Ceramics

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Beginning Wheel Throwing I #927

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

Session 2: Day & Duration (#927): Tuesdays, 8 weeks
March 31 – May 19 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Deb Zaleski
Location: Ceramics Studio
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $22
Lab Fee: $30

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artists

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 ten years.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing II #929 & #1031

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

Session I (#1031): Wednesdays, 8 weeks
April 1 – May 20 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Session II (#929): Thursdays, 8 weeks
April 2 – May 21 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm *This class is full. Please sign up for session I.
Teaching Artist: Bob Flint
Location: Ceramics Studio
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $22
Lab Fee: $30

Supply List

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artists

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.

Handbuilding with Stoneware Clay #930

If you can walk and talk at the same time, you can handbuild in clay! 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 walk way from class with wonderful handmade works. 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

Day & Duration: Saturdays, 8 weeks
April 4 – May 23 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Brian Persha
Location: Ceramics Studio
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $22
Lab Fee: $30

Supply List

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artists

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