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Clay A Summer Session 5

Clay Summer Session 5
July 18 – August 2, 2021
George Bowes and Judith Salomon
Cone 5 Confluence

Whether your experiences in clay are limited or you are a mid-career artist, our workshop will jump-start your excitement about clay forming techniques. Judith uses slabs to build functional and sculptural forms. George produces thrown and altered utilitarian works. We’ll explore cone 5 porcelain, casting slip, and a darker clay body, and present multiple surface options using commercial and studio-based slips and glazes. Forming techniques will include slab building, pinching, coiling, throwing, and altering. Electric oxidation firings and a salt firing will finish our pieces. All levels. Upper clay studio.

George: professor at College of the Mainland (TX); other teaching: Southern Methodist University (TX), Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Cleveland Institute of Art, Penland, Haystack (ME), Arrowmont (TN); collections: Renwick Gallery (DC), Alfred Ceramic Art Museum (NY), Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Newark Museum (NJ), Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Racine Art Museum (WI). Judith: professor emeritus at Cleveland Institute of Art; collections: Victoria and Albert Museum (London), Everson Museum (NY), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gardner Museum (Toronto); work published in American Ceramics 1876 to Present (Abbeville Press), Postmodern Ceramics (Thames & Hudson), The Artful Teapot (Thames & Hudson).  |  @geobowtx  |  @salomon_judith

George Bowes, "Prep Bowl," cone 5 porcelain, underglaze, glaze, 3 x 5 x 4-1/2 inches
Judith Salomon, "Urn," Cone 6 porcelain, 12 x 6 x 10-1/2 inches