Thursdays, April 2 – June 4
9:30 am – 12:30 pm (10 Weeks)
Hand building is hard to learn because there are so many avenues and techniques. Do you want to sculpt or build with coils? Do you want to make vessels, or do you just want to explore hand made tiles? Whether you are a seasoned pro or you are just coming to clay for the first time, this class is a survey of many different techniques from a wide variety of sources, and can inspire you to find your voice!
Refunds will not be given within one week of the start of a class. Classes are not pro-rated, and there are no makeups for missed classes. A $25 processing fee is withheld from all refunds.
The Art Center reserves the right to cancel any class or workshop due to insufficient enrollment, in which case tuition will be fully refunded.
If Falmouth Public Schools are closed due to weather conditions, we will be closed and the missed classes will be rescheduled.
Fee includes 25 pounds of clay, glaze and firing fee. A tool kit may be purchased for $20. Open studio time, which is scheduled several times throughout the week, is available at no extra charge.
Patrice got her Bachelors in Fine Arts at Green Mountain College were she did a summer abroad. She lived in Aberystwyth Wales, were she did her collage internship at the Ceredigion Museum. Her internship included restoration of cultural artifacts, cataloging, and assisting with setting up exhibits at multiple museums in Wales and England. A few years after college, Patrice briefly lived in Eureka, CA. While there she worked for HCAR as the Lead Art teacher in their fine arts program for people with developmental disabilities. Patrice found herself back on Cape Cod and taking ceramic classes at the Harry Holl Studio at the Cape Cod Museum of Art. After a year of classes and helping in the studio, her teacher recommended her for an apprenticeship at Scargo Pottery–the Studio and Gallery that was established in 1952 by renowned potter Harry Holl. After eight years of apprenticeship, she is now the studio manager. As manager her role includes mixing glazes, ordering supplies, unloading kilns, reclaiming and recycling clay, and above all else helping and educating the many customers that visit daily. Patrice enjoys making and selling functional pottery, wall tiles, and whimsical sculptures. Born and raised on Cape Cod, she is inspired by her environment and the beauty that surrounds her.