with Marcia Selsor
Enjoy two wonderful weeks in the heart of TUSCANY, birthplace of the Renaissance! Become submersed in the enticing ambience of the Tuscan landscape and culture while studying with world-class instructors.
DATE: June 2-16, 2007
La Meridiana International School of Ceramics
in Tuscany, Italy. www.lameridiana.fi.it/
Learn how to handle exciting large-scale design projects. This workshop will take you to places you always dreamed about, but dare not go alone. Large garden arches, elegant door surrounds, bird baths, a winding tiled bench will stretch your concepts of what clay can do! Marcia will share her tricks of constructing large scale work, the making and using of specific tools with details for texture, surface design, sprigging, and technical testing for appropriate freeze-proof clay. Learn how to make and use molds, forms, and interior supports to construct large-scale pieces. You'll also learn how to construct columns, capitals and arches.
University Credit is available through
Montana State University-Billings.
We’ll meet in Florence and recuperate there at Casa Santo Nome Di Gesu, a convent housed in a 15th century palace. After a morning of sightseeing, we’ll go by train to Certaldo
and then into the Tuscan hills to the rural tranquility of
La Meridiana, an International School of Ceramics. Apartments in restored farmhouses will be our home during the workshop.
Enjoy side trips to San Gimignano, Florence, and Siena as well as wine and cheese tasting in the countryside. Ten gourmet meals are included during the workshop workdays. Cooking classes are available. For currency exchange information, visit www.oanda.com.
Click here to download the PDF registration form.
Deposit is due November 15, 2006.
For further information, contact Marcia Selsor:
Phone: (956) 541-6232
Below is a list of past workshops taught by Marcia in Spain, Italy, Canada, and the United States.
ARCHITECTURAL CERAMICS WORKSHOPS
2003 Architectural Ceramics Workshop and Hands-on demonstration, Kelowna Clay Festival
at Okanagan University, British Columbia Potters’ Association, Kelowna, B.C., CANADA
Architectural Ceramics Workshop, La Meridiana in Tuscany, ITALY
Architectural Ceramics Workshop, University of Houston, Clear Lake, TX
2002 Architectural Ceramics Workshop, La Meridiana in Tuscany, ITALY
Architectural Ceramics Workshop, Hood College, Frederick, MD
2001 Architectural Ceramics Workshop, La Meridiana in Tuscany, ITALY - October
Architectural Ceramics Workshop, La Meridiana in Tuscany, ITALY - May
2000 Architectural Ceramics Workshop, Appalachian Center for Crafts,
Tennessee Technology University, Smithville, TN
2005 Raku in the Rockies, Carbon County Arts Guild, Red Lodge, MT
2004 Raku Masters, Dan Finch Pottery, NC
2003 Raku in the Rockies, Carbon County Arts Guild, Red Lodge, MT
2002 Guest Artist, Raku Workshop, Custer County Art Center, Miles City, MT
Horse Hair Firing Workshop, New Jersey Potters Association, Clinton, NJ
Raku in the Rockies, Carbon County Arts Guild, Red Lodge, MT
2001 Raku in the Rockies, Carbon County Arts Guild, Red Lodge, MT
2000 Raku Workshop, Custer County Art Center, Miles City, MT
1999 Raku Workshop, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
1996 Raku y Escultura, Centro Agost/ Juan-Gilbert Instituto de Cultura Alicante, SPAIN
1996 Flash Firing Workshop, La Crema Cooperativa, Sevilla, SPAIN
2000 Ceramics Workshop, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
1999 Paper clay Workshop, Centro Agost, Agost/Alicante, SPAIN
1997 Soda vapor and kiln building workshop, Centro Agost, Agost/Alicante, SPAIN
1997 Tile Making Workshop, Montana State University-Billings
1995 Soda Vapor Workshop, Montana State University-Billings
1987 Castable Kiln for Soda Firing, Western Wyoming College, Rock Springs, WY