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Summer 2023: Kids Clay, with Maddie Salapow, for kids ages 8 - 13, Saturdays 10:00am

Students will make a variety of fun projects that may include toad or fairy houses, pots they can use, and creature sculptures.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This class is for exploring many of the ways pots and sculptures have been made for the last 30,000 years! Modeling, coiling, pinching and construction methods will be used to create a variety of interesting forms. Underglazes and food safe glazes will be used for decoration.
Materials Included: Clay and hand building tools are provided along with glazes and firings for up to 10 pots for each student.
Requirements: Interest, patience, and a sense of humor are helpful
Instructor: Maddie Salapow
Instructor Bio: Maddie Salapow is a fine artist and art teacher who grew up in Pittsburgh, PA. She graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2018 with a BFA in Printmaking and a concentration in Illustration. In 2019, she earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching from the same school. She is a certified K-12 art teacher in Virginia and currently teaches elementary art in Albermarle County. Maddie has also been working on her personal art practice as an incubator artist at Charlottesville's McGuffey Art Center. Her personal work combines her love of illustrative storytelling, printmaking, and ceramics.
The class fee includes all the materials and tools needed and all the bisque and glaze firings for up to 12 pieces each

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.