First Fire: Raku & BBQ

Come to celebrate the very first firing of our new Kiln!



Cazadero, CA

John Toki
In Partnership with JNFA Projects

Come to celebrate the very first firing of our new Kiln! Come before noon and you can glaze a plate to fire and take home with you. Free and open to the public but RSVP required, REGISTER HERE.

Teravana Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations of any size are greatly appreciated, help fund our art and ecology programs and are tax deductible.


Sunday, July 2: 11am- 4pm

11am- 12:30pm – Glaze Terracotta Dish

12:30pm – Raku Fire

1:00pm – BBQ of Sonoma County Local Produce 3:00pm – Retrieve Fired Ceramics


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Meet the Artist

John Toki

John Toki

Ceramics Chair Advisor

Professional artist, educator, and author, John Toki is well known to the Bay Area as an award winning leader in the world of ceramic arts. His numerous monumental public installations include The Oakland Museum of California and City Hall, The American Museum of Ceramics, Carnegie museum, the Contemporary Museum in Cincinnati, and the Los Angeles County Arboretum. He has taught internationally both in professional colleges such as California College of Arts and as workshop leader in some of the world’s best art residency studios including Kohler Arts Center in Wisconsin, European Ceramic Work Center in Holland, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Maine, Anderson Ranch Art Center in Colorado, and Idyllwild Art and Mendocino Art Center in California. Having literally written the text- book on ceramics (Hands in Clay, Oxford University Press, 1st edition, 1979 - 6th edition due Aug., 2022) he brings great technical expertise alongside his artistic vision to the Teravana Ceramics Program.
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19540 King Ridge Rd, Cazadero, CA 95421

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