JUL 28, 2019
Instructor: Claire Thibodeau
In this workshop students will utilize methods on the wheel to produce larger forms. Over the day they will pace themselves and learn multiple techniques as they produce one large vessel. The class will have a discussion on the history of Moon Jars and discuss significance. Small demonstrations on trimming and attaching Moon Jar elements will also be given.
Students should have beginning wheel-throwing experience.
$30 materials fee due at registration covers your first bag of clay, firing, and glazes. Additional clay may be purchased as necessary.
Throwing experience is required: you should be comfortable with basic centering, throwing, and trimming.
To register for this class please call (707) 938-4626 x1
Claire Thibodeau was recently the Sonoma Ceramics Artist in Residence at the Sonoma Community Center. She received her BFA from Alfred University with a concentration in Ceramics in 2015. Her work has been exhibited at The Society for Contemporary Craft, Clay Penn, Taos Clay Studio, and Objective Clay. Claire has participated in internship opportunities at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and Haystack Mountain School of Craft. In 2015, she became an Artist in Resident and Studio Coordinator at Union Project in Pittsburgh, PA. Originally from Massachusetts, she lives in Petaluma, CA and teaches at the Sonoma Community Center.