About the Workshop
Birdie Boone will inspire and share her practical techniques for making lightweight, graceful pots with thin slabs, as well as her testing process for glaze color exploration. Birdie will share her tricks and tips plus her theory of design and approach to colours as well as development of glazes. If your goal is creating refined hand-built pots this is a workshop not to be missed.
Birdie Boone is a maker of contemporary tableware and a researcher of the domestic realm especially of social tendencies and their effects on personal identity with regard to food and modern lifestyle. She received her BA in Fine Arts fromThe College of William and Mary in Virginia in 1994 and her MFA in Artisanry/Ceramics from theUniversity of Massachusetts, Dartmouthin 2005. Birdie was a long-term resident artist at The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana, from 2007 to 2009. She has extensive teaching experience at Emory & Henry College (VA), Penland (NC), Arrowmont (TN), Haystack (ME), Pocosin Arts (NC), Idyllwild Arts (CA), and Anderson Ranch (CO).
For more about Birdie, please visit her website: http://www.birdiebooneceramics.com