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Continuing Clay

Tuesday morning course overview with Cathy Franzi.

These are our most self-directed courses. They are for people with some clay knowledge and skills who are seeking expert guidance from our experienced teachers.

This class also provides supported teaching for people with disabilities.


21 July


This class over a 9 week term 


9.30am to 12.30


Workshop 2 


Max 8 students




Mark Saunders Technical Manager


This Term Three class is held on Tuesday mornings from 9.30pm to 12.30pm for nine weeks.
Starts Tuesday 21 July and finishes on Tuesday 15 September 2020.

For this course you will need:

Your toolkit, batts if you have them, an apron, an old towel, a microfibre cloth or handtowel, a sponge and a notebook/art journal or your ideas. Clay and tool are available for purchase during class or at the shop.

Course information

Continuing Clay classes are perfect for people who have some clay skills and are developing their own style and studio practice. Bring along your ideas and our talented teachers will be able to help you bring them to life. This class offers extra support for people with disabilities. All our Continuing Clay teachers are experienced potters and are skilled at teaching both wheelthrowing and handbuilding techniques. Teachers may focus on a particular theme or technique for the term that reflects the interests of students in the class

About the artist

Dr Cathy Franzi is a full-time ceramic artist and was awarded a Doctorate of Visual Arts (Ceramics) from the Australian National University School of Art in 2015. Through her ceramic practice she explores ways to represent Australian flora and the environments they inhabit.
Cathy brings a depth and breadth of ceramic experience to her teaching. She has worked with potters in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand, been a production thrower for large potteries, and participated in conferences and workshops in most ceramic genres. Her aim is to share her fascination with the wealth of cultural and historical ideas that ceramics contain.
Cathy Franzi’s work is held in public collections, including Canberra Museum and Gallery, Parliament House Art Collection and Manly Art Gallery and Museum. In 2013, a work from her solo exhibition ‘Painting the Hills of Canberra’ was included in the Canberra Centenary Time Capsule. She has been the recipient of a number of awards and undertaken many artist residencies.

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Morning with Cathy Franzi.

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