CERAMICS

2020 Workshops

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JAMAICA DESTINATION WORKSHOP: The Eloquent Wood-Fired Vessel I (FJAM0420A)

Date: Apr 18 - 24, 2020

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Randy Johnston, Jan McKeachie-Johnston, Pelusa Rosenthal & Chris Gustin, Nancy Train Smith,

David Pinto & Doug Casebeer

Price Option(s):
$4,100 — Tuition (Private Single) + Reg. Fee
$3,500 — Tuition (Single Shared Bath) + Reg. Fee
$3,100 — Tuition (Double) + Reg. Fee
$2,000 — Tuition (Tent Provided) + Reg. Fee

Come celebrate an amazing workshop history and legacy. Anderson Ranch and David Pinto studios at Good Hope in Jamaica have been running workshops together for 25 years. This workshop will be offered in...

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JAMAICA DESTINATION WORKSHOP: The Eloquent Wood Fired Vessel II (FJAM0420B)

Date: Apr 25 - May 02, 2020

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Randy Johnston, Jan McKeachie-Johnston, Pelusa Rosenthal & Chris Gustin, Nancy Train Smith,

David Pinto & Doug Casebeer

Price Option(s):
$4,100 — Tuition (Private Single) + Reg. Fee
$3,500 — Tuition (Single Shared Bath) + Reg. Fee
$3,100 — Tuition (Double) + Reg. Fee
$2,000 — Tuition (Tent Provided) + Reg. Fee

Come celebrate an amazing workshop history and legacy. Anderson Ranch and David Pinto studios at Good Hope in Jamaica have been running workshops together for 25 years. This workshop will be offered in...

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Making and Glazing: an exploration of form, process and surface – C0101-20

Date: Jun 01 - 12, 2020

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Pete Pinnell

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

Old potter’s riddle: which comes first, the glaze or the pot? This workshop focuses on glazes and works on areas for creative pottery development. Class time focuses on understanding the formulation...

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The Artist’s Voice: the ceramic journey – C0103-20

Date: Jun 01 - 12, 2020

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Giselle Hicks & Doug Casebeer

Tuition: $1,400
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

Expand the scope of your clay knowledge and develop a critical eye regarding a rigorous studio practice. This workshop is for potters, sculptors and ceramists who are interested in an advanced studio experience....

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Something Old, Something New – C0102-20

Date: Jun 01 - 05, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Michael Wisner

Tuition: $1,095
Studio Fee: $95
Registration Fee: $45

In this workshop, students learn a myriad of techniques borne out of Southwest pottery and then use these fundamental skills to focus on more contemporary pieces. Come prepared for a lot of hands-on learning....

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More is More: China paint techniques – C0204-20

Date: Jun 08 - 12, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Melanie Sherman

Tuition: $1,095
Studio Fee: $110
Registration Fee: $45

China paint, luster and cold-finishing techniques are used all over the world to finesse and highlight many qualities of the ceramic form. These surface decorations are used for expressing cultural heritage,...

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Marrying Surface and Form – C0306-20

Date: Jun 15 - 26, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Margaret Bohls & Louise Deroualle

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the potential of clay to create both vessels and sculptural forms based on examples from history and nature. Develop surface treatments using layered slip and textured glazes. Through demonstrations...

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Animal Magnetism – C0407-20

Date: Jun 22 - Jul 03, 2020

Skill Level(s): I to III i

Instructor(s): Ariel Bowman

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop demonstrates the use of clay solid building techniques for creating animal sculpture. Instructor demonstrations include planning animal sculptures, creating maquettes, and constructing armatures....

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Teachers as Artist, Artist as Teachers – C0509-20

Date: Jun 29 - Jul 03, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Julia Galloway

Tuition: $1,095
Studio Fee: $45
Registration Fee: $45

Expand your love of art to your classroom. This week-long workshop is designed specifically for K–12 teachers and focuses on creativity and problem solving using ceramics. Work with hand-building techniques,...

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Potential and Possibilities – C0508-20

Date: Jun 29 - Jul 10, 2020

Skill Level(s): I to III i

Instructor(s): Mike Helke

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the earthenware vessel’s endless possibilities and potential. Processes covered include, but are not limited to, the wheel, hard slab, soft slab, pinch, coil, slump molds, drape molds, and additive...

