Workshop Calendar

His Own Little Universe: Pottery Workshops with Theo Helmstadter–Part Two

His Own Little Universe: Pottery Workshops with Theo Helmstadter–Part Two

Santa Fe potter Theo Helmstadter specializes in stoneware ceramics for both the fine art collector and the everyday user. His studio-gallery, Green River Pottery, located at the Lena Street Lofts, is open daily. You can also read about Mr. Helmstadter’s work and life as an artist on his blog, The Potter’s Notebook. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Pottery with Theo Helmstadter, a DIY Santa Fe 2014 featured workshop For more information,...

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His Own Little Universe: Pottery Workshops with Theo Helmstadter–Part One

His Own Little Universe: Pottery Workshops with Theo Helmstadter–Part One

Santa Fe potter Theo Helmstadter specializes in stoneware ceramics for both the fine art collector and the everyday user. His studio-gallery, Green River Pottery, located at the Lena Street Lofts, is open daily. You can also read about Mr. Helmstadter’s work and life as an artist on his blog, The Potter’s Notebook. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Pottery with Theo Helmstadter, a DIY Santa Fe 2014 featured workshop. For more information,...

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Santa Fe Arts Professionals: Heidi Loewen

Santa Fe Arts Professionals: Heidi Loewen

Ceramic artist Heidi Loewen specializes in porcelain sculpture and pottery. She is the owner of Heidi Loewen Porcelain Gallery & School, where she also teaches private and small group ceramic workshops for all experience levels. Her work has been featured at Cynthia Drennon Fine Arts (Los Angeles), Lyon & Lyon Fine Art (New Orleans), and Costello Child Contemporary Art (Scottsdale, AZ), among many others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Loewen’s ongoing...

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Creative Getaways: Sculpture Workshops and Art Retreats with Carrie Quade–Part Two

Creative Getaways: Sculpture Workshops and Art Retreats with Carrie Quade–Part Two

Sculptor Carrie Quade was raised in Delaware, and she received her degree in art education from the University of Delaware. A versatile and curious artist, her work includes cast bronze sculptures, ceramics and pottery, clay monoprints, and oil paintings, and has been featured by the National Sculpture Society and Scottsdale, Arizona’s annual “Celebration of Fine Art,” one of the nation’s largest fine art festivals. Ms. Quade’s work has been commissioned by National...

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Creative Getaways: Sculpture Workshops and Art Retreats with Carrie Quade–Part One

Creative Getaways: Sculpture Workshops and Art Retreats with Carrie Quade–Part One

Sculptor Carrie Quade was raised in Delaware, and she received her degree in art education from the University of Delaware. A versatile and curious artist, her work includes cast bronze sculptures, ceramics and pottery, clay monoprints, and oil paintings, and has been featured by the National Sculpture Society and Scottsdale, Arizona’s annual “Celebration of Fine Art,” one of the nation’s largest fine art festivals. Ms. Quade’s work has been commissioned by National...

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Stories in Clay: Ceramics Workshops with Ginny Zipperer — Part Two

Stories in Clay: Ceramics Workshops with Ginny Zipperer — Part Two

Potter and sculptor Ginny Zipperer has nearly forty years of experience in ceramics. Mostly self-taught, Ms. Zipperer has worked with functional pottery, raku, and bas relief sculpture. She currently teaches and works at Baca Street Pottery. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Zipperer’s ongoing workshop, Family Clay Play, also a part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please visit bacastreetpottery.com or santafecreativetourism.org. - Stories in Clay: Ceramics...

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Stories in Clay: Ceramics Workshops with Ginny Zipperer — Part One

Stories in Clay: Ceramics Workshops with Ginny Zipperer — Part One

Potter and sculptor Ginny Zipperer has nearly forty years of experience in ceramics. Mostly self-taught, Ms. Zipperer has worked with functional pottery, raku, and bas relief sculpture. She currently teaches and works at Baca Street Pottery. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Zipperer’s ongoing workshop, Family Clay Play, also a part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please visit bacastreetpottery.com or santafecreativetourism.org. - Stories in Clay: Ceramics...

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Five Questions with Mudman Johnson

Five Questions with Mudman Johnson

Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson is a poet, sculptor, and teacher. He specializes in ecological psychology and is a steadfast advocate for the environment in all things. His teachings and classes emphasize forging a spiritual bond with the Earth through direct physical contact — playing in the mud. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Mr. Johnson’s workshops: Healing the Earth, Earthprayers, and Make Mud Not War. For more information, please...

