Jeff Zamek Ceramics Consulting Services

Jeff Zamek has been lecturing and teaching for over 30 years. Here is a list of workshops from 1976 to the present.

2008-Present

  • Basic Glaze Formulation - August 27-Sept 2, 2017 at Penland School of Crafts NC ph (828) 765-2359
  • Clay & Glaze: Everything You Need to Know  Oct. 1-7, 2017 Snow Farm, MA ph (413) 268-3101
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Developing Cone 6 Glazes, Stockbridge MA, (March 30, 2013)
  • Penland School of Crafts, Glaze Calculation (August 26 – September 1, 2012)
  • Penland School of Crafts, Raw Materials and Glaze Testing (April 10-16, 2011)
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Firing Cone 6 Glaze Kilns, Stockbridge MA, (July 24, 2010)
  • Lexington Arts & Crafts Center, Lexington, MA, Safety in the Ceramics Studio, (May 22, 2010)
  • National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Lecture on Ceramic Technology-Material Issues, April 2, 2010
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Cone 6 Glaze Calculation, March 13, 2010
  • 23 rd North Carolina Potters Conference, Lectures on the Economics of Clay and Glaze and Glaze Defects, March 5-7, 2010
  • Penland School of Crafts, Glaze Calculation 1 week workshop/lectures, August 23-29, 2009
  • Snow Farm Craft Center, Williamsburg, MA Glaze Calculation 2 day workshop, Oct. 25, Oct. 26, 2008
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Stockbridge, MA 6 week course in throwing on the potter’s wheel, July 8 till Aug. 12, 2008
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Electric Kilns/Cone 6 Glazes, June 7, 2008
  • National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Topical Discussion, NYTAL Health Concerns, Talc linked to mesothelioma, March 20, 2008
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Stockbridge, MA 4 week course in throwing on the wheel Feb. 23, 2008
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Stockbridge MA., 4 week course in hand building, Feb 2, 2008

2003-2007

  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Clay Body and Glaze Options, Sept. 15, 2007
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Stockbridge, MA., 6 week course in wheel throwing, July 5, till Aug. 4, 2007
  • Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY Albany Slip/Barnard Clay History and Use by Potters, March 3, 2007
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Cone 6 Glazes and Clay Body Defects, Oct. 8, 2006
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Stockbridge, MA. Cone 6 Glaze Workshop, June 3, 2006
  • Potter’s Workshop, New London, NH, Cone 6 Glazes, March 19, 2006
  • Northeast Ceramics Supply, Co., Troy, NY Cone 6 Glazes, March 4, 2006
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Stockbridge, MA. Cone 6 Electric Firing Glazes Workshop, May 14, 2005
  • Monmouth University. Long Branch, NJ Wheel Throwing Demonstration/Lecture Safe use of Ceramic Materials, Dec. 2, 2003
  • Plainville High School, Plainville, CT. Lecture to facility on glaze materials and safety procedures in the pottery classroom, Nov. 4, 2003
  • Cape Cod Potters Guild, Cape Cod, MA. Cone 6 Glaze Formulation, Oct. 26 & 27, 2003
  • Storrs Potters Guild, Storrs CT. Glaze Formulation, Oct. 11, 2003
  • Ceramic Supply, Lodi, NJ Lecture - Glazing bisque, Aug. 18, 2003
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Cone 6 Glazes, June 28, 2003
  • Canton Clay Works, Canton, CT. Glaze Materials, Feb. 2, 2003

2001-2002

  • League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Hanover, NH, Clay Body & Glaze Defects, Nov. 9, 2002
  • Clay Education Center, Lodi, NJ Cone 6 Clay and Glaze Defects, Oct. 26, 2002
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Glaze & Clay Body Defects, Oct. 12, 2002
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Stockbridge, MA. Six week course on glaze development, Sept.- Nov. 2002
  • Cape Cod Potters Craft Center, Lecture/demonstration, Clay Body & Glaze Defects, Oct. 6,7, 2002
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Stockbridge, MA. Cone 6 Reduction Firing Workshop, June 22 &23, 2002
  • Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY Glaze Application/Raw Material Safety, May 19, 2002
  • I.S. 183 Craft Center, Stockbridge, MA. Lecture Clay and Glaze Defects, April 13, 2002
  • Clay Education Center, Lodi, NJ Cone 6 Clay and Glaze Defects, Feb. 16, 2002
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Demonstration on Choosing a Clay Body, Feb. 2, 2002
  • Clay Education Center, Lodi, NJ Clay Glaze Defects, April 3, 2001
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Lecture Clay/Glaze Defects, July 28, 2001
  • Interlaken School of Art, Stockbridge, MA. Lecture on Cone 6 Glaze, April 28, 2001
  • Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY. Lecture Cone 6 Glazes, March 10, 2001
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Lecture Cone 6 Glazes, Feb. 24, 2001

