Combining Wheel Thrown Forms

Date: 3 Tuesdays, December 6, 13, 20, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Monica Hewryk
Level: Prior wheel throwing experience needed (Minimum Age: 16)
Location: Studio 2A
Materials fee for 25 lbs of stoneware clay: $28
Tuition: $150 includes glazes and firing, Members save 10%
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Class Description

This class will focus on combining and attaching two or more wheel-thrown forms together to make one piece. Students will learn a variety of wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques to create forms of their choice. Examples of goblets and bottles will be demonstrated. Functional and sculptural ceramics are encouraged.
Tuition includes the use of the ceramic studio during an active session.


Materials
Download materials list here
Ceramics starter kit (they can be found at a Michael’s or any art and craft store or online)
• Medium size bucket
• Large sponge for clean-up
• Two large towels
• Appropriate attire, prepare 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.