Pottery for ages 10-14 (P21-02)

Instructor: Tyler Morrison

An introduction to the potter's wheel, developing the fundamental skills of centering, throwing, and shaping clay. An opportunity for artists of all types to understand and incorporate this traditional and powerful tool into their work.

This class will meet in-person in AVA's Clay Studio, and will be limited to 5 students. All students will be asked to follow AVA's COVID-19 reopening guidelines.

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Tyler Morrison is a potter whose work is focused on elements of everyday life. Largely self-taught, his work emphasizes function, sustainability, and self-sufficiency. As an artist he draws inspiration from industry, and the tradition of potters as both designers and laborers. As an educator he emphasizes the role that the pottery studio has historically played in society, how the medium of clay has shaped the way we view and interact with the world, and how students can use that knowledge to grow as artists and as people.