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workshops for credit; upcoming workshops at hood college

updated thu 17 may 01


Morris, Marlene F. on wed 16 may 01

Hood college in Frederick, Maryland, has just approved graduate and/or
teacher certification credit for workshops taken through its Ceramics
Department. One credit will be given for a 2-day workshop and 3 credits
will be given for a 36-hour (and above) workshop.

MICKI SCHLOESSINGK will be giving a workshop, "Salt in a Wood-fired Kiln."
June 1 - 3 & June 8 - 10, 2001
Kiln Site and Ceramics Studio, Room 2, Tatem Arts Center
Tuition: $280

Micki Schloessingk has been firing wood/salt for 30 years. She will present
two-part wood/salt workshop over two weekends. Participants will bring work
be fired and learn the intricacies of salting a wood firing. The following
Micki will demonstrate her throwing and finishing techniques, present her
work in
an exhibition and slide lecture, and unload and analyze the results of the
Join us to learn this complex process. To earn three college credits contact
the Hood College
Registrar at 301-607-6549.

Demonstration Workshop & Lecture
June 8, 2001 7 - 9 p.m. & June 9 - 10, 2001 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuition: $125

Lecture & Reception Only
June 8, 2001
7 - 9 p.m.
Price Auditorium, Tatem Arts Center
Price: $5

Also coming up is Joyce Michaud's Intensive Throwing Workshop:
May 22 - June 1, 2000
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuition: $595
ARTS 316 Special Topics: Throwing on the Potters Wheel

Four workshops packed into nine days! After four days of intensive throwing,
will trim, bisque fire, ansd glaze successful work and fire all of the work
in the gas
kiln. Learn concepts crucial to structural strength, build skills, refine
and increase efficiency in throwing, trimming and glazing. Learn procedures
facilitate consistent results within your studio. We will finish with
instruction in firing theory. To earn three college credits contact the Hood
Registrar at 301-607-6549.

For a map and driving directions for the workshops, click on this link:

Come, learn, and enjoy!