Sculptural Vessels – Feb 17th-March 9th Saturdays 9AM-12PM


February 17th - March 9th
Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In this 4 week course you will learn how to combine functional pottery and sculptural
forms. During each session, students will observe and respond to a targeted demonstration by
instructor Amy Henson for different techniques and decorative methods to create pinched face
cups, coil-built figurative animal vessels, and slab-built animal busts. The course will culminate
with a session making vessels of each student’s choosing inspired by previous demonstrations.
This class is perfect for beginners and experienced makers alike.

All Materials and firing are included.

Examples of what you would learn:

12 in stock

Instructor Bio

Amy Henson

Amy Henson is a ceramic artist and educator living in Garland. Amy has been wheel throwing and hand building clay objects for 18 years, and exhibits her work locally and nationally. Amy earned her BFA in Studio Art from Southern Methodist University in 2007, and her MFA in Ceramics from University of North Texas in 2022. She has been teaching in ceramics since 2021 at UNT, first as a graduate student and now as adjunct faculty, and since 2022 at the Brookhaven campus of Dallas College. Amy has also taught various workshops in the D/FW area. Her current work focuses on maternal feminism and animal forms translated into hand-built sculptural vessels. Amy enjoys working with beginners and established makers alike. She demonstrates a diverse array of methods to encourage experimentation, and supports students’ ideas and hands-on execution to build their confidence and skill.”