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11
Jan
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Potter's Wheel (January)

January 11, 2022 10:00 am - January 20, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The January installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know to get started working on the potter's wheel. We will make bowls and cylinders and learn how to trim. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on January 11th, 13th, 18th, and 20th.

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08
Feb
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Slab Work (February)

February 8, 2022 10:00 am - February 17, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The February installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know about using the slab machine to make functional serving pieces from slump and hump molds. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on February 8th, 10th, 15th, and 17th.

22
Feb
2022

Youth Pottery: Back to Basics Using the Slab Machine

February 22, 2022 3:30 pm - February 23, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The February installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using the slab machine to make functional wares to be enjoyed with family and friends. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on February 9th, 16th, and 23rd. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

08
Mar
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Potter's Wheel (March)

March 8, 2022 10:00 am - March 17, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The March installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know to get started working on the potter's wheel. We will make bowls and cylinders, trim, and apply handles. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on March 8th, 10th, 15th, and 17th.

09
Mar
2022

Youth Pottery: Wheel Thrown Bowls

March 9, 2022 3:30 pm - March 23, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The March installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on developing wheel throwing skills for making bowls. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on March 9th, 16th, and 23rd. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

25
Mar
2022

Form and Structure

March 25, 2022 9:00 am - March 27, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Kirsten Stingle
$400 for Members; $450 for Non-Members

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There are an infinite number of ways to create narrative expression through figurative sculpture. In this fun filled three-day workshop, students will create a 15” hanging piece that combines the small human torso and an abstracted, textural skirt.

05
Apr
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Slab Construction (April)

April 5, 2022 10:00 am - April 14, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The April installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know about using the slab machine to construct various shapes from templates. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on April 5th, 7th, 12th, and 14th.

06
Apr
2022

Youth Pottery: Pinch Pot Animal Planters

April 6, 2022 3:30 pm - April 20, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The April installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using the pinch method to create fun animal planters. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on April 6th, 13th, and 20th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

03
May
2022

Resident Artist Series: Horsehair (May)

May 3, 2022 10:00 am - May 12, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The May installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on working with horsehair. Learn how to apply terra sig, burnish, and then finish your pieces with horse hair and feathers for a primitive low fire aesthetic. These pieces are for decoration only and do not hold water. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on May 3rd, 5th, 10th, and 12th.

11
May
2022

Youth Pottery: Face Jugs

May 11, 2022 3:30 pm - May 25, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The May installment of our Youth Pottery Workshop series will focus on using hand building techniques to create fun face jubs. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on May 11th, 18th, and 25th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

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