Want to enhance the surface on your pottery? Need some tips and improvements to your throwing skills? This workshop is perfect for you! Susie Rubenstein will be demonstrating her throwing skills, giving you tips & tricks while discussing surface design. Susie will have some bisqued work so she can discuss glazing and demonstrate her design techniques as well as her green surface treatment. The second day of the workshop will include some greenware assembling from making the first day.
10:00 am to 5:00 pm (with one-hour lunch break)
Fee includes clay, glaze material, museum admission for the weekend, and continental breakfast for both days.
Susie Rubenstein was raised in New York and moved to California in 1970. Her introduction to clay was at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz, CA. She transferred to UC Santa Cruz earning a BA in Arts and Crafts and Their History, a ceramics intensive program, then joined the Santa Cruz Art Center and became studio assistant to Al Johnsen of Scott Creek Pottery. In 1983 Susie continued her education at Kansas City Art Institute, changed her major from ceramics to fiber, earning a BFA there and continued on to Cranbrook Academy of Art for an MFA. Work and travel led her back to ceramics. In 1997 teaching and home studio work became full time endeavors. Since then Susie has taught part time at Soka University, Saddleback College and for the Arts in Corrections program in the California State Prisons. From 2000-2002 she headed the ceramics and 3 dimensional design program at the Orange County High School of the Arts in Santa Ana and from 2002-2005 was the Lab Technician at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo. Since 2005 Susie Rubenstein has been the lead Professor and heads the Ceramics Program at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California. She maintains a studio at home in San Juan Capistrano.
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