Shards'n Snippets Fall 2019


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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE UPDATE!
Thank you all for your concern and communications with us! We are located in the HEART of Sonoma County, California. . . an area impacted recently by wildfire. Tile Heritage is SAFE!
. . . we are SAFE . . . and our surrounding community is safe . . .

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Our heartfelt appreciation to the over 5000 First Responders, air and ground support that have worked for over two weeks to bring the fires under control and keep our community safe - at this writing, the wildfire here is 100% contained! November is still a very dry month in Northern California. We remain vigilant regarding the conditions and are doing all we can to continue to safe-keep our home, Tile Heritage and the legacy it represents.
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Tile Heritage Services & Resources


NEED ASSISTANCE? Tile Heritage Foundation has TILE RELATED assistance & resources to offer in diverse arenas thru its Sponsors & Members . . . read more below . . .

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EVENTS & INTERESTING TIMES AHEAD!


TILE HISTORY evolves every day . . . Tile Heritage Foundation is here to RECORD it!

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CALL FOR IMAGES by December 31st 2019 !
For details, contact Paul Lewing at pjlewing@comcast.net.
Do you use china paint on your tiles?  Paul Lewing, author of “China Paint & Overglaze”, will be presenting a lecture entitled “The China Paint Revival” at the National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) conference March 27-30th in Richmond, VA. CALL FOR IMAGES

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Paul is looking for images of any kind of ceramic work using china paints, including tiles.  As you may know, there has been a resurgence of use of china paint in the last 15 years among clay artists.  Pauls website: https://www.paullewingtile.com For details, contact Paul Lewing at pjlewing@comcast.net.

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E-News Fall 2019


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Founded in July 1987 Tile Heritage is celebrating its 32nd anniversary this year. Supporters like YOU… industry sponsors, members, major contributors, grantors … everyone… have made possible the continued fulfillment of the Foundation's mission to Document and Preserve tile history in the US both past and present.
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E-News for Fall 2019
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Monterey Mural Lives On
Taste the Water … see the World
"Rising Native Flora"
Mosaic Seat Wall in Mill Valley
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Shards 'n Snippets Spring-Summer 2019


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Silver City CLAY Festival's Founder & Director, Lee Gruber is to be honored at this year's New Mexico Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts: Friday, September 20, 2019.
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You've found your favorite, fabulous tile! Now what? Who is going to INSTALL your tile?
FIND a CERTIFIED INSTALLER!
https://www.ceramictilefoundation.org

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How DID Tile Heritage come to be?
Thirty two years ago, around the first few days of January 1987, Tile Heritage Foundation was
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THANK YOU! . . .
Sponsors, Members, Grantors, Advocates and Friends!
We are most appreciative of all your support and financial gifts. Support of Tile Heritage honors the American Tile Community both Past & Present as well as assisting in growing the Publicly Accessible Archives that we protect. Your support strengthens the Foundation!

With our gratitude,
Sheila Menzies & Joe Taylor, THF Staff, Volunteers & Board of Directors

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E-News Winter 2019

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Founded in July 1987 Tile Heritage is celebrating its 32nd 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!

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E-News for Winter 2019

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Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
Stands Tall in Long Beach, California

Massive Collection of Post-Depression Tiles Preserved

Museum of Architectural Ceramics

Batchelder in Birmingham!

Mud Making Magic

Wanted: Tilenuts with Cameras in Hand!


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Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo Stands Tall in Long Beach, California

Dedication and patience are the keys to preservation, and our congratulatory salute is extended to Long Beach Heritage and the Port Authority of Long Beach whose negotiations achieved what appeared several years ago to be a pipe dream, namely the careful removal, tile by tile, of the magnificent, historically important mural that had adorned the Port Authority Administration Building for nearly 60 years. The building itself had been scheduled for imminent demolition.

Brian Worley Art & Restoration of Claremont, California tackled the job. Work commenced on September 26, 2018 with the careful marking of every tile, numbering each row and lettering each column consecutively, before the tiles were removed column by column.

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