CERAMIC COURSE - POTTERY WORKSHOPS - POTTERY AND CERAMIC CLASSES
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Instructors 2014

Lorri Acott
Curtis Benzle
Sandy Brown
Antonella Cimatti
Jan Edwards
Carolyn Genders
Maria Geszler-Garzuly
Ute Grossmann
Rebecca Hutchinson
Pietro Maddalena
Susan Nemeth
Richard Notkin
Martha Pachón Rodríguez
Angeliki Papadopoulou
Donna Polseno
Marcia Selsor
Ellen Shankin
Jeff Shapiro
Michael Sherrill
Ken Shipey
Stephanie Stephenson
Tip Toland
Luca Tripaldi
Patti Warashina




 


32 Wood fired figures
Donna Polseno
www.donnapolseno.com
July 27th – August 9th 2014
Throwing and handbuilding. For all

In this ceramic workshop we will use the figure as the reference point for creating sculptural objects. The figure, or elements of the figure, will be the starting point for an exploration of what makes three dimensional forms work. We will also address the issues of narrative and abstraction to create dynamic and perhaps metaphorical sculptures that speak to the essence of the figure, rather than portraiture. We will concentrate on using the coil method. The Tuscan environment will be inspirational and we will use the local clay and terra sigillatas. The course finale will be the excitement of the wood firing, which creates natural looking and subtle variations on the clay surfaces.

Cost: € 1800
The workshop fee includes the following:
Tuition (class is 6/7  hours per day with 12 hours studio time)
Materials and firings 
Lodging in double room; single room on request at extra cost of 140 € 280 €
Welcome dinner and welcome breakfast
A freshly prepared full Tuscan lunch with wine on all working days



La MeridianaDonna Polseno made her studies and graduated in 1974 at Rhode Island School of Design. Have received important grants and has been teaching in some of the most well established Schools and Universities of the USA. Her sculptural work is about the female figure and pottery and how they relate to each other symbolically. Since a few years she is regularly in Italy where in 2008 she was one of the six artists at the International Ceramic Sculpture Show “CONCRETA” in Certaldo , Florence.
www.donnapolseno.com





 
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