January 24–26, 2022 ∙ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$100 ∙ Call 865-436-5860 To Register
Come and learn some new throwing tricks on the pottery wheel! Students explore techniques and skills for throwing to improve your forms. We’ll also cover decorating with underglaze to create a beautiful, finished piece. Students should have basic centering and pulling skills before taking this class.
*Pieces will be fired by Arrowmont staff and available for pickup at a later date.
Instructor ∙ Buie Hancock
Buie Hancock has been creating colorful, functional and decorative handmade pottery since 1982. She began throwing pottery at age 17 and has been having fun “slinging mud” ever since. She attended the University of Tennessee where she graduated with a BFA with honors in 1986. She started her own business and gallery, Buie Pottery, in September of 1986. She has been president of the historic Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community (the United States’ largest concentration of artisans and craftspeople since 1941), a member of the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce, and has served on various committees and councils for her city and community. She is currently Vice Chair of the Anna Porter Public Library Board of Directors.