This 11-week course will emphasize vessel architecture and design, from foot to rim, slip to glaze, can best take advantage and withstand the woodfire atmosphere where pottery ware is truly stressed and tested. Students will be introduced to atmospheric surfaces created by wood ash and soda vapor. unglazed natural clay, flashing slips, glazes and liner glazes. Classes will include demonstrations, group discussion and plenty of hands-on studio time.
The course fee includes 25# clay and bisque fire – glaze fees are additional. Students may choose to participate in any of our Community Noborigama firing dates that best fit their schedule – the class may choose to collaborate on a firing share or students may purchase individual shares in any published (CW04, CW05 or CW06) firing. Course fee includes 25 lbs. of clay and bisque firing, glaze firing fees are additional. Proof of vaccination required, indoor masking remains mandatory.
JEREMY WALLACE is a current resident artist with Baltimore Clayworks and was the Lormina Salter Fellowship artist for 2014-2015 . He earned his BFA with a concentration in ceramics from the University of Wisconsin Superior in the fall of 2009. A native of Minnesota, he has recently worked as an artist-in-residence at St. Petersburg Clay Company for 2013-14 and instructor at the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg FL. He began work as the Noborigama assistant with Baltimore Clayworks in 2011-2013. Jeremy’s functional and sculptural vessels explore expression through line, texture and movement.