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Introduction to the Pottery Wheel
Instructor: Marilee Schumann
Thursdays, August 6 – 27
RA Clay Studio
204 High Street, Chestertown
Cost: $115 Members, $145 Non-members
Registration Deadline: July 30, 2015
Award-winning sculptor, potter and educator, Marilee Schumann, will share a four week introduction to throwing on the wheel for beginner and intermediate potters. Focus will be on aesthetics, craftsmanship, and personal expression. Students should wear clothes that can get messy, bring a towel, a beverage, and a sense of humor. Register now!
Fees: Tuition includes your first 25 lbs of clay and bisque firing. There is an extra fee for subsequent glaze firings dependent on the size of your pieces. Beginning students will need a tool kit which is available for purchase at the first meeting for $25.
About the Instructor
Marilee Schumann has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture from the University of Maryland and taught ceramics at Washington College, Chestertown, where she did her undergraduate studies. Functional and decorative ceramic vessels with contemporary style and elegant glazes are a specialty, although her work encompasses cast metal, mixed media constructions and even rustic furniture. Marilee has exhibited widely, including at Artworks and RiverArts, and has received numerous awards for her art. Her current work and additional information can be found at: www.marileeschumannart.com and marileeschumann.blogspot.com.
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CANCELLATION POLICY: RiverArts reserves the right to cancel any class due to under-subscription. Full refunds will be issued in the event of cancellation.
REFUND POLICY: Students can request a refund if withdrawn by the registration deadline, less a 10% administrative fee.