Tile Organizations
 
Artisan Tile Northwest
Diverse group of local handmade tile artists. We are currently about 45 strong, and host an annual handmade tile festival in the fall. The 2013 show will be held at the Center for Urban Horticulture in Seattle of October 5th. The Show Sechedule page will have more information closer to the date of the show. Artisan Tile NW is now on Facebook!
 
Tile Heritage Foundation
Founded in 1987, the foundation is dedicated to promoting an awareness and appreciation of ceramic surfaces in the United States.
 

Handmade Tile Association
The largest handmade tile group in the United States the HTA is a great resource for all things related to handmade tile. Free Directory of nationwide tile makers. Hosts an annual show in Minneapolis, MN.

Artist groups and galleries
 
Collective Visions Gallery
A stellar group of West Sound professional artists show in downtown Bremerton. I have been showing tiles as well as woodblock prints and paintings here since 2003. Check out our First Friday art walk-5 to 8pm. The gallery is a short walk from the Bremerton ferry dock. Look for us on facebook!
 
Some of my favorite Artists
 
Richly textured conceptual and abstract encaustic painting
 
Using relief printmaking, letterpress type and acrylic paints, Meredith creates charming originals and now a greeting card line through her company Stubborn Twig Design.
 
Shane Miller
Exquisitely crafted photoetched jewelry and boxes with rich narrative content
 

Linda Jarvis
Inventively created mixed media paintings, assemblages and sculpture

 
Graphic designer, amazing landscape painter and fine art instuctor. Just published  Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice
  Karen Johnson
Beautiful photomontages from a talented graphic designer
 
Leslie Newman
Delighful illustration
 
Spectacular interior murals and decorative paintings
 
Obadinah Heavner
Whimsical and original illustrator working in clay, pencil, and paint
 
Iskra Johnson
Calligraphy and gesture based icons and illustration at its best
 
Sandy Haight
Beautiful illustration and fine art watercolors
 
Jere Smith
A painter with a wicked sense of humor and flawless painting style
 
Woodblock Prints by Paula Gill
 
Five limited edition moku hanga (Japanese water-based woodblock printmaking technique) prints are available on this site, inspired by the Oregon and Washington coasts. 

River Series
Several of my woodblock prints inspired by Cascade and Olympic Mountain river water are shown on the Collective Visions web site. Also shown at this site are some river tile murals from the same series. Email me directly at tiles@restep.com if interested in purchasing.
 
Clay Supplies
 
Ceramic supplies, great customer service and invaluable technical advice for all things related to clay