Workshop Calendar

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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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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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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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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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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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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Clay Painting with New Mexico ArtSpa / October 28th, 2012

Clay Painting with New Mexico ArtSpa / October 28th, 2012

Clay Painting is as close to finger painting as you can get! 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 come and create together. Most attendees will create 3 – 4, 16″ x 20″ paintings in a one day workshop. For those who would like to master the process a 3 day...

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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 students...

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Clay Painting with New Mexico ArtSpa / October 28th, 2012

Clay Painting with New Mexico ArtSpa / October 28th, 2012

Clay Painting is as close to finger painting as you can get! 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 come and create together. Most attendees will create 3 – 4, 16″ x 20″ paintings in a one day workshop. For those who would like to master the process a 3 day...

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TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 2, 2012

TEEN FRIDAY NIGHTS: Hand Building, Wheel Throwing & Surface Design with Lynda Feman / Starts November 2, 2012

Let master ceramicist Lynda Feman help guide your child to create exciting ceramics & holiday gifts! About Lynda: Lead Ceramics Instructor; Adult, PAACE & Children’s Programs Lynda 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...

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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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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts September 8th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts September 8th, 2012

This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Gilbert: Gilbert’s business card explains that his art comes from “Converting Mundane Objects Into Art.” Every conceivable “Mundane” object we discard or simply tuck away behind everything else, Gilbert will utilize. Stemming from a remarkable...

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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts November 10th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts November 10th, 2012

  This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Laird: I’ve been an active member of the Santa Fe, New Mexico art community for many years and have an extensive sculpture foundry background. In the last twenty-five years I’ve worked on the sculpture of such notable and diverse artists as Bruce Nauman, Kiki...

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Finding our blessings and beauty in a broken world! / September 15th, 2012

Finding our blessings and beauty in a broken world! / September 15th, 2012

Happiness needs no reason! A workshop for healing the confusion of this time; (things seem to be falling apart) and finding real blessings and beauty in the world to warm our hearts. The soul and spirit connections we build with each other will be a blessing and moral and spiritual compass for these sometimes dark times. Sharing our stories, poetry meditation and visualizations, earth art and playing with mud and having fun are a few of the ways we can find health and healing for ourselves and...

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Sacred Geometry: Welding, Plasma Cutting & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts August 27th, 2012 (4 days)

Sacred Geometry: Welding, Plasma Cutting & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts August 27th, 2012 (4 days)

Welding Sacred Geometry Four Day Workshop @ Tarnoff Art Center. This workshop is designed to give students a basic understanding of the concepts of sacred geometry, and the hands-on ability to create several geometric solids in paper. The students will be taught basic welding, safety, and metal finishing methods, and will leave the workshop with a three-dimensional sacred geometry object (a star tetrahedron and/or vector equilibrium) welded in steel plate or rod. Day One: Materials: Poster...

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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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Building an Affordable & Efficient Wood-Fired Kiln at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

Building an Affordable & Efficient Wood-Fired Kiln at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

This one-time course offers participants the opportunity to build and fire a small, efficient, down-draft wood-fired kiln. After a short demo we make enough test pieces to fill the kiln. Each of us rotates building stoneware pieces for firing and building the kiln. Toward the end of the week we do a wood firing. When: August 6-12, 2012 Where: Ghost Ranch, 65 miles north of Santa Fe on Hwy 84 Time: Every day for a week Cost: $350 plus lodging & meals Phone: 505-685-4333 Website/Blog...

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Clay as Canvas (eight-day workshop) with Christy Hengst / Starts August 5th, 2012

Clay as Canvas (eight-day workshop) with Christy Hengst / Starts August 5th, 2012

Make yourself at home in Christy Hengst’s well-equipped ceramics studio, and create finished pieces to bring home. This eight-day workshop will focus on the creation of all manner of tiles, and can extend to 3-dimensional slab-built pieces if so desired. Drawing, painting, pouring, sgraffito, carving and impressing will all be presented. Special instruction will be given for those who want it in silk-screening onto clay, a technique that Christy has been developing for 10 years and allows...

