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Advanced Ceramics 3:00pm Tuesday

Advanced

Begins 01/08/2019, Ends 03/26/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/06/2019

12 Tuesdays, 03:00 PM-05:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Students with a firm foundation in basic technical skills will enjoy this class. Form, surface design, glazing, and firing will be explored in greater depth. Advanced students (with five sessions or the equivalent, or working at a level determined to be advanced by the instructor) will be required to do their own firing in cooperation with the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild in order to deepen their understanding of the total process.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Advanced Ceramics 6:30pm Tuesday

Advanced

Begins 01/08/2019, Ends 03/26/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/06/2019

12 Tuesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Students with a firm foundation in basic technical skills will enjoy this class. Form, surface design, glazing, and firing will be explored in greater depth. Advanced students (with five sessions or the equivalent, or working at a level determined to be advanced by the instructor) will be required to do their own firing in cooperation with the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild in order to deepen their understanding of the total process.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 10:00am Wednesday

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/09/2019, Ends 03/27/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/09/2019

12 Wednesdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

 *NEW

 

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA

*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Wednesday

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/09/2019, Ends 03/27/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/07/2019

12 Wednesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA

*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 10:00am Thursday

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/10/2019, Ends 03/28/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/08/2019

12 Thursdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA

*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 12:30pm Thursday

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/10/2019, Ends 03/28/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/08/2019

12 Thursdays, 12:30 PM-02:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA

*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Thursday

All Skill Levels

Begins 01/10/2019, Ends 03/28/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 01/08/2019

12 Thursdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Kim Eggleston-Kraus

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA

*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Make Your Own Mug and Carpe Diem Coffee Shop Coffee Tasting Workshop

All Skill Levels

Begins 03/27/2019, Ends 03/27/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/25/2019

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-08:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Create your own fun and functional ceramic mug while learning about the fantastic flavors of coffee and all it has to offer! A professional barista from Canton's own Carpe Diem Coffee Shop will guide you through a taste testing of different coffees. While sipping on your favorite flavors learn how to make a personalized drinking mug of your very own using stoneware clay and basic hand building techniques. All levels of experience are welcome. (Students will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two weeks after workshop.)
*Cost includes all supplies

Cost: $40.00 per person (Cost for Members: $32.00)

 

Advanced Ceramics

Advanced

Begins 04/16/2019, Ends 07/09/2019, no class 7/2/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/14/2019

12 Tuesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Students with a firm foundation in basic technical skills will enjoy this class. Form, surface design, glazing, and firing will be explored in greater depth. Advanced students (with five sessions or the equivalent, or working at a level determined to be advanced by the instructor) will be required to do their own firing in cooperation with the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild in order to deepen their understanding of the total process.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 10:00am Wednesday

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/17/2019, Ends 07/10/2019, no class 7/3/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/15/2019

12 Wednesdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Wednesday

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/17/2019, Ends 07/10/2019, no class 7/3/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/15/2019

12 Wednesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA

*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 10:00 am Thursday

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/18/2019, Ends 07/11/2019, no class 7/4/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/16/2019

12 Thursdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA

*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 12:30pm Thursday

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/18/2019, Ends 07/11/2019, no class 7/4/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/16/2019

12 Thursdays, 12:30 PM-02:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA

*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Thursday

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/18/2019, Ends 07/11/2019, no class 7/4/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/16/2019

12 Thursdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Kim Eggleston-Kraus

Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given.

*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.

*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA

*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $125.00)

 

Luminous Luminary Workshop

All Skill Levels

Begins 05/15/2019, Ends 05/15/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 05/13/2019

1 Wednesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 101A

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

You will use white porcelain clay and basic hand building techniques to make a beautiful ceramic luminary. Decorate it with stars, hearts, flowers or whatever shapes you prefer. Receive a free LED tea light to illuminate your creation when you pick up your fired piece! All experience levels are welcome.

*Students will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two weeks after workshop.

