Workshops are for participants 18 years and older unless otherwise noted in the workshop description.

Adult and Teen Workshops

#843 – Clay Date - Fall 2015

Nancy Trezza

Looking for a unique date night activity? Look no further than the Renee Foosaner Education Center’s

Clay Date. Sign up with your special friend and learn the secrets of throwing pottery on the wheel in a

fun and relaxed environment. Continuing students? Enroll to brush up on your skills. Tuition includes

materials and instruction for two.

Be ready to get messy and have a great time! Bring some wine, and we’ll provide the snacks.

Nancy Trezza is a recently retired educator from the Northeast. She has been a successful clay artist for 30 years and teaches beginning through advanced ceramics classes at the Renee Foosaner Education Center. Additionally, Nancy maintains and manages the center's glaze and chemical studio.

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FridaySep 18, 2015 – Sep 18, 20156:00 pm – 8:00 pm4 Seat(s) AvailableOpen

Total $80.00

#846 – Clay Cooperative Workshop: Sharing and Combining

Elaine Rowgo

Open to intermediate and advanced clay people. This is a fun workshop combining the products of handbuilders, throwers, and extruded pieces to create new forms. Each participant shares something in clay they create in the morning. After lunch, it’s a buffet of choices to combine. The goal is to create new forms, from various parts made by the participants of the workshop. Bisque firing provided as well as pugged claim. The idea is to have a lot of fun, stretching your mind and creating a brave new form, perhaps never seen before!

Special price for students enrolled in Fall Semester: $25 (call the Education Center to register at this special rate).

I am one of those people who played “Art Teacher” to my younger brother and sister, at age 6. I have always loved drawing, painting, and the visual world. Clay is just a wider field of expression in the creative field. So I like to teach my passion about this medium with the hope that my students also find it fascinating.

I enjoy all aspects of clay: wheel throwing; hand building; and sculpture. With my BFA in painting I tend also to combine painting with certain forms. My approach to teaching is to encourage every student to find their own “voice” in clay. Discovering clay’s huge range of possibilities, sharing what I have learned over a decade of teaching, and seeing students explore what clay can do, make it an exciting medium to teach.

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SundaySep 27, 2015 – Sep 27, 201510:00 am – 4:00 pm7 Seat(s) AvailableOpen

Total $45.00

#861 – Light Writing (Ages 8 and up)

Dominic Agostini

In conjunction with Evan Roth: Intellectual Property Donor, students will explore Roth’s graffiti research by using movement, calligraphy techniques and LED lights to create long-exposure photographs.

Price includes pizza, drinks and all materials. Please bring a thumb drive to collect your images.

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ThursdayOct 15, 2015 – Oct 15, 20156:00 pm – 7:30 pm10 Seat(s) AvailableOpen

Total $36.00

#866 – Everything is Sacred: Stories of Everyday

Marg Kuhl and Lin Kuhl Jay

A one-day workshop exploring visionary designs inspired by the art of celebrated Georgia "outsider" and folk artist Reverend Howard Finster. Participants will engage in a collaborative mural, attend a lecture by David Leonard is, and there will be the option of two individual projects, repurposing a book into a journal, or painting a portrait on plywood. All projects will emphasize the combining of visual images with text. Tuition includes light snacks, lecture, and most materials. Open to students with no to little experience and up. Held in conjunction with The Visionary Works of the Reverend Howard Finster (November 14 – January 10, 2016).

Things to Bring:

Dress for mess!
Pencils and pens for drawing
Pencil sharpener
Kneadable eraser
Basic acrylic set and brushes
Photo of yourself, a friend, spouse, favorite celebrity or pet for portrait project
Inspirational memorabilia from your life: ticket stubs, buttons, photocopies of images, inspirational quotes, etc.

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SaturdayNov 14, 2015 – Nov 14, 20159:00 am – 5:00 pm10 Seat(s) AvailableOpen

Total $135.00

Children's Workshops