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updated tue 30 sep 97


Frank Martin on fri 12 sep 97


Raku Workshop
Frank Martin/Polly Ann Martin
For students with handbuilding or wheel experience. Techniques and forms that
relate to the smoky heavily reduced glaze effects produced by raku firing is
the focus of this course. The actual raku firing is held at the C.W. Post
Campus in Roslyn, NY. Transportation not included. Glaze, gloves and tongs
are provided. Number of bisque pots will be limited per person. Enrollment is
limited to 10.
At the Y: Three Fridays, 10 am-1 pm, Oct. 31, Nov. 7 & 14
At C.W. Post: Friday (all day), Nov. 21
$200 AE0CW10-01

Raw Glazing-Single Firing
Jane Herold
Most potters love wet clay, raw glazing and slip decorating. This workshop
lets you complete your pots while they remain leatherhard, alive, responsive
and a joy to handle. Jane Herold will share a way of working that encourages
engagement, spontaneity and wholeness in both potter and pots.
Two Days: $165, Dec. 4 & 5
Thu & Fri, 10 am-4 pm, AE0CW


Functional Stoneware in the 90's: Single Firing
Steven Hill
In this hands-on workshop, Steven Hill will throw and alter pots, demonstrate
slip-trailing and use the extruder, while communicating his enthusiasm for
single firing and functional stoneware. You'll explore thrown forms paying
particular attention to details such as rims, feet, lids, spouts and handles
and glaze raw pots by pouring, dripping and spraying. Discussions cover
philosophy, design, technique and the business of making a living in clay.
6 days: $325
Sun-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm, Jan. 25-30 AE0AR0 -01

Art Center

Robert Gilson, Director
Dahn Hiuni, Assistant Director
Kathy Treviqo, Assistant

The Art Center, on the 3rd floor of the 91st Street Building, offers a wide
variety of courses in
fine arts, ceramics and jewelry for children, teens and adults. Classes are
taught by professional
artists, who provide individual instruction in small group settings. All
levels, from hobbyists to
accomplished artists, will find their imaginations challenged as they develop
new skills or
perfect old ones. Prospective students are welcome to visit the facility
prior to registration.
Please call (212) 415-5562 for an appointment or 996-1100 to register, or
call the
ceramics deparment at 415-5565 ask for Polly Ann or Frank Martin for more

Art Center instruction stresses the development of technical skills, as well
as proficiency with
materials, while providing insight into historical and contemporary
perspectives in art.
7 Basic or Basic/Intermediate focus on the fundamentals of the medium.
7 Intermediate/Advanced level courses are designed for students who have had
at least a
semester's instruction in the specific medium. Intermediate/Advanced
instruction focuses
on developing a personal art-making vocabulary.
7 Individual and group critiques in all classes provide a supportive
atmosphere in which to
discuss works in progress.

Supply lists are provided upon registration unless otherwise noted.
Department calendar
available upon registration.