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Capo di Muro: A Work-in-Progress with Tony Buchen

Capo di Muro: A Work-in-Progress with Tony Buchen

A metal sculptor for 25 years, Tony Buchen transitioned to three-dimensional virtual modeling full time in 2000. He and his collaborator, Jeralyn Goodwin, create photographs, videos, and 3-D prints of their virtual models, which can be seen at their studio and gallery in Santa Fe’s Railyard Art District. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Mr. Buchen’s ongoing workshop: Made in the Future: Working in Virtual Space. For more information, please visit buchen-goodwin.com  or...

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Five Questions with Theo Helmstadter

Five Questions with Theo Helmstadter

Santa Fe potter Theo Helmstadter specializes in stoneware ceramics for both the fine art collector and the everyday user. His studio-gallery, Green River Pottery, located at the Lena Street Lofts, is open daily. You can also read about Mr. Helmstadter’s work and life as an artist on his blog, The Potter’s Notebook. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Pottery with Theo Helmstadter. For more information, please visit greenriverpottery.com or...

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Real Art in the Virtual World: Three-Dimensional Virtual Modeling with Tony Buchen

Real Art in the Virtual World: Three-Dimensional Virtual Modeling with Tony Buchen

A metal sculptor for 25 years, Tony Buchen transitioned to three-dimensional virtual modeling full time in 2000. He and his collaborator, Jeralyn Goodwin, create photographs, videos, and 3-D prints of their virtual models, which can be seen at their studio and gallery in Santa Fe’s Railyard Art District. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Mr. Buchen’s ongoing workshop: Made in the Future: Working in Virtual Space. For more information, please buchen-goodwin.com or...

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Exploring Surface and Balance with Sam Hall / August 2-4, 2013

Exploring Surface and Balance with Sam Hall / August 2-4, 2013

Exploring Surface & Balance with Sam Hall /August 2-4, 2013 Yorkshire born, Cornwall based Sam Hall reveals a strong and innovative body of work with “Exploring Surface and Balance”. He creates pots without practical function and uses ceramic surface as canvas. Of course there’s nothing new about obscuring function for form in the world of ceramic art, yet  Hall seems to reach further, attacking his surfaces in a intuitive way. In many senses it defies definition, fluidly...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Rodrigo Lara Zendejas / July 17, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Rodrigo Lara Zendejas / July 17, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Rodrigo Lara Zendejas / July 17, 2013 Rodrigo Lara Zendejas received his BFA from the Instituto Allende, in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has exhibited extensively in Mexico, the US, Canada, Europe and China. He has been a teaching assistant at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and has taught workshops both in Mexico and the US. His work has been featured in Ceramics Monthly and Ceramics Art...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Steven Hill / July 31, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Steven Hill / July 31, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Steven Hill / July 31, 2013 Steven Hill received his BFA from Kansas State University, and has been a studio potter since 1975. In 1998 Steven co-founded Red Star Studios Ceramic Center in Kansas City, MO, and went on to co-found Center Street Clay in Sandwich, IL in 2006. He has exhibited nationally, and his work has been featured in numerous books and ceramics publications, including Ceramics Monthly, Pottery Making Illustrated and Studio Potter. He has taught...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Hayne Bayless / July 3, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Hayne Bayless / July 3, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Hayne Bayless / July 3, 2013 Hayne Bayless is a studio potter living in Ivoryton, CT. In college he managed to avoid all academic art. Twenty years ago he quit a perfectly good job as a newspaper editor to make pots. He has exhibited at the Smithsonian Craft Show and the Minnesota Potters Tour for many years. He exhibits and teaches extensively in major US galleries and workshop venues, and has been awarded three residencies at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts...

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Charcoal & Wood Firing with Logan Wannamaker / June 17-30, 2013

Charcoal & Wood Firing with Logan Wannamaker / June 17-30, 2013

Charcoal & Wood Firing : Atmospheres to induce color with clay & slip with Logan Wannamaker / June 17-30, 2013 Charcoal & Wood Firing: Come join local wood fired potter Logan Wannamaker in this intensive Charcoal & Wood Firing workshop. We will be discussing and formulating, slips, glazes and clays conducive to the wood firing and charcoal firing process. Each participant will be able to bring 3 cubic feet to load in both kilns. We will be discussing firing methods to induce...

