Ceramics: Our Feathered Friends
Come create a fine flock of feathered friends! Toucans, cardinals, storks, penguins...birds of a feather will flock together in the ceramics studio. We will develop hand building skills to fashion our fledglings, warblers, and chicks in clay, and then finish them off in the glazes of your choice.
Fiona Davis, Ceramics Director, was born and educated in the UK, where she studied early childhood education and development. She immigrated to the United States with her husband and moved to Vermont in 1988. Fiona first took pottery with Jenny Swanson and worked with her at the League of NH Craftsmen and later at Dartmouth College's Ceramic Workshops. Fiona was apprenticed to Miranda Thomas at her workshop in Quechee and followed her to Bridgewater, VT, where she worked alongside Ara Cardew. During this time she taught at the ArtPost, started by Caroline Bardos. Fiona came to ArtisTree in 2012 to begin the ceramics program and to help provide outreach opportunities to different communities within the Upper Valley.