Sculpture & Ceramics

Getting to the Surface

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Adero Willard
Aug 25 - 29
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Price: 
$505 member / $530 non - member

Work with Massachusetts-based master artist Adero Willard to learn how to create new and exciting surfaces on clay by layering color and pattern, and playing with principles of transparency and opacity. The goal of these explorations is to generate new ways to work with form and surface that bring out the personality of your clay forms. A basic understanding of how to work with clay is required. This workshop is part of PCA’s new Master Artist Workshop Series.

Intro to Ceramics

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Jonathan Grengs
July 1 - August 19
Level: 
Beginner
Price: 
$260 member / $285 non - member

The basics of wheelthrowing and handbuilding techniques are introduced in this class. You’ll create functional and decorative ceramic pieces, while learning about pottery tools, equipment, surface finishes and glazes. Tuition include 25 lbs of clay, glazes, and bisque and gas firing. For students who do not have their own tools, clay tool kits are available for purchase from the office for $15.

Stained Glass Workshop

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
July 15 - July 29
Level: 
Beginner
Price: 
$100 member / $125 non - member

Learn the fundamentals of stained glass, including foiling, soldering, glass grinding and glass cutting. Learn to compose a simple, gorgeous piece to place in front of a window. The workshop is perfect for the stained glass novice or those who want a refresher on the basics. All materials provided.

Stone Carving

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Anthony Marbella
July 9 - August 13
Level: 
All
Price: 
$190 member / $215 non - member

This class is an introduction to the basics of stone carving in soapstone. Students will work on shaping and sanding small sculptures using an array of professional carving tools. Emphasis will be placed on technique and execution and students will be given an overview of the history of stone carving.

Thrown, Altered and Assembled

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Kyle Houser
July 2 - August 20
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Price: 
$260 member / $285 non - member

Want to bump your throwing skills to the next level? Then this class is for you! In this class, emphasis will be placed on exposing the student to a variety of throwing and altering techniques for making unique pottery forms. Students will learn various techniques intended to impart character to their work such as faceting, fluting, darting, paddling and alternatives to trimming a foot. We will explore non-traditional shapes made on the potter’s wheel like: ovals, squares, and triangles.

Ceramics Studio

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Valda Cox
July 3 - August 21
Level: 
All
Price: 
$305 member / $330 non - member

Join this open studio style class for all learning levels. Students will develop skills in wheelthrowing and handbuilding using stoneware clay. Surface design and glazing will also be covered. Beginning and returning students work side-by-side in an open environment. Tuition includes 25 lbs. of clay, glazes, and bisque and gas firing. For students who do not have their own tools, clay tool kits are available for purchase from the office for $15.