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Clay A Summer Session 3

Clay Summer Session 3
June 20 – July 1, 2021
Linda Christianson
Thoughtful Pottery

This workshop will focus on skill building, curiosity, and the aesthetic development of each student’s individual interests. Through daily demonstrations, discussions, fun exercises, and personalized attention, students will create well-crafted, thoughtful pottery. We’ll cover throwing and altering, slab making, slip and glaze application, and loading and firing kilns. We’ll use high-temperature clay and fire in Penland’s wood and salt/soda kilns. In an atmosphere of fun and hard work, the goal will be for you to experience personal growth through making pots. Both wheelthrowers and handbuilders welcome. All levels. Upper clay studio.

Studio artist; teaching: Carleton College (MN), Hartford Art School (CT), Anderson Ranch (CO), Haystack (ME), Arrowmont (TN), Penland; fellowships: NEA, McKnight Foundation (MN); collections: Everson Museum, Glenboe Museum; writing published in Studio Potter and The Log Book; has a goal of making a better cup every day.

Linda Christianson, "Coffee Pot," woodfired stoneware, 9 x 7-1/2 x 6 inches