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Metalsquared / Metal at Work with Rand Marco

Metalsquared / Metal at Work with Rand Marco

Rand Marco grew up around metal workers. At an early age he began helping his grandfather craft custom metal objects. Even though these were utilitarian metal pieces, his imagination was peeked, and his desire to work with metal stayed with him. When Rand moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, he found himself in one of the major artistic Mecca’s in the United States, if not the world. The beauty of his surroundings along with the history of important American artists, which pervades every aspect of...

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Testimonial: Sax Stonecarving Workshop with Frank Haufe

Testimonial: Sax Stonecarving Workshop with Frank Haufe

 ”This was an excellent workshop – one of the best I’ve attended on any subject.  A good mix of demonstration, hands-on, and open discussion.”  – Bill H. It was a life altering experience, a week’s meditation of sorts for me.”  – Barbara C.         Welcome to the Sax Stonecarving Workshops. This summer we will offer TWO intensive 7-DAY intensive courses. The workshops are open to participants of all levels of experience, from...

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Testimonial: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Stoneware with Green River Pottery

Testimonial: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Stoneware with Green River Pottery

“Working with Theo at Green River Pottery was a pleasure!  I was in Santa Fe for a day and was able to spend a couple hours working at the studio under his watchful eye.  With his background as an educator, he was able to offer useful help and critique as well as get in there with his hands when I needed it.  I was unable to stay to finish, glaze and fire the sake pot and cup we made, so his offer to complete this work and ship the set to me in Dallas was both kind and thoughtful , and...

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Building an Affordable & Efficient Wood-Fired Kiln at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

Building an Affordable & Efficient Wood-Fired Kiln at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

This one-time course offers participants the opportunity to build and fire a small, efficient, down-draft wood-fired kiln. After a short demo we make enough test pieces to fill the kiln. Each of us rotates building stoneware pieces for firing and building the kiln. Toward the end of the week we do a wood firing. When: August 6-12, 2012 Where: Ghost Ranch, 65 miles north of Santa Fe on Hwy 84 Time: Every day for a week Cost: $350 plus lodging & meals Phone: 505-685-4333 Website/Blog...

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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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Make Exotic Agate Beads with Polymer Clay / Saturday June 9, 2012

Make Exotic Agate Beads with Polymer Clay / Saturday June 9, 2012

Find yourself lusting after exotic, antique agate beads? Learn to make them yourself with polymer clay, a versatile material with unlimited potential for all media and artforms. This one-day workshop introduces you to polymer and teaches you a stunning approach to patterned, translucent layered effects. You’ll learn how polymer can recreate the look and feel of virtually all natural materials. You’ll leave with your own strand of exotic agate beads, and knowledge of a new,...

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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts November 10th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts November 10th, 2012

  This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Laird: I’ve been an active member of the Santa Fe, New Mexico art community for many years and have an extensive sculpture foundry background. In the last twenty-five years I’ve worked on the sculpture of such notable and diverse artists as Bruce Nauman, Kiki...

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Recycled Metal Art Sculptures: Welding, Plasma Cutting & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts August 13th, 2012

Recycled Metal Art Sculptures: Welding, Plasma Cutting & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts August 13th, 2012

As a self taught Recycled artist I’m offering a week long course of teaching those who have always wanted to know and learn something about welding and using metal working tools and techniques. Now keeping in mind that I’m a recycle artist, this class is designed to help that person who has a project or sculpture idea and doesn’t know where to start but wants to use junk items or objects other than plastic there is no limits. I will assist you with your idea and show you the way to a new path...

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Metal Shop: Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / Starts August 1st, 2012

Metal Shop: Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / Starts August 1st, 2012

This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Brad: I graduated from Sacramento State University’s fine art program. My metal shop experience started when I was in middle school. I learned to arc welding while in High school in Grass Valley, California. I began work in a few bronze foundries after college. I worked as a metal...

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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts September 8th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts September 8th, 2012

This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Gilbert: Gilbert’s business card explains that his art comes from “Converting Mundane Objects Into Art.” Every conceivable “Mundane” object we discard or simply tuck away behind everything else, Gilbert will utilize. Stemming from a remarkable...

