FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association

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The Ontario Clay and Glass Association

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Winter Workshop 2019
Birdie Boone   
  
March 23-24, 2019 at Sheridan College              


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. 

About Birdie

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


Workshop Location:

Ceramics Studio at Sheridan College, Trafalgar Road Campus, 1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville, ON
SCAET Building, R235. Best parking in Lot 1

Download map: Trafalgar_Campus_Map.pdf

FUSION is a registered charitable, not-for-profit organization. © 1999-2019 FUSION Ontario Clay and Glass Association. Charitable Registration Number: 122093826 RR0001 All Rights Reserved. Terms and Conditions

FUSION gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation, and the Ontario Arts Council. The Ontario Arts Council is an agency of the Government of Ontario. 


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