Rovin Ceramics is honored to host artist Emily Schroeder Willis for a 2 day hands-on workshop exploring the intimate and ancient process of creating pinch pots. Emily will demonstrate her unique forming techniques while discussing the importance of surface marks and share personal sources of inspiration. Participants will create their own pinched, darted and coiled forms. All clay will be provided with the option to have pieces fired to bisque and picked up at a later date.
Saturday October 25th 10am-5pm
Sunday October 26th 10am-5pm
Lunch break from 1-2pm each day*
253 Dino Dr. Suite A
Ann Arbor, Michigan
$150 for 2 days*
*food not included in workshop fee
Space is limited. For reservations please contact Rovin Ceramics at 734-424-3345.
About the Artist
Emily Schroeder Willis received her MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2006. She is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, including the 2001 Jerome Fellowship from the Northern Clay Center and the Sage Scholarship from the Archie Bray Foundation. She has exhibited her work across North America as well as in Europe, Central America and Australia. Emily taught in Calgary, Canada at the Alberta College of Art + Design for the 2009-2010 academic school year as the ceramics department's visiting artist and instructor under the Rawlinson Visiting Artist Initiative. Additionally, she was a presenter at the Arrowmont Utilitarian Clay Conference in 2012. She will be an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Fall of 2014. Currently, she has a studio in the Ravenswood neighborhood in Chicago. For more information about Emily, visit her website.