SUMMER CLAY CAMP
INSTRUCTED BY AMY SMOOT

Join Amy Smoot this June and July to create and play with clay! Students will have fun exploring a variety of hand building techniques to create functional and/or sculptural artworks. Students will receive instruction through each step of the ceramics process from creating to glazing and decorating their work. Building techniques will include slab building, pinching, coiling, stamping and more!  

We are offering five sessions of this camp for different age ranges. See below for details.

Attendance is limited to a maximum of 5 students, and all appropriate COVID protocols will be followed.

details:

session a: (full)

Age Range: 6-9 year olds

Dates: June 8-10, 2021

Times: 9am-11am Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Location: Kentuck Art Center's Clay Place

Tuition: $150All supplies will be included

session b: (FULL)

Age Range: 10-12 year olds

Dates: June 15-17, 2021

Times: 9am-11am Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Location: Kentuck Art Center's Clay Place

Tuition: $150All supplies will be included

session c: (full)

Age Range: 6-9 year olds

Dates: June 22-24, 2021

Times: 9am-11am Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Location: Kentuck Art Center's Clay Place

Tuition: $150All supplies will be included

session d: (full)

Age Range: 8-12 year olds

Dates: July 13-15, 2021

Times: 9am-11am Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Location: Kentuck Art Center's Clay Place

Tuition: $150All supplies will be included

session e: (FULL)

Age Range: 6-9 year olds

Dates: July 27-29, 2021

Times: 9am-11am Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Location: Kentuck Art Center's Clay Place

Tuition: $150All supplies will be included

Session A - FULL
Session B - FULL
Session C-Closed
Session D-Full
Session E - FULL

Meet the Instructor

Amy Smoot

Amy Smoot is from Carrollton, GA and currently resides in Tuscaloosa, AL. She received her BFA in ceramics from the University of West Georgia in 2015. While there, she was studio technician and research assistant in the ceramics area. In 2019 she received her MFA from The University of Alabama where she first began teaching ceramics as a graduate assistant. She is currently the instructor of beginning ceramics, ceramics two, and figurative modeling at UA. Her practice consists of all types of ceramics techniques including mold-making, slip-casting, hand building, and wheel thrown pottery.  

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This workshop is sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts, with additional programming support from the Alabama Humanities Alliance.