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Instructor: Candice Methe
Monday - Friday
July 29 - August 2
9am - 1pm
5 Sessions

Open Studio:
Monday - Thursday
1pm - 4pm

This workshop will explore the creation of dynamic forms and vessels using the coil and pinch method of building with clay. Students will explore simple, elegant forms that we will pit fire during class with Terra Sigillata, slips and organic materials. In addition participants will create more complex, intuitive pieces by incorporating design through the cutting and reattaching of clay to create lines and shape and learn about creating subtle but rich surface with the layering of slips, sigs, washes.

All skill levels are welcome. 

Candice Methe is a studio artist and educator living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All her forms are made by hand using the coil and pinch method. She has traveled to Ghana, West Africa, Japan, Nicaragua and Mexico to learn traditional ways of working with clay.  She was a resident at the Red Lodge Clay Center in 2016 and at the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Art in 2017. In addition to her studio practice she is currently the Art Research Studio Technician at the University of Minnesota and teaches ceramics at the Minneapolis Community and Technical College. In 2016 she received the Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award through Northern Clay Center to travel to Ghana, West Africa, to learn traditional clay practices of  dwellings and pottery.