Fired Up! 2023

Fired Up! 2023,  Smoke & Fire. 

May 27th and 28th, 2023 from 10 am – 5 pm.

A collaboration of crafted design and the effects of wood and smoke firing will be on display this year at Fired Up! Members are embarking on a four day firing at Gordon Hutchens’ Denman Island Pottery to bring you their latest creations caressed by the flames of the firing.  We look forward to seeing everyone again this May.


Exhibition booths: 9 core members of Fired Up! plus 3 guest artist.

Vin Arora, Alan Burgess, Samantha Dickie, Sandra Dolph,  Sandy Harquail, Gordon Hutchens, Cathi Jefferson, Meira Mathison, and Kinichi Shigeno.  This years guest artists are Ayal Heinrichs, Sarah Leckie, and Ellen Statz.

Our annual show is a much-anticipated tradition eagerly awaited for by Ceramic enthusiasts and collectors. It is held on the last weekend of May, yearly, at Metchosin Hall, on the outskirts of Victoria.

Metchosin Community Hall
4401 William Head Rd
Metchosin, BC V9C 3Y6
Phone: 250-590-5744

Samantha Dickie working in her studio in Victoria.Over the past 37 years, there have been a total of 23 members of the Fired Up! group. The current core group consists of people who continue to produce and exhibit exciting and innovative work.

Our Core Members