with Sawdust Barrel firings to take place during Third Thursday, the evening of October 18th.
GregoryKrepps has been creating hand pinched clay vessels for over 30 years. He is agraduate of Illinois State University and a founding member of Midwest Clay Artists.
From his studio in Pittsburg, Kansas, he has worked to develop and refine the ancient techniquesof stone burnishing and pit firing. It is a very peaceful and meditative process. Participants will create and burnish several vessels on Friday andthen refine them and create several more on Saturday. Greg will be the featuredartist at Phoenix Fired Art on August 16th for Joplin's Third Thursday Art walkand will bring his barrel to fire in.
Participantswho create and burnish vessels in the September 7th and 8th workshopwill get to have their work fired in sawdust barrel firings at Phoenix onthe October 18th.
NonMember Workshop fee (Includes Firing): $75
PhoenixMember Workshop Fee (Includes Firing): $60
Call 417437-9281 or stop by the Phoenix at 1603 S Main Joplin Mo to register.