Exhibition | Jeff Nebeker: Cookin' Something up, The Ceramic Sculpture of Jeff Nebeker | Sculpture at Alpha Fired Arts Gallery | Sacramento | Art Week

Jeff Nebeker: Cookin' Something up, The Ceramic Sculpture of Jeff Nebeker

Share this


Exhibition Type:

How many artists: 

How many exhibition works:

Price Range: 
$25 to

Exhibition Total Value:


Wednesday, 6 June 2018 to Saturday, 21 July 2018
Saturday, 9 June 2018 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Where:  Alpha Fired Arts Gallery,  4675 Aldona Lane, Sacramento, CA 95841 When:   June 6 - July 21,  Reception on June 9th from 2-5 (Light Refreshments) Sacramento, CA - The Alpha Fired Arts Gallery is proud to present Jeff Nebeker's ceramic sculpture and paintings.  Jeff will be showing a large collection of his ceramic head portraits  done of likes of Wayne Thiebaud, Gregory Kondos, Philip Guston and Francis Bacon to name a few. Jeff comes to us courtesy of Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Jeff Nebeker, both an accomplished ceramist and pastry chef, draws visual parallels between frosting, cake decorating, and baking a cake with his hand-built, “almost edible” ceramic creations. His patience and technical skill with the clay and glazes creates what he calls “guiltless desserts.” In integrating his clay, and often even his painting experiences, in his work, he often includes the tracings of the process of making pastry as a foundation to the subject matter and idea.

Alpha Ceramic Supplies changed their brick and mortar store name to Alpha Fired Arts 10 years ago to become a "Creative Clay Learning Center". Alpha Fired Arts now offers sculpture workshops with Tony Natsoulas and beginning pottery classes held through the Learning Exchange. Alpha has after school clay classes for kids. They are currently building a large clay studio called the "Art Ark" for special group clay events. Monthly studio memberships are available that offer a well equipped clay studio and kilns for firing your creations.

Curator :


Artist ( Description ): 

Nebeker studied ceramics at the University of California at Davis with  Robert Arneson and David Gilhooly, and he studied art history with Wayne Thiebaud. He got his B.A. in 1980 and then went to the San Francisco Art Institute where he received his M.F.A. One noted gallery he has shown at is the famed Candy Store in Folsom, CA 

The owners, Shell Poust and Brian Tanner, have been serving the ceramic community in Sacramento for over 35 years. The pair first managed Avanty Ceramics for 10 years, then in 1988, they left Avanty and formed Alpha Ceramic Supplies, Inc.

Venue ( Address ): 

4675 Aldona Ln, Sacramento, CA 95841

Other events from

Crocker Kingsley Exhibition
01/11/2019 to 02/23/2019
Three More Great Shows at the Epperson Gallery of Ceramic Art
12/15/2018 to 01/26/2019
Four More Great Shows at Blue Line Arts!
11/30/2018 to 01/05/2019
Susanne Long, Colleen Sidey and Sandy Calhoun: Ceramic Figures
09/15/2018 to 10/20/2018



Related Shows This Week

Hamlet Mateo A Memorial
08/06/2022 to 09/03/2022
Art by Bill Horan: A Solo Painting Exhibition
07/15/2022 to 08/15/2022
Special Exhibit: Innovators in Glass
07/01/2022 to 10/30/2022
Welcome Rose Collins!
07/21/2022 to 07/20/2023
Zg Gallery 20th Anniversay: 20x20 group show
07/08/2022 to 08/27/2022
Grassroots in the Spectacle
08/06/2022 to 08/27/2022
Community Garden, Johansson Projects’ annual summer show
06/25/2022 to 08/20/2022
2021 Artwork of the Year Award - Artist, Susan Card for "Secret Space"
01/11/2022 to 12/31/2022