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Adjusting Volume: Insights into Hand-building and Throwing with Randy Johnston / June 15-16, 2013

Adjusting Volume: Insights into Hand-building and Throwing with Randy Johnston / June 15-16, 2013

Adjusting Volume: Insights into Hand-building and Throwing with Randy Johnston / June 15-16, 2013  In this workshop Randy will be demonstrating a variety of hand-building techniques, including wood and paper patterns, altering, and assemblage. He will discuss the development and integration of form and surface in his work, addressing both functional and sculptural intentions. He will also be discussing the effects of wood firing on his pots and his intentions for the surface.  When: June 15th...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: David Hicks / July 24, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: David Hicks / July 24, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: David Hicks / July 24, 2013 Born and raised in the central valley of California, David Hicks’ work references the agricultural environment surrounding his home. He received his BFA from California State University Long Beach and his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He has exhibited nationally, and his work is included in many private and museum collections, including ASU Art Museum, AMOCA, and the Museum of Contemporary Ceramic...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Linda Cordell / June 19, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Linda Cordell / June 19, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Linda Cordell / June 19, 2013 Currently teaching at Edinboro University of PA, Linda Cordell received her BFA from Alfred University, and MFA from Louisiana State University. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, most notably in the Cheongju International Craft Biennale at the National Cheongju Museum, Korea, and the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia and the John Michael...

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Raku Firing and Wheel Throwing with Kellogg Johnson / Starts June 1, 2013

Raku Firing and Wheel Throwing with Kellogg Johnson / Starts June 1, 2013

Raku Firing and Wheel Throwing with Kellogg Johnson, June 1 – July 13, 2013 The Japanese believe ceramic holds the life-force because it contains the four elements; earth, air, water, and fire. Raku was discovered in the 16th century as the result of an impatient emperor needing ceramic tile for his roof completed by a certain date. The process was later adopted by and developed for the tea ceremony and today we find the process being used in every way imaginable in the ceramic art...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Kelly Garrett Rathbone / June 12, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Kelly Garrett Rathbone / June 12, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Kelly Garrett Rathbone / June 12, 2013 Kelly Garrett Rathbone was born in Singapore and has called Indonesia, Norway, and Italy her home outside of the US. She studied at Parsons School of Design, The Art Institute of Chicago, Penland School of Crafts, and The Florence Academy of Art. She began working with clay as an apprentice for sculptor Cristina Cordova. Kelly has been awarded ceramic residencies at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, the Archie Bray...

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Wheel Throwing with Sean Fairbridge / Starts May 30, 2013

Wheel Throwing with Sean Fairbridge / Starts May 30, 2013

Wheel Throwing with Sean Fairbridge, May 30 – July 11, 2013 This weekly wheel throwing class will concentrate on the basics of the craft for beginners as well as for those with experience who want to improve their skills. Fundamentals of throwing, trimming and glazing techniques will be taught for many functional forms including bowls, plates, mugs and pitchers. Demonstrations and technical information are provided with attention to individual needs. The classes allows students to work...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Thaddeus Erdahl / August 14, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Thaddeus Erdahl / August 14, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Thaddeus Erdahl / August 14, 2013 Thaddeus Erdahl received his BFA from University of Northern Iowa, and MFA in Ceramics from the University of Florida, where he was a University of Florida Alumni Fellowship recipient. He was as an Artist-in-Resident at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, and briefly acted as their Program Manager. He recently completed a 5-month ceramics sabbatical replacement at the University of Northern Iowa, and was award a one month...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Jason Bige Burnett / July 10, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Jason Bige Burnett / July 10, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Jason Bige Burnett / July 10, 2013 Jason Bige Burnett graduated from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY with a BFA in ceramics and BA’s in both printmaking and graphic design. He then continued his education at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina as a core fellowship student for two years. He has exhibited nationally, been featured in Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated, and has taught numerous workshops. Currently, he is an...

