Stuart Gair received a history degree from Ohio University and completed an MFA from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Stuart has spent time making work and teaching at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT, Harvard University, and Colorado Mountain College in Aspen. Currently he lives in Athens, OH where he is a professor at Ohio University and makes work at his home studio.
Stuart's Upcoming Workshops
Students have a basic understanding of forming techniques, such as throwing and hand building. Students have taken one or two ceramics classes or workshops.
Students have significant experience with clay forming techniques, such as throwing, hand building and modeling. Students are comfortable with ceramics equipment, such as wheels, extruders and slab rollers. Students are self-starting with some formal training and have taken a minimum of three classes or workshops.
Jun 24 - Jul 5, 2024
9AM - 5PM
Thrown and Altered Forms for Soda Firing
During the workshop, participants discuss making forms that can be enhanced by the soda-firing process as well as what slips and materials to use for different effects in the firing. The workshop demonstrates a wide array of techniques for throwing and altering forms and gives students the opportunity to practice themselves. Vessels and sculptures will be created during the first week, followed by soda firings the following week.