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Summer Lecture Series: Lectures are FREE and open to the public. Please join us! 

Paul Andrew Wandless: Tuesday, July 22 at 1:00 pm
Frank Bosco: Tuesday, July 29 at 1:00 pm
Clay + Printmaking + Raku
Paul Andrew Wandless
5-Day Workshop, July 21-25
Monday- Friday, 9:30am- 4:30pm
This Workshop will be an introduction to various image transfer techniques for printing on clay. Monoprinting, screenprinting and relief printing directly onto plaster slabs, clay slabs and to bisque commercial tiles will be the core techniques covered. How to put images into screens, carve reliefs and make adhesive stencils will be demonstrated as well so participants will be able to make their own printing tools. The commercial tiles with printed images will be Raku fired.
Tuition: $495 + $50 Lab Fee
Optional lunch catered by Clingman Cafe: $10/day

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Ceramic Materials Science Primer
Frank Bosco
6-Day Workshop, July 28- August 2
Monday- Saturday, 9:30am- 4:30pm
This six-day workshop will incorporate conversation and hands on experience working with the raw materials that are the building blocks of clay bodies and glazes. This is the perfect workshop for students who desire a deeper chemical knowledge of the ceramic process. A resource book written and assembled by the instructor will be provided to guide you through the workshop and beyond into common studio practice.
Tuition: $525 + $50 Lab Fee
Optional lunch catered by Clingman Cafe: $10/day
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ls14avakian Greater Together
Andrew Avakian & Donna Flanery

2-Day Workshop
August 22-23

Working collaboratively can produce unexpected results, ones that are surprising and often not possible by the individuals working alone. Come reveal your playful side and enjoy the process of collaboration as Andrew and Donna lead you in a variety of projects that will broaden your artistic possibilities. Bring a friend or show up solo for this unique workshop experience.

Tuition: $250 + $25 Lab Fee


ls14kerrigan Handbuilding Both Simple & Complex
Tom Kerrigan

3-Day Workshop
October 3-5

Create objects of personal expression in this 3-day workshop. Learn Tom's pinch method for building with clay. Explore pinching and other simple hand building techniques to create forms both simple and complex. We will also explore numerous approaches to texturing forms as well as drawing on forms in the leather hard state. Beginners in clay are always amazed at what they can accomplish in this workshop.

Tuition: $ 275 + $ 30 Lab Fee