Workshops & Classes

2021

In person workshops for the year are in the bag! Many thanks to Richard Burkett of San Diego for kicking off our return to in person activities with a soda fire workshop November 5-13.

2022

Workshops

The 2022 workshop season is nearly upon us. Workshop dates are listed below (more details coming soon):

If you have a suggestion for a workshop, or are interested in teaching, we’re always happy to hear from artists. Email us at studio@amoca.org to start the conversation!

March 26–27: Demonstration with Peter Callas (New Jersey)

Join us for a two day demonstration with hands-on elements led by the renowned wood-fire artist. More details to come.

June 19: Demonstration with Shiyuan Xu (Chicago / Hangzhou, China)

Xu will come to AMOCA for a one-day workshop following a weeklong residency at Idyllwild Arts Academy. Presented in partnership with the Hot Clay program at Idyllwild Arts.

September 17–18: TBA

November 12–13: TBA

Classes

Classes encourage development of ceramic skills over a six week period. Classes, which are limited in size to ten students, meet once a week with an instructor for 2.5 hours (15 hours of total instructor time).

Winter Session: January 17February 21

  • Beginning Wheel Throwing with Colby Charpentier (Saturday Afternoons)
  • Beginning Wheel Throwing with Mark Muscarello (Saturday Mornings)
  • Intermediate Wheel Throwing, instructor TBA (Wednesday Evenings)

Spring Session: April 11May 21

  • Beginning Wheel Throwing (Saturday Afternoons)
  • Beginning Wheel Throwing (Saturday Mornings)
  • Intermediate Wheel Throwing (Wednesday Evenings)

Summer Session: July 11August 20

  • Beginning Wheel Throwing (Saturday Afternoons)
  • Beginning Wheel Throwing (Saturday Mornings)
  • Intermediate Wheel Throwing (Wednesday Evenings)

Fall Session: September 26November 5

  • Beginning Wheel Throwing (Saturday Afternoons)
  • Beginning Wheel Throwing (Saturday Mornings)
  • Intermediate Wheel Throwing (Wednesday Evenings)

If you have a suggestion for a class, or are interested in teaching, send us an email at studio@amoca.org – we’d love to hear from you!

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