2013

E-News Autumn 2013

SL Lighthouse
Here’s What’s Below

Spring Lake Plaques Preserved

Flint Faience Fireplace
Finds New Home


What Goes Around Comes Around
Cecil Sanders’ Pomona Tile


“Airfield Dreams”
by Marlo Bartels


Capitalize the Founders Legacy



Founded in July 1987 Tile Heritage celebrates its 26th anniversary this year. Supporters like YOU... members, major contributors, industry sponsors, generous grantors... everyone... have made possible the continued fulfillment of the Foundation’s mission to Document and Preserve tile history in the U.S., both past and present. THANK YOU! Comments about E-News? Share them for posting!
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Shards 'n Snippets Fall 2013


We're social … connect to Tile Heritage …….

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YES! Tile Heritage is FUNDRAISING to KEEP the Archival Legacy MORE ALIVE & in the PUBLIC EYE for posterity! Your contribution is valued and essential for a SPANKING NEW web-accessed archives and digital collections index which is under construction!
Please . . .
DONATE
today . . .Thank you!
Contributions to Tile Heritage Foundation are tax-deductible as allowed by law.)

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Industry Sponsors


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THF Tile Industry Sponsors Gallery Links
THF Supporters and Members

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Artistry in Tile Restoration & Reproduction

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. . . the WOW factor . . . examining the intricacies and artistry of tile preservation and reproduction in nine parts …. a blog by Linda Ellett of L’esperance Tile Works, Rock City Falls, NY
This wonderful series of posts came to our attention at Tile Heritage thanks to Riley Doty, a restoration tile setter who has worked with L’esperance Tile Works. Riley is also a THF board member.

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ARTISAN TILES FOR SALE

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Announcing ADDITIONAL,
BEAUTIFUL . . .
ARTISAN TILES FOR SALE AT THF!
For quite some time the Tile Heritage Foundation has ‘desired to aspire’ to selling lovely collectible contemporary art tiles from member artists as a permanent feature of the THF website. VISIT! This special ‘Tile Store’ page is now a reality and showcased. ART TILES are a wonderful gift to give all year long! Tiles are offered by individual THF member artisans in support of the Tile Heritage Foundation. Selling a specific tile at this site where a percentage of sales support THF is open to all current THF members who make tiles. Email: foundation@tileheritage.org for details on how to participate. We are looking forward to offering a large array of beautiful tiles!
(Shown here: North Prairie Tileworks)



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THF Tile Industry Sponsors Gallery Links
THF Supporters and Members

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E-News Summer 2013

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Here’s What’s Below
Vance Koehler Honored
Tile Heritage Award / Tile Heritage Prize
Jenny Meeker, Invaluable Volunteer
Tile Heritage Resource Directory
JUMP IN: Make a DONATION for THF Archives
Tile Festival in Doylestown
Performance” Scores for Alma College
Austin (Texas) Icons Survive
Hamilton Tile, A Buried Treasure
Mural Tells the Story of Ceramics
Wish List” for the Archives


Founded in July 1987 Tile Heritage celebrates its 26th anniversary this year. Supporters like YOU... members, major contributors, industry sponsors, generous grantors... everyone... have made possible the continued fulfillment of the Foundation’s mission to Document and Preserve tile history in the U.S., both past and present. THANK YOU! Comments about E-News? Share them for posting!



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VOLUNTEER with THF

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Shards 'n Snippets Summer 2013


JUMP IN! Make a DONATION for the THF Archives
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Go to the
“WISH LIST”
or click here for a MAIL-IN print version "Wish List" for Donors

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Shards 'n Snippets Spring 2013



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William T. Cartwright dies at 92; rescued Watts Towers
An Emmy-winning film editor and producer, William T. Cartwright helped save the Watts Towers from demolition. . . . Also see “I Build A Tower” in THF Special Features

By Rebecca Trounson, Los Angeles Times
June 5, 2013, 9:14 p.m.


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VIRTUAL TILE EXHIBITION

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The first “Virtual” Tile Exhibition on the THF website displaying tiles from the Foundation’s Collections. Batchelder Tiles are the focus. Comments? Share them for posting!

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Education/Clay in the Classroom

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...Providing tile industry training tools* as well as classroom educational resources at all levels for a broader understanding of the role of tile making as a ceramic medium and as an important American industry from the 1880’s through the present time.


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Tile of the Moment

S&S Kingfisher

“Kingfisher” Solon and Schemmel, San Jose, CA. Circa 1920s.





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E-News Winter 2013

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Here’s What’s Below
More Batchelder Tile Discoveries
Pratt & Larson Celebrate!
Muresque Masquerade
Teamwork at Ravenswood
More Mystery Tiles
Murals Reflect “Sustainability”
Silver City’s Clay Festival
Kate Brown’s Wild Ride
Silver City’s Heritage Windows
New Books & Publications
E-News in Print
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Shards 'n Snippets Winter 2013

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And what a great way to celebrate our 25th year along with the support of so many of you . . .  

Thank you!
 
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013,
Datebook: San Francisco Chronicle
(circulation just under 340,000)
"Foundation Built From Decorative Tile"
by Laura Thomas, a freelance writer,
with photography by Alvin Jornada.






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