ONSITE: Hand Building with Clay (Ages 9-11)

Learn the basics of hand building with clay and to create both functional and non-functional wares. We will discuss generating creative ideas, cover a variety of techniques, and explore the world of clay! From learning how to make your first pot to creating a more intricate work of art, students will leave class with a stronger knowledge of ceramics.

Special Notes

  • Students will be asked to provide sketches of their ideas.

    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 ONSITE course. Students are expected to adhere to our COVID-19 policies. For more info please visit
About the Instructor

Merenda Cecelia

Merenda Cecelia lives in Richmond, Va. She is an artist and state certified art educator with extensive experience in mosaic work including several large installations. She has taught for 12 years in a variety of settings including public and private schools, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and The Visual Arts Center since graduating with a BFA in Art Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also works at the VMFA planning large community events, and when she is not doing that you can find her in the yoga studio or playing in creeks with her son.


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ONSITE: Hand Building with Clay (Ages 9-11)

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September 20 - November 84 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Day: Wed
Tuition: $110.00
Member Tuition: $99.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Merenda Cecelia