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2016 One-Day Demonstration Workshops lineback to workshops

A Day with Josh DeWeese
April 2, 2016

The workshop will focus on the art of pottery and will present techniques for throwing and constructing a variety of forms, including cups, spouted forms and baskets. Material choices and firing techniques will be discussed, as well as a broad range of ideas about historical and contemporary ceramics.

 

 

Josh DeWeese

 

Josh DeWeese is a ceramic artist and educator. He is an Assistant Professor of Art teaching ceramics at Montana State University in Bozeman, where he lives with his wife, Rosalie Wynkoop. DeWeese served as Resident Director of the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana, from 1992–2006. He holds an MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, and a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute. DeWeese has exhibited and taught workshops internationally and his work is included in numerous public and private collections.

A Day with Sue Tirrell
May 21, 2016

Tuition $75
Maximum enrollment 40
Open to artists of all levels

Sue Tirrell will discuss functional forms common of her work and how she relates her surface designs to these different shapes. Demonstrations will include the making of plates and her decoration process—from basic drawing to layering of underglazes to intricate sgraffito carving.

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Sue Tirrell

 

Born and raised in Red Lodge, Montana, Sue Tirrell received a BFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 1997. She served as Education Director for the Custer County Art & Heritage Center in Miles City, Montana, from 1998–2005, where she implemented arts education outreach to rural schools and communities. She has been a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation, California State University in Chico, and the Custer County Art & Heritage Center in Miles City. Tirrell’s work has been included in regional and national juried and invitational exhibitions and museums. She currently maintains her studio in rural Montana near Livingston.

A Day with Steven Young Lee
October 15, 2016

Tuition $75
Maximum enrollment 40
Open to artists of all levels

In this one-day demo-only workshop, Steven Young Lee will demonstrate the two main components of his work: throwing on the wheel and the inlay technique of Sanggam. Lee will throw forms ranging from his smaller work like cups to larger deconstructed vases. Students will learn about his unique take on the traditional Korean inlay technique of Sanggam.

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Steven Young Lee
 

Steven Young Lee has been the Resident Artist Director of the Archie Bray Foundation since 2006. He received his MFA in ceramics from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 2004 and his BFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 1998.

Steve has lectured and taught extensively in North America and Asia and in 2004–2005 lived and worked in China while on a cultural and educational exchange. In 2005–2006, he was a visiting professor at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver, British Columbia. Lee exhibits his work both nationally and internationally and has juried/curated many exhibitions throughout the country. His work can be found in many collections, including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art in Sedalia, Missouri, and the Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul, Korea. Originally from Chicago, he lives in Helena with his wife, Lisa, and their son, Gavin, and daughter, Florence.