Event Schedule

You can register for the following workshops & events by contacting the listed venues.

If you don’t find one in your area, you can request a customized AMACO glaze workshop or in-service training by contacting Diana Faris as follows:

Diana Faris
Director of Educational Outreach
Email: dfaris@amaco.com
Phone: (800) 925-5195, x 1302

Hands-on glazing workshops with AMACO glazes

Runyan Pottery Supply

Clio, MI United States

runyanpotterysupply.com

(810)687-4500

Dates

  • April 07, 2017 – April 08, 2017

Hands-on glazing workshops for Art Teachers and Clay Artists
There will be different session focusing on Low and Mid/High fire glazes with the option of attendign one or both.
Diana Faris, Instructor


The Narrative Figure: As The Figurine, with Debra Fritts

Small jan 2016  3 Debra Fritts Studio

Abiquiu, NM United States

debrafritts.net

505-685-9468

Dates

  • April 24, 2017 – April 28, 2017

Using either coil or modeling from a dowel, a pair of figurines will be created. The gesture is frozen and tells a story. These figures will hold metaphors that could be expressed by mark making, use of color or additive parts. Demos will include ways to construct and a painterly approach to a wet surface.
Contact: debrafritts@aol.com for registration


Colored Clay - Every Way, with Chris Campbell

Small chris campbell John C Campbell Folk School

Brasstown, NC United States

folkschool.org

1-800-FOLK SCH

Dates

  • May 07, 2017 – May 13, 2017

Hands on class all about using colored clay.
See the artist's website for more images of her work: www.ccpottery.com


The Narrative Figure: Inside Out, with Debra Fritts

Small jan 2016  1 Debra Fritts Studio

Abquiu, NM United States

debrafritts.net

505-685-9468

Dates

  • May 22, 2017 – May 26, 2017

The Narrative Figure: Inside Out May 22 – 26
Using coils, the shell of the torso and head will be constructed. We will explore ways of developing personal symbols to allow figurative works to have meaning and metaphor. After constructions, the surfaces will be treated with dry clays, engobes and underglazes. Demos include face features and a painterly approach to the surface.
Contact: debrafritts@aol.com


No More Glaze Decorating Phobia!

Small 2016 09 21 19.48.20 John C. Campbell Folk School

Brasstown, NC United States

folkschool.org

1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724), 828.837.2775

Dates

  • May 28, 2017 – June 02, 2017

This is a week-long class from May 28-June 2, 2017. Registration is directly through the Folk School - camping option is available in this beautiful setting!

BYOB! (Bring Your Own Bisque) This class is all about experimentation with mid-range clay surface decoration and readily available commercial glazes. Students will explore and test a variety of different AMACO products, pushing the limits of results that can be achieved in an electric kiln at cone 5-6. Clay texturing and hand-building techniques will be demonstrated and utilized.
Contact the instructor with any questions about the class: Diana Faris, MFA (Amaco Education Dept). dfaris@amaco.com


Three Figurative Sculptors Workshop

Small lisa clague The Bascom

Highlands, NC United States

thebascom.org

Dates

  • August 28, 2017 – September 01, 2017

This team taught workshop by Debra Fritts, Lisa Clague and Nancy Kubale will explore light and dark as inspiration for creating the human form and the conveyance of spiritual expression.
Contact: Frank Vickery , fvickery@thebascom.org


The Narrative Figure: Totems, with Debra Fritts

Small jan 2016  3 Debra Fritts Studio

Abiquiu, NM United States

debrafritts.net

505-685-9468

Dates

  • September 11, 2017 – September 15, 2017

Using large coils, we will build sectional pieces to create a stacked totem. We will construct a head and stacked parts. The surface on the each section will be treated with dry clays, engobes and underglazes. Demos will include coil building the head, applying face features, ways to stack section pieces and surface treatment.

Contact: debrafritts@aol.com


The Narrative Figure: So Much More

Small jan 2016  5 Debra Fritts’ Studio

Abiquiu, NM United States

debrafritts.net

505-685-9468

Dates

  • October 23, 2017 – October 27, 2017

Working from memory and the imagination, the head and the torso will be constructed using coils. The goal is to allow the spirit of the artist to connect with the form by using symbols and metaphors. The surface on the wet clay will be a combination of dry clay, engobes, and underglazes.
Contact: debrafritts@aol.com


AMACO Glazing Workshops

Workhouse Art Center

Lorton, VA United States

(703) 584-2954

Dates

  • February 23, 2018 – February 24, 2018

Glazing workshops for clay artists and teachers, with Diana Faris from AMACO.
Details TBD
Contact dfaris@amaco.com