MAY 17 – JUL 12, 2019
Instructor: Turiya Gross
This course explores the potter’s wheel as a tool for creating functional vessels and will include instruction for surface design (slip work, underglazes, carving) as well as glazing. Turiya (Ter-eee-ah) will introduce students to contemporary and historical artworks produced on the potter’s wheel to show what is possible in the wonderful world of clay. This class is open to all levels with specific demos on handles, lids, finials, and trimming. For the more advanced students, individualized demos will be offered.
With your 8 week class registration, students receive 8 complimentary drop in days to work on class projects for the duration of the class.
$30 materials fee due at registration covers your first bag of clay, firing, and glazes. Additional clay may be purchased as necessary.
To register for this class please call (707) 938-4626 x1
Turiya’s training in ceramics began and developed in the rolling hills of Western New York at a craft community -The Rochester Folk Art Guild. She has recently traveled between the US and Mexico, having just completed a residency at Pocoapoco, Oaxaca and was a Sonoma Ceramics short term Chili Bowl Resident Artist in 2018. Her work is largely inspired and informed by Turkish brushwork decoration & folk traditions in stoneware. She recently moved to Sonoma and is apprentice at FLM Ceramics.