MAKE A CERAMIC VESSEL: A CRAFTHER WORKSHOP
OCTOBER 20, 2019 FROM 2 PM TO 4 PM
This workshop is part of a new series of creative courses for craftHER Market, #BBATX’s biannual showcase of women and nonbinary artists and makers and has been curated by #BBATX committee member Coelina Edwards.
Learn more about the mission of craftHER Market crafthermarket.com.
— ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP —
Join us on October 20 from 2 to 4 PM at The Commune ATX’s Annex studio to create your own ceramic vessel—perfect for pet water bowls, as a catch-all for your keys or more. During this craftHER Market workshop, ceramicist and craft artist Sequoyah Johnson will lead you through the steps of creating your own ceramic dish. Held in partnership with The Commune, this afternoon workshop is open to all skill levels.
FROM THE WORKSHOP HOST, SEQUOYAH JOHNSON: Animal lovers, you are in for a treat! Learn how to make a custom ceramic pet bowl for your furry, fluffy, or slithery pet, with Sequoyah Johnson, creator of The Coy Collection. During this workshop, we will be using slab techniques to build your one of a kind pet bowl. You’ll be able to customize the finish, choosing from a selection of colorful underglazes.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Introduction + clay overview
Step-by-step instructions for creating your pet bowl
Add designs + overglaze
WHAT YOU WILL CREATE:
One food or water bowl ready to be used by your favorite furry, feathered or scaly friend!
At the end of the workshop, your masterpiece will be fired off-site and ready to pick up from the #BBATX headquarters in about three weeks. You will receive a reminder email and picture when pieces are complete and ready for pick up.
— MEET THE WORKSHOP’S HOST —
Sequoyah Johnson, the founder of The Coy Collection, is a multi-talented girl boss. She is an experienced teacher, entrepreneur and young Austin artist specializing in ceramics and jewelry.
As a California native, she enjoys experimenting with forms, bold colors and texture, and she gains inspiration through traveling, meeting new people, and loves to share her passion for creating through teaching. Sequoyah creates in her home studio in Austin, Texas. Learn more about Sequoyah and her specialty ceramics and jewelry designs at www.thecoycollection.com.
— GET YOUR TICKETS —
Registration for this workshop is $65 , covers all of your materials and a portion proceeds will help cover #BBATX’s program production costs. Capacity is limited to 15 rad guests.
— MEET THE PRODUCERS + PARTNERS —
About #bossbabesATX and craftHER Market: #bbatx is a nonprofit organization that amplifies women and nonbinary creatives, entrepreneurs and community organizers. Our event series, showcases, strategic collaborations and professional development programs provide a platform of visibility, outreach and financial opportunity to 1000+ emerging women and nonbinary creatives, entrepreneurs and organizers per year. On top of that goodness, the public-at-large is invited to participate and learn more about how gender inequality affects their daily lives. More than 10,000+ community members annually attend our showcases, markets and dialogues (including craftHER Market). In the last three years, our programs have also generated an additional $1million for the Austin economy. Learn more at bossbabes.org.
The Commune: The Commune is a co-working space in north central austin for artists, creatives and anyone who thrives in a beautiful, community-based environment. Our goal is to provide the resources and amenities creatives need so that they can stop searching and focus on doing their work in a space they love. Learn more at https://thecommuneatx.com.