Hand Building and Reclaiming Clay – TUESDAY
Day: Tuesday, 10 classes
Start/End: Sept 22 – Nov 24
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Cost: M $320 NM $350 (+ $30 for 1 bag of clay)
Instructor: Nicole Clouston
In this course, students will learn multiple methods of hand building with clay including slab-forming, armature construction, mold making and carving. Students will also be taught how to reclaim and recycle clay. The reuse of clay scraps is an integral part of keeping the ceramic process sustainable. Beginners to clay and experienced students are welcome!
About the Instructor: Nicole Clouston is a practice-based researcher and teacher who recently completed her Ph.D. in Visual Art at York University in Toronto. In her practice, she asks: “What happens we acknowledge through an embodied experience, our connection to a world teeming with life both around and inside us?” Nicole has exhibited across Canada and international, most recently in Detroit, Michigan. She was the artist in residence at the Coalesce Bio Art Lab at the University of Buffalo and the artist in residence at Idea Projects Ontario Science Centre’s Studio Residencies at MOCA. Her work can be found at www.nicoleclouston.com.
Please note: If courses are purchased at member price, and membership is not active, you will be charged for the membership.
COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY: Our studio courses are running at reduced capacity to allow for physical distancing and safe navigation of our pottery studio. All students must wear a face mask at all times and adhere to physical distancing guidelines while in our studio. Please review the AGB’s COVID-19 safety guidelines on our website before attending your first class. These guidelines, as well as our anti-harassment policy, will be reviewed by your instructor in the first class.
ART SUPPLIES: Adult students must supply their own materials based on course outline or purchased from the instructor if indicated.
ATTIRE: Please dress in clothing that reflects the nature of the activity. Your clothing may get messy from the materials and media utilized in your class. Also, closed-toe shoes are mandatory.
ALLERGIES OR SPECIAL NEEDS? Important – Notify us on your registration if the student has an allergy, health concerns, or a learning exception that could impact participation in the class. We would like to remind you that we are a nut-free facility. We appreciate your cooperation.