Orchard Valley Ceramic Arts Guild

 

 

Joy Imai


I come from a long line of makers.  My mom, all my aunties, my dad they all made good things to eat and clothes, quilts and furniture to use.  Making was a way to get together and talk stories.  For the last 15 years I've focused on functional high fired work with a little touch of soda sprayed in the hot kiln. I like to take the form out of the round by faceting, squaring or oblonging. I mainly sell my work through my rented studio/retail shop at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park.  I also do some shows and sometimes open studio events.  


Coming Events & Venues

Nikkei Matsuri: Held at San Jose Japantown. (6th St. and Jackson)  April 23, 2017.  9:30 AM- 4:30 PM.  
Los Altos Rotary- Art in the Park:  May 20, 21, 2017.  Lincoln Park.  10 AM- 5:30 PM.  
Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival:  Palo Alto Fine Arts Center and surrounding grounds. July 8, 9, 2017.  10 AM-5PM.
King's Mountain Art Show:  Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2, 3, 4, 2017.  10 AM- 5 PM. King's Mountain Community Center and firehouse and surrounding grounds.  
My shop/studio at the Allied Arts Guild is open Monday through Saturday from 11 AM- 4:30 PM.  Everyone is welcomed.  


Website: joyimai.com


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