’t make as much money as I could have teaching multiple shorter workshops, but it felt safer for me and safer for my young students, the majority of whom were too young to be vaccinated.

Interacting with new people, making friends, hearing the laughter of children and watching them create was joyful. I became part of a bigger community whose job was to provide a wonderful enriching summer for children in a time when that need could not have been greater. I think we succeeded as I look back on the amazing pottery the kids created…

Summertime kiln unload

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In the summertime, I’m finishing up some orders and experimenting with glazes for my fall collection. So many lovely pieces came out of my last kiln run, that I’m happy to share them with you. All have been listed on my flickr account with pricing and options to purchase. Enjoy!

Kiln Unload April 2021

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Opening my kiln in April is all about spring and how the potter creates items to bring beauty to the home both indoors and out. Spring is about flowers and bright colors, berries and birds.. It’s about prepping for Mother’s Day gift giving and sales. Here is a look at some of my favorite pieces from this month’s kiln opening…

If you are interested in purchasing my pottery, available items, pricing and how to purchase are attached to each of my flickr listings. Click here for more info.

Small Business Saturday

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Please support the galleries and shops that sell my one of a kind ceramics this Saturday, November 28th when you shop small and shop local. More information can be found on my website or by clicking the captions below.

Lisa WB Walker Classes and Workshops ~ Fall 2020

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As I watch the cities and towns turn from green to yellow, I’m reminded that patience is important. I miss being in the classroom; I miss the closeness that comes from sitting opposite a student and pulling a pot up together; I miss the close interaction with a child who is frustrated and needs a helping hand; I miss so much that this pandemic has forced us to press pause on.

Teaching Pottery to Adults pre-COVID

The upside of pressing pause and rethinking how to teach has provided new opportunities for personal growth and adding technical tools to my teaching regime. This can only be a good thing. Here are some of the teaching opportunities available to students of all ages.

Drawing lessons on zoom – one to one, or groups. Single classes or multiple. All ages welcome. Email me to set something up.

6 and 8 week hand building classes at Mother Brook Arts on zoom starting in September. A monthly Q & A on Monday mornings and Thursday evenings. Sign up today!

Outdoor Art 4 Sunday mornings starting September 12 at the Westwood Recreation Department. Registration is open!

Try out “Pottery from home”, a virtual class held on Zoom on Friday afternoons this fall through the Westwood Recreation Department. Registration is open!

Newton Community Education Pottery classes will be virtual for grades 1-5 this fall. “Pottery at Home” will be offered Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays for 14 week sessions Sept-December. Sign up here!

Keep Art in your life. Clay is any form is clay!

Clay and Chardonnay PRE COVID – Here’s to getting back to that as soon as it’s safe!

Virtual Pottery Tour

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Enjoy a visit and talk about my summer collection and Barbados inspired pottery.

When you can’t host a sale for customers, the next best thing is a private video tour of new work. I set up a sale on my back porch and using my phone, give a talk (make sure the volume is on and up!) about my new summer collection and spring Barbados Collection. As all the sales I planned for were canceled, it has been since February when I have had the opportunity to share my vision for the work that I am creating. All pieces are for sale and can be purchased directly from me. I provide contactless buying options, curbside pick up, delivery and shipping. Please email me at lisawbwalker@gmail.com to discuss any of the work.