Workshop Calendar

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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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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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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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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A play in the mud day for tourists and locals with Robert Francis Mudman Johnson M.U.D. / July 27th 2012

A play in the mud day for tourists and locals with Robert Francis Mudman Johnson M.U.D. /  July 27th 2012

Learn what Georgia O’Keefe knew; the New Mexico soil and earth will enchant you. 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 it’s play, so leave your anxiety about art at home and remember how important play is really for our mental heath. Let the children teach us for a while and learn what collaboration is all about: deep democracy and returning to our playful nature. The Family who plays together...

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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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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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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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12th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / June 11-17, 2012

12th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / June 11-17, 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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Book your hands-on pottery vacation! Stoneware Ceramics Package with Theo Helmstadter / March 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Book your hands-on pottery vacation! Stoneware Ceramics Package with Theo Helmstadter / March 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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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Pottery Lessons with Magpie Pottery

Pottery Lessons with Magpie Pottery

Classes at Magpie Pottery operate year-round in a clean, sun-filled studio looking west towards the Jemez Mountains. Magpie pottery offers private and semi-private classes in wheel-throwing, hand-building, and tile-making. All ages are welcome and no experience is necessary. Maggie Mae assists the student in all phases of design and implementation. Clay is included in the price of lessons. To reserve your 2 hour lesson, Magpie Pottery requires a 50% deposit. Please call and we can take your...

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Ceramics with Heidi Loewen Porcelain Gallery

Ceramics with Heidi Loewen Porcelain Gallery

Heidi will demonstrate classical wheel thrown vessels of all sizes. She will make the clay “dance” in sensuous forms while in the squishy state. Students will experience what it is like to throw a bowl in the air and catch it – creating delightful, amorphic forms, unique as snowflakes. Heidi assures good fun. Students may learn Heidi’s famous chattering and carving techniques in clay that is leather. For the adventurous, she will create large scale vessels, adding coils and shaping with flame...

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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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Santa Fe Clay / FRIDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS / January 2012 – May 2012

Santa Fe Clay / FRIDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS / January 2012 – May 2012

Santa Fe Clay occupies a 10,000 square-foot warehouse in the historic Railyard District in downtown Santa Fe. Our facility includes a complete retail supply business, gallery, and fully equipped studio. It is also home to twenty resident ceramic artists. Our year-round classes and workshops provide an inspirational and creative environment for students ranging from children to adults, from beginners to professionals. This will be our fifteenth Summer Workshop Session, and our reputation is...

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Santa Fe Clay / Winter/Spring 2012 Weekend Workshops / EXTRUDERMANIA! with NATHAN CRAVEN / February 25, 2012

Santa Fe Clay / Winter/Spring 2012 Weekend Workshops / EXTRUDERMANIA! with NATHAN CRAVEN / February 25, 2012

The extruder is a tool that can be used alone or in conjunction with other clay forming techniques to produce structural and decorative elements, sculptural forms, and functional tableware. This workshop will cover the fundamentals of creating dies for the extruder. Participants will design and create simple dies for solid extrusions as well as complex dies for extruding hollow forms. Nathan Craven is from Ogden, Utah. He earned his BFA in ceramics from Weber State University in 2005 and...

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Santa Fe Clay / Winter/Spring 2012 Weekend Workshops – EGO INTO CLAY with KEVIN SNIPES / March 10 & 11, 2012

Santa Fe Clay / Winter/Spring 2012 Weekend Workshops – EGO INTO CLAY with KEVIN SNIPES / March 10 & 11, 2012

Kevin Snipes leads this hands-on workshop which will explore ceramic decorative and narrative surface design. The workshop’s primary focus will be experimental drawing on porcelain greenware tiles employing mishima (color inlay) and sgraffito techniques using slips and underglazes. Kevin will demonstrate his use of combined methods to produce intricate layered surfaces, and will lead discussions on formal design, composition and meaning. Participation in this workshop does not require...

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Santa Fe Clay / Winter/Spring 2012 Weekend Workshops / CERAMIC MOLDS for SLUMPING GLASS with SHEL NEYMARK / May 19 & 20, 2012

Santa Fe Clay / Winter/Spring 2012 Weekend Workshops / CERAMIC MOLDS for SLUMPING GLASS with SHEL NEYMARK / May 19 & 20, 2012

Clay is an excellent medium from which to make 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 along with a glass piece to slump into their mold. All levels of experience...

