Deadline to Register: March 19th at 5:00pm
Title: Ceramics: “Luminary”
Description: Come create a one-of-a-kind decorative work of art. Through guided instruction, you will create a ceramic luminary using slab method. Students will carve desired designs into surface to create a functional original work of art that will last a lifetime.
Please note: During a second session (April 10th, 1:00-3:00 pm) after the pieces are bisque fired, you will apply a glaze of your choice. The finished pieces will be ready for pick-up within one week of glazing.
*There are many variables during the drying and firing process and pieces can crack or even explode. While we make every effort to ensure your work will be a success, these variables make it impossible to guarantee your work will survive, but thus is the life of a potter.
Instructor: Jessica Johnson “I am a Wife, Mother, Artist, Educator and Athlete. I have a one-and-a-half-year-old who helps me see the world anew. I am married to an artist, who is also a high school art educator. I am an active member of the Alabama Women’s Caucus for the Arts and have had my work exhibited around the South. I am Captain of the Dixie Derby Girls, Huntsville’s Flat Track Roller Derby Team. Regarding teaching, I have been an educator with Huntsville City School since 2011. I have taught the following courses over the years: Art I, Drawing I/II, Photo I/II, Painting I/II, AP Studio Art 2-D design, AP Drawing, Ceramic I/II, Magnet II and Magnet IV. I currently teach Ceramic I and Ceramic II and have been doing so for a few years now. During my undergraduate and graduate degree at UAB I completed a concentration in Ceramics, Painting and Photography. I love art and sharing the knowledge I have acquired over the years. Advocating for the arts and helping other grow their appreciation for the art is a life long passion of mine.”
Supplies and Attire: All materials and supplies will be provided. Students should wear close-toed shoes.
Time: Saturday, March 26th (9:00am-1:00pm) and Sunday, April 10th (1:00pm-3:00pm)
Supply Fee: $20.00
Important Information: Registering for a workshop indicates that the student is 19 years or older and understands that photographs/video may be taken during the event and their image may be used on Burritt on the Mountain’s website and social media outlets or other promotional materials. Registration also indicates that the student releases Burritt on the Mountain and the City of Huntsville, all their directors, employees, volunteers, and any persons associated with Burritt on the Mountain, from any liability for any bodily injury and/or property damage suffered by the attendee as a result of actives during the educational program.
Cancellation Policy: Our workshops take a great deal of advance planning and purchasing of supplies. Students that cancel 14 days or more prior to the date of the class will be eligible for a refund, minus a $20.00 cancellation fee. If a student cancels 14 days or less prior to the date of the class, no refund can be issued.