ceramic studio and gallery


Modern Glaze is a ceramic studio and gallery showing contemporary ceramics by local and regional clay artists. Located in the long fade between Greenwood and Shoreline, Modern Glaze is part of the movement to bolster the arts in north King County, WA.

Established in 2019, by ceramic artist Laura Brodax, Modern Glaze is a working ceramic studio. We accept commissions for residential, commercial, and public art tile murals as well as custom ceramic wares.



Installed April 2024
Screen printed porcelain tile mural for the City of Redmond‘s new Senior and Community Center.

The tile design combines elements of science and nature, how they interact with the community, and the forces that have made Redmond what it is today.

Ceramic Underglaze Transfer Workshop 

Learn the skills to screen print and transfer printed underglaze images onto clay. Create your own design on a choice of platters.

Ceramic Underglaze Transfer Workshop

Email contact@modernglaze.com for more information and to sign up!

A 2-day, hands-on workshop
This workshop is for anyone looking to explore new surface decoration in ceramics

Next Workshop: Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 1pm-5pm
(Sunday is optional)

Instructor: Laura Brodax
Workshop Fee: $250, including all materials
Join ceramic artist Laura Brodax for an introductory workshop in screen printing and transferring underglaze to a ceramic ware. Over two days, one week apart, participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of screen printing, coating and burning screens with film positives, learn the skills in how to transfer the underglaze printed rice paper onto the raw ceramic, and create their own transfer design on a choice of platters.

Screenprinting 101, a step by step presentation of how to prepare screens for printing.
Printing demonstration on rice paper and direct to tile surface
Demonstration of the rice paper transfer technique
Hands-on practice: participants will have the chance to design their own platter or plate with a large choice of pre-printed transfers.

Glazing bisqueware
Demonstration on glazing platters
Hands on glazing your bisqued piece
Glaze fired work will be ready for pickup the following week!

House ceramic collection on view in gallery through the rest of the summer.

Come on by, we'd love to see you!

Blue, white and bird wares

Pinhole photograph, pink, black and gray wares

14800 Westminster Way N Shoreline, WA, 98133

Hours by appointment for Fall 2024
Please email contact@modernglaze

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