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Give a DIY Vacation for Christmas: Stoneware Ceramics Package with Theo Helmstadter

Give a DIY Vacation for Christmas: Stoneware Ceramics Package with Theo Helmstadter

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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Throw & Fire – Taos Clay

Throw & Fire – Taos Clay

Are you on vacation and searching for a unique experience? In this class you will learn how to throw on a potter’s wheel and participate in a Japanese Raku firing. Recently featured in the an Issue of “Sunset” magazine, this soup to nuts class offers someone with no prior experience in clay, the opportunity to take part in all facets of the ceramic process. While learning to throw on a potter’s wheel, we will also be fast firing a kiln with pots that you have glazed. Phone:...

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Kathryn Blackmun Pottery

Kathryn Blackmun Pottery

Welcome to Kathryn Blackmun design, illustration and pottery! I’ve had many years of experience doing publication design and editorial illustration, plus other types of design and illustration as well. I’ve done work for the Los Angeles Times, the L.A. Weekly, California Apparel News, Animation Magazine, and many more. The earthenware pottery is more recent, but I’m in shops in New Mexico, Arizona and the Midwest. I enjoy whimsy, humor, fun colors—maybe because I was born in Trinidad and...

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SANTA FE CLAY SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2012 ARTISTS’ LIST

SANTA FE CLAY SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2012 ARTISTS’ LIST

Sign up for Santa Fe Clay’s E – Newsletter for updates Santa Fe Clay occupies a 10,000 square-foot warehouse in the historic Railyard District in downtown Santa Fe. Our facility includes a complete retail supply business, gallery, and fully equipped studio. It is also home to twenty resident ceramic artists. Our year-round classes and workshops provide an inspirational and creative environment for students ranging from children to adults, from beginners to professionals. This will...

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Pottery for the Holidays / Theo Helmstadter Ceramics Sale & Pottery Workshops / November 19th & 20th, 2011

Pottery for the Holidays / Theo Helmstadter Ceramics Sale & Pottery Workshops / November 19th & 20th, 2011

Theo Helmstadter’s work in stoneware, known for its elegance, earthiness, and strength, continues to evolve. He presents new work this November, with an opening reception weekend just before the Thanksgiving holiday. Local clays and glaze materials, spontaneous wheel-throwing technique, and an intense, high temperature kiln firing all contribute to the look and feel of this work, much of which is large-scale: jars and platters, tall vases, wall-mounted platters. A sense of time – a connection...

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Honoring the Stone / June 18 – 22, 2012 with Candyce Garrett and Alexandra Morosco

Honoring the Stone / June 18 – 22, 2012 with Candyce Garrett and Alexandra Morosco

This sculpture workshop, led by renowned stone sculptor’s Candyce Garrett and Alexandra Morosco, is designed to help beginning to professional sculptors develop their skills working with Alabaster, Limestone, Marble, and Granite. Sixteen million years ago the Jemez Mountains began a series of volcanic eruptions. Today, in the Abiquiu area, that range is 11,561 feet high. As one moves through this highly diversified landscape, traveling westward form Abiquiu to the Piedra Lumbre (the Valley of...

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Home Team & Teapots Nov – Jan 2012 : The Santa Fe Clay Staff exhibits their ceramic artworks!

Home Team & Teapots Nov – Jan 2012 : The Santa Fe Clay Staff exhibits their ceramic artworks!

November 11 – December 31st, 2011 Opening Reception Friday, November 11, 5: 00 – 7:00 pm Birdie Boone Cindy Guiterrez Jennie Johnsrud Jesse Ring Amy Slater The Santa Fe Clay Staff exhibits their ceramic artworks! This small staff manages a supply store, national gallery and educational studio program: Birdie Boone (Studio Manager), Cindy Gutierrez (Retail Manager), Jennie Johnsrud (Retail Assistant), Jesse Ring (Warehouse Manager) and Amy Slater (Gallery Assistant). The five co-workers at this...

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Painting on Pottery with Kathryn Blackmun Pottery & Design

Painting on Pottery with Kathryn Blackmun Pottery & Design

My studio is in an adobe house on 4 acres with views of the Cerrillos Hills. I specialize in hand painting colorful pottery with underglazes–with whimsical cats, birds, pigs, cowgirls and more. There’s a small kiln and slab roller, and I make pottery by shaping slabs of earthenware…on dinnerware. Lesson possibilities include: Making and painting press-mold plates with underglazes; Painting commercial tiles and bisque with underglazes; Christmas ornaments; or creating a personalized...

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