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Handbuilding in Clay with Troy Meek / Starts June 1, 2013

Handbuilding in Clay with Troy Meek / Starts June 1, 2013

Handbuilding in Clay with Troy Meek / Starts June 1, 2013 This weekly handbuilding class focuses on development and refinement of a variety of hand forming clay skills. Basic construction techniques, surface treatments and glazing are covered. Demonstrations and individual attention from the instructor allow students to pursue their own directions. Cost: $240 plus tax When: Saturdays, June 1 – July 13, 2013 Time: 1:30 – 4:30 pm Where: Santa Fe Clay, 545 Camino de la Familia, Santa...

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Free Artist Slide Lecture: Christa Assad / August 7, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Christa Assad / August 7, 2013

Free Artist Slide Lecture: Christa Assad, August 7, 2013 Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Christa Assad is best known for her “Re-objectification Series”, teapots based on objects and buildings from American industry. A teacher, traveler and full-time ceramicist with an MFA from Indiana University, Assad’s work is in the permanent collections of The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, The Ceramic Research Center at Arizona State University Museum, and The Penn State Fulbright Scholar...

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Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction with Logan Wannamaker / Starts May 27, 2013

Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction with Logan Wannamaker / Starts May 27, 2013

Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction with Logan Wannamaker / May 27-June 1, 2013 In this Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction workshop we will be learning how to create a soda kiln out of a used electric kiln. We will be making pots and for the soda kiln and firing the kiln twice through out the week. We will be working with clays suitable for soda, slips and glazes specifically for cone six. The goal of the workshop is not only to teach participants how to build their own soda kiln but,...

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From the Ground UP: Pottery from Scratch until June 9, 2013

From the Ground UP: Pottery from Scratch until June 9, 2013

From the Ground UP: Pottery from Scratch Our heritage and history in the Southwest is rooted in land and landscape. Clay and broken pottery is found everywhere, and tell of a creative enterprise carried on by women in the Southwest for at least 1500 years. This four-part class will take participants from ancient shards and natural clay harvested from the artist’s rural studio, to their own creations in this welcoming material. Individual projects will result in be hand-built vessels,...

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13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / June 22-28, 2013

13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / June 22-28, 2013

13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / June 22-28, 2013 This summer we will offer TWO 7-DAY intensive stonecarving workshops. Our workshops are open to all levels of experience – from beginner to professional. We welcome everyone – men, women, young, old. Participants of all levels enjoy one-on-one instruction in a supportive atmosphere and an unequalled opportunity to study with the best instructors in the field. Class tuition in the summer sessions includes one cubic foot of...

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Stay Weird with Max Lehamn / May 18-19, 2013

Stay Weird with Max Lehamn / May 18-19, 2013

  Stay Weird with Max Lehamn / May 18-19, 2013 In this two day workshop participants will work with Max as he explores the spontaneous side of the creative process. Demonstrations and activities will be geared towards working fast and not over-thinking. Throughout the weekend Max will present collaborative and group activities that will inform each participant’s solo project. Technical demonstrations will include simple slab techniques such as slump and drape molding. Max will also show how to...

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Clay Printing and Pots / May 5, 2013

Clay Printing and Pots / May 5, 2013

Clay Printing and Pots / May 5, 2013 This workshop will include not only the clay mono printing process where participant are able to create 4 or more prints, but we will also be creating pots from our clay printing slabs. It is a process that is comfortable for both beginners and experienced artists and all create and leave with successful works of art in hand. A great way to experience art without having to be experienced! For families with children over 12, this is a great opportunity to...

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Thrown Altered & Decorated with Lorna Meaden / May 24-26, 2013

Thrown Altered & Decorated with Lorna Meaden / May 24-26, 2013

Thrown Altered & Decorated with Lorna Meaden / May 24-26, 2013 This workshop addresses ways to create pots with a generous sense of volume and fluidity of line using wheel-thrown and altered porcelain. Meaden’s vocabulary of forms ranges from pots for daily use to atypical forms such as watering cans and spoons. Demonstrations include altering pots on and off the wheel, in addition to using drawn patterns to hand build spouts and handles. When: May 24-26, 2013 Where: 1208 Pasea Del Pueblo,...

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The Spirit & the Figure: Ceramic Sculpture with Debra Fritts / April 19 – 27, 2013

The Spirit & the Figure: Ceramic Sculpture with Debra Fritts / April 19 – 27, 2013

The Spirit & the Figure: Ceramic Sculpture with Debra Fritts / April 19 – 27, 2013 Spend four days studying ceramic sculpture with Debra Fritts, known for her powerful narrative sculptural work and loved by students from all parts of the US. While surrounded by the beauty of Abiquiu, students will be inspired to combine nature with the figure. Debra will guide students in hand building a head using coils, teaching various techniques to create facial features. Anatomy will be brought...

