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All classes are open for enrollment unless otherwise noted.

Wood Firing

Instructor: Mendocino Art Center Ceramics Staff
WOOD FIRE WORKSHOP
February 19–24, 2019

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Tommy Garrison

Instructor: Tommy Garrison
MOLTEN GLASS:
THE BASICS OF FLAME WORKING WITH BOROSILICATE

March 2–3, 2019

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Ian Hazard-Bill

Instructor: Ian Hazard-Bill
ADULT CERAMICS:
BUILDING, THROWING, FIRING

March 4 – April 24, 2019
(Mondays for eight weeks, 10:00am–12:00pm, plus independent study Wednesdays, 10:00am–12:00pm)

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Steven Colby

Instructor: Steven Colby
ADULT CERAMICS:
BUILDING, THROWING, FIRING

March 4 – April 24, 2019
(Mondays for eight weeks, 6:00pm–8:00pm, plus independent study Wednesdays, 6:00pm–8:00pm)

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Karina Mago

Instructor: Karin Mago
YOUTH ARTS:
AFTER SCHOOL CERAMICS

March 6–April 24, 2019
(Wednesdays for eight weeks, 2:45pm–4:45pm)

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Soda Firing

Instructor: Mendocino Art Center Ceramics Staff
SODA FIRE WORKSHOP
March 7–10, 2019

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Karina Mago

Instructor: Karina Mago
FINDING MEANING IN SPACE
March 13–17, 2019

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Tommy Garrison

Instructor: Tommy Garrison
GLASS BLOWING ON THE TORCH
March 23–24, 2019

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Ian Hazard-Bill

Instructor: Ian Hazard-Bill
STRETCHING THE LIMITS OF SOFT SLAB CONSTRUCTION
April 5–7, 2019

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Lauren Stanford

Instructor: Lauren Stanford
SOLID CREATURES: A CERAMIC ANIMAL SCULPTING WORKSHOP
April 12–14, 2019

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Tommy Garrison

Instructor: Tommy Garrison
GLASS BLOWING ON THE TORCH
April 13–14, 2019

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Maxwell Mustardo

Instructor: Maxwell Mustardo
MATERIALITY & MIMESIS: SCULPTING IN CLAY
April 19–21, 2019

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Cliff Glover

Instructor: Cliff Glover,
accompanied by Gerow Reece

AN IMMERSION OF TEA
May 1–5, 2019

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Karina Mago

Instructor: Karina Mago
A RAPID FIRE APPROACH TO PRINT ON CLAY
May 8–12, 2019

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Tommy Garrison

Instructor: Tommy Garrison
MOLTEN GLASS: THE BASICS OF FLAME WORKING WITH BOROSILICATE
May 11–12, 2019

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Alison Ye

Instructor: Alison Ye
MIXED MEDIA PAINTING ON CERAMICS: LIGHT AND SHADOW
May 18–19, 2019

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Susannah Israel

Instructor: Susannah Israel
SOURCES & SYNTHESIS
May 23–26, 2019

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Craig M. Black

Instructor: Craig M. Black
SCULPTURE'S A BEACH
June 7–9, 2019

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Rocky Lewycky

Instructor: Rocky Lewycky
ALTERNATIVE BUILDING AND FINISHES: STRETCHING THE CREATIVE PROCESS
June 17–23, 2019

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Wood-Fire Workshop

Instructor: Mendocino Art Center Ceramics Staff
WOOD-FIRE WORKSHOP
June 25–30, 2019

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Lynnette Hesser

Instructors: Steve Loucks
and Lynnette Hesser

COMPLEX SECTIONAL VESSELS
June 28–30, 2019

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Brian Ransom

Instructor: Brian Ransom
CREATING SOUNDS WITH CLAY
July 1–7, 2019

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Ian Hazard-Bill

Instructor: Ian Hazard-Bill
ATMOSPHERE:
SODA AND SALT FIRING

July 11–14, 2019

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Ron Ortman

Instructor: Ron Ortman
CREATING A MOSAIC
July 17–20, 2019

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Michelle

Instructor: Michelle Gregor
AN IMPROVISATIONAL APPROACH THROUGH FORM AND SURFACE
July 22–26, 2019

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Wesley Wright

Instructor: Wesley Wright
ANIMAL PORTRAIT SCULPTING
July 27–28, 2019

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Annakatrin Kraus

Instructor: Annakatrin Kraus
THE TOWER OF BABEL:
STRUCTURAL CERAMIC SCULPTURE

July 30–August 3, 2019

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Gregory Byard

Instructor: Gregory Byard
EXPRESSIVE PLATTERS
August 5–6, 2019

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Malia Landis

Instructor: Malia Landis
PORCELAIN PAPERCLAY FLOWERS
August 10–11, 2019

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Vince Pitelka

Instructor: Vince Pitelka
HANDBUILDING:
TRICKS OF THE TRADE

August 19–23, 2019

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Ian Hazard-Bill

Instructor: Ian Hazard-Bill
THROWING OUT OF THE ROUND: ADVANCED THROWING TECHNIQUES
August 30–September 1, 2019

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Japanese Wood Firing with Masumi Narita
at the Mendocino Art Center

Master ceramicist, Masumi Narita, instructs a class on Japanese Wood Firing Techniques at the Mendocino Art Center. During the week long course, Narita gave many lessons including demos on glazing, throwing, trimming, in addition to sharing his wealth of firing wisdom.

See more of Narita's class on YouTube...

Japanese Pottery Throwing Demonstration

Japanese Prayer Chant

Glazing Demonstration

Blacksmiths make Hikidashi Hook Tool for Narita

Watch Narita perform Hikidashi (Japanese for "drawer" or "drawing out"), the art of removing a hot pot from a hot kiln.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Artists in Residence Program

Ceramics Instructors
Black, Craig M.
Byard, Gregory
Colby, Steven – Adult Ceramics
Garrison, Tommy – March 2-3
Garrison, Tommy – Mar. 23-24
Garrison, Tommy – April 13-14
Garrison, Tommy – May 11-12
Glover, Cliff
Gregor, Michelle
Hazard-Bill, Ian – April
Hazard-Bill, Ian – July
Hazard-Bill, Ian – August
Hazard-Bill, Ian –
   Adult Ceramics

Hesser, Lynnette
Israel, Susannah
Kraus, Annakatrin
Landis, Malia
Lewycky, Rocky
Loucks, Steve
Mago, Karina – March 13-17
Mago, Karina – May 8-12
Mago, Karina – Youth Ceramics
Mustardo, Maxwell
Ortman, Ron
Pitelka, Vince
Ransom, Brian
Stanford, Lauren
Wright, Wesley
Ye, Alison

Membership Discounts
It pays to be a Mendocino Art Center member! Current MAC members may take 10% off each class registration.

Online Registration
You should receive a written confirmation by mail within 10 days.

Refunds and Cancellations
Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, unless otherwise specified for certain classes, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.

Registration Fee
There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current members do not pay a registration fee.

Enrollment Policies
• Classes cannot be prorated.

• Class tuition is due in full at the time of registration.

• Classes may be open to students under the age of 18 with prior approval.