Beginning Ceramics: Welcome to Clay!
Beginning on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This class runs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays weekly with the exception of February 11th and 12th.
Class ends on Wednesday, February 26th.
Welcome to Clay! We will begin with a brief discussion of the history of ceramics. The first class we will be learning several techniques of hand building (pinch, slump mold, coil and slab) and the second class we will learn wheel throwing (basic forms tumblers, bowls and plates). After our pieces are dried and bisque fired; we will be addressing the surface treatment and how to decorate these pieces with glazes.
About the instructor:
Sunny Monaco received her BFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder; which included an exchange program in ceramics at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and a MA from University of Colorado at Denver. Currently she is a studio artist in Boulder, Colorado and Art teacher. Sunny’s work has been shown at the BMOCA gallery in Boulder, Roshanda Art gallery in Niwot, Anna Leonowens Gallery in Halifax, NS Nova Scotia Museum of Fine Art in Halifax, NS, Sibelle Wolle Art Gallery at the University of Colorado, and Abanakee Art Studios in Indian Lake, NY. She is currently a member of the Foothills Art Center in Golden, CO and the Evergreen Center for the Arts. Her collaborative artwork; Stella Riga Designs, can be found in shops and galleries in Denver, Evergreen, Boulder, Buena Vista, Winter Park, Golden, Tabernash, Fraser, Glen Haven, Fort Collins, Aspen and Indian Lake, NY.
Supplies needed: Ideas, Sketchbook, and an apron to keep clean.REGISTER NOW