South Pomfret, Vermont
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Clay for Kids (5-8)

Hand build your own project from start to finish, exploring glazing and decorating options.

This class introduces and develops basic hand building techniques of pinch, coil and slab. Each session offers a different theme, and each week children will be led through a project and will also have time to realize their own creations. Pieces will be fired and glazed.  

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.