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ShelleyS posted a topic in Ceramic Events of InterestWe are pleased to have John Balistreri at the Art Students League this coming week. He will be presenting a three day demo of his large scale work. Information is below. Register on line at www.asld.org or call 303-778-6990 \. Thanks! Shelley Schreiber Ceramics Studio Manager Art Students League of Denver MASTER CLASS Large-Scale Ceramic Sculpture: Demonstration & Discussion Balistreri will demonstrate a variety of strategies and his techniques for making large-scalework that will include the potterâ€™s wheel and a wide variety of hand-building techniques. Discussion will include his incorporation of 3D printing technologies into his ceramic work and his philosophy on and application of wood firing techniques. Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9 amâ€“4 pm | August 23â€“25, 2013 | Register by 8/19 $150 for members for 3 days, $195 for non-members PUBLIC LECTURE Thursday, August 22, 2013| 6:30 pm $5 for members, $10 for non-members About Balistreri: JOHN BALISTRERI | CERAMICS John Balistreri is an American ceramic artist best known for his large-scale sculptures. He grew up in Thornton, Colorado, where he worked as an artist and built a large Anagama kiln. From 1998 to 2002, Balisteri worked with Peter Voulkos, assisting in creating and firing sculptures. Later, Balistreri toured and studied ceramics in China, Japan and Korea. He is currently Professor of Art and the head of the ceramic art program at Bowling Green State University in Ohio where his research team is bridging the gap between art and industry, leading the world in utilizing 3D rapid prototyping technology to create unique ceramic objects.