Ceramics

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Fire in the Pit #1050

Get ready to experience alternate clay and firing techniques! Students should have prior ceramic 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! Prerequisite: Beginning Wheel Throwing I or equivalent experience Prerequisite: Beginning Wheel Throwing I or equivalent experience **There are only a couple spaces left. Please phone 572-6560 to register.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturdays, 4 weeks
May 30 – June 20 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Bob Flint
Location: Ceramics Studio
Tuition: $115 ($144 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $20
Lab Fee: TBD and paid in class

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 over 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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Beginning Ceramics #1046

Start your ceramics journey on the right foot with this fundamentals class! Students will experience the magic of handbuilding and creating functional ceramics on the potter’s wheel while learning proper terminology and the techniques of wedging, centering, and forming vessels. Students will gain a well-rounded understanding of the ceramics process and build solid skills in the medium.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Tuesdays, 8 weeks
June 2 – July 21 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Deb Zaleski
Location: Ceramics Studio
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $15
Lab Fee: $30

Supply List

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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 over 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 nine years.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing I #1047 & #1048

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 1 (#1047): Bob Flint
Thursdays, 8 weeks / June 4 – July 23 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Session 2 (#1048): Deb Zaleski
Tuesdays, 8 weeks / August 11 – September 29 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Ceramics Studio
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $22
Lab Fee: $30

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

Please check the studio calendar for days & times.

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 over 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.

Deb Zaleski has been involved in the Maui art community for over 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 nine years.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing II #1049

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

Day & Duration: Thursdays, 8 weeks
August 13 – October 1 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Bob Flint
Location: Ceramics Studio
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $15
Lab Fee: $30

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

Please check the studio calendar for days & times.

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 over 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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