Monday, September 7, 2009

Burn and Learn: Anagama Firing with Simon Levin

Wood Firing Workshop at Waubonsee Community College with Simon Levin:

"During this week long workshop participants will have the opportunity to load and fire the Anagama at Waubonsee Community College under the direction of visiting artist Simon Levin, studio potter and proprietor of Mill Creek Pottery, Gresham, WI. Once we have finished firing, Simon will be joined by Bede Clarke, Professor of Art at The University of Missouri for three days of clay demonstrations. We will begin with an orientation meeting Friday, September 18 at 11:00 am. After lunch we will sign up for firing shifts and then load the Anagama till 8:00 pm. Saturday, September 19 at 10:00 am we will continue the loading process and then begin firing continuously through Wednesday September 23. On Wednesday September 23, 1:00 pm 9:30 pm Simon Levin and Bede Clarke will begin pottery demonstrations in the Ceramics Studio. These will continue Thursday September 24 from 10:00 am 4:00 pm with Slide Talks by each artist beginning 5:00 pm. The workshop will conclude Friday with each artist finishing up work and answering questions September 25, 10:00 am 2:00 pm."

Friday, September 18, 2009 11:00 AM - Friday, September 25, 2009 2:00 PM CT
Ceramics Studio, Sugar Grove Campus
Contact Information
Doug Jeppesen, Assistant Professor of Art/Ceramics (630)-466-2505, or email (630) 466-5755 for ticket purchasing information.
Other Information
Ticket price is $75 and allows each participant approximately 5 cubic feet of kiln space. All work must be made from Cone 10 Clay, and must be bisque fired before your arrival on September 18. All orders are subject to a $2.00 per-ticket service fee for this event.

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