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News and Upcoming Events

2023 Event Schedule 

Tempe Festival of the Arts 

Tempe, AZ

3/31-4/2

Denver Arts Festival 

Denver, CO

5/27-5/28

Breckenridge Arts Festival 

Breckenridge, CO

7/6-7/8

Cheesman Park Arts Festival

Denver, CO

7/22-/723

Crested Butte Arts Festival 

Crested Butte, CO

8/4-8/6

Ridgway Rendezvous 

Ridgway, CO

8/12-8/13

Rio Grande Balloon Fiesta 

Albuquerque, NM

10/6-10/8

    2023 Workshops & Classes

Gunnison Arts Center 

 

Simply Sweets

Wednesdays, January 4th-January 25th 6:00 – 9:00 pm. 

Pillow Hearts

Saturday February 4th 

Session 1- 1:00-3:30 (Kids 6+)

Session 2- 4:00-6:30 (Adults)

Bunny Bowls and Planters 

Saturday March 25th

Session 1- 10:00-12:30  (Kids 6+)

Session 2- 1:00- 3:30 (Adults)

Teapot Wheel Throwing Intensive

Tuesdays 6:00-9:00 

April 4th - April 18th 

Bud Vases and Wall Sconces 

Tuesday May 16th 6:00-9:00

Crested Butte Clay Studio

Winter/Spring Kids 10+ Thursday Handbuilding & Sculpture

Thursdays 4-6pm

Session 1 (3 weeks): Jan 12, 19, 26 $100

Project: Mad Hatter Teaset

Session 2 (8 weeks): Feb 2, 9, 16 March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 $275

Sculptures (Robots, Animals, Creatures), Sets of bowls and exploring Textures

Session 3: (4 Weeks) May 4, 11, 18, 25 $135

Project: Garden Art: mini totem poles, bird/fairy houses, flowers

Winter/Spring Thursday Afternoon Adult Handbuilding & Sculpture

THURSDAYS 1-3:30pm

Session 1 (3 weeks) Jan 12, 19, 26 - Butter Dishes

Session 2 (8 weeks) Feb 2, 9, 16 March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Form and Surface Explore nesting sets, textures, surface decorations and more.

Session 3 (7 weeks) April 6, 13, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 - Garden Art Totem Poles, Birds, Flowers etc.

Each session has a different theme and focus. Students will create a collection of functional and sculptural pieces by exploring a variety of hand building, texturing and surface design techniques. In this course we will create open and closed forms and vessels by using slab, coil and pinch construction. Projects include but are not limited to, the handled vessel- organic pod forms- vases and flower bricks. The wheel will be used for some projects as well, as an option.

Wonderland Clayworks

 

Creating in Clay- Kids Drop Off

Saturday 3/4 1:00-3:00

Playful Penguins 

Saturday 3/11 1:00-3:00

Lucky Leprechauns 

Lucky Charms! 

Creating a Whimsical Set of Wine Markers 

Saturday 3/11 5:00-7:30

Adult Workshop

 

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