Events
  • Thu
    13
    Jul
    2017
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    15
    Jul
    2017
    Clay Arts Utah - Adjusting Sails Dirtworks in Sugarhouse

     Clay Arts UtahClay Arts, Utah is THRILLED to host Artist Eric Stearns workshop this upcoming July held at Adjusting Sails Dirtworks in Sugarhouse. Learn to pierce and raku your art in this hands on workshop! The first evening will be an artist talk, second day a demonstration, and third will be hands on piercing and rakuing! You will need to bring a leather hard piece and bisqued piece to the third day to participate. Limited availability so register quick. Clay Arts Utah members have priority. Registration opens Friday, May 19th at 8:00AM.

    Day 1: July 13, 2017 - 5:00p  :: Artist meet & greet
    Day 2: July 14, 2017 - 5:00p  :: Artist demonstration
    Day 3: July 15, 2017 - 9:00a  :: Hands-on piercing & raku

    $160 for CAU Members (15 spots)
    $210 for Non CAU Members (5 spots)

    Register now - space is limited!

  • Mon
    17
    Jul
    2017
    Fri
    21
    Jul
    2017
    Sierra Nevada College, Tahoe, Nevada

    Sierra Nevada CollegeYou can take a workshop anywhere, but it won’t be as gorgeous as Tahoe! We’re within walking distance of the north shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe. Come join us this summer for an intensive study of art in a variety of mediums. Tap into your creativity at the lake!

    Eric Stearns creates thrown and pierced forms that are raku fired in an electric kiln with minimal smoke escaping during the reduction. This course will take you step-by-step through his design and making process, including pattern creation and execution, piercing and finishing the clay, bisque firing and then applying tape resist and raku glazes to enhance and compliment the original design.

    Click here for more information about the workshop and links to register can be found here.

  • Sat
    05
    Aug
    2017
    Sun
    06
    Aug
    2017
    Des Moines Arts Center

     Spend a weekend with ceramic artist Eric Stearns and expand your knowledge of the thrown form and surface design. In this two-day workshop, participants will be guided by the artist to throw selected signature forms including plates, bowls and double-walled vessels. Explore his process for creating intricate pierced designs on the surface of your work. Conclude the workshop with Stearns demonstrating a raku firing of his work. All participants must have a strong working knowledge of ceramics and advanced wheel throwing skills. Work will be bisqued upon request and available for pickup two weeks after the event.

    Current Art Center students will have the option to glaze fire work during the fall 2017 term.

    Material fee covers cost of clay and bisque firing; tool kits available for purchase if needed.

    Click here to go to the Des Moines Arts Center registration site.

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