2012 Master Artist Workshop – Dr. Clifton Pearson
Registration extended until October 31st!
The Dynamics of Value in Clay: Exploration of Mid-Range Clay Bodies, Demonstrations and Critiques
Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Friday, November 2, 2012 from 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 9:00-4:30 p.m.
Students will produce forms that challenge their knowledge and skills with light to dark clays fired in an oxidation atmosphere (electric kiln). Students will primarily handbuild with dark brown, brick red, medium brown, tan, and off white clays. Wheel thrown elements may be included by those who have that skill. Wheel techniques will not be taught. Clay construction processes will involve slabs, coils, modeling, lamination, slip decoration, and combinations of these techniques. Form and texture will be explored. Works may be sculptural, functional, or a combination. Finished pieces will be single-fired to cone 5/6. Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Three-Day Workshop fee is $280 members/$295 non-members. A confirmation letter and supply list (Supplies to bring: apron, large towel. Museum will provide clay and other materials/tools for the workshop.) will be sent upon receipt of workshop registration fee payment. Pre-registration is required. Register online, call 256-535-4350 ext. 222 or download the registration form here CPearsonWSFlyerFall2012. Space is limited to 10 students, so register online or call NOW. Registration Deadline: October 25, 2012. This workshop is filled on a first-come, first-served basis! Workshop will be held in the Museum Academy classrooms at the Huntsville Museum of Art at Big Spring International Park.
Dr. Clifton Pearson – Huntsville, Alabama – Dr. Pearson completed twenty-seven years of service on the faculty of Alabama A&M University as Professor of Art, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts and Artists in Residence. He has also held faculty positions at Lincoln University, Stillman College and was Chair and Professor of Art at the University of Montevallo. Dr. Pearson’s work is represented in the collections of the Huntsville Museum of Art, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Mobile Museum of Art, Federal Reserve Bank of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama State Council on the Arts, Illinois State Museum of Art (IL), and Columbus Museum of Art (GA). His ceramic and glass works have been exhibited throughout the southeast and midwest United States as well as Europe.
Please note: A $15 fee will be charged for canceling registration; the balance will be refunded. However, there will be no refunds given for cancellations after October 25, 2012. The Museum reserves the right to cancel classes which do not meet minimum enrollment requirements. This minimum enrollment is determined on an individual class basis. In case of cancellation by the Museum, the advance payment will be refunded to you. The Huntsville Museum of Art assumes no liability for non-refundable airline tickets that cannot be used due to any classes or workshops being cancelled or schedule changes.
For on-line class registration for more than one student, please submit a class registration form for each student separately.