*Cost includes all supplies

Cost: $38.00 per person (Cost for Members: $31.00)

 

Mud Masters

All Skill Levels

Begins 05/18/2019, Ends 05/18/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 05/15/2019

1 Saturday, 09:00 AM-03:30 PM

Courtyard, Room 101A, Room 101B, Room 102, Room 103

Instructor:

Tickets:$35 (includes catered lunch)

Mud Masters is a one-day intensive arts program put on by the Canton Museum of Art designed to share the unique expertise of 3 nationally recognized artists who work with clay. This event will consist of morning and afternoon interactive sessions with several presenters also having artwork on display in the exhibition; Drafting Dimensions: Contemporary Midwest Ceramics. Open to all, this exposition provides the opportunity to discover various clay working techniques, learn from professional working artists in the field, networking, time to visit the museum galleries to see amazing contemporary ceramics and more! Artists presenting will be John Balistreri, Peter Christian Johnson and Lesley Baker as well as a keynote speaker during catered lunch, Anderson Turner who curated the exhibit as well as achieving success as a professor, curator, writer, art critic and current Director of Galleries School of Art at Kent State University. Push beyond the traditional thought process for clay and learn a variety of modern approaches of using clay in new ways.


***Catered lunch will be provided with a choice between a build your own assorted sandwich spread with your choice of toppings including smoked turkey, roast beef, honey baked ham, roasted turkey, cheddar, Swiss, lettuce, tomatoes, condiments, and assorted breads or a vegan garden salad with assorted dressings all served with your choice of potato salad or chips and cookies for desert.
 


John Balistreri
Watch Balistreri demonstrate strategies for building his large-scale ceramic sculptures constructing thrown and coiled forms. Learn logistics, firing approaches and engineering techniques he utilizes to create his sizable pieces that challenge perceptions and capabilities of clay.

Bio: John Balistreri is a Professor of Art at Bowling Green State University, where he has been the head of the Ceramic program since 1996. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1986, his MFA from Kent State University in 1988, and received the Emerging Talent Award at the 1995 National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference. Balistreri also served on the Board of Directors of the Archie Bray Foundation. His articles have been published in Ceramics: Art and Perception, Ceramics Monthly, and American Craft and his work has appeared in many books on ceramic art.

He has conducted over fifty workshops and lectures throughout the United States and China, has had nine solo exhibitions of large-scale ceramic work, and has participated in many national and international group exhibitions. Balistreri’s work is also included in numerous corporate, private and museum collections, including the Fredrick R. Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN), The American Museum of Ceramic Art (Pomona, CA), The Canton Museum of Art (Canton, OH), The Daum Museum (Sedalia, MO), The American Ceramic Society (Columbus, OH), The Shiwan Treasure Pottery Museum (China) and the Foshan Ancient Kiln Museum (China).

Balistreri is best known for his large-scale ceramic sculpture as well as his innovations using digital technology to create ceramic objects using ceramic 3D printing techniques and has been awarded two patents.


Peter Christian Johnson
Delve into Johnson’s methods of creating simple computer generated blueprints that are used to aid in the construction process of his sculptures. Over the course of the conference discover how he utilizes these blueprints to build stoneware structure armatures on which he builds a more elaborate porcelain sculptures. 

Bio: Peter Christian Johnson is currently Assistant professor of Art at Kent State University after serving more than decade as the head of the ceramics department at Eastern Oregon University. He earned his MFA from Penn State University and a BS in Environmental Science at Wheaton College. Peter has been a Visiting Artist at Alberta College of Art and Design, Australian National University, the University of Florida, Harvard and numerous other institutions. He received the Oregon Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Fellowship, the Ohio Arts Council’s Individual Artist Fellowship, and was a Matsutani Fellow at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts.  He was awarded first place in the 2018 Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics and an Honorable mention at the 9th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale.  His work has been exhibited in Canada, Australia, China, Korea, and throughout the United States.


Lesley Baker
Join Baker as she demonstrates her unique processes of how to transfer screen printed underglaze to wet and leather hard ceramic forms. Learn how to prepare underglazes, printing techniques, and the various ways she transfers her prints from newsprint to ceramic surfaces to create her rich pattern and nature inspired pieces.

Bio: Lesley Baker is an Associate Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, having recently moved from Indianapolis where she was an Associate Professor at the Herron School of Art and Design for 11 years. She has also taught at UC Berkeley and the California College of the Arts. She earned her MFA at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2000. She received the Emerging Artist award from the National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts in 2005. She has participated in numerous artist residencies, including the Archie Bray Foundation, the John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Residency, the Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark, and the Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and has been published in numerous books including The Yixing Effect and The Best of 500 Ceramics, the newest edition of Ceramics and Print by Paul Scott, and most recently in Cast: Art and Objects Using Humanity’s Most Transformational Process.


 

Cost: $35.00 per person (Cost for Members: $35.00)