Pottery on the Wheel


Please note that masks are highly encouraged but not mandatory in these workshops.

Workshop Description

The ancient craft of pottery is explored with instructor Ralph Seely as he guides you through the fundamentals of throwing on the wheel. You will create a number of functional vessels, bowls or plates while immersed in a friendly community at the Saint John Arts Centre. Space is limited to four students per class for plenty of time on the wheel, and hands-on personal instruction.

Workshop Information
Age group: Adults

Time: 6:00-8:30 pm

Dates: MAY 2024

Wednesdays – May 15, 22, 29, June 5, 2024

Thursdays – May 16, 23, 30, June 6, 2024

Duration: 4 weeks

Fees: $275 (includes instruction, clay, use of tools and equipment, glazing and firing of finished pieces)

Skill level: Beginner

Capacity: 6 students

Seniors Discount: Seniors aged 65+ are eligible for a 20% discount on all adult workshops (applies only to student); enter coupon code SENIOR65 at checkout.

About your Instructor

Ralph Seely, a graduate of the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design, is a professional potter who focuses on creating functional pottery intended for everyday use.

He is inspired by the natural surroundings where he lives; the powerful ocean, flowing rivers and the changing colours that paint the landscape of Southern New Brunswick.

His goal is to bring each piece to life its own unique way.

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