CERAMICS

hands-on ceramic art and pottery making

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Rich Surfaces: drawing with clay & painting with glaze – C0308-19

Date: Jun 17 - 28, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Lisa Orr

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

Utilitarian clay objects contain food as well as their own quiet power and meaning. These objects infiltrate our lives and interact with our bodies in use. Pots can treat the eye and mind to a three-dimensional...

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Artistic Voice: the ceramic journey – C0307-19

Date: Jun 17 - 21, 2019

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Doug Casebeer & Giselle Hicks

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

Embark on a journey designed to expand the scope of your clay knowledge and develop a critical eye regarding a rigorous studio practice. This workshop is for advanced potters, sculptors and ceramists who...

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Clay Sculpture: large-scale systems – C0409-19

Date: Jun 24 - Jul 05, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Matt Wedel

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

Students get a hands-on working environment to pursue their creative practice using clay as a sculptural material. Traditional coil techniques are discussed and utilized during the workshop. These methods...

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Hollow Core Construction: figurative sculpture – C0510-19

Date: Jul 01 - 12, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Bobby Scroggins

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

This method of clay sculpting will dramatically expedite your figurative projects. It allows for completion and firing of flawless pieces in less than a week, depending on scale and complexity. This is...

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The Work of Art in the Age of Hip Hop – A0501-19

Date: Jul 01 - 02, 2019

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Helen Molesworth & Gary Simmons

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

Hip hop is forty years old, middle aged, all grown up. Along the way it changed everything from music, branding, fashion, and popular culture, to how we think about race in America. Hip hop’s story...

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Diamonds on Clay – C0611-19

Date: Jul 08 - 19, 2019

Skill Level(s): II to III i

Instructor(s): Michael Sherrill

Tuition: $1,395
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

Michael’s unique approach to vessel and sculpture-making is ideal for students looking for a seductive surface on clay. Michael’s work is about the transition of color and form to create a true object....

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The Ceramic Mural – C0712-19

Date: Jul 15 - 26, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): John Toki

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

Develop imagery such as abstract designs, figurative, narrative or architectural patterns that relate to ceramic mural design. Engage in the complete ceramic wall mural design process from idea development,...

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Pottery: form as canvas – C0813-19

Date: Jul 22 - Aug 02, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to III i

Instructor(s): Michael Kline

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

Delve into the functional, decorative and expressive possibilities of plates, bowls and other tableware forms. By focusing on these forms as a canvas and finding inspiration in historical examples, participants...

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By Design: prototype development & mold making – C0914-19

Date: Jul 29 - Aug 09, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to III i

Instructor(s): Hiroe Hanazono

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

Develop methods of working with plaster to create models and molds. Emphasis is on developing original designs and forms rather than using found objects. Design an object on paper, then learn various methods...

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The Artist and the Patron – A0902-19

Date: Jul 29 - Aug 02, 2019

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Alex Israel & Bettina Korek

Hans Ulrich Obrist

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $0
Registration Fee: $45

10 am – 3 pm This rigorous Critical Dialog program is open to practicing artists who want to take their work and careers to a new level with a unique opportunity to engage with: Alex Israel, artist;...

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Sculpture: clay, wood & steel – C1015-19

Date: Aug 05 - 16, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Trey Hill

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

Explore new materials and approaches to working with clay. Learn to combine different materials to create successful ceramic and mixed-media sculptures. Discover how adding different materials such as...

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Alternative Processes in Clay – C1117-19

Date: Aug 12 - 23, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Kate Roberts

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

Discover new approaches to working with clay; experiment with a variety of additives to clay bodies, building processes, and surface treatments. Examine how these alternative approaches produce unique...

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Advanced Mentored Studies Program: The Eloquent Vessel: sculpture & pottery – C1116-19

Date: Aug 12 - 16, 2019

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Chris Gustin & Randy Johnston

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

Portfolio review required. This class is in its third year of a three-year program. Please contact Doug Casebeer for space availability. Tuition is per year. Take a journey designed to expand your clay...

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Surreal Attitudes: the figure in clay – C1218-19

Date: Aug 19 - 30, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Lisa Clague

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

Explore the human figure in combination with metal and clay. By incorporating these two materials, develop personal symbols, allowing work to have meaning and metaphor. Construct a life-sized torso and...

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Make, Make, Make: pottery boot camp – C1319-19

Date: Aug 26 - 30, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Sam Harvey & Alleghany Meadows

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

Focus on hand-building and wheel-throwing approaches to pottery forms. Each day a new form is introduced. Forms to consider include: cups, bowls, plates, vases and lidded jars. Using earthenware clay and...

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Focus on Function: the atmospheric canvas – C1521-19

Date: Sep 09 - 27, 2019

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Lorna Meaden

Tuition: $1,475
Studio Fee: $245
Registration Fee: $45

Refine and expand your vocabulary of functional forms in this intensive workshop. Integrate throwing and altering utilitarian pots and coil building large-scale vessels. Explore surface, texture, line...

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DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: San Miguel de Allende Traditional Talavera Decoration – FMEX1019

Date: Oct 26 - Nov 01, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Doug Casebeer & Eddie Dominguez

Price Option(s):
$2,675 — 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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Traveling the Terracotta Trail: history, pattern & design – JANSTU2020C

Date: Jan 06 - 24, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Ben Carter

Tuition: $1,600
Studio Fee: $225
Registration Fee: $55

This workshop integrates surface design with altered wheel-thrown and hand-built earthenware pottery. Workshop participants will learn a variety of surface-design methods including slip decorating, sgraffito,...

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