Workshops and Visiting Artists

Complementing the wide range of Ceramics courses are lectures, master classes, and demonstrations by visiting artists and ceramics symposia involving potters, sculptors, art historians and archaeologists from all over the world.

2018 Feb 20

Visiting Artist Lecture with Fred Herbst

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Presented by: Harvard Ceramics Program

headshot of Fred Herbst.

Fred Herbst: Material Collaborations:  A unique woodfired kiln was developed by ceramic artist and educator Fred Herbst in collaboration with the Corning Museum of Glass in 2008. This kiln design was built in order to fire ceramics and blow glass simultaneously using renewable wood fuel. Two kilns have been built, one at Corning Community College in Corning, New York and one at the Domaine de Boisbuchet in France, where they both continue to reveal new possibilities with clay and glass.

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2018 Mar 19

Visiting Artist Workshop with Michelle Gregor

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Presented by: Harvard Ceramics Program

Michelle Gregor
Join us in welcoming California-based sculptor Michelle Gregor to the Ceramics Program for an evening demonstration and slide lecture. Gregor will lead students in sculpting the human figure in clay with a live process demonstration, improvisational exercises, and a slide presentation. Participants will learn the construction techniques to help push past the common stumbling blocks of proportion, movement, and balance in constructing the human figure. All skill levels welcome.

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2018 Apr 07

Just Press Play! - Visiting Artist Workshop with Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett

Sat - Sun, Apr 7 to Apr 8, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

THIS WORKSHOP IS FILLED - NO LONGER TAKING REGISTRATIONS

Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

April 7 & 8, 2018
10am - 4pm each day
Potluck lunch for those who wish to bring a dish to share

Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett

Join us in welcoming Jason Bige Burnett and Sunshine Cobb to explore a range of surface treatments while sharing stories and their experiences as contemporary ceramic artists. Whether your work is functional or sculptural, this workshop will provide you with a chance to explore, experiment and learn. Participants will have the opportunity to try their hand at the various techniques covered in the workshop and receive feedback from other participants and the workshop leaders.... Read more about Just Press Play! - Visiting Artist Workshop with Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett

2018 Apr 20

Visiting Artist Workshop with Walter Keeler

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at HarvardWalter Keeler

We are honored to welcome UK potter, Walter Keeler, back to the Ceramics Program for a workshop dedicated to long-time Ceramics Program staff member and friend of Keeler - Terry Hass. Keeler stated, "I love giving workshops, but this one is very special, it is for Terry - loved by all of us - and will celebrate her love of making pottery,  her warmth and generosity of spirit." All proceeds from the event will go to fund scholarships to the Ceramics Program in Terry's name. ... Read more about Visiting Artist Workshop with Walter Keeler