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PRESENTING OUR 2017 GUEST WORKSHOP ARTIST,

ANNIE CHRIETZBERG!

ANNIE CHRIETZBERG - September 29-30, 2017

This hands-on workshop is slated for the last Friday and Saturday of September, the 29th & 30th. The details will be announced closer to the date.

                       Meanwhile, enjoy perusing her website.                    

                               http://earthtoannie.com/home.html




The below Chase Gamblin workshop is over.  It was such an informative day and we learned a lot.  Thank you, Chase!


 About the Workshop:  Well known for his functional inspired altered vessels, Chase will demonstrate his techniques for creating complex wheel-thrown stacked forms and applying heavy white slip surface decoration. This lively one-day workshop will focus on multiple ways of stacking and attaching small wheels-thrown shapes to create larger forms. Participants will learn how to formulate and apply thick white slip to create visual interest. An in-depth presentation exploring Chase‚Äôs history and personal approach to ceramics sets the tone for the workshop. Chase will discuss in detail his finishing, firing, and glazing techniques. About the Artist After receiving his BFA from the Appalachian Center for Craft Chase Gamblin went on to receive his Master of Fine Arts Degree from Texas Tech University in 2010. During grad school he was an artist in residence in Vicchio Italy and the Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute in China.  After graduate school Chase went on to be a resident artist and visiting lecturer at the University of North Dakota, build a ceramics program at Cumberland University in Tennessee, as well as work in a local community clay studio in Bloomington IN. Chase exhibits his work nationally and internationally. He is currently an Academic Specialist and Fine Arts studio Coordinator at Indiana University in Bloomington IN.