CERAMICS

hands-on ceramic art and pottery making

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Machining Molds – C0101-17

Date: Jun 05 - 16, 2017

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Del Harrow

Tuition: $1,175
Studio Fee: $195
Registration Fee: $45

Explore new horizons of your ceramic practice in this highly innovative workshop that focuses on the use of digital technology for the creation of ceramic objects. We examine the formal and theoretical...

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The Structure of Pots – C0102-17

Date: Jun 05 - 16, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Dan Murphy

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

Investigate how underlying structure is determined, explored and realized through wheel throwing techniques in a unique introduction to ceramics. This comprehensive workshop asks students to consider where...

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Wheel Throwing for Teens – C0203-17

Date: Jun 12 - 16, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All / 10AM – 4PM i

Instructor(s): Anne Goldberg

Tuition: $675
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $25

Dive into the fun, hands-on world of ceramics in this introductory workshop, designed specifically for teens. Learn to make cylinders, bowls, plates and more. Students experiment with crafting handles...

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Mold Making: systems & surfaces – C0304-17

Date: Jun 19 - 30, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Giselle Hicks & Kala Stein

Tuition: $1,175
Studio Fee: $195
Registration Fee: $45

Discover the relationship between surface pattern design and dimensional forms as it relates to the ceramics craft. Whether casting a functional piece or hand building an abstract sculpture, molds are...

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Body Language: figurative ceramic sculpture – C0305-17

Date: Jun 19 - 30, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): James Tisdale

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

Take an in-depth look at the foundation of ceramic sculpture in this contemplative two-week workshop that challenges students to take their ceramic storytelling to a new level. We use the figure—whether...

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Pottery I: bowls, cups & plates – C0506-17

Date: Jul 03 - 07, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Doug Casebeer

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $95
Registration Fee: $45

Turn your tabletop into a work of art through this exploratory workshop that focuses on crafting bowls, cups and plates. Designed to examine and develop your personal pottery skills, this is a make-only...

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Let’s Talk: a conversation between form & imagery – C0507-17

Date: Jul 03 - 14, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Kathy King

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

Build a personal vocabulary of imagery and learn how to use your ceramic work as a storytelling agent in this hands-on workshop. Students consider methods of composition of imagery on both the wheel and...

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Black Mountain College: then & now – A0601-17

Date: Jul 10 - 11, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Helen Molesworth

Anoka Faruqee

Tuition: $350
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $0

8 am – 12 pm, Monday – Tuesday Take an exciting step back into art history, and explore one of the founding institutions of experimental liberal arts in America—Black Mountain College. This...

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Pottery II: jars, lids & spouts – C0608-17

Date: Jul 10 - 14, 2017

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Doug Casebeer

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $95
Registration Fee: $45

Delve into pottery’s two key characteristics—service and storage. This workshop focuses on the containing, storage and pouring aspects of pottery making. Instructor demonstrations include options...

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Making & Glazing: an exploration of form, process & surface – C0709-17

Date: Jul 17 - 28, 2017

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Pete Pinnell

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

Transform the ordinary into amazing in a workshop that takes a closer look at the common questions of personal development. We will on the best surfaces for your work (textures, slips and glazes) and new...

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The Eloquent Vessel: sculpture & pottery – C0710-17

Date: Jul 17 - 21, 2017

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Chris Gustin & Randy Johnston

Tuition: $1,375
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

PORTFOLIO REVIEW REQUIRED Application deadline: March 3, 2017; notified by March 17, 2017 Future dates: August 20 – 31, 2018; August 12 – 16, 2019 The Center for Advanced Mentored Studies at...

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Urban Porcelain – C0811-17

Date: Jul 24 - Aug 04, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Kevin Snipes

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

Refresh your approach to ceramics in a fun and unique workshop that re-contextualizes techniques to reflect contemporary life. We explore traditional techniques of working in porcelain, and then reconsider...

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The Narrative Vessel – C0912-17

Date: Jul 31 - Aug 11, 2017

Skill Level(s): II to III i

Instructor(s): Bonnie Seeman

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

Explore the intersection of form, function and narration as it pertains to expanding your ceramics practice. We investigate how a utilitarian object can be used as a means of narration. The instructor...

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Pottery: wood/salt/soda firing – C1013-17

Date: Aug 07 - 18, 2017

Skill Level(s): I to III i

Instructor(s): Linda Christianson

Tuition: $1,175
Studio Fee: $195
Registration Fee: $45

Embark on a journey of discovery from ideation to pot creation. This exciting course encourages students to focus on their own personal curiosities and explore the ideas, shapes and methods that have eluded...

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Gesture & Form: earthenware surface decoration – C1114-17

Date: Aug 14 - 25, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Mel Griffin

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

Take a closer look at decoration methods specific to earthenware and low-temperature, electric kiln firing. After learning and experimenting with various mark-making techniques, students are encouraged...

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The Gaze: the figure in clay – C1215-17

Date: Aug 21 - Sep 01, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Ashley Lyon

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

Bring your ceramic craft to life in this hand building workshop that focuses on making figurative ceramic sculptures and hyper-realistic representational ceramic objects using the coil-building method....

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The Karatsu Tradition: a life of pottery – C1316-17

Date: Aug 28 - Sep 01, 2017

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Takashi Nakazato & Fumiko Nagai

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $95
Registration Fee: $45

Hone your ceramic skills and explore the art’s rich history alongside one of Japan’s leading contemporary potters, Takashi Nakazato. Joined by Fumiko Nagai, these renowned artists lead students...

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Making Pottery: rule the day! – C1517-17

Date: Sep 11 - 29, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Mark Shapiro & Sam Taylor

Tuition: $1,475
Studio Fee: $225
Registration Fee: $45

Experiment, explore and expand your knowledge of functional pottery in this lively workshop. Students are encouraged to question tools, traditions and techniques with the aim of achieving greater freedom...

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DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS: San Miguel de Allende Traditional Talavera Decoration – FMEX1017C

Date: Oct 28 - Nov 03, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Holly Hughes & Doug Casebeer

Price Option(s):
$2,025 — Tuition + Registration Fee

Our setting, San Miguel de Allende, is a Unesco World Heritage Site rich in history and authentic Mexican culture. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is simultaneously a very personal yet widely celebrated...

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