COMMUNITY

WPA

WAGNER POTTERS ASSOCIATION

Who We Are

For over 40 years, the Wagner Potters Association has been a vibrant and dynamic part of the SIUE community. Each year, the student led WPA hosts numerous public events, workshops, and pottery sales both on campus and in the greater Edwardsville Area. Fundraising assists students in attending conferences, applying to exhibitions, purchasing supplies, bringing visiting artists to campus, and more.

Yearly Events

March - WPA Sponsored Trip to NCECA

March - Chili Bowl Sale

March/April - Spring Visiting Artist

May - Spring Pottery Sale

September - Edwardsville Art Fair

October - Coffee Mug Sale

November - Turkey Feast & Fall Visiting Artist

December - Fall Pottery Sale

Field Trip to Ai Wei Wei Exhibition
Field Trip to Ai Wei Wei Exhibition
SIUE at the Edwardsville Art Fair
SIUE at the Edwardsville Art Fair
Matt Wedel Turkey Feast & Workshop!
Matt Wedel Turkey Feast & Workshop!
SIUE Crew at Faculty Joe Page's 2018 NCECA Exhibition
SIUE Crew at Faculty Joe Page's 2018 NCECA Exhibition
Turkey Feast 2015
Turkey Feast 2015

The line for food is long... but worth the wait!

Turkey Feast 2015
Turkey Feast 2015

That year featured a centerpiece contest between our metals, glass, and ceramics student groups!

Turkey Feast 2015
Turkey Feast 2015

Visiting artist Adam Field judges the turkeys!

NCECA
NCECA

Spreading the gospel from the SIUE table at the NCECA Expo!

Lineage: 41 Years of SIUE MFAs
Lineage: 41 Years of SIUE MFAs

2016 NCECA Exhibition featuring: Dan Anderson, Ben Bates, Charity Davis-Woodard, Paul Dresang, David East, Phil Finder, Shana Fliegel, Jeff Forster, Brett Freund, Mike Gesiakowski, Eric Hoefer, Jenn Holt, Erica Iman, Jonathan Kaplan, Ron Kovatch, Nicholas Kripal, Jon McMillan, Jeffrey Mongrain, Brooke Noble, Ted Neal, Joe Page, Jane Shellenbarger, Brendan Tang, Dan Van Tassell, Dick Wehrs, and Evan Wagman.

Lineage: 41 Years of SIUE MFAs
Lineage: 41 Years of SIUE MFAs

Our MFA crew and a Uhaul loaded with pedestals and walls for NCECA 2016!

Lineage: 41 Years of SIUE MFAs
Lineage: 41 Years of SIUE MFAs

NCECA 2016 exhibition featuring over 30 SIUE MFA alumni and faculty. Show organized by current students, faculty, and alumni.

Lineage: 41 Years of SIUE MFAs
Lineage: 41 Years of SIUE MFAs

NCECA 2016 exhibition reception featuring over 30 SIUE MFA alumni and faculty. Show organized by current students, faculty, and alumni.

Chili Bowl Sale
Chili Bowl Sale

Every March, we conduct our annual “Chili Bowl Sale” on the Stratton Quad, selling ceramic bowls made by WPA members to the SIUE community. We provide hot chili, various soups, and toppings with every purchase of a bowl.

Mug Sale
Mug Sale

Lots of mugs to choose from!

WPA Pottery, Glass, and Jewelry Sale
WPA Pottery, Glass, and Jewelry Sale

At the end of each semester, the WPA organizes, promotes, and operates a two-day pottery sale in the Art and Design building. This event draws hundreds of SIUE students, faculty, and community members from the entire St. Louis metro region to the Art and Design building.