Monday, September 29, 2008

the economy sucks. in honor of that i will give you 20% off any etsy purchase through Fri, Oct. 3rd. early christmas shopping never hurts. convo me with code "starving artist" to get the discount.

also i should mention the lovely new upgrades to my professional website by mr mike zellers. go to to check it out.

Friday, September 26, 2008

purchase any item on my page and get a mug for $5. convo me with coupon code "clevelandgrl".
sale ends this saturday, sept 27th at midnight!

***shipping charges still apply.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

thank you a is for artistic for including me in this lovely treasury!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

The Tremont Art Festival is this weekend!
Sat Sept 20th 11-6pm
Sun Sept 21st 12-5pm
I will have new work but one of those sugar do-dads is for Kathy! I have some foxy new noodle dishes as well. Plants and blossoms are making there way onto my pots.
Mike Zellers, Ruth Sholtis-Furyes and Ann McNeill will also being joining me. Look for the Cleveland Art Cartel booth. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Early Warning.
Lake Erie Building Artist Open Studio .

Friday, October 17th from 6-9 p.m.
Located inside the Lake Erie Building at 13000 Athens Ave, 2nd & 3rd Floors
Lakewood, OH 44107

The artists of the Lake Erie Building are hosting a fall open studio. This building houses art studios on the 2nd and 3rd floors as well as local businesses. The Screw Factory artists participating include Gina DeSantis, Ann Onusko, Marc Konys, Marcy Herman, Achala Wali and M.C. Nagel. Gina will be joined by jewelry designer Ruth Sholtis-Furyes and painter Anne Linsky. For more information and a complete list of artists visit or contact Gina DeSantis at

Links to the artists:

Thursday, September 11, 2008

You can still sign up for a pottery class! Time is running out. Call tomorrow!!!
Beginning Ceramics on the Wheel ~

Learn wheel-throwing techniques including wedging, centering, pulling, trimming, and finishing. Explore handle making and surface decoration. Tools can be purchased at Pat Catan's Craft Center for about $10 dollars. *Class fee includes clay, slab roller, wheels, glazes and firings of several pieces.*
Session One6 Mondays September 15th - October 20th 6:30-8:30 p.m.Instructor: Gina DeSantisMember: $133 Non-member: $148 Registration
Session Two6 Mondays October 27th - December 1st 6:30-8:30 p.m. Instructor: Gina DeSantisMember: $133 Non-member: $148 Registration Deadline: October 20th

Advanced Ceramics~Investigate the functional form's evolution throughout ceramic history. Designed for intermediate to advanced potters. Experiment with shaping, decorating and altering simple and functional forms. The class will explore both slab work and wheel throwing techniques.*Class fee includes clay, slab roller, wheels, glazes and firings of several pieces***Students who wish to obtain one graduate credit hour through Ashland University are required to create no less than 10 pieces, each exploring different shapes and decorative techniques, provide a 1-3 paragraph artist statement that will be presented during the final critique of the assignment, and keep a sketchbook of thoughts and ideas leading to their final project.10 Tuesdays September 16th - November 18th 6:30-8:30 p.m.Instructor: Gina DeSantisMember: $170 Non-member: $189

Contact Information ~ email:
phone: 216.398.8556

Monday, September 08, 2008

Have you signed up yet?
Here is my complete list of classes for the fall session at Art House. Its not on the website yet so visit

Contact Stephanie our lovely new Program Coordinator at 216.398.8556 to sign up. The only thing I love more than making pottery is teaching how to make it. We have a lot of fun and great resources at Art House. Don't be afraid, its fun! When in life are you permitted to get messy?!?!?

Sunday, September 07, 2008

Etsy :: Treasury List

Etsy :: Treasury List

yeah i'm in a list!
here is my current list of etsy favorites. or as it should be called, things you should buy me. the problem with etsy is that i find too much to buy and don't sell enough to support my habit. please be my enabler and buy some of my stuff too. check out the amazing artists below. enjoy.

Saturday, September 06, 2008


Today only on etsy. Get an extra 20% off all sale and seconds sale items. Convo me and I will adjust the price or purchase and I can refund you via paypal. Good today only...Saturday Sept 6th!!!

I have another month long sale going on as well. Check it out...

pot by lucie rie.

it has occurred to me that i adore two artists who hated to speak about their work. lucie rie, above. and georgia o'keefe. to quote georgia, "To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage."

Thursday, September 04, 2008

"To be an artist is to believe in life." - Moore, Henry

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Fall classes at Art House. My ceramics courses include beginning and intermediate/advanced wheel throwing. The advanced class is offered for 1 graduate credit hour through Ashland University.
I am also teaching a lamp making workshop. Contact 216.398.8556 to sign up today! My classes fill quickly so call soon.

Monday, September 01, 2008

SALE THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3OTH! Purchase 2 or more items and your shipping is only $5! Includes sale items. Convo me before purchase to receive discount.

For wholesale clients I have specials as well. Please email me at

Also check out the interiordesignteam that I am part of on etsy.
There are some great pieces for your home. Please visit one of our blogs: