Sundays, Sept 19-Nov 21, 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 do a short artist talk and then demo one of their special skills or favorite techniques online via zoom. The price is for all 10 workshops. BIPOC folks pay $100. Email email@example.com for a discount code. Here's the lineup:
Week 1: Maggie Boyd will do a short artist talk then demonstrate majolica and other surface decoration techniques
Week 2: Leanne McClurg Cambric will do a short artist talk and then demonstrate relief printing on slab-built work.
Week 3: Melissa Weiss will do a short artist talk and then demonstrate how to handbuild a variety of fancy cups. She will also discuss surface decoration if there's time.
Week 4: Alayna Wiley will do a short artist talk and then demonstrate how to build a box and a bowl from textured slabs. Alayna builds and creates via a collage method, resulting in work that is always one of a kind.
Week 5: Candice Methe will do a short artist talk and then demonstrate how she makes her lidded vessels.
week 6: Joanne Lee will do a short artist talk and then demonstrate how she makes a handbuilt moon jar
week 7: If you haven't heard Dina Nur Satti speak about ceramics, you really need to. Dina's workshop will be a presentation on the spiritual essence of pottery and finding your creative purpose and voice through clay.
Week 8: Yiyi Mendoza will do a short artist talk and then demonstrate how to make slab-built plates and use sgraffito techniques.
Week 9: Shino Takeda will do a short presentation on the history of Shino-ware, discuss wood-firing in Japan and then do a short hand-building and surface demo.
Week 10: Jamie Bates Slone will do a short artist talk and then will demonstrate figure sculpting and how to make a self-portrait mask. Her approach is academic and she will cover proportion and looking at the figure objectively.