ONSITE: Handbuilding with Clay (Ages 6-8)

Learn a variety of ceramic hand-building techniques such as pinch pots, coil and slab building. You'll learn to create functional vessels and creative sculptural objects.

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

Joanna Gragnani

Joanna Gragnani is from Richmond, VA and discovered clay her freshman year of high school and became immediately hooked. Throughout college at University of Virginia she studied art history, but came back to clay when she moved to Seattle, WA and began taking classes again through Pottery Northwest and Seward Park Clay Studio. After returning to Richmond, Joanna rediscovered the Visual Arts Center and started taking clay classes there, as well as interning in the clay studio. This led to becoming a member of the Old Tavern Kiln Collective and building a wood kiln in New Kent, VA. She loves the community aspect of ceramics and finds inspiration in fellow clay artists. Joanna currently works out of her space at Blue Dot Studios, and she focuses on hand building and creates organic, asymmetrical forms. Her ceramic business is Objects Arsenal.

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ONSITE: Handbuilding with Clay (Ages 6-8)

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July 25 - July 299 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Days: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Tuition: $140.00
Member Tuition: $126.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Joanna Gragnani