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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.


Workhouse Drink This!-Call For Entries-Deadline November 8, 2014

03 October 2014 - 10:33 AM

Hi Folks,

The Workhouse Ceramics Program is pleased to be once again sponsoring 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.   

 

Attached File  DRink This! 2015 Postcard_vertical14 low res..pdf   184.72KB   17 downloads

 

Thank you! for your support

 

Dale Marhanka-Ceramics/Glass Director

 

Workhouse Arts Center

9518 Workhouse Way

Lorton, Virginia 22079

 

dalemarhanka@workhousearts.org

 

 

 


Earth And Fire: Exhibition And Symposium Oct. 10-12, 2014

19 September 2014 - 10:19 AM

Hi Folks,

The Workhouse Arts Center is very excited to offer the Earth and Fire Symposium this Fall on Oct. 10-12, 2014.  Below is a link to the Lecture/Demo schedule, press release and postcard for the event .  This event will involve an exhibit of 35 ceramic artists from  South East Asian countries( Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, etc.) and is on display through Oct. 19, 2014.  The Symposium will involve lectures and demonstrations by 12 of the exhibiting artists on Oct. 10-12, 2014. We will also have a special guest speaker:  Louis Katz- ceramic artist and educator.

 

Hope to see you at the reception on Oct. 9, 2014 from 6pm-9pm and Symposium on Oct. 10-12, 2014.  Please feel free to pass along or display in the studio.

You can see the schedule for lectures and demonstrations by clicking here 

Thank you! for your support.

 

Dale Marhanka

Ceramics and Glass Director

 


Workhouse Clay National 2014-Open Reception Aug. 9-6Pm-9Pm

08 August 2014 - 04:52 PM

Hi Folks,

The 2014 Workhouse Clay National is now on view thru September 7, 2014.  Opening reception is this Saturday Aug. 9 from 6pm-9pm

Come out and see a great! show.  Juror this year was Richard Notkin.

Thank you for your support.

 

Dale Marhanka-Ceramics/Glass Director

Workhouse Arts Center

9601 OX Road Lorton, Virginia 22079

 

http://www.workhouse...e-clay-national