1-Week Pottery Retreat - August 28-September 3, 2022 with Naomi Clement
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If you would prefer to reserve a space with a $1000 deposit email us at email@example.com with your room preference and we will send you an invoice that you can pay online. The balance will be due two months prior to the retreat.
If there is only one double room available and you would prefer a single room pleaseemail usto make the booking.
This five-day, hands-on workshop cover hand-building pottery and surface decoration. Naomi will introduce students to a variety of slab building techniques, using simple templates and bisque molds to create a range of functional pots. Students will also learn how to achieve richer surfaces through texture and the addition of layers of coloured underglazes and slips at the leather hard stage.
Naomi Clement is a Canadian artist and educator who explores ideas of home and belonging through the powerful lens of functional ceramics. She received her MFA from Louisiana State University in 2017, and her B.F.A from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design University in 2003. Naomi has participated in residencies, given lectures and workshops, and exhibited her work across Canada and the United States. She served as a board member for the National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), and was named a 2017 Emerging Artist by Ceramics Monthly magazine. Most recently, Naomi was a Summer Artist-in-Residence at the renowned Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, in Helena, Montana. After spending many years as a pottery nomad, working and travelling across North America, Naomi has recently established a home studio in Stratford, Ontario.