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Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Monday evening 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.

Some classes also provide supported teaching for people with disabilities.

START DATE

Monday
20 July 2020

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term 

TIME

6.30 to 9.30

where

Workshops 1 

CLASS SIZE

Max 12 students

PRICE

$355

Adult

Mark Saunders Technical Manager

WEEKLY

This Term Three class is held on Monday evenings from 6.00pm to 9.00pm for nine weeks.
Starts Monday 20 July and finishes on Tuesday 14 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. Some continuing classes offer 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.

Not a CPS member?

Membership gives you many benefits at low yearly prices.

Please read our HOW OUR BOOKING SYSTEM WORKS and Cancellation policy before booking this class.

Please watch our video on Being COVIDsafe at Canberra Potters before attending class. 

Continuing Clay Monday

Evening course

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Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

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.

START DATE

Tuesday
21 July

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term 

TIME

9.30am to 12.30

where

Workshop 2 

CLASS SIZE

Max 8 students

PRICE

$355

Adult

Mark Saunders Technical Manager

WEEKLY

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.

Not a CPS member?

Membership gives you many benefits at low yearly prices.

Please read our HOW OUR BOOKING SYSTEM WORKS and Cancellation policy before booking this class.

Please watch our video on Being COVIDsafe at Canberra Potters before attending class. 

Continuing Clay Tuesday Workshop Two (1)

Morning with Cathy Franzi.

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Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Tuesday morning course overview with Chris Harford.

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.

Some classes also provide supported teaching for people with disabilities.

START DATE

Tuesday
21 July 2020

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term 

TIME

9.30am-12.30pm

where

Workshop 1

CLASS SIZE

Max 12 students

PRICE

$355

Adult

Mark Saunders Technical Manager

WEEKLY

This Term Three class is held on Tuesday mornings from 6.00pm to 9.00pm 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. Some continuing classes offer 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

Chris Harford is a full-time ceramic artist, known for his refined tableware and teapots, and has been a professional potter for nearly 35 years. High-fired stoneware and porcelain functional work has always been a major focus of his practice. Currently he designs and makes contemporary tableware for a number of prestigious Canberra restaurants, dinner sets for private clients, commissions and pieces for exhibition.
Harford established Spinning Gum Pottery in Canberra in 1996 and took a part-time position at the Canberra Potters Society as Workshop Manager, a position he held until 2017.  He now works from a studio at home and continues to teach and run workshops both in Canberra and interstate.
A range of techniques are used to explore his design ideas with the majority of the work being hand thrown on the wheel. The ware is high-fired to 1300C in either gas or electric kilns. Traditional glazes such as Tenmoku, Chun and Celadon are often a feature of his work, however he continues to add to his palette through continual exploration.  

Not a CPS member?

Membership gives you many benefits at low yearly prices.

Please read our HOW OUR BOOKING SYSTEM WORKS and Cancellation policy before booking this class.

Please watch our video on Being COVIDsafe at Canberra Potters before attending class. 

Continuing Clay Tuesday Workshop One

Mornings with Chris Harford.

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Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Tuesday evening 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.

Some classes also provide supported teaching for people with disabilities.

START DATE

Tuesday
21 July 2020

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term 

TIME

6.00 to 9.00pm

where

Workshop 2 

CLASS SIZE

Max 8 students

PRICE

$355

Adult

Mark Saunders Technical Manager

WEEKLY

This Term Three class is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.00pm to 9.00pm 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. Some continuing classes offer 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.

Not a CPS member?

Membership gives you many benefits at low yearly prices.

Please read our HOW OUR BOOKING SYSTEM WORKS and Cancellation policy before booking this class.

Please watch our video on Being COVIDsafe at Canberra Potters before attending class. 

Continuing Clay Tuesday Evening 7pm

Evening with Cathy Franzi.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

We produce a monthly newsletter that has information that may not be on this website. Subscribe free of charge.

Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Wednesday morning course overview with Chris Harford.

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.

Some classes also provide supported teaching for people with disabilities.

START DATE

Wednesday
22 July

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term 

TIME

9.30am to 12.30pm

where

Workshop 1 

CLASS SIZE

Max 12 students

PRICE

$355

Adult

Mark Saunders Technical Manager

WEEKLY

This Term Three class is held on Wednesday mornings from 9.30pm to 12.30pm for nine weeks.
Starts Wednesday 22 July and finishes on Wednesday 16 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. Some continuing classes offer 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

Chris Harford is a full-time ceramic artist, known for his refined tableware and teapots, and has been a professional potter for nearly 35 years. High-fired stoneware and porcelain functional work has always been a major focus of his practice. Currently he designs and makes contemporary tableware for a number of prestigious Canberra restaurants, dinner sets for private clients, commissions and pieces for exhibition.
Harford established Spinning Gum Pottery in Canberra in 1996 and took a part-time position at the Canberra Potters Society as Workshop Manager, a position he held until 2017.  He now works from a studio at home and continues to teach and run workshops both in Canberra and interstate.
A range of techniques are used to explore his design ideas with the majority of the work being hand thrown on the wheel. The ware is high-fired to 1300C in either gas or electric kilns. Traditional glazes such as Tenmoku, Chun and Celadon are often a feature of his work, however he continues to add to his palette through continual exploration.  

Not a CPS member?

Membership gives you many benefits at low yearly prices.

Please read our HOW OUR BOOKING SYSTEM WORKS and Cancellation policy before booking this class.

Please watch our video on Being COVIDsafe at Canberra Potters before attending class. 

Continuing Clay Wednesday

Mornings with Chris Harford.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

We produce a monthly newsletter that has information that may not be on this website. Subscribe free of charge.

Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800