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

Handbuilding & Surface Decoration, with Naomi Clement

Small naomiclement headshot Freighthouse Pottery

Stratford, Ontario, Canada

theshoptoronto.ca/browse-classes/handbuildingwithnaomi

416-414-7764

Dates

  • November 14, 2018 – November 15, 2018

Join Naomi Clement for a two consecutive day handbuilding and surface decoration workshop.
You will be shown Naomi’s handbuilding techniques, including how to make hand-build forms using slabs, bisque molds and simple templates. Basic forms such as cups and other table ware will be covered. Naomi will cover how she uses colored underglaze and slips at the leather hard stage to decorate her work, as well as how to use simple paper resists to create pattern and achieve a layered look. Students will have the opportunity to explore these techniques on clay tiles provided.


AMACO Glazing Workshops, with Diana Faris

Small worksop image 2  high fire glazes (makebhm) Roadrunner Ceramics

San Antonio, TX United States

roadrunnerceramics-2.myshopify.com

(210) 710-9127

Dates

  • December 01, 2018 – 9:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Hands-on glazing workshops with visual presentations and printed reference materials. Participants are encouraged to bring their own small bisque pots or test tiles to glaze during class, however each will be provided with 3 small bisque pieces. Participants can sign up for one workshop or both!

Layering with AMACO Mid-Range Glazes
Learn how to successfully apply and fire AMACO cone 5-6 Mid-range brushing glazes. A selection of glazes including the newest PC and Celadon colors will be available for use. We will explore a few layering combinations using the Potters Choice, Celadon and Shino glazes to create unique, personalized effects.

Layering with AMACO Low-Fire Glazes & Underglazes
Push the boundaries of cone 06-05 glaze effects by layering glazes with each other and with underglazes. Velvet Underglazes, Opalescent and Artists Choice glazes will be used over red and white earthenware clays.


AMACO Glazing Workshops, with Diana Faris

Small worksop image  high fire glazes (makebhm) Armadillo Clay

Austin, TX United States

armadilloclay.com

512.385.7311

Dates

  • December 04, 2018 – 9:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Hands-on glazing workshops with visual presentations and printed reference materials. Participants are encouraged to bring their own small bisque pots or test tiles to glaze during class, however each will be provided with 3 small bisque pieces. Participants can sign up for one workshop or both!

Layering with AMACO Mid-Range Glazes
Learn how to successfully apply and fire AMACO cone 5-6 Mid-range brushing glazes. A selection of glazes including the newest PC and Celadon colors will be available for use. We will explore a few layering combinations using the Potters Choice, Celadon and Shino glazes to create unique, personalized effects.

Layering with AMACO Low-Fire Glazes & Underglazes
Push the boundaries of cone 06-05 glaze effects by layering glazes with each other and with underglazes. Velvet Underglazes, Opalescent and Artists Choice glazes will be used over red and white earthenware clays.


Tim Kowalczyk

Small copy of dscn5848 Brickyard Ceramics & Crafts

Indianapolis, IN United States

brickyardceramics.com

317-244-5230

Dates

  • February 23, 2019 – February 24, 2019

Since graduating with his MFA from Illinois State University in 2011, Tim has maintained an active studio practice from his home in Minonk, Illinois. For the past 8 years Tim has participated in a steady stream of juried, group, invitational, and solo exhibitions. He has received several awards including the Presidential Scholarship at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Merwin Medal: McLean County 82nd Annual Amateur Show, and Best of Show: Water Street Studios Anniversary Show. Tim’s work can be seen in private collections, University collections, and in a recent American Craft Magazine article. Tim is pursuing being a full-time studio artist starting in January of 2018


Glazing & Layering Success, with AMACO’s Mid-Range Glazes

Small dianafaris 8880 2 Alabama Clay Conference

Jacksonville, AL United States

alclayconference.org/workshops/

info@alclayconference.org

Dates

  • February 24, 2019 – 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Diana Faris (AMACO Educational Director) will share tips and images regarding application, mixing and layering of cone 5-6 brushing glazes. AMACO Celadon, Potters Choice and Shino oxidation glazes provide limitless possibilities to achieve your own surfaces without experimenting with dry materials and chemicals. Application and firing variables will be reviewed and reference materials provided.


No More Glaze Decorating Phobia!

Small pc 46   55 layering John C. Campbell Folk School

Brasstown, NC United States

folkschool.org

1-800-365-5724

Dates

  • August 18, 2019 – August 24, 2019

This is a week-long class from August 18-23, 2019. 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 AMACO 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 texture and hand-building techniques will also be taught.
Contact the instructor with any questions about the class: Diana Faris, MFA (Amaco Education Dept). dfaris@amaco.com