Stark Street Studios, 2809 SE Stark St., the oldest working clay studio in Portland opens the doors for their annual Holiday Show and Sale Dec. 7 and 8, 11 am – 6 pm. featuring twelve clay artists with their art.

aHarveyThe piece at the left is titled Ptarmigan Watches Bear Woman As She Contemplates The Future by Babette Harvey. See babetteharvey.com.

Each artist works independently out of their own studio space but for this event they open up their artist spaces and display their work for sale in the gallery and large open communal space. There’ll be beautiful mugs, bowls, teapots, fanciful sculptures, bird skulls, figural wall pieces and clay incorporated into elegant jewelry.

The gallery will be open through Dec. 24. 503.238.0973. www.starkstreetstudio.blogspot.com.