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Jamaican Coil and Soft-slab Building 23S_HB06
Course Code: 23S-HB06
Time: Thursday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dates: Mar 23, 2023 - May 31, 2023
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Come dance around your planters with Sam Wallace in this 10-week exploration of commercial clays. Participants will gain insight into traditional folk-art hand-building techniques employed by Sam for building his large-scale planters. Combining molded slab, soft- slab building plus “pineapple” style wad-and-dob construction students will create a variety of planter forms for indoor and outdoor patio use. This is a wonderful cultural opportunity to learn a unique method of working in clay while embellishing your home and garden. Course fee includes 25 lbs. of clay and bisque firing, glaze firing fees are additional. Class size will remain at reduced capacity for increased social distancing, masks indoors remain mandatory. Proof of vaccination required prior to 1st class. 

*No Class 4/5 (Passover) 

Course Fee:
$ 345.00 Members
$ 360.00 Non-Members

Instructor: Samuel Wallace

Sam Wallace is a traditional Jamaican potter who became a resident artist and kiln technician for Baltimore Clayworks in 1993. His work has been featured in numerous regional and national exhibitions as well as being a featured demonstrator for the 1995 National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts conference. Sam continues to teach and exhibit his work primarily through a wide range of artist residencies throughout Baltimore City, surrounding counties and the neighboring mid-Atlantic region including New Hampshire, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Proof of vaccination required prior to 1st class.

Full, Waitlist Available

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