Ceramics: Porcelain – Color & Light
Friday, July 19, 2013 – 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 2013 – 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
This class will be a serious exploration of fascinating, fun and easily accessible techniques in colored, translucent porcelain. We will address colored porcelain in its many manifestations; sculpture, pottery (neriagi or agateware), translucent lighting and jewelry. Straightforward techniques open the door to limitless forms of self-expression. The class will be divided between demonstration and some hands-on experience. Some materials included (clay, stains & firing). Skill Level: All.
Curt Benzle has developed and used colored, translucent porcelain for forty years. His signature artworks are translucent, sculptural vessels and architectural lighting. They are represented in major museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art/NYC, Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Seto (Japan) Cultural Center and Taipei (Taiwan) County Yingge Ceramics Museum. Curt has received Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ohio Arts Council. He is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of Dimensional Studies at the Columbus College of Art and Design (Columbus, OH). Curt is a former Trustee of the American Craft Council and past Board President and Executive Director Ohio Designer Craftsmen. For more information, visit www.benzleporcelain.com. Click Here for Supply List.
Workshop Fee is $175 members/$185 non-members. A confirmation letter and supply list will be sent upon receipt of workshop registration fee payment. Pre-registration is required. Register online below, call 256-535-4350 ext. 222 or download the registration form here Curt Benzle Master Artist Workshop Registration Form 2013 (for mail in only). Space is limited to 10 students, so register online or call NOW. Registration Deadline: July 12, 2013. 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.
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 July 12, 2013. 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.