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Create Your Own Pottery – One Time Pottery Wheel Workshop

August 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 18, 2017

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 20, 2017

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 19, 2017

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 20, 2017

This two visit workshop is perfect for anyone who wants to experience the basics of throwing clay on a pottery wheel or who has experience and cannot commit to a class. This is a fun 2 hour long class of guided instructions to help you create up to four of your own functional pieces of pottery.  This class can hold up to six people.

  • Snacks welcome.

  • Must be 21+ for BYOB.

  • You have the option to come back a second time to glaze your piece ( the second visit will be at least one week later)

  • Most work will be ready for pick up three weeks later. Pieces can be picked up Wednesday nights during Lowell Makes Open House from 6-9PM.  You can also contact the instructor to set up an alternative time if that does not work. Your art will be held no longer than one month after the work is finished.

  • Must be over the age of eight

Your ticket includes both visits, all directions, materials, and kiln firing fees

Prerequisites: None

Max students: 6

Lowell Makes Members are entitled to a 20% discount after the costs of materials.

Instructor Bio:

Chelsi Hanley grew up in Lowell Massachusetts. She attended Lowell High School from 2004- 2008, where she grew a fast connection and love for ceramics.  She carried this love to college where she pursued a degree in Fine Arts.  Chelsi attended the University of Massachusetts in Lowell from 2008 to 2013.  Here she primarily concentrated in dark room photography, sculpture, and ceramics.  Part of the reason she acquired the liking for these three mediums is the hands on connection she can make with the material.  Chelsi was the art teacher at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell where she helped youth gain inspiration for their art and life; between 2011 and 2014.  Chelsi was the manager of the Ceramic Studio, Indigo Fire, in Belmont, Massachusetts. Chelsi continued her education after college at MudFlat in Somerville, Massachusetts, where she took classes and an independent study. Currently she is growing her pottery collection and is the owner of The Pottery Mill, located inside Lowell Makes.

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August 5, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Lowell Makes [Downstairs]
47 Lee Street
Lowell, MA 01852 United States