Viola Frey Clay Workshop for Families: Portrait Plates

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Create a clay plate personalized with your self-portrait and favorite objects using themes and techniques central to Viola Frey’s work. Gain inspiration from Frey’s wide range of ceramic plates on view in both exhibitions at MarinMOCA and di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art.

This workshop is free to the public, but there is a materials fee of $15 per person or $20 for families. Ceramics will be fired and available to pick up after the workshop. All ages are welcome.

Instructor: Candace Birchfield

Candace has taught ceramics to all ages for the past 25 years. Her experience creating functional forms by hand and with the potter’s wheel provides a knowledge of technique to share with her students. Currently, she is teaching ceramics in Sebastopol, Petaluma, and Novato, as well as selling her own work.

RSVP to or call MarinMOCA at 415-506-0137

Viola Frey, Untitled (Blue Buddha, Bird with Torch, Small Plate), 1988, ceramic and glazes

di Rosa collection, ©Artists’ Legacy Foundation/Licensed by ARS, New York

Centennial Gala

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The Centennial Gala marks the 100th year of our founder Rene di Rosa’s birth.

Saturday, February 2, 2019
6–10 pm


di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art
5200 Sonoma Highway, Napa, CA

6:00pm Cocktail Reception
7:00pm Seated Dinner and Program

RSVP deadline extended to January 18.

Information: 707.226.5991 x19 or

Announcing the inaugural di Rosa Award, honoring prominent San Francisco art collector and philanthropist Nion McEvoy, whose unwavering support for art, artists and art institutions large and small has significantly impacted the cultural landscape of the Bay Area and beyond. 

We are pleased to partner with Vista Collina Resort to provide a preferred rate for this event. Click here for details and to book your stay in Napa.


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