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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts October 13th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts October 13th, 2012

  This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Laird: I’ve been an active member of the Santa Fe, New Mexico art community for many years and have an extensive sculpture foundry background. In the last twenty-five years I’ve worked on the sculpture of such notable and diverse artists as Bruce Nauman, Kiki...

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Sacred Geometry: Welding, Plasma Cutting & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts August 27th, 2012 (4 days)

Sacred Geometry: Welding, Plasma Cutting & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts August 27th, 2012 (4 days)

Welding Sacred Geometry Four Day Workshop @ Tarnoff Art Center. This workshop is designed to give students a basic understanding of the concepts of sacred geometry, and the hands-on ability to create several geometric solids in paper. The students will be taught basic welding, safety, and metal finishing methods, and will leave the workshop with a three-dimensional sacred geometry object (a star tetrahedron and/or vector equilibrium) welded in steel plate or rod. Day One: Materials: Poster...

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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts July 14th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Laird Hovland / Starts July 14th, 2012

  This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Laird: I’ve been an active member of the Santa Fe, New Mexico art community for many years and have an extensive sculpture foundry background. In the last twenty-five years I’ve worked on the sculpture of such notable and diverse artists as Bruce Nauman, Kiki...

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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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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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Shape and Line : Betsy Williams @ Taos Clay / Starts June 22nd, 2012

Shape and Line : Betsy Williams @ Taos Clay / Starts June 22nd, 2012

Shape and Line : Betsy Williams : June 22nd – 24th : $225 This class will focus on the importance of design when making objects for everyday use. We will also experiment with a wide array of decorating techniques and discuss how line and pattern relate to 3-dimensional form. Students of all levels are welcome. Learn More… [si-contact-form...

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Salty Pots: Salt Firing with Blair Meerfeld & Logan Wannamaker @ Taos Clay / Starts June 4th, 2012

Salty Pots: Salt Firing with Blair Meerfeld & Logan Wannamaker @ Taos Clay / Starts June 4th, 2012

Salty Pots: Salt Firing with Blair Meerfeld & Logan Wannamaker  : June 4th – 14th : $425 Join Blair and Logan as they discuss forms, slips, clays, and glazes appropriate for salt firing.  Learn about salt kiln construction as we load and fire Logan’s salt kiln.  Each participant will be allotted 5 cubic feet in the kiln, so bring green or bisqued ware to fire.  Participants are also welcome to come early and use our communal studio to make work for the salt firing. Learn...

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Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts June 9th, 2012

Basic Welding & Metal Sculpture with Gilbert Candelaria / Starts June 9th, 2012

This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Gilbert: Gilbert’s business card explains that his art comes from “Converting Mundane Objects Into Art.” Every conceivable “Mundane” object we discard or simply tuck away behind everything else, Gilbert will utilize. Stemming from a remarkable...

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Metal Shop: Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / (2days) May 12th & 13th, 2012

Metal Shop: Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / (2days) May 12th & 13th, 2012

This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Brad: I graduated from Sacramento State University’s fine art program. My metal shop experience started when I was in middle school.  I learned to arc welding while in High school in Grass Valley, California.  I began work in a  few bronze foundries after college. I worked as a...

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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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Earth Day! Come play in the mud! / April 22nd, 2012

Earth Day! Come play in the mud! / April 22nd, 2012

Earthprayers: For World Peace:  Living as if the Whole World Mattered with Robert Francis Mudman Johnson People often ask me what Ecopsychology is.  And what I generally tell them is “living life as if the whole world mattered”, and remembering that everything is sacred! My workshops are about reconnecting with the earth in a way that helps to bring joy, healing, and increases our capacity to deal with the sickness of our culture. In the 15th century we separated the body, mind, spirit, and...

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Clay as Canvas (eight-day workshop) / Starts August 5th, 2012

Clay as Canvas (eight-day workshop) / Starts August 5th, 2012

Make yourself at home in Christy Hengst’s well-equipped ceramics studio, and create finished pieces to bring home. This eight-day workshop will focus on the creation of all manner of tiles, and can extend to 3-dimensional slab-built pieces if so desired. Drawing, painting, pouring, sgraffito, carving and impressing will all be presented. Special instruction will be given for those who want it in silk-screening onto clay, a technique that Christy has been developing for 10 years and allows...

