South Pomfret, Vermont
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Crazy Candelabras

Bring your wildest ideas and build a wacky candelabra!

Build a candelabra that’s as unique as can be. Twisty, twirly, tall, or squat? Octopus, dragon, cactus, or…? What will you create with your imagination and some clay? Using a variety of hand building techniques we will make candelabras to light up your (or your lucky gift recipient’s) home this season. Participants can pick up their glazed and fired candelabras December 19-22 during business hours. 

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.