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20
Aug
2021

Integrating Form and Pattern

August 20, 2021 10:00 am - August 22, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s): Kate Waltman
$400 (Members) / $450 (Non-Members)

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This 3 day workshop includes making pots, developing patterns, and getting those patterns onto the pots. The class will discuss how to approach a pot for decoration and what surface techniques will yield the results they desire. Students will develop their own surface patterns and learn how to carve these patterns into their work.

08
Sep
2021

Youth Pottery: Bowls, Bowls, Bowls (AM Session)

September 8, 2021 10:00 am - September 22, 2021 11:30 am
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The September installment invites our younger artists to help us fight hunger as part of our Empty Bowls project. Learn to throw bowls, have fun, and do it all for a good cause! This workshop meets for a total of three (3) morning sessions from 10 - 11:30am on September 8th, 15th, and 22nd.

Mornings don't fit your schedule? Check out the afternoon sessions instead.

08
Sep
2021

The Art of Abstract

September 8, 2021 10:00 am - September 10, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Les Newman
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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This three-day workshop is designed for the new and or experienced Abstract Artist working with acrylic painting materials. Open to those who are familiar with acrylics and have a basic understanding of color or want to experiment with new ways of using these or those who are stuck in a slump.

08
Sep
2021

Youth Pottery: Bowls, Bowls, Bowls (PM Session)

September 8, 2021 3:30 pm - September 22, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The September installment invites our younger artists to help us fight hunger as part of our Empty Bowls project. Learn to throw bowls, have fun, and do it all for a good cause! This workshop meets for a total of three (3) afternoon sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on September 8th, 15th, and 22nd.

Afternoons don't fit your schedule? Check out the afternoon sessions instead.

10
Sep
2021

Play Date at the Zoo/Sculpt the Rhino

September 10, 2021 10:00 am - September 12, 2021 5:00 am
Instructor(s): Kim Bernadas
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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Engage in a comprehensive study to sculp the rhino!

14
Sep
2021

Resident Artist Series: Raku

September 14, 2021 10:00 am - September 23, 2021 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The September installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on raku.  The class meets September 14th, 16th, 21st, and 23rd. 

12
Oct
2021

Resident Artist Series: Glaze Testing

October 12, 2021 10:00 am - October 21, 2021 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The October installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on glaze testing.  This class meets October 12th, 14th, 19th, and 21st.

13
Oct
2021

Youth Pottery: Clay Pumpkins (PM Session)

October 13, 2021 3:30 pm - October 27, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

Join us for some spooky ceramics fun in our October youth pottery workshop! Using the pinch pot, we'll create clay pumpkins, then use cut outs and faces to give each their own personality! This workshop meets for a total of three (3) afternoon sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on October 13th, 20th, and 27nd.

Afternoons don't fit your schedule? Check out the morning sessions instead.

25
Oct
2021

Playing with Personal Mythology

October 25, 2021 10:00 am - October 29, 2019 5:00 pm
Instructor(s): Christine Kosiba, Kirsten Stingle
$900 (Members); $950 (Non-Members)

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A 5-day intensive workshop exploring animal/human hybrids in mythology, as well as samples of instructors' work for inspiration and discussion.

03
Nov
2021

Youth Pottery: Lidded Jars (AM Session)

November 3, 2021 10:00 am - November 17, 2021 11:30 am
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The November installment of our Youth Pottery workshop guides students through the process of using the slab machine to make lidded jars. The jars are perfect for everyday use, or giving as gifts during the holiday season! This workshop meets for a total of three (3) morning sessions from 10 - 11:30am on Noveber 3rd, 10th, and 17th.

Mornings don't fit your schedule? Check out the afternoon sessions instead.

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