For the Table: approaches to making – C0101

December 10, 2014

Posted In: Ceramics

Andy Brayman & Alleghany Meadows

DATES: June 1 – 12, 2015


CONCEPT: The table is a time-honored tradition. A place to gather, experience time, break bread with friends and mark the occasions of life. This dynamic team-taught workshop focuses on making objects for the table. Explore different approaches to setting the table: traditional vs. unconventional, Eastern vs. Western, formal vs. informal.

MEDIA & TECHNIQUES: Students use porcelain and stoneware and slips and glazes in high-fire soda and gas kilns. Techniques include wheel throwing, basic plaster mold making with digital technologies, screen printing underglaze decals and soda firing.

ACTIVITIES: We engage in daily demonstration, handson activities and individual discussions.

FACULTY: Andy Brayman lives and works in Kansas City, MO. He received his M.F.A. from Alfred University. He is an artist, designer and inventor working with new technologies while employing a critical eye and capable hands. In 2005 Andy founded the Matter Factory.

Alleghany Meadows is a studio potter in Carbondale, CO. He received his M.F.A. from Alfred University, studied with Takashi Nakazato in Japan, and received the Watson Foundation Fellowship in Nepal. He is the founder of Artstream Nomadic Gallery, and co-founder of Harvey/Meadows Gallery in Aspen. His work was recently acquired by the Huntington Museum of Art in West Virginia, where he was honored with the Walter Gropius Master Award for

Tuition: $875 OR Tuition + Studio Support Donation: $1275
Studio Fee: $155

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