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Tierra Sagrada Pottery Clay Classes Sampler Day / April 14, 2013

Tierra Sagrada Pottery Clay Classes Sampler Day / April 14, 2013

You are invited to visit the farm and studio of Lia Lynn Rosen and Tierra Sagrada Pottery, in La Cienega, NM, just off I- 25, south of Santa Fe. We will provide spring and summer class information, a tour of the area clay sources; visit the cows, horses, chickens, turkey and cat. See pots and make some including viewing an outdoor sawdust firing. RSVP @ 505-428-0668. Testimonial Lia enthusiastically came out to our base camp in the Zuni Mountains this summer to teach our trekkers about the...

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Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / April 7, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / April 7, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / April 7, 2013 Design is one of the most important details of a finished ceramic piece, and integral to the way we execute and think about our work. It is through exploring our sense of design that we deepen our art form and ourselves as artists. This class will cover a number of surface decoration techniques from slip and glaze application to painted design to sgraffito and surface texture. We will look at individual...

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Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / April 14, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / April 14, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / April 14, 2013 Design is one of the most important details of a finished ceramic piece, and integral to the way we execute and think about our work. It is through exploring our sense of design that we deepen our art form and ourselves as artists. This class will cover a number of surface decoration techniques from slip and glaze application to painted design to sgraffito and surface texture. We will look at individual...

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Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 24, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 24, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 24, 2013 Design is one of the most important details of a finished ceramic piece, and integral to the way we execute and think about our work. It is through exploring our sense of design that we deepen our art form and ourselves as artists. This class will cover a number of surface decoration techniques from slip and glaze application to painted design to sgraffito and surface texture. We will look at individual...

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DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013 www.diysantafe.org Santa Fe is helping everyone help find their inner artist this spring by experiencing, first hand, what makes Santa Fe, New Mexico a nationally recognized center of creativity. Abundant visual arts fill the city with galleries, outdoor art and museums while Santa Fe’s adobe architecture, unique multi-cultural traditions and stunning scenery can’t help but...

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Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 17, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 17, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques March 17, 2013  Design is one of the most important details of a finished ceramic piece, and integral to the way we execute and think about our work. It is through exploring our sense of design that we deepen our art form and ourselves as artists. This class will cover a number of surface decoration techniques from slip and glaze application to painted design to sgraffito and surface texture. We will look at individual...

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Artist Talk: Judy Tuwaletstiwa: Poetry Is Everywhere / February 28, 2013

Artist Talk: Judy Tuwaletstiwa: Poetry Is Everywhere / February 28, 2013

Join Judy Tuwaletstiwa as she presents a glimpse at her lifetime of art and a peek at the new glass works she has been creating while working in the studio at the Santa Fe Resource Center. “My work has always grown from my relationship to landscape, whether it is the landscape of the Hopi Reservation or of New York City. Just as a poem is composed of words we all use, my work is composed of mundane materials we all see. A poet creates rhythm and pattern, simile and metaphor from everyday...

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“Salty Pots”: Salt Firing with Logan Wannamaker / Starts September 30th, 2013

“Salty Pots”: Salt Firing with Logan Wannamaker / Starts September 30th, 2013

  “Salty Pots” : Salt Firing with Logan Wannamaker / September 30th-October 12th Bring greenware or bisque ware and take part in a salt firing with Logan Wannamaker. In the first part of this salt firing workshop we will be exploring forms on and off the wheel. We will discuss slips, clays and glazes conducive to salt. We will also be loading and firing the kiln while, discussing and learning about kiln construction and salts influence on the pots. Participants are welcome to...

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Ceramic Classes at Santa Fe Clay

Ceramic Classes at Santa Fe Clay

Ceramic Classes at Santa Fe Clay Santa Fe Clay offers a variety of clay classes throughout the year. Learn to hand build, wheel throw; sculpt the figure micaceous fire and much more in one of our 7 week classes. All adult classes have 3 hours of instruction per week plus unlimited access to the communal studio during regular studio hours. Please visit our website at www.santafeclay.com for full class listings When: February 18 – April 6 April 8 – May 25 Where: Santa Fe Clay / 545...