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Santa Fe Artists on YouTube: Clay with Ginny Zipperer

Santa Fe Artists on YouTube: Clay with Ginny Zipperer

Take a break from the usual sightseeing and shopping and bring your family to my studio for a clay play date. Work in a spacious studio or in the shady back yard. Adults and children alike will loose themselves in the magic of working with clay. As an experienced instructor, I can teach basic techniques to students of all ages. Your family can work together to build a mural or sculpture or each of you can create their own Santa Fe souvenir. Minimum of two participants maximum of 6. Fee...

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La Mesa at Santa Fe Clay / Starts March 28th, 2012

La Mesa at Santa Fe Clay / Starts March 28th, 2012

For the last eight years, Santa Fe Clay has hosted a unique exhibit of dinnerware during NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) called La Mesa. Thousands of people have attended the spectacular banquet table display each year of over 100 place settings by artists from across the country. When: Wednesday & Thursday, March 28 & 29: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday, March 30: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Studio Potter Magazine 40th Birthday Celebration 6 – 9pm Saturday, March 31:...

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Earthprayers: For World Peace: Living as if the Whole World Mattered with Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson

Earthprayers: For World Peace:  Living as if the Whole World Mattered with Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson

People often ask me what Ecopsychology is.  And what I generally tell them is “living life as if the whole world mattered”, and remembering that everything is sacred! My workshops are about reconnecting with the earth in a way that helps to bring joy, healing, and increases our capacity to deal with the sickness of our culture. In the 15th century we separated the body, mind, spirit, and the non-human world. Hard Science (corporate) and Religion divided up the world, in ways I feel are...

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“Come Play in the Mud Day” with Robert-Francis “Mudman” Johnson / March 24th, 2012

“Come Play in the Mud Day” with Robert-Francis “Mudman” Johnson / March 24th, 2012

Come join us for an afternoon of playing in the mud and creating art, ceremony, and celebration in collaboration with Mother Earth. We will lay our bodies on the earth and ask for what she would like for our world’s healing. Let us celebrate our coming together in a community and collaborate with each other and the Earth. and celebrate our connection to the earth to collaborate we must learn new skills: democratic social skills, play and the ability of letting go of our individual perspective...

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Stoneware Ceramics with Theo Helmstadter available everyday in March! / DIY Santa Fe Art Month 2012

Stoneware Ceramics with Theo Helmstadter available everyday in March! / DIY Santa Fe Art Month 2012

DIY Santa Fe – 2012 Spring Break Package features exclusive lodging savings of 20% on the Inn’s accommodations during the entire month of March, 2012. Guests book their hotel accommodations directly with the Inn and Spa at Loretto at our Reservations Toll Free phone number: 866-582-1646 or online. Guests reserve all DIY workshops and classes directly through the artist of interest. It is recommended that you contact the artist prior to booking your room reservation to ensure class...

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Kiln Opening and Functional Ceramic Exhibit / February 24th & 25th, 2012 @ Baca Street Pottery

Kiln Opening and Functional Ceramic Exhibit / February 24th & 25th, 2012 @ Baca Street Pottery

Friday Febuary 24. Kiln Opening and Functional Ceramic Exhibit – Micaceous Pit Firing demonstration Friday evening. Come and see our beautiful studio and gallery where 8 potters have their work. We have sculptural stoneware, and micaceous clay pieces too. Many items on sale. Friday Opening, from 4pm till 7p Saturday Febuary 25.  Functional Ceramic Exibit – Come and see our beautiful studio and gallery where 8 potters have their work. We have sculptural stoneware, and micaceous clay...

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12th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop with Frank Haufe / August 13-19, 2012

12th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop with Frank Haufe / August 13-19, 2012

Welcome to the 12th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshops. This summer we will offer TWO intensive 7-DAY intensive courses. The workshops are open to participants of 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 size is limited, so please register early to secure your...

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