Beginner Wheel Throwing

Option 1: 6 Mondays, August 8 - September 19, 2022 (no class 9/5)
Option 2: 6 Thursdays, August 11 - September 15, 2022
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Monica Hewryk
Level: Beginner
Location: Studio 2A
Tuition: $240 Non-Members / $217 Members includes glazes and firing
Materials fee for 25 lbs of stoneware clay payable to the instructor or with registration: $25
Minimum Age: 16

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Class Description

LIMITED TO 4 STUDENTS! Discover a variety of wheel-throwing techniques to make both functional and decorative pieces. You will learn the fundamentals of throwing and working with clay on the wheel. As you become more experienced, you will be challenged to throw more complex forms and vessels. Decorating, altering, and finishing techniques will also be taught.
Tuition includes the use of the ceramic studio during an active session. Reserve Time Slot in Ceramic Studio

Download materials list here
• Potter’s starter kit (they can be found at a Michael’s or any art and craft store)
• Medium size bucket
• Large sponge for clean-up
• Two large towels
Students should come prepared with nails cut and dress appropriately (meaning you’re going to get dirty).

About the Instructor

Monica Hewryk graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a Master in Fine Arts in ceramics in 2021. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Central Connecticut State University with a concentration in ceramics in 2014. Monica previously worked as the University Assistant at Central Connecticut State University, the intern at Wesleyan Potters, and a Resident Potter at Guilford Art Center. She has been exhibiting work in juried exhibitions and group shows since 2013. Monica maintains a private studio at home and continues to exhibit her work nationally. Combining personal narratives about time and the human condition, Monica’s most recent work illustrates ideas of imperfection, inevitability, and disease. She intentionally leaves portions of the work visible underneath the grotesque textured surfaces on her ceramic pieces to portray what used to be. Visit Monica's website.