Art Talk & Tea Tasting with Andrew Rivera

Date: January 13, 2020
Time: 6:15 pm

Join us for a conversation with talented potter, Andrew Rivera, Monday, January 13th from 6:15-7pm. We will chat about his background, inspirations, and process as an artist. We will also pair two interesting teas with his work and hear about the qualities and processes behind them.

This is part of the Art Talk series, which consists of open and public interviews with local ceramicists making tea ware. Free at our tea bar in Missoula, MT- 136 E. Broadway.


Andrew Rivera

Andrew has a BFA from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He aims to capture values from his Mexican heritage in his wares, including everyday rituals, connections, and relationships. He sees the interactions between user and vessel as an opportunity to reflect on interpersonal connections.

​        From 2017-18, Andrew participated in the Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education (MN NICE) program at Northern Clay Center, where he also was a Sales Gallery, Education, and Exhibition Associate.

 

First Friday: Dynamic ceramics by Andrew Rivera

Date: December 6, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm

First Friday: Dynamic ceramics by Andrew Rivera

First Friday

Check out the dynamic ceramic tea ware of Andrew Rivera, one of our current Potters-in-Residence, this First Friday. Rivera will be present from 5-8pm to meet-and-greet and we will have live music and free tea samples.

 

 

 



Andrew Rivera

Andrew has a BFA from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He aims to capture values from his Mexican heritage in his wares, including everyday rituals, connections, and relationships. He sees the interactions between user and vessel as an opportunity to reflect on interpersonal connections. From 2017-18, Andrew participated in the Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic     Education (MN NICE) program at Northern Clay Center, where he also was a Sales Gallery, Education, and Exhibition Associate.

 

Art Talk & Tea Tasting with Pat Hoban

Date: November 7, 2019
Time: 6:15 pm  to  7:00 pm
Art Talk & Tea Tasting with Pat Hoban

Join us for a conversation with local potter, Pat Hoban, this Thursday from 6:15-7pm. Hear about his background, pottery inspirations, and relationship to tea, while we taste a few delicious teas! Free and open to the public at our tea bar in Missoula, MT.

First Friday with Iconic Missoula Artist, Pete Davies

Date: November 1, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm

First Friday with Iconic Missoula Artist, Pete Davies

Check out November’s First Friday with iconic Missoula artist, Pete Davies. You may have seen him selling his intricately drawn prints about town. Pick up prints you missed before and chat with him about his long history as a Missoula artist. Here is more about him. There will be delicious free tea as well! Join us from 5-8 pm at our tea bar in Missoula, MT.

 

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The Truly Fermented: Puerh and the Horse Tea Trade Route

Date: October 24, 2019
Time: 6:15 pm  to  7:00 pm

 

Puerh cakes
Puerh cakes

“The Truly Fermented: Puerh and the Horse Tea Trade Route” is the theme of this month’s Tea Talk & Tasting.

Learn about the rich story of the aged tea, Puerh from Yunnan, China from its beginnings on the Horse Tea Trade Route to its current beloved place in the world of tea. This fermented tea has been drunk for a wide variety of benefits as well. Join us in tasting several puerh teas Thursday, Oct 24th from 6:15-7pm at our tea bar in Missoula, MT. Free and open to the public.