ONSITE: Ancient Greek Pottery: Creating an Amphora (Ages 12-14)

It's hard to imagine the Greeks without amphorae. These large containers were used for everything from transporting wine and olive oil to using as funerary urns. Students will learn clay hand-building as well as sgrafitto in making their own Amphora during this one week crash course in ancient Greek pottery-making!

Special Notes

  • This is an On-site course. Students must follow social distancing protocols and wear masks at all times. For more info visit
About the Instructor

Cindy Shelton-Eide

Cindy Shelton-Eide is an artist and art educator living in Richmond, Virginia. As a native of RVA, Cindy grew up exploring the backyard creeks that feed into the James River, instilling a love of nature that would later inform all of her artwork. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Painting and Printmaking, and later with a Master of Art Education. After practicing under the great tutelage of ceramic artists at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, she finally realized that clay was her passion. She now teaches ceramics full-time at Goochland High School and part-time at the Visual Art Center of Richmond.




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ONSITE: Ancient Greek Pottery: Creating an Amphora (Ages 12-14)

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July 18 - July 229 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Days: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Tuition: $140.00
Member Tuition: $126.00
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Instructor: Cindy Shelton-Eide