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Clay B Summer Session 3

Clay Summer Session 3
June 20 – July 1, 2021
Andréa Keys Connell
Building BIG!…with a small kiln

Students in this workshop will problem-solve on multiple, large-scale ceramic sculptures. Demonstrations will focus on the hollow-building techniques needed to make pieces from one- to nine-feet tall. Students will learn various solutions for cutting, firing, and assembling their work post-firing. We’ll cover epoxies, paints, and various cold surface techniques, including glazing. You’ll learn to execute big ideas, no matter the size of your kiln. All levels. Lower clay studio.

Associate professor at Appalachian State University (NC); other teaching: Virginia Commonwealth University, Metropolitan Museum (NYC), Arrowmont (TN), Haystack (ME); exhibitions: Gibbes Museum of Art (SC), Florida Holocaust Museum (FL), Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft; work published in Ceramics and the Human Figure by Edith Garcia.

Andréa Keys Connell, "The Archer," ceramic, 30 x 28 x 18 inches