ONSITE: Ceramic Glazing Strategies

Applying the principles of design, students will be exposed to various glazing strategies. Glazing decisions will be informed by individual forms, intended function and the language of design. Students will be prepared with bisque ware and or works in progress.

Special Notes

  • Please bring bisque ware and or works in progress.
    This class does not include a bag of clay. Students should bring work that has been bisque fired.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.
About the Instructor

Tracy Shell

Tracy Shell received her Masters of Fine Arts Degree from The School for American Crafts at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York state, and Bachelor of Fine Arts from University of Montevallo in Alabama. She also apprenticed with Echizen potter, Juroemon Fujita, in Japan for three years.

Ms. Shell was Professor of Art and department chair at Midland University in Omaha, Nebraska from 2007-2018. Currently Tracy is a studio potter at Shockoe Bottom Clay.

“As a maker of utilitarian pottery I feel it is a privilege to make work that will transform routine activities into aesthetic experiences. I am curious about what characteristics of hand-made pottery elevate these objects to treasured possessions while embracing their utilitarian characteristics. My investigative process is fueled by a desire to explore the relationship between engaging form and practical function.”

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ONSITE: Ceramic Glazing Strategies

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Class Details
June 14 - July 51 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Day: Fri
Tuition: $110.00
Member Tuition: $99.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Tracy Shell
Level: All Levels