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Visit the Ceramic Showcase, billed as the largest ceramics exhibition and sale in the country. Meet Sara Swink who blends psychology and art in her human and animal figures. Learn about Hiroshi Ogawa's "Dragon Kiln" where he fires his traditional Japanese ceramics, and see how Patrick Noe creates his terracotta paintings.

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Ceramic Showcase

OPB | April 28, 2016 8 p.m.

Ceramic Showcase, billed as the largest ceramic show and sale in the country, takes place every spring in Portland.

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Ceramic Artist Sara Swink

OPB | Oct. 24, 2013 8 p.m.

Sara Swink is a ceramic artist who blends psychology and art in her whimsical pieces.

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Ceramicist Hiroshi Ogawa

OPB | Oct. 23, 2014 3:46 p.m.

Ceramicist Hiroshi Ogawa paints with flames in his "dragon" kiln Hikarigama.

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Terra Cotta Painter Patrick Noe

OPB | May 1, 2014 11:21 a.m.

Patrick Noe's clay paintings come to life with character and dimension.

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