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Ceramic Molds for Slumping Glass @ Santa Fe Clay / April 20-21, 2013

Ceramic Molds for Slumping Glass @ Santa Fe Clay / April 20-21, 2013

Ceramic Molds for Slumping Glass @ Santa Fe Clay / April 20-21, 2013 Clay is an excellent medium form which to make ceramic molds for slumping glass. Once made and fired, these molds can be used indefinitely. During this workshop students will get a brief overview of the fusing and slumping process. Shel will demonstrate and discuss making handbuilt and wheel thrown molds, making negatives from positives, and making molds from existing objects. Students will design and make their own mold...

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Paper Clay @ Santa Fe Clay / February 23-24, 2013

Paper Clay @ Santa Fe Clay / February 23-24, 2013

  Paper Clay @ Santa Fe Clay / February 23-24, 2013 Hands on workshop at Santa Fe Clay. Make bigger pieces; add long, thin extensions; build wet clay on dry clay; break off pieces and put them back in another place…these are just a few of the strange ways of working that are possible with paper-pulp added to clay. This hands-on workshop will explore the use of paper pulp and nylon fiber as additives in clay to increase the green strength. This allows us to break rules and achieve forms...

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Finishing without Glazes / February 2 & 3, 2013

Finishing without Glazes / February 2 & 3, 2013

  Finishing without Glazes / February 2 & 3, 2013 This workshop will explore a wide range of finishes for your pottery and sculpture without the use of glazes. We will learn about how to use engobes; including terra sigillata and vitrified engobes. Other surfaces will include commercial underglazes, raw oxides and patina washes. Bring some leatherhard and bisque pieces for this hands on workshop. Both low fire and high fire approaches will be covered. When: February 2 & 3, 2013 Where:...

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Raku, Throwing and Hand Building with Baca Street Pottery

Raku, Throwing and Hand Building with Baca Street Pottery

Raku, Throwing and Hand Building with Baca Street Pottery Come and join our raku workshop. Make pieces to put through the kiln with instant gratification! Beautiful iridescent colors. We will provide pots for you to glaze and enjoy putting through the process. All level of experience welcome. When: Tuesday afternoon and evenings Where: 730 Baca Street, Santa Fe NM 87505 Time: From 2pm to 8.30pm Cost: $15 per hour, includes glazes and firing Max. Attendees: 8 Phone: 505 614 5215 Where: 730 Baca...

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Fire It Up Fountains! Fire and Water: Metal Sculpture Class / March 11-17, 2013

Fire It Up Fountains! Fire and Water: Metal Sculpture Class / March 11-17, 2013

Fire It Up Fountains! Fire and Water: Metal Sculpture Class / March 11-17, 2013 This metal sculpture class will place emphasis on producing fountains, from tabletop to full-size, simple to exotic. Every student will have an opportunity to construct a fountain and/or work on other sculptures using scrap metals. Arc and oxyacetylene welding and brazing will be taught and used to complete your functional sculpture(s). Everything is furnished except pumps which will be available at cost. You may...

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Pottery Throwing: Two-Week Intensive / March 11-24, 2013

Pottery Throwing: Two-Week Intensive / March 11-24, 2013

Pottery Throwing: Two-Week Intensive / March 11-24, 2013 This two-week pottery throwing intensive course, intended for the beginning potter and for taking the intermediate potter to the next level, will allow time and space for understanding the nature of clay and all parts of the creating process. This pottery throwing course emphasis includes: preparing the clay and forming it using a potter’s wheel, exploring cylinders and open forms, trimming, finishing, as well as altering and...

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13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / August 10-16, 2013

13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / August 10-16, 2013

13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / June 22-28, 2013 This summer we will offer TWO 7-DAY intensive stonecarving workshops. Our workshops are open to all levels of experience – from beginner to professional. We welcome everyone – men, women, young, old. Participants of all levels enjoy one-on-one instruction in a supportive atmosphere and an unequalled opportunity to study with the best instructors in the field. Class tuition in the summer sessions includes one cubic foot of...

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Stoneware Ceramics with Theo Helmstadter / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Stoneware Ceramics with Theo Helmstadter / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Contact Theo at his studio-gallery in Santa Fe to learn about scheduling a 2-hour...

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