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Functional Details

Register
Venue:
May Carter Pottery Studio
Time:
March 16, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$200
End Date:
May 4
Number of Classes/Day:
8 Thursdays
Ages:
15+
Register by:
March 14

Academy Mask Policy

For any participant masks are highly recommended and encouraged regardless of vaccination status.

 


In this advanced course students will learn techniques of both hand-built and thrown functional pottery. The classes will focus on highlighting features to show that your work is personalized and handmade. Demonstrations will cover: pulling and sculpting handles, as well as creating press molds for handles, feet, and other decorative elements. Make your work unique by honing your personal style.

 


 

Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs.

 

 

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SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75.

 


 

Instructor: Kenny Tinklenberg

Kenneth Tinklenberg earned his BFA in Ceramics from Northern Arizona University, a well-renowned program for its many wood kilns and other atmospheric firing processes. He has since attended many ceramic residencies including Starworks in Seagrove North Carolina, considered by many to be “the handmade pottery capital of the United States”. He maintains a business selling functional ceramic wares in Lynchburg Virginia where he lives with his wife and new baby!

 

 


 

Sponsored by:

 

Academy Center of the Arts

Supported by the BWXT Access Program

with Education Access Program Discounts Underwritten by

 

Register
Venue:
May Carter Pottery Studio
Time:
March 16, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$200
End Date:
May 4
Number of Classes/Day:
8 Thursdays
Ages:
15+
Register by:
March 14