Six Week Clay Intensive

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This six week course will focus on the basic techniques of hand building and wheel throwing with stoneware clay. Students will learn to create their own functional ware through class demonstrations and hands-on practice of various ceramic techniques. Surface, glazing techniques and the basics of firing will be explored. Ceramic enthusiasts of all experience levels are welcome to join. Workshop taught by accomplished ceramics artist Julia Whitney Brown.

This workshop meets every Saturday, March 4 – April 8, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Discounts or refunds will not be given for missed classes.

$320 for members/ $400 for non-members
**We are now offering a 15% discount to students and educators. Registrants must use code College17, sign up with a valid .edu email address, and provide proof of a valid student or teacher ID before February 18. Please call the Cheekwood Education Department at 615-353-9872 with questions.

Teaching Artist Bio:
Julia Whitney Brown graduated with a BFA in Fine Art and a BS in Education in 2015 from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She was a post-baccalaureate in sculpture from Penn State University in 2013. She has completed numerous residencies and assistantships including working as a studio assistant at Peters Valley Craft Center in New Jersey, for Black Mountain College artist Karen Karnes in Vermont, studio potter Susan Bostwick in Illinois, and most recently as the Studio Manager at The Clay Lady’s Campus in Nashville, Tennessee. Julia has participated in several artist residency programs including Chautauqua in New York, Vermont Studio Center Residency, and was awarded a grant to study at McGill University in Montreal. Julia currently partners with Old School Farm to employ individuals with intellectual disabilities to create hand-made pottery.
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