Pictured above is Romeo, the Maho Bay Clayworks mascot/muse, giving an early morning hello to all those in the studio yesterday.
Pictured below is Ara Cardew, who will be giving an early morning hello to all those in the dinning pavilion at breakfast tomorrow morning!
Ara Cardew-The English Pottery Tradition
Space is Limited but there are some spots open. Please call 340-514-6594 if you want to be in the class. basic throwing skills needed.
Monday Feb 11, Tuesday 12th , Thursday 14th, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th. Meets 9-2PM with Ara
demonstrating and teaching. The rest of the day is open studio for participants.
You may take classes by the day or the whole 5 day week $75. for One Day. Two Days $130. Three Days $190. Four Days $250. $300. for the entire 5 day week. Lunch is included each day or bring your own. We are taking off Wednesday to allow for an open studio session from 9AM-12PM which is included in the class. Also that allows for some weekend people to participate on Friday and Saturday. A Pot Luck Barbecue and Bonfire is planned for Sunday night 2/17 at Kaye Thomas' home and studio on the road to Francis Bay.
Ara has taught many times at the Clay Works and is a really fun and fabulous teacher.He is a 3rd generation English potter whose father , Seth and grandfather Michael are renowned potters in the English slipware tradition. He shares tricks for throwing large and fast with bold and fluid slip design, while entertaining us with “English flavored” storytelling. His many years as a production potter in England and the U.S. are obvious in the ease of his fast and masterful throwing. His perceptive teaching style will help you advance your skills
Clay will be available at a special workshop rate of $25. per 25# bag which includes a $75. firing fee credit on your studio card. A 12# bag will cost $12. and comes with a $35. firing fee credit.
this schedule is subject to changes.