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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Clay Beads, Bails and Pendants with Ginny Zipperer / March 20-21, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Clay Beads, Bails and Pendants with Ginny Zipperer / March 20-21, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— This is a 2 day basic clay workshop for beaders and jewelers who want to create...

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Clay Beads, Bails and Pendants with Ginny Zipperer / March 9-10 & 20-21/ DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Clay Beads, Bails and Pendants with Ginny Zipperer / March 9-10 & 20-21/ 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 ——————————————————— This is a 2 day basic clay workshop for beaders and jewelers who want to create...

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Red Mica Hand Coiled Pottery Workshop / November 23-24, 2012

Red Mica Hand Coiled Pottery Workshop / November 23-24, 2012

Incising (cutting patterns out) red mica clay to make hand coiled Native style pots. Workshop is broken into 2 half day’s. Drying time is 5 days so your creation will be shipped to you.  All supplies and shipping included. Beginners and Intermediate levels When:  November 23 & 24, 2012 Where: Due West Gallery / 217 W. San Francisco St. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time:  11:30-3:30 Cost:  $375 Max. Attendees:  4 Phone:  505- 988-1001 Website/Blog Address:  http://shop.duewestgallery.com...

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1-6th Grade Ceramics Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 10, 2012

1-6th Grade Ceramics Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 10, 2012

Let master ceramicist Lynda Feman help guide your child to create exciting holiday gifts and more! Lynda Feman, Lead Ceramics Instructor; Adult, PAACE & Children’s Programs,was born in 1958, raised in New Jersey in the 1970’s. In 1976 she graduated high school and started clay work at the Philadelphia College of Art. From 1976-1981, she studied art and environmental studies at Antioch College in Yellow Springs Ohio. From 1978 – 1979 I studied spanish and backstrap weaving in...

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Play in the mud day (for our children and the child in us) / September 1, 2012

Play in the mud day (for our children and the child in us) / September 1, 2012

Learn what Georgia O’Keefe knew; the New Mexico soil and earth will enchant you and connect us all to nature. Making art from wet earth {adobe} requires no firing and dries hard enough to take back home with you. Art from the earth is not judgmental; its play, so leave your anxiety about art at home and remember how important play is really for our mental health and Let the children teach us for a while and learn what collaboration is all about: deep democracy and returning to our playful...

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A Question of Story / July 28, 2012

A Question of Story / July 28, 2012

“It’s all a question of story. We are in trouble just now because  we are in between stories. The Old Story the account of how the world  came to be and how we fit into it-sustained us for a long time. It  shaped our emotional attitudes, provided us with life purpose,  energized action, consecrated suffering, integrated knowledge, guided  education. We awoke in the morning and knew where we were. We could answer the questions of our children. We could identify crime, punish...

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Raku Rukus III with Dean Howell & Thor Sigstedt / Starts August 4, 2012

Raku Rukus III with Dean Howell & Thor Sigstedt / Starts August 4, 2012

Dean Howell, celebrated fine local artist/sculptor and Thor Sigstedt, local artist/sculptor/builder/craftsman…..are joining again for the third time to have a raku workshop that celebrates the wonderful experience of working in raku style, which is known for being able to allow even beginners to experience the joy of creating and firing something they have made in this unique and simple, hands on style of ceramic work. The pieces are created in Dean’s studio to begin with and then...

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Healing the Earth Healing Ourselves with Robert Francis Mudman Johnson / July 7th 2012

Healing the Earth Healing Ourselves with Robert Francis Mudman Johnson / July 7th 2012

In this workshop we will use cob (wet adobe) to experientially explore connecting to the earth and remembering the natural way we belong  to all of creation. At this time of great environmental destruction, we can ask Mother-Earth to help us find new ways to help us to heal and learn to play with our world. We will mix earth together and play together to create individual and collaborative playful images and art. By playing together we will be healing the Earth and ourselves and reconnecting...

