CLAY PORTRAITURE, Annette Sidner. Ringling College of Art + Design. Wildacres Art Workshops, NC. JULY 12-18, 2015; $435 + $40 Fee, All skill levels: www.ringling.edu/retreat. CLAY: WHEEL THROWING, Seth Barendse. Ringling College of Art + Design, Wildacres Art Workshops, NC, JULY 12-18, 2015; $435 + $40 Fee, All skill levels. www.ringling.edu/retreat. Wheel Thrown… Read More »
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We all have clay in common. We find it at different times, sometimes early on, sometimes as a second career, and sometimes as our retirement gig. I have found that artists whose work most intrigues me often have very focused interests outside of the clay world, and sometimes outside of the world of visual art all together, whether it’s birdwatching, botany, machines, gourmet cooking, physics, or the science of nostalgia.
We all have clay in common. We find it at different times, sometimes early on, sometimes as a second career, and sometimes as our retirement gig. I have found that artists whose work most intrigues me often have very focused interests outside of the clay world, and sometimes outside of the world of visual art all together, whether it’s birdwatching, botany, machines, gourmet cooking, physics, or the science of nostalgia. The artists in this issue all have different reasons for making a career switch at some point in their lives, and deciding to leave one field, follow their curiosity, and pick up a ball of clay to start their new career. We talk to them about their choices, and how their former careers have influenced their studio work. After all, while we all research personal interest areas and bring these influences to the studio when making work, when you’ve been immersed in a particular field or subject area through study, training, and work experience, it tends to not only form your knowledge base, but also to have a profound effect on who you are and the way you think.
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MYANMAR (BURMA) 2016 Ceramics Excursion, January 20-February 4. Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Yangon. Go back in time…folk potteries, ancient temples, traditional city and village life. Denys James, Discovery Art Travel. Small group specialty travel. www.denysjames.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; (250) 537-4906.
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Common Ground on the Hill 21st Traditions Weeks Ceramics Classes. Week 1-June 28-July 3: Robert Strasser (Slip Trailing), Nick Corso (Wheel Throwing Functional Vessels). Week 2-July 6-11:Daniel Cavey (Wheel Throwing & Surface Decoration of Large Vessels), Angelica Tulimiero (Hand Building Sculptural Forms) + building and firing a paper kiln! Visit: commongroundonthehill.org for more information or call (410)857-2771.
Access Arts in Columbia, MO, seeks Ceramics Artist in Residence. Living quarters and studio space provided in return for teaching classes and community outreach. For more info: http://www.schoolofservice.org/air.html.
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