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Throwing with Intention

May 26 - 31, 2024

Richard Brown  ·  pottery32.com


Workshop at a glance

REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS CURRENTLY FULL. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN A WAITLIST FOR THE CLASS YOU MAY DO SO BELOW.

Throwing with intention, connecting clay and community.

Techniques

  • Throwing with intention
  • Repetitive throwing
  • Production pottery
  • Marketing and sales

Materials

  • Clay
  • Slip
  • Underglaze
  • Pottery tools

Outcomes

  • Bisqueware
  • Community and relationship building

Artist Bio

Rich is the founder, owner, and creator of the Georgia based company, Pottery32. After attending his first pottery class at the age of 32 in Decatur, GA, Rich began an artistic journey to not only pursue an undeniable newfound passion but to also inspire those around him. Rich received his MA, in Administration and Supervision in Education from Saint Peter’s University and was an educator for 18 years before becoming a full-time studio potter. His work has been published in Ceramics Monthly, Good Housekeeping, Artful Home, Edible Arrangements and he currently partners with West Elm. Rich was also featured in “A Gathering: Works from ‘Contemporary Black American Ceramic Artists”. Rich has a detailed focused tenacity, and an eagerness to continue to learn and teach his craft, that has given him the ability to share his appreciation for people through each piece he creates.

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Workshop Description

In this course students will learn how to build community through clay and throw with intention – every interaction with clay has purpose and meaning. In this workshop, students will go on a journey to explore throwing consistent, functional ware that has life and energy. Students will take a deep dive into creating tableware that is created for daily use, and will explore clay choice, form, function, ergonomics, and user experience. Students will also examine glaze and slip application. This workshop is open to students of all levels.

COURSE FEE: $690



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Register

In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.

Call 865-436-5860 with questions about registering for this workshop.


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