February 11, 2017: Mike Sievers, Skutt Kilns: Basic Kiln Operation, Maintenance and Repair
March 11, 2017: Deborah Bedwell, past president of NCECA and former Executive Director of Baltimore Clayworks will introduce and give a brief history of artists Kyle and Kelly Phelps‘ process. The Phelps will be onsite all day for a working session. Stop by any time to observe and ask questions. Free.
April 8, 2017: Studio potter Sunshine Cobb, a 2013 NCECA Emerging Artist, will be giving a visiting artist working session. She will offer insights into her studio practice throughout the day with an ongoing presentation. She is currently focusing on functional ware, exploring the richness of earthenware. Free.
May 13, 2017: Potter and educator Shumpei Yamaki , resident artist at Scattergood Friends School and Farm, will demonstrate his practice of traditional Japanese pottery techniques. Free.
June 10, 2017: Studio ceramic artist Justin Rothshank, founder of the Union Project in Pittsburgh, will offer a presentation throughout the day. His functional and decorative ceramic ware is featured in more than two dozen galleries and gift shops in the United States. Free.