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summer workshops in nyc

updated sun 4 apr 99


Ravitshy on fri 27 mar 98

The craft student league in NYC just published their summer program.
Richard Zakin, Sandi Pierantozzi, Neil Patterson, SangJoon Park, Yuji Yasui,
Keiko Ashida, Bill Gundling, Tom Folino.
For information call: 212-735-9731.

Frank Martin on thu 1 apr 99

About the Studios
The Y's air-conditioned studios are equipped with 22
electric potter's wheels, a gas reduction kiln and three
electric kilns.
Materials are included in tuition unless otherwise noted.
Students must supply their own tools, which may be purchased
from the Y for $15. Firing Charges: 4 cents per cubic inch
for two firings. All classes and workshops are held in rooms 325 and

For a brochure with complete descriptions of our art courses
and faculty biographies, or if you wish to visit our facility
prior to registering, please call (212) 415-5562.

Open Studio Time: Ceramics students may take open studio
time per course for independent work without instruction.
Participation is limited to students enrolled in ceramics classes.

Handbuilding and Wheel
An introduction to handbuilding with clay, the
potter's wheel and glazing techniques.
7 sessions: $190 TBA
Mon, 7-10 pm, May 24 AE0AC01-01
7 sessions: $190 Chikako Morioka
Tue, 7-10 pm, May 25 AE0AC01-02
7 sessions: $190 Frank Martin
Wed, 7-10 pm, May 26 AE0AC01-03
Thu, 10 am-1 pm, May 27 AE0AC01-04
7 sessions: $190 Anita Belew
Thu, 7-10 pm, May 27 AE0AC01-05

7 sessions: $190 Polly Martin
Mon, 10 am-1 pm, May 24 AE0AC02-01
7 sessions: $190 Stephen Rodriguez
Tue, 10 am-1 pm, May 25 AE0AC02-02

Handbuilding & Wheel
All Levels
7 sessions: $190 Chikako Morioka
Wed, 1:30-4:30 pm, May 26 AE0AC01-11
Wed, 7-10 pm, May 26 AE0AC01-12

7 sessions: $190 Stephen Rodriguez
Tue, 7-10 pm, May 25 AE0AC03-01

Handbuilding: Exploration in Clay
All Levels
7 sessions: $190 Polly Martin
Tue, 10 am-1 pm, May 25 AE0AC04-01

Visiting Artists

Consuming Culture: Pots for Food
Sylvie Granatelli
Take a closer look at how and why we design pots for the table. Working
with porcelain,
Sylvie uses the wheel to make pots that are reformatted or altered into
off-round shapes.
A wide rage of forms are demonstrated focusing on what foods will be
displayed and
which atmospheres achieved for the theater of dining. Slide
presentations included.
2 sessions:$160
Thu & Fri, May 27 & 28, 10 am - 4 pm
Sylvie Granatelli is a studio potter from Floyd, Virginia. She has
presented numerous
workshops including Penland, Arrowmont and Alfred University. Her work
is widely
exhibited and collected and is used in homes throughout the country.

The Potter's Dilemma
Henry Tanaka
Learn how evolve personal ideas toward creating more individualized
pots. Henry
demonstrates a variety of forms - cups, plates, chargers, bowls and
teapots. Open
discussions about art, teaching, learning and assessment provide
strategies and ideas for
developing more spirited pots.
2 sessions: $160
Thu & Fri, June 10 & 11, 10 am - 4 pm
Henry Tanaka is an instructor of ceramics and chair of the Humanities
Department at
Oakland Community College, in Auburn Hills, MI. He is an active studio
potter whose
work is widely exhibited and collected.

Wheel Thrown Tableware
Alec Karros
Develop skills with the potter's wheel to create pottery for use.
Explore various
approaches to functionality through demonstrations, discussions,
historical and
contemporary examples and personal experimentation. Experience throwing
on the
wheel required.
2 sessions: $160
Thu & Fri, June 17 & 18, 10 am - 4 pm
Alec Karros is an independent studio potter from Lebanon, New Jersey. He
is currently a
visiting associate professor at the University of the Arts in
Philadelphia. He has also
taught at the University of Colorado - Boulder and at SUNY Oswego.


SOFA NYC at the 92nd Street Y
The Y is pleased to collaborate with SOFA NYC to present workshops with
four of
America's most preeminent craft artists on Tuesday, May 18. All
workshops are $20.00
Paul Dresang 10 am - 12 noon AE0AC06-01
Bennet Bean 1:30 - 3:30 pm AE0AC06-02
Jewelry & Metalsmithing
Robin Quigley 10 am-12 noon AE0AJ08-01
Gary Griffin 1:30-3:30 AE0AJ08-02

Frank Martin on fri 2 apr 99

I'm very sorry but I didn't establish the place
of our Summer workshops and classes in the pervious list.

They will be held in:

New York City at the 92nd Street YM-YWHA
Art Department / Ceramics Department
1395 Lexington Ave. New York, New York 10128
Work - (212) 415-5565
Fax - (212) 415-5574

Thanks to all
Frank Martin