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Special Summer Workshops & Seminars

The Catawba Valley Community College Potters' Workshop summer session is in full swing and is pleased to announce the Intensive Wheel Throwing Workshop with instructor Po-Wen Liu.


This two week workshop starts July 21st and will focus on developing and improving your wheel throwing skills.  Po-Wen Liu is a studio potter as well as an instructor at UNC Greensboro.  He received his BFA degree in ceramics from Rochester Institute of Technology and his MFA degree in ceramics from Northern Illinois University.

Po-Wen will also be presenting a one-day seminar on July 12th called Basic Glaze Mixing.  This seminar is a must attend for anyone glazing their own work.  Lunch will be provided.


Also joining us for the summer session is pottery instructor Shelly Johnston.  Shelly has worked as a studio potter for 15 years, producing nature inspired tableware and garden art.  On July 28th Shelly will begin a two week intensive workshop on Handbuilding and Surface Decoration.  In this workshop students will learn how to make tiles, lanterns, planters or flower vases all with new surface treatments. 

Registration is now open for our summer workshops and seminars. 

To register, please use our »Instant Online Enrollment.

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Updated 07.17.2014: Potters Workshop