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The Central Ohio Section of The American Ceramic Society encompasses the Ohio counties of Athens, Belmont, Champaign, Clark, Coshocton, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Gallia, Guernsey, Hocking, Jackson, Knox, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Richland, Ross, Union, Vinton, and Washington.

Section Officers

 

Chair:  Beau Billet, Orton Ceramic Foundation

Secretary: Position open

Treasurer: Matt Lambert, Allied Mineral Products

If you would like to contact any of the Central Ohio officers, log in and visit the ACerS online membership directory for contact details. You must be a member to access the directory. Or contact Vicki Evans at vevans@ceramics.org for assistance.

The Central Ohio Section participates in monthly events through Columbus Technical Societies (CTS).  Please contact Beau Billet for more information.

Central Ohio Section annual business meeting

Thursday, May 11, 2023, 12 p.m.

Join  virtually at this link,https://ceramics.zoom.us/j/95129213778.

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Recap of events- Feedback/discussion is welcome

  • Glass Axis Tour & Demo – January 2022
  • Glass Axis Ornament Event – November 2022
  • OSU Student seminar with SCI Engineered Materials presentation – October 2022
  • OSU Student Foundry Tour – April 2023
  • UPCOMING EVENT – 1st Annual Clay Event
    • May 18th or May 19th from 5-6:30 p.m. with pizza to follow.

Suggestions for other events

Opportunities for involvement:

Call for officers:

Secretary
Other volunteers, social chair?
Budget/Membership

Central Ohio Section Clay Throwing Event

The section hosted its 1st Annual Clay Throwing Event May 19 at the Hands-On Art Barn in Galena, OH. Members received instruction and had the opportunity to make a clay product.

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Central Ohio Section attended glass blowing demonstration on November 4, 2022 

The Central Ohio Section returned to Glass Axis on November 4, 2022 for a hands-on glass blowing demonstration. Members had the opportunity to hand blow a glass ornament.

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Meet and greet at Ohio State University

Central Ohio Section members joined the Ohio State University Material Advantage students on October 26 for a lecture by Dr. Jing Yang, Senior Product Development Engineer at SCI Engineered Materials.

 

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Marcus Fish, Development Director of the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, speaks to Material Advantage students at Ohio State University

Dr. Jing Yang, Senior Product Development Engineer at SCI Engineered Materials

Central Ohio Section visits Glass Axis

The Central Ohio Section kicked off the International Year of Glass with a tour of Glass Axis on Friday, January 14, 2022.  Section members toured the facility and observed a demonstration from glass artist, Madi Cano- who made it look easy. The section will return in the fall and section members will attempt to create their own piece of glass art.

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Central Ohio Section hosted networking and planning event on November 17

Members of the Central Ohio Section gathered to network and make plans for future events on November 17.

A representative from Glass Axis presented details of the upcoming January tour and hands- on demonstration.

Stay tuned for a details regarding a gathering on January 14!