SEP 27 – NOV 15, 2019
Instructor: Joanne Lee, Artist in Residence
Participants will develop and improve throwing skills with porcelain (other clay types are acceptable as well if the participant prefers a difference clay body) while learning intricate shaving technique (carving) on the surface of the forms with Korean carving tools. Joanne will teach control of throwing and trimming functional forms, measuring on and off the wheel for participants to make pristine and calculated decisions in their design and making. Joanne will teach her signature technique of ‘shaving’ the surface of the clay for a textured, faceted effect that is meditative and enjoyable.
$40 materials fee due at registration covers two carving tools, your first bag of clay, firing, and glazes. Additional clay may be purchased as necessary.
Seong Weon Lee
Artist in Residence
Seong Weon Lee recently received MFA in Ceramics at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Ceramics and is the current Sonoma Ceramics Artist in Residence. Originally from South Korea, Seong Weon received her BFA from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University with a concentration in Ceramics. After graduation, she moved back to South Korea for Artist in Residence program at Korea Ceramic Foundation: Icheon Cerapia, where she achieved 3rd place at Gyeonggi International Ceramics Biennale (known as as Moondobang) as the youngest artist in 2011.