SATURDAY & SUNDAY 10:00AM-5:00PM
OCT 5 & 6, 2019
Instructor: Jason Walker
In a day two workshop, Jason will demonstrate his methods of hand-building with porcelain slabs. He will also teach his process of painting with underglaze as well as discuss various concepts for combining two-dimensional imagery with three-dimensional forms. Participants will have the opportunity to use Jason’s underglaze techniques painting on bisque ware or a bone dry piece and receive one on one instruction from Jason. Open to all levels.
Two bone dry tiles will be provided; participants are also encouraged to bring additional bone dry porcelain sculptures or pots to paint.
$65 materials fee covers one bag of clay (porcelain), 9 one-ounce bottles of Duncan Underglaze, and 2 ceramic palette tiles for the workshop.
Jason Walker received a BFA from Utah State University and a MFA from Penn State University. He spent two years as a resident at The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts. Since then, he has lectured, taught, worked and exhibited extensively nationally and internationally in places including the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., Haystack Mountain School for the Crafts, Penland School for the Crafts, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China and the International Ceramics Workshop, Kecskemet, Hungary, South Korea, Ireland, Canada and France.
He has been awarded a 2009 NCECA International Residency Fellowship and a 2014 Artist Trust Fellowship from Washington State. He has work in major collections such as the Fine Art Museum of San Francisco: De Young, the Carnegie Mellon Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, Arizona and the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon. He is represented by Ferrin Contemporary. In the fall of 2018 he started teaching full-time at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah where he currently resides.