After School Throwing on the Pottery Wheel/ Open Studio with Kim Sheerin

$140.00

A fun, after-school class for your child to further explore working with clay.

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Thursdays 4:15 -5:45 pm
January 17 through March 7
Grades 5-8

This is an 8 week class for Kids in grades 5 through 8.

In this class you’ll learn how to use the pottery wheel and/or continue to perfect your skills. If you prefer hand building, we’ll have opportunities to use the slab roller and work tables. Bring your ideas and notebooks!!  

 

Materials

All materials will be provided.

Instructor Bio

Kim Sheerin graduated in 1996 from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Studio Arts with a focus in ceramics. She has lived and made pottery in Pocasset, Mass., on Cape Cod, for the past 20 years at The Barn Pottery on Barlow’s Landing Road. Kim makes functional pots – plates, mugs, cups, bowls, and teapots – what she calls “art for every day.” Her work is highly decorated with slip trailing, stamping and sgraffito. She is influenced by the natural world of Cape Cod and by Islamic and East Indian art. She has traveled to India to investigate human trafficking there and to see how young women are being rehabilitated from slavery. Her “pots with a purpose” educate the viewer on that issue.