Community Through Clay Workshop Series
Join us via Zoom to learn traditional hand-building ceramic techniques to create unique ceramic projects inspired by varied cultural influences, including that of Black and Indegenous potters in the US. This workshop series is a 9-week long series, offering different projects each class.
This Community Through Clay Workshop Series is sponsored by Culture Blocks— a community partnership funded by Mecklenburg County.
Intro To Clay at York County Arts (July 24, 2021 10 AM – 2 PM)
In the class students will have an introductory experience with clay, where they will learn basic hand-building techniques including but not limited to coil-building, pinch pottery, slab-building, surface design and etcetera. In the course students will have the opportunity to create unique and useful piece(s) of pottery.
SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate
MAX ENROLLMENT | 10
SUPPLIES | Provided
$80 Per Student
Memory House Altars at The Gantt with Lydia Thompson (July 10 & 17, 2021)
This is a two session hands-on workshop that will introduce ceramic hand building construction techniques such as slabs, coiling, carving, and surface design. Participants will create a relief clay wall house tile using
these techniques. This workshop will be in person at the Harvey Gantt Center in Charlotte, NC.
No prior experience in clay or art required.