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Garden Vessels with Taussen Brewer
August 7 - August 28| $185
Instructor: Taussen Brewer
Class Type: Four-week handbuilding class
Skill Level: All Levels
Time: Mondays 5 – 7 pm
Dates: August 7 – 28
Make Up Date: September 11
Are you ready for an outdoor clay adventure?! Our ceramics classes are back! Take advantage of the inspiring evening golden hours to express yourself creatively during our Plein Air Pottery sessions at WSW. While we work on our new and improved studio, our ceramic program is setting up camp on the back deck outside of the silkscreen studio! In case of inclement weather: the outdoor space is shaded in the afternoon and evening and has a covering adequate to provide shelter from light rain. In case of a heavy rain storm and winds or thunderstorms; class will be rescheduled at the discretion of the instructor for the listed make-up date.
Create a fun home for your plants! Whether you are designing a vessel as an accent for your garden or a pot as a unique element in your home decor, this course will cover a variety of ways to build planters. Using coil building and slabs as the building blocks this class will include some sculptural surface exploration. Learn how to construct small, medium, or large forms for indoor and outdoor use with drainage holes and trays to accompany the plant pots. Students of all levels are welcome to join this class!
$185.00 tuition includes one bag of clay and firing fees. Registration is online only, and is first come first serve. To inquire about the wait list call WSW at (845) 658-9133 or email [email protected].
Kilns will be fired on a weekly basis. One 25 lb bag of clay will be provided with the class. Additional clay can be purchased for $30/25lb bag if needed. The outdoor class area will be available for students to use throughout the week during daylight hours. There will not be access to our basement studio at this time as we are working to build a better space. There will be some personal shelving space for each student to store clay tools and some work in process. Shelving dimensions are approximately: 17” x 10” x 24”.
Taussen Brewer is a ceramic artist and educator living in Kingston, New York. She grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma and received her BFA from Alfred University. Currently Taussen manages The Newburgh Pottery in Newburgh, NY and teaches at a variety of community studios in the Hudson Valley. She is also an active member in community arts organization through groups like Dog Park, a small member run art space that offers visibility to young artists. Her work aims to find joy in healing and the unknown.