Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts

A03-Learn to Use a Pottery Wheel

July 8, 2021

Schedule: 8:30-11:30 am Thu

Instructor: Katie White & Joelle White

Registration Deadline: Jun 28

Description

Sisters and potters, Katie and Joelle White will give you an introductory lesson in how to throw clay pots on a spinning potter’s wheel. Once you’ve learned to control the lump of clay centered on the wheel, you’ll have a lifetime skill. This is a class just for learning that essential skill. You will leave with the know-how to make pottery in the future.

Class size 6

  • Materials Fee $5

This workshop requires a Woodlanders Day Fee. Learn more here.

Instructor

Photo of Katie White

Katie White

Katie White grew up on a farm in Stockton, IL. She graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2012 with a BFA degree in Ceramics. She has participated in ceramic residencies throughout the country including The Cub Creek Foundation in Appomattox, VA, Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge, MT, as well as at Wichita State University in Wichita, KS.…Read More

Katie White grew up on a farm in Stockton, IL. She graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2012 with a BFA degree in Ceramics. She has participated in ceramic residencies throughout the country including The Cub Creek Foundation in Appomattox, VA, Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge, MT, as well as at Wichita State University in Wichita, KS. White moved to Mineral Point in June of 2017 where she worked as studio assistant at Bruce Howdle Studio. She continues to create her pottery and sculpture in the Sardeson Pottery Studio and wood-fires in the Mineral Point area.

Instructor Website

Workshops

Broken China Pendants – AM

Broken China Pendants – PM

Slab Built Flower Planters

Potter’s Wheel Throwing Intro

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Joelle White

Joelle has been throwing pottery for 10 years. She studied at UW-Platteville in 2008-11, acquiring a biology and art background. After graduation she developed a love for the wood-fired pottery process and enjoys decorating the surfaces of her functional pots with floral designs. Workshops Potter's Wheel Throwing Intro Pottery Wheel Throwing Boot CampRead More

Joelle has been throwing pottery for 10 years. She studied at UW-Platteville in 2008-11, acquiring a biology and art background. After graduation she developed a love for the wood-fired pottery process and enjoys decorating the surfaces of her functional pots with floral designs.

Workshops

Potter’s Wheel Throwing Intro

Pottery Wheel Throwing Boot Camp

Woodlanders Thursday

Did you remember to purchase your day fee?

Add the $115 Woodlanders Day Fee for Thursday to your cart, then select as many Thursday workshops as you wish, ensuring that your choices don’t overlap times. Materials fees listed at the end of each workshop description will be added to the shopping cart as you make your selections.

Day fees include: your choice of workshops, lunch, snacks, beverages, and evening activities. Thursday and Sunday registrants are welcome to attend evening events on Friday or Saturday.

Thursday, July 8, Workshop Schedule:

7:30-8:30                    Registration check-in

8:30-11:30       A01     Copper Leaf Fold Form Leaf Earrings: Wollangk & Wollangk

8:30-11:30       A02    Stick Figure Sculpture: Wilson

8:30-11:30       A03     Potter’s Wheel Throwing Intro: White & White

8:30-4:00        A04     Elgin Twig Mosaic: Johanna

11:30-1:00                  Lunch on the Green

1:00-4:00        A05     Carve Rubber Stamps and Print Cards: Moninski

1:00-5:00        A06     Log Cabin Planter: Anderson

1:00-5:00        A07     Fairy House and Furniture: Sterba

1:00-5:00        A08     TeePee Garden Trellis: Soman

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