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Andrea Keys Connell Workshop-Oct. 23-25,2015 -Lorton Virginia

20 May 2015 - 02:14 PM

Workhouse Arts Center

9518 Workhouse Way Lorton, Virginia 22079

 

                                                                                                                                 

Workhouse Ceramics Workshop

Andrea Keys Connell

October 23-25, 2015

$280.00

September 26 – November 1, 2015 Exhibit (Building W-16-Vulcan Gallery)

Oct. 23- Reception and Artist Talk-7pm-9pm (Building W-16)

Oct. 24-25, 2015 Workshop 10am-4pm (Building W-8)

 

This hands-on workshop will focus on techniques used to create emotive portraits out of clay. Each student will be taught how to hollow build a bust and sculpt their desired character. We will focus on how to communicate to the viewer your desired emotions through gaze and gesture, gender, and age. Students should plan to bring a bag lunch, sketchbook and any desired images for inspiration. Students may take their finished pieces home or leave to be fired and contacted when ready for pick up.

 

 

Register online (after 4/1/2015) at www.workhousearts.org or

Call Dale Marhanka-Ceramics/Glass Director at 703-584-2982


Workhouse Clay National 2015-Call For Entries-Deadline May 6, 2015

25 February 2015 - 04:52 PM

Hi Folks,

Attached is the prospectus for the Workhouse Clay National 2015 at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton Virginia. 

 

This year’s juror is Anne Currier.  Deadline to apply is May 6th, 2015

 

Please go here to apply: http://www.juriedart...o&event_id=887

 

Anne Currier is a ceramic sculptor and professor of ceramic art at the School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute, Chicago in 1972 and MFA from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1974. She has lectured and presented workshops throughout the U.S. and the People's Republic of China. Ms. Currier has been the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Virginia A. Groot Foundation. In addition to inclusion in many private and corporate collections, Ms. Currier's work is held in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; the Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution's, Washington, D.C.; the Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HA; the Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Montreal, Quebec, Canada; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyung-ju, South Korea. Anne Currier was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1950. She currently lives in Scio, NY with her husband, George Hrycun who is also an artist and educator.

 

We look forward to seeing your entries.

Good luck! and thank you! for your support of the Workhouse.

 

Dale Marhanka-Ceramics/Glass Director

Workhouse Arts Center

 

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Julia Galloway Exhibit & Workshop-March 6-8, 2015

05 February 2015 - 10:16 AM

Workhouse Ceramics Workshop

Julia Galloway

March 6-8, 2015

$200.00

February 4 - March 8, 2015 Exhibit (Building W-16-2nd floor)

March 6- Reception and Artist Talk-7pm-9pm (Building W-16)

March 7-8, 2015 Workshop 10am-4pm (Building W-8)

In this two day workshop Julia will demonstrate a combination of wheel throwing and hand building techniques in making pottery. Using slips and under glazes she will develop different surface decorations and discuss ornamentation in utilitarian ceramics. Julia will discuss ideas about surface decoration and relationship to form and function. In addition, Julia will discuss and show examples of historical and contemporary ceramics to support idea and technique development in her work. She will also discuss mid-range glazes and soda firing. Workshop participants should plan to participate in group discussions and bring a bag lunch, any photos for inspiration and a sketchbook.

 

Register online (after 7/21/2014) at www.workhousearts.org or

Call Dale Marhanka-Ceramics/Glass Director at 703-584-2982


Workhouse Ceramics Workshop-Julia Galloway March 6-8, 2015

06 November 2014 - 11:25 PM

Hi Folks,

 

We are looking forward to having Julia Galloway here at the Workhouse in March 2015 .  See below for info on her workshop.  

You can also follow this link to information and to register: https://reservations...aspx?EventID=70

 

Thank you

 

Dale Marhanka

Ceramcs/Glass Director

Workhouse Arts Center

Lorton Virginia

703-584-2982

 

                                        

Workhouse Ceramics Workshop

Julia Galloway

March 6-8, 2015

$200.00

February 4 - March 8, 2015 Exhibit (Building W-16-2nd floor)

March 6- Reception and Artist Talk-7pm-9pm (Building W-16)

March 7-8, 2015 Workshop 10am-4pm (Building W-8)

In this two day workshop Julia will demonstrate a combination of wheel throwing and hand building techniques in making pottery. Using slips and under glazes she will develop different surface decorations and discuss ornamentation in utilitarian ceramics. Julia will discuss ideas about surface decoration and relationship to form and function. In addition, Julia will discuss and show examples of historical and contemporary ceramics to support idea and technique development in her work. She will also discuss mid-range glazes and soda firing. Workshop participants should plan to participate in group discussions and bring a bag lunch, any photos for inspiration and a sketchbook.

 

Register online (after 7/21/2014) at www.workhousearts.org or

                                           Call Dale Marhanka-Ceramics/Glass Director at 703-584-2982

dalemarhanka@workhousearts.org 


Workhouse Drink This! Call For Entries -Deadline November 3, 2014

09 October 2014 - 02:32 PM

Hi Folks,

Reminder! Call for Entries deadline is just around the corner for our annual Drink This! International Cup Show. Call for entries deadline is November 3, 2014.  This years juror is studio potter-Phil Rogers 

 

Exhibit will be on display from January 7, 2015-February 2, 2015 in the Ceramics Gallery-Bldg. W-8

 

Drink This! will showcase ceramic drinking vessels by contemporary artists around the globe. The focus of the exhibit is on the variety of ways artists explore the cup, in functional, sculptural, traditional and non-traditional forms.

A Skype session discussing juror decisions, etc. with Juror-Phil Rodgers will occur in January 2015 along with a mini-workshop for local High School students associated with creating drinking vessels.

 

Applications and prospectus can be found at  www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=831

 

 

Juror -  Phil Rogers

Phil Rogers is a studio potter residing in the Welsh town of Rhayader, and is known for his salt and ash glazed vessels, using locally sourced materials.   He has exhibited widely in the U.K., USA, Europe and Asia , and has works represented in over fifty museums and collections, including the Victorian and Albert in London, The Philadelphia Museum of Art,  Keramik Museum in Koblenz , Germany, the Inchon World Ceramic Center in South Korea, and Princesshof Museum Nederlands .  Rogers is a fellow and past Chair of the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain, member of the Royal Cambrian Academy and the International Academy of Ceramics.  He has published numerous books, articles, and films on ash glazes, throwing and salt glazing, and has presented lectures and workshops around the world.   

 

Thank you! for your support

 

Dale Marhanka-Ceramics/Glass Director

 

Workhouse Arts Center

9518 Workhouse Way

Lorton, Virginia 22079

 

dalemarhanka@workhousearts.org

 

PS: Please note- header on October 3rd post  had deadline as November 8th.  It is November 3rd.