South Pomfret, Vermont
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Spring Vase Workshop

Hand build a ceramic vase with the option to display your piece in the Artistree Gallery!

If April’s showers bring May’s flowers, what will we put them in?  In this 2-day workshop, we will create a ceramic vase by hand building with slabs. We’ll learn what forms make suitable vases and we’ll explore altering shapes and adding decorations. We will view, and possibly make, other vessels for flowers such as flower bricks, wedding vases, tulipieres, and ikebana vessels. 

Included with this workshop will be the opportunity to display your vase in the Artistree Gallery during our “Flower Festival” show June 25 - July 24. This show will feature flower arrangements installed in vases throughout the gallery, along with flowery paintings and photography.

Some experience with ceramics is helpful but not necessary!  All materials included.

Deborah Goodwin is the Exhibits Coordinator at Artistree. She holds a BFA in ceramics and sculpture from Denison University, where she also studied art history. After college she began working in the fashion industry and has been a successful designer and manufacturer. Upon moving to Vermont in 2007 she began working as an artist again, making soft sculpture pillows and hand-built ceramics.