Friday, April 26, 7-9pm
Join us for a special one-night pottery class open to all members of the community. Donations will benefit Our Voice to support the national campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Education month.
Have you ever wanted to try your hands at the potter’s wheel? Looking for something fun to do with friends on a Friday night that also benefits a good cause? Even if you have never touched clay before, our highly skilled staff will guide you through the entire process. It’s the perfect opportunity to get creative and have fun. All ages and skill levels welcome.
Space is limited to 16 participants, please register in advance via EventBrite. This event open to the public, donations will be accepted at the door, suggested donation is $35- $75 per person. All of the proceeds will benefit Our Voice, a local non-profit that provides counseling and advocacy to those affected by sexual assault.
Suggested Donation $35- $75 per person
Kelsey Sickmeyer & Cayce Kolstad#4 Friday, April 19, 7-9pm
Ever wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel? Have you always wanted to learn to throw but you’re not sure if you want to commit to an 8-week class? Or maybe you and some friends are just looking for something different to do in Asheville on a Friday night. Well, look no further. Ready, Set, Throw is here!
Even if you’ve never touched clay before, our highly skilled staff will guide you through the entire process. It’s the perfect opportunity to get creative and have fun! All ages and skill levels are welcome.Level: All Levels, Beginners Welcome
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Leonid SiveriverSummer Session #1
Have you ever wanted to model a likeness in clay? This is the perfect opportunity! Come immerse yourself in the study of sculptural portraiture with sculptor Leonid Siveriver. Students will sculpt a life size portrait in terra cotta based on a live model, with plenty of feedback and personalized attention from the instructor.Tuition: $235 + $45 Lab and model fee
Mac McCuskerSummer Session #1
Animals can illustrate the human condition and illicit empathy. Every gesture and pose can communicate a difficult message. Learn to create ceramic sculptures of your favorite animals. We will make dynamic sculptures that have charisma and attitude. This class is for all skill levels.Tuition: $195 + $35 Lab Fee
Tyler-James AndersonSummer Session #1
In this class we will be treating this shorter summer session as a concentration on handle and footing techniques for wheel thrown or hand-built work. Students will learn numerous new ways to make creative handles and feet for their pots. Topics will include pulling and trimming, hand(le) building, and utilizing plaster molds to add unique flair to the work. This class is recommended for seasoned beginners and intermediate students as the focus will not be on creating vessels but learning new ways to make those vessels shine.Tuition: $195 + $35 Lab Fee
Gillan DotySummer Session #2
Building upon student’s basic wheel throwing knowledge, this class will focus on advanced techniques that will open up new possibilities, including stacking pieces together to create taller, more intriguingpots. Along with making, a large part of the class will be devoted to decorating and glazing techniques in order to create successful and dynamic finished pieces.Tuition: $195 + $35 Lab Fee
Alyssa RubertoSummer Session #2
From bonsai to hanging planters, join Alyssa Ruberto as we explore the many ways to make unique homes for your precious plants! Students will be introduced to a variety of flora loving forms using wheel-throwing and handbuilding techniques. We will also touch on related wares such as plant watering vessels. Please note, this class is not an introduction to the wheel. Students should already have a foundation in wheel throwing.Tuition: $195 + $35 Lab Fee
Evan Cornish-KeefeSummer Session #2
Dynamic glaze can really help to separate your work from the crowd! This class will explore the magic and alchemy behind glazes and their formulas. We’ll delve into developing our own formulas, looking at the qualities of ceramic materials, and analyzing their chemistry. Develop beautiful, durable and unique glaze surfaces in this great class led by glaze guru, Evan Cornish-Keefe.Tuition: $195 + $35 Lab Fee