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Finding Form – C0610-20

Date: Jul 06 - 17, 2020

Skill Level(s): I to III i

Instructor(s): David Eichelberger

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

In this workshop, participants focus on developing hand built vessel forms with a simplified palette, both literally and metaphorically. Coursework aims to transcend utilitarian concerns and highlight...

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Making Mistakes: how to take advantage of failure – C0712-20

Date: Jul 13 - 24, 2020

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Peter Beasecker & Liz Lurie

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

This course concentrates on the development of a more personal point of view towards pottery. Learn how a more “inefficient” process can benefit growth as participants slow down and examine the making...

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Exploring and Using Terra Sigillata with Hand Built Earthenware – C0711-20

Date: Jul 13 - 17, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Rhonda Willers

Tuition: $1,095
Studio Fee: $95
Registration Fee: $45

Terra sigillata surfaces have rich historical roots and traditions. Moving beyond those traditions, terra sigillata can be colored, layered and enhanced. This course studies those enhancements. Incorporating...

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Material Animal – C0813-20

Date: Jul 20 - 31, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Lindsay Pichaske

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the emotive, conceptual, and narrative potential of the sculpted animal figure. Drawing inspiration from personal experience, archetypes, and observations in the natural and manufactured world,...

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Ornamental Language – C0914-20

Date: Jul 27 - 31, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Stuart Asprey

Tuition: $1,095
Studio Fee: $95
Registration Fee: $45

Discover new visual tools, methods and solutions as one explores the playful dynamic between surface and form. Using a combination of wheel-thrown and hand-built elements, students create ornamentation...

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Mining Your Life Experience to Create Personal Work – C1016-20

Date: Aug 03 - 14, 2020

Skill Level(s): I to III i

Instructor(s): Marilu Pelusa Rosenthal & David Pinto

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

How does one incorporate a lived experience into their work in a personal and meaningful way? This course examines how returning home and reconnecting with cultural roots helps shape and advance the artist’s...

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Handbuilt Pots: surface and form – C1015-20

Date: Aug 03 - 14, 2020

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): John Gill

Andrea Gill

Tuition: $1,450
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

Taught by two renowned artists, this two-week intensive workshop uses simple techniques to explore freedom of ideas and process. Students elevate the quality and content of their ceramic work through the...

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Decorative Surfaces at Mid-Range – C1217-20

Date: Aug 17 - 28, 2020

Skill Level(s): I to III i

Instructor(s): Donna Polseno

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop focuses on glazing at mid-range temperatures using various resists and overlapping glazes to create designs and patterns. Students practice hand building techniques (e.g., coil and slab construction)...

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Designing with Technology to Craft with Clay – C1218-20

Date: Aug 17 - 28, 2020

Skill Level(s): I to III i

Instructor(s): Nick Moen

Tuition: $1,300
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop explores the use of technology in creating mold systems to make ceramic vessels. Students design original forms with the use of basic computer-aided modeling inside the Digital Fabrication...

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Studio, Farm, Table: the art of dining – C1519-20

Date: Sep 07 - 25, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Alleghany Meadows & Barclay Dodge

Tuition: $1,700
Studio Fee: $325
Registration Fee: $45

This intensive workshop focuses on refining techniques and learning new possibilities with utilitarian pots. Guest chef Barclay Dodge discusses presentation, creative decision-making and seasonal influences....

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Sculpture: clay and steel – S0303-20

Date: Jun 15 - 19, 2020

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Trey Hill

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

In this exploratory workshop, students investigate new approaches to building sculptures and discover innovative ways to combine a variety of materials, creating dynamic, mixed-media, 3-D objects. Experimentation...

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Diá De Los Muertos – FMEX1020

Date: Oct 31 - Nov 06, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Doug Casebeer & Holly Hughes

Price Option(s):
$2,900 — Tuition + Registration Fee

Take a week-long journey to a very different town in the mountains, the UNESCO World Heritage Village of San Miguel de Allende during Mexico’s fantastical Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival....

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