1999-2000

  • Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon, CT. Glaze Workshop, Nov. 18, 2000
  • Ceramic Supply of NY/NJ Lectures on Clay & Glazes, Nov. 9, 10, 11, 2000
  • League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Hanover, NH & Lecture Clay Body and Glaze Defects, Nov. 4, 2000
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Lecture Cone 6 Glazes, Aug. 12, 2000
  • Interlaken School of Art, Stockbridge, MA. Lecture/Demonstration, Glaze Formulation, May 20, 27, 2000
  • Vermont Clay Studio, Waterbury Center, VT. Lecture & Demonstration, Clay Body Glaze Defects, May 6, 2000
  • Wesleyan Potters, Middletown, CT. Lecture Clay Body Glaze Defects, March 13, 2000
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Lecture Clay Body Glaze Defects, Feb. 6, 2000
  • Mud Flat Studio, Summerville, MA Lecture Clay Body & Glaze Defects, Jan 22, 2000
  • League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Hanover, NH. Lecture Glaze Formulation, Nov. 6, 1999
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Lecture & Demonstration c/6 Clay & Glazes, Oct. 9, 1999
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Lecture & Demonstration c/6 Clay & Glazes, March 27, 1999
  • The Interlaken School of Art, Stockbridge, MA Lecture: Firing c/6 Electric Clay Bodies & Glazes, March 13, 1999

1990-1998

  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Lecture on Altering Clay Bodies & Glazes, Aug. 8, 1998
  • The Interlaken School of Art, Stockbridge, MA. Lecture: Raw Materials for Clay and Glazes, July 11, 1998
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. One day lecture on C/6 Glazes and Clay Bodies, Jan. 24, 1998
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. One day lecture on Raw Materials for Clay Bodies, Sept. 14, 1996
  • Lincroft Craft Center, Lincroft, NJ. One day lecture on Raw Materials for Glazes, May 18, 1995
  • Amherst Potters Supply, Amherst, MA. Organized a series of workshops covering, kiln building, glaze materials, luster, clay & glaze defects, slip casting, mold making, and Raku firing, 1990-1992
  • Smith College, Northampton, MA. One day lecture and demonstration on glazing, April 1991
  • Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. One day lecture on glaze and clay body defects, Sept. 21, 1991
  • Radcliffe/Harvard College, Cambridge, MA. Behind the Scenes at the Ceramics Supply Company, May 9, 1991
  • Westfield State College, Westfield, MA. Lecture/demonstration on clay slips, March 12, 1991
  • Smith College, Northampton, MA. Demonstration throwing functional pottery forms, Feb. 23, 1991
  • Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ. Lecture on glaze/clay raw material toxicology, April 11, 1990

1976-1989

  • St. George School, Middleton, RI. Lecture on functional pottery, clay and glazes, April 4, 1989
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Soda kiln lecture, Sept 15, 1986
  • Cutter Ceramics Workshop Series, Waltham, MA., Rockville, MD. Workshops to the public on kiln firings, ceramic raw materials, glazes, Raku firing, kiln building, slip casting, mold making and functional pottery, 1985-1987
  • Austin Riggs Institute, Stockbridge, MA. Throwing demonstration, Dec. 15, 1985
  • Pownell Valley Potters Guild, Williamstown, MA. Lecture on salt clay bodies and salt kilns, Nov. 15, 1983
  • Asparagus Valley Potters Guild, Williamstown, MA. Lecture on salt kilns, Nov. 7, 1983
  • WSBS Radio, Great Barrington, MA. Interview on ceramics in the United States, Aug. 20, 1983
  • Monmouth County Parks System Ceramics Division, Lincroft, NJ Wheel throwing demonstration, Jan. 3, 1983
  • Keane State College, Elizabeth, NJ. Wheel and hand building demonstration, March 29, 1982
  • Malden Bridge School of Art, Malden Bridge, NY. Wood/coal firing kiln demonstration and lecture July 8, 1977
  • Keane State College, Elizabeth, NJ. Lecture on current trends in ceramics, May 20, 1977
  • Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA. Slip casting/mold making demonstration and lecture, Nov. 24, 1976
  • Renssaler Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. Functional pottery demonstration, April 29, 1976

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