2019 Virginia Clay Festival

10 - 5 each day at Wm Monroe High School
254 Monroe Dr, Stanardsville Va

Demonstrations (2019)

Saturday

September 21, 2019

10 am - 5 pm

Middle School Gym & in Tent

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Saturday

September 21, 2019

Raku Firings (outside)
with 3 Kiln Openings by Blue Ridge Pottery including one at 11:00 with Nancy Ross decorating w/ horsehair
and a 2:00 pit firing demo by Barbara Mann


Demo Area A (inside) with a potter’s wheel
11  Wendy Wrenn Werstlein - making a butter dish
12  Ayla Mullen - mishima inlay technique
1    Nan Rothwell - throwing & altering a pot w/wiggle wire & creating texture w/slip
2   Neal Reed - sgraffito carving on greenware
3   Karis Swink Barry - throw lidded form & sgraffito


Demo Area B (inside) for hand building
11  Josh Manning - pattern making & texture using rondelles
12  Maria Stone - hand building a mug, start to finish
1   John Tobin - sculpting a bust with oriental coiling technique
2  Abby Reczek - using a slump mold to make plates
3  Jennifer Paxton - jewelry design, texture & glazes


Demo Area C (outside tent) with a potter’s wheel
11  Jake Johnson - throwing forms with lids & will take requests!
12  Seth Guzovsky - oil pourer with handle, spout & lid
1  Lee Hazelgