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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center



Pottery & Ceramics

POT 01 - Handbuilding

$213

with John Roberts

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 9 weeks

The class skips Feb. 17.

Recommended first clay course. All levels will learn the expressive potential of pinch, coil, and slab construction.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

Full Course

POT 16 - Pottery on the Wheel for Teens

$195

with Rebecca Layson

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Introduction to the potter’s wheel for teens, ages 13-18 only.  Basic throwing skills will be taught, as well as design and decorative techniques for functional pottery forms.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

 

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $60.00, paid monthly.

POT 02 - Handbuilding

$230

with Sandy Culp

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Recommended first clay course. All levels will learn the expressive potential of pinch, coil, and slab construction.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

About the Instructor:  Sandy Culp was educated at the Cleveland Institute of Art and Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture.  She has shown locally at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, The Signature Shop, Mudfire Gallery, Agnes Scott's Dalton Gallery of Fine Art, The Swan Coach House and OCAF Perspectives Georgia Invitational.  Sandy is a painter who fell in love with clay and credits Callanwolde and its Assistantship Program for her growth in the clay medium.  Her passions are trompe l'oeil, nature, figurative surrealism and teapots.  Culp's sculptural and trompe l'oeil techniques combine creating a body of naturalist work that can be surprisingly functional.  She's been teaching Handbuilding at Callanwolde since 2000.

Full Course

POT 18 - Intermediate Wheel (Soda Firing)

$230

with Lora Rust

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Intermediate wheel pottery class with special focus on soda firing.  Students will learn to refine their wheel-throwing technique, with emphasis on enhancing the thrown form. At least two quarters of throwing required.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

About the Instructor:  Lora Rust - Since finishing the two-year pottery assistantship at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in 2008, Lora has been a studio potter and pottery instructor in Atlanta, GA. Sharing her love of working in clay, Lora teaches pottery classes at Callanwolde with concentration in the soda firing process, working in porcelain and unique surface techniques.  She also teaches hands-on and demonstration workshops.

Connect with Lora through her website www.LoraRust.com,Instagram @LoraRust and Facebook @Lora Rust

 

 

Full Course

POT 09 - Pottery on the Wheel

$213

with John Roberts

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 9 weeks

This class skips Feb. 18.

Introduction to the potter’s wheel, for beginning and intermediate students. Basic throwing skills will be taught, as well as design and decorative techniques for functional pottery forms.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

Full Course

POT 08 - Intermediate Handbuilding (Soda Firing)

$230

with Kathryne Gould

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Intermediate handbuilding class with a special focus on soda firing.  Those with at least two quarters handbuilding experience will learn more advanced non-wheel techniques. Emphasis placed on form, surface and expression.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

About the Instructor: Kathryne started with drawing and painting, then studied ceramics at Earlham College with Mike Thiedeman, at Penland with Linda Christianson, and at Callanwolde with Glenn Dair. and many workshops in between. She is a studio potter who uses carving, drawing, painting, and textures to create movement on wonky handbuilt forms. You can see her work on Instagram @kathryne_katworks or at atlantapotters.com.

Full Course

POT 13 - Pottery on the Wheel

$230

with Gayatri Baisiwala

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Introduction to the potter’s wheel, for beginning and intermediate students. Basic throwing skills will be taught, as well as design and decorative techniques for functional pottery forms.

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

About the Instructor:  Gayatri Baisiwala is a ceramist and figurative sculptor. Her wheel class incorporates learning to throw functional pottery and focuses on surface decorations to create life and texture in pottery. Her work can be viewed on Instagram @renderedbyg or on her website www.renderedbyg.com

Full Course

POT 17 - Intermediate Wheel

$230

with Jennie Ashcraft-Berman

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Students will learn to refine their wheel-throwing technique, with emphasis on enhancing the thrown form. At least two quarters of throwing experience is required.  

The tuition includes a $55 fee, which covers the cost of one bag of stoneware, raku, or lizella clay (other clays at additional cost), glazes, and 2,000 cubic inches of glaze firing. Students provide their own tools. Additional clay and tools may be purchased from the studio (credit card only). All work fired at Callanwolde must be produced in the Pottery Program studios (no outside work allowed). Students may access the studios on weekends and most afternoons for practice at no additional cost.

About the Instructor:  Jennie Ashcraft Berman has been a studio potter and Callanwolde Pottery Instructor since 1978. She began her career in 1974 as a studio potter apprentice, and continued with classes, workshops and assistantships at Callanwolde, Penland School, Valdosta State College and The Hambidge Center. Currently, she also teaches at Chastain Arts Center and makes functional stoneware and porcelain pots.  For more information, please check out her website https://ashcraftart.com

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