Wheel Throwing Date Night

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Drop in and try your hand at wheel throwing. We can't promise it will be easy, but it wheeeel be fun! Participants will receive three pounds of clay, tools, and access to equipment. Expect to finish 1-2 thrown "cylinders" that resemble cups or bowls. To finish your piece, you must come back at least a week later to glaze your pieces. The bisque fired piece will be held in-house for a month.


You will get messy! So bring a change of clothes, or wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Clay easily washes out of clothes. We do not provide aprons

What You Can Expect
  • Learn Wheel Throwing Basics
  • Get Messy With Clay
  • Come Back to Glaze Your Piece
  • Complete 1-2 Clay Vessels
Cancellation Policy
Location
GnarWare Workshop
1838 West Cermak Rd,
Chicago , IL , 60608

EVENT DETAILS

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Price

$35 per Ticket

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MORE ABOUT YOUR HOST

GnarWare Workshop is a Chicago based ceramics studio. This space is dedicated to providing studios, workshops, and drop-in tutorials to help artists and hobbyists work through ideas. GnarWare is committed to material and conceptual experimentation as a workshop and community gathering place. GnarWare encourages conversations around developing skills and de-skilling developments.

Liz McCarthy founded GnarWare Workshop after finishing her MFA at UIC. Her practice combines non-traditional ceramic methods with performance and photography. She received a BFA from University of North Carolina at Asheville, where she first began dabbling in clay. She regularly exhibits her installations and performances throughout the city and beyond, in the fall of 2017 she is shared her “Whistle Hangout” performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and created an interactive clay installation entitled “The Pen” at the Riverside Arts Center. She also teaches classes for children with Marwen, SkyArt, and C.A.P.E.

EXPERIENCE REVIEWS

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    Savannah B.
    Reviewed on 04/27/19

    Great class, instructions were super helpful and had a really fun time getting my hands dirty

    Great class, instructions were super helpful and had a really fun time getting my hands dirty

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