Give it a shot! - Wheel Throwing

Give it a shot! - Wheel Throwing

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First time at the wheel? No problem! This class is made for you.

Join us for a one day, 2 hour session where we’ll walk you through the basics of wheel throwing. Lumpy pots and goofy bowls galore. No extended commitment necessary. Give it a shot and see if you like it! You’ll throw 3-4 pieces on the wheel and will pick them up 2-3 weeks later ( after they’re dried, fired, and glazed! ). Classes are limited to 6 participants and students must be 16 years of age or older.

This is a one day, 2 hour class and must have 4 students registered to confirm.

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Meet the Instructors

Alexis has been exploring clay in her spare time for 11 years while working as a professional photographer. She focuses on functional wares and has recently completed commissions for Sugar & Twine, Perch, Lucid Living and Accoutre.

Remy took her first wheel throwing class after graduating from VCU in Sculpture + Extended Media. She continues to seek out learning opportunities to further her studio work and pass these new skills on to others. She attended the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in 2018 and will be taking a workshop at Penland school of Crafts in 2019.

Emily has been working in ceramics for 10 years. Since studying Ceramics and Textiles at VCUarts she has taught youth and adult programs in wheel throwing and handbuilding, and currently acts as the Program Coordinator at Quirk Gallery.