Calling all pottery lovers and those interested in the craft! Join The Current for an exciting, hands on two session clay workshop lead by artist and potter Kristina Batiste, juniper clay , July 13th and July 27th!
Batiste will lead participants in creating a collective coil pot, teaching everyone how to create clay coils for the pot. Participants will create their own small clay work while waiting to add to this collaborative work. This will provide participants with an opportunity to try and experiment with making different shapes and structures. On the 27th, There will be a mixer for participants while glazing works! Each participant will receive one free drink ticket to use at the bar for the evening.
This clay workshop series aligns with the themes of The Current, illustrating the importance of intentionality and patience in creating!
July 13, 5-7pm : Wet clay day!
Participants will make 2 cups during the session, either coiled or pinched, one of which will be fired to completion so they can use it, the other will be fired only once, so that they can glaze it.
July 27, 5-7pm : Social glazing day
Time to mingle! We will reveal the one collaborative work and one piece from each participant.
Glazing for the other(s) pieces and collaborative design and glazing for the larger work will also take place on this day. There will be a cash bar and participants will be offered one complimentary drink this evening.
July 28 : Pick Up!
Participants will be able to pick up their work from. Pick up times to be shared via email.
With only 12 spots available, space is limited, so secure your spot now! This program is only open to adults 21+!
Participants must attend both sessions on the 13th and 27th. Those registered for the 13th will automatically be registered for the 27th.
Additional events and programming for the ‘23 year cycle for The Current, An Artist Award to be shared…!
Questions? Contact Artist Award Manager Victoria Miles at VMiles@TacomaArtMuseum.org.