Sundays, April 25-June 27, 2-4pm EST
This series of workshops will bring together the talents and perspectives of 10 women working in clay from around the country. Each week a different instructor will demo one of their special skills or favorite techniques online via zoom. Price is for all 10 workshops. BIPOC folks pay half. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a discount code. Here's the line up:
Week 1: Melissa Weiss will demonstrate how to handbuild large vases using coil building.
Week 2: Nala Turner from Carlynne Ceramics will discuss visual characterizations of trauma and the resilience of the black body in relation to social narrative + power; and demonstrate finding safety through the ceramic process.
Week 3: Candice Methe will demonstrate how to handbuild a lidded vessel using coiling, cutting, and darting.
Week 4: Jen Allen will demonstrate how she hand-builds teapots discussing form and texture along the way.
Week 5: Gabo Martini will demonstrate throwing in sections and large-scale sgraffito.
Week 6: Dina Nur Satti from Nur Ceramics will discuss the spiritual and communal essence of pottery and building asymmetrical vases and embellishments.
week 7: Yiyi Mendoza will demonstrate slab building and making funky plates.
week 8: Sara Morales-Morgan will demonstrate how to create illustrative surfaces using underglaze and china paint.
Week 9: Zoe Dering will discuss form and texture while demo-ing a carved and altered wheel-thrown pot.
Week 10: Tiffany Saw will demonstrate traditional carving techniques from Jing de Zhen.