Ceramics

Beginning Wheel Throwing I #856

Prepare to be amazed at what you can shape from a lump of clay using only your hands and simple tools. For those with no prior clay or wheel throwing experience, this class will impart the basic techniques of wheel throwing, including clay preparation, centering, throwing vertical and flat forms, and trimming. Students will make stunning works of art by transforming clay into functional objects of inspiration.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Deb Zaleski
Day & Duration:Tuesdays, 8 weeks
September 16 – November 4 / 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Location: Ceramics
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $22
Lab Fee: $30

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Deb Zaleski has been involved in the Maui art community for thirty years. As a founding member of the Maui Crafts Guild, she served as the first President and as an Executive Board member for five years before owning and operating her own gallery. She returned to the Hui in 2006 and has been the Hui’s Ceramics Manager for the past eight years.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing II #857

Already have some wheel work under your belt, but need more guidance to improve your skills? This class will further refine your throwing techniques and will help you tackle simple open forms such as bowls, cups, and vases. You’ll also learn how to properly trim a foot and achieve aesthetic balance in your work. If you are ready to progress further, this class will accommodate those who want to learn more intermediate/advanced level projects. Prerequisite: Beginning Wheel Throwing I or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Bob Flint
Day & Duration:Wednesdays, 8 weeks
September 17 – November 5 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Ceramics
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $22
Lab Fee: $30

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Bob Flint earned his BFA and MFA with specialization in ceramics from the University of Hawai‘i. He has taught ceramics for fifteen years and continues to produce work from his Makawao studio. Bob has completed several public works of art for the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture & the Arts.

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Plaster Mold Workshop #858

This introductory class focuses on plaster mold making used in slip-casting. Bob will demonstrate how to make a two piece plaster mold before each student has the chance to make their own mold for personal use. This class will be taught using the instructor’s own mold making techniques. Students will gain insight into the mold making process as well as a basic understanding of the slip-casting process. Due to the length of time that newly made molds need to dry, the instructor will provide his own production molds for students to use to gain hands-on experience with slip-casting.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Bob Hoenig
Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
September 20 & 21 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Ceramics
Tuition: $115 ($144 nonmember)
Supply & Lab Fee: $25

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N/A

About the Teaching Artist

TBD

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Fire in the Pit #859

Get ready to experience alternate clay and firing techniques! Students should have prior ceramics knowledge and skills and be prepared to jump in and create pieces on the first day. You’ll be amazed by what emerges from the pit after this spectacular firing process!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Bob Flint
Day & Duration: Saturdays, 4 weeks
September 27 – October 18 / 9:00 – 12:00 noon
Location: Ceramics
Tuition: $115 ($144 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $20
Lab Fee: $20 w/ additional lab fee TBD

Supply List

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Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Bob Flint earned his BFA and MFA with specialization in ceramics from the University of Hawai‘i. He has taught ceramics for fifteen years and continues to produce work from his Makawao studio. Bob has completed several public works of art for the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture & the Arts.

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Pinch, Coil, Roll–Handbuilding Fundamentals #860

As you pinch, coil, and roll using fundamental hand forming techniques, you will learn the basic properties of clay, including process and terminology. The class will focus on slab construction and students will also explore slip work by mixing two colored slips for surface application. Combing, mishima, slip inlay, and sgraffito will then be used to complete surface designs. The possibilities are endless! This class is open to all levels; both beginners and more advanced students will have the opportunity to create their own individual ceramic ideas/visions.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Cindy Williams
Day & Duration: Saturdays, 6 weeks
October 25 – November 29 / 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Location: Ceramics
Tuition: $165 ($206 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $22
Lab Fee: $30

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TBD

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Artist Chat w/ Visiting Artist Adam Field

Friday, December 12 / 5:00 pm
Join Adam Field in the Hui’s solarium for an image presentation and discussion on the inspirations and motivations behind his intricately carved porcelain pottery.

About the Teaching Artists

Born and raised in Colorado, Adam earned his BA in Art from Fort Lewis College. For two years, he immersed himself in the culturally rich art scene of the San Francisco Bay Area where he began his full time studio practice. From there, he relocated to Maui, where he established a thriving studio business. He spent most of 2008 in Icheon, South Korea, studying traditional Korean pottery making techniques under 6th generation Onggi master Kim Il Mahn. In 2013, he created and debuted HIDE-N-SEEKAH at the NCECA conference in Houston, TX. After maintaining his studio in Durango, CO for 5 years, Adam recently moved to Helena, MT where he is currently a long-term artist in residence at The Archie Bray Foundation. His works are included in private collections and kitchen cabinets internationally. adamfieldpottery.com

Nature Inspiration: Cultivating Inspirations in Clay w/ Visiting Artist Adam Field #828

In this two-day demonstration-based workshop, Adam Field will demonstrate his methods for carving intricate patterns on a variety of wheel-thrown porcelain forms. He will demonstrate traditional Korean Onggi coil and paddle pottery techniques. From traditional techniques to innovative solutions for timeless problems, participants will develop a new perspective on creating and decorating functional pottery. Participants will learn new skills for mapping out and carving geometric patterns and will have a hands-on opportunity to try out Field’s techniques and tools for themselves. Generous discussions about studio practice, aesthetics, materials, ceramic history, and promotion and marketing strategies for the studio potter are certain to encourage individual discovery, growth, and development of fresh ideas. Participants will gain the skills and confidence to create and decorate work in their own voice. This class is open to all skill levels! Note: Please bring a notebook/sketchbook and pen/pencil.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
December 13 & 14 /10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Adam Field
Location: Ceramic Studio
Tuition: $135 ($168 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Born and raised in Colorado, Adam earned his BA in Art from Fort Lewis College. For two years, he immersed himself in the culturally rich art scene of the San Francisco Bay Area where he began his full time studio practice. From there, he relocated to Maui, where he established a thriving studio business. He spent most of 2008 in Icheon, South Korea, studying traditional Korean pottery making techniques under 6th generation Onggi master Kim Il Mahn. In 2013, he created and debuted HIDE-N-SEEKAH at the NCECA conference in Houston, TX. After maintaining his studio in Durango, CO for 5 years, Adam recently moved to Helena, MT where he is currently a long-term artist in residence at The Archie Bray Foundation. His works are included in private collections and kitchen cabinets internationally. adamfieldpottery.com

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