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Ceramics Studio: Pottery for Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / Starts October 6th, 2012

Ceramics Studio: Pottery for Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / Starts October 6th, 2012

This will be a class on hand building and wheel throwing techniques with clay. There will be additional emphasis on decoration with underglazes as well as other ways of finishing your artwork. Please have some ideas of what you would like to create. I will assist you in finishing your creation. Please bring a note book. About Brad: I graduated from Sacramento State University’s fine art program. My clay teachers included  Robert Brady, Peter Vandenberg, Steven Kaltenbach who  were  all...

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Healing the Earth Healing Ourselves with Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson / June 9th, 2012

Healing the Earth Healing Ourselves with Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson / June 9th, 2012

In this workshop we will use {wet adobe} to experiment to explore questions concerning community,purpose, collaboration and healing. At this time of great environmental destruction,we can ask Mother-Earth to help us find ways to help heal the world we live in. We will mix earth together and play together to create individual and collaborative sacred images and objects. By doing thsi together we will be healing the Earth and ourselves. When:  June 9th, 2012 Where: 208 1/2 Polaco Street Santa...

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Creativity Play (wet-adobe) and Courage with Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson / May 26th, 2012

Creativity Play (wet-adobe) and Courage with Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson / May 26th, 2012

We all come from the earth! In a playful supportive atmosphere we will explore our own creativity.This is a hands on fun workshop using wet-adobe to make individual and collaborative art.This is a learning of a fun process for artists and new artists and to learn about art as a process and not necessarily as a product. When:  May 26th, 2012 Where: 208 1/2 Polaco Street Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 10am to 3pm Cost: $33 Phone: 505-954-4495 Website/Blog Address: http.earthpayers.byregion.net...

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Ceramics: Creating a Personal Ceremonial Vessel With Lia Rosen / Starts August 20th, 2012 (5 Days)

Ceramics: Creating a Personal Ceremonial Vessel With Lia Rosen / Starts August 20th, 2012 (5 Days)

Ceramics: Creating a Personal Ceremonial Vessel With Lia Rosen August 20-24, 2012, Mon-Fri, 5 Days Create a personal pottery vessel using basic clay skills and influences from pottery of the Southwest. Guest artist Lia Rosen will guide you through decorative processes she uses in her own work in New Mexico. She will be mixing mica into the clay body to replicate the sparkly micaceous clay local to northern New Mexico. Outdoor clay processing and firing, fun (and optional.) Lia will introduce...

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Throwing with Porcelain with Jennifer Bingham / Starts June 2nd, 2012

Throwing with Porcelain with Jennifer Bingham / Starts June 2nd, 2012

Let’s take the scary out of porcelain. You may have heard that throwing with porcelain is difficult, time consuming, and frustrating. Rumors and old wives tales! Attend this fun and exciting workshop to learn just how easy porcelain can be! We will be using my own special porcelain clay body which throws beautifully. It’s velvety, forgiving, and has a wonderful plasticity. In other words, a perfect introduction to the medium. The first weekend of the workshop will be spent throwing...

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Pottery for Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / May 5th & 6th, 2012

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / May 5th & 6th, 2012

This will be a class on hand building and wheel throwing techniques with clay. There will be additional emphasis on decoration with underglazes as well as other ways of finishing your artwork. Please have some ideas of what you would like to create. I will assist you in finishing your creation. Please bring a note book. About Brad: I graduated from Sacramento State University’s fine art program. My clay teachers included  Robert Brady, Peter Vandenberg, Steven Kaltenbach who  were  all...

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DIY Santa Fe Art Month Calendar / March 16th through March 30th, 2012

DIY Santa Fe Art Month Calendar / March 16th through March 30th, 2012

Microwave Dyeing Yarn and Roving Instruction with Robin Pascal / March 18th 5-Day Painting Package with Cathy Carey / March 19th-23rd Couples Glass Paperweight Making Workshop /Every Weekend in March There’s a Transfer in My Texture with Sandra Duran Wilson / March 19th & 20th Painting with Paper: Abstract Still Life with Mickey Bond /March 20th One on One Lampwork Glass Beadmaking Classes with Donna Nova / Everyday in March The Art of Belly Dancing with Joan Kafri / Everyday in March...

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