Intermediate to Advanced Ceramic Forms- Hand building and wheel throwing
$135 member (includes a $25 materials fee)
$145 non-members (includes a $25 materials fee)
*See below for specific dates and times
Instructor: Sunny Monaco
Description:Boot Summer Camp designed to improve or fine tune your wheel and hand building skills. We will be team throwing and hand building to improve your skills. We will have two days of back to back making pieces to improve skills starting with the basic pinch pot then move to tumbler forms, throwing off the hump, closed forms and trimming. After the bisque firing we will have two days of glazing our pieces.
NOTE: CERAMICS IS LOCATED IN THE BASEMENT OF OUR OLD BUILDING, THE MILLER HOUSE, which is next door to Buchanan Rec Center.
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 a part-time 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.
Days of Week and Time
Thursday June 13th 1-4pm Making Pieces
Friday June 14th 1-4pm Making Pieces and prep to dry out for bisque firing
Tuesday June 18th 1-3pm Load Bisque Kiln and set up studio for glazing
Wednesday June 19th 1-4pm Unload Kiln and Glazing pieces
Thursday June 20th 12-4pm Finish up glazing pieces and load glaze kiln (bring bag lunch or snack)
Pot Luck Critique TBA in class
Apron to keep clean
Any clay tools you would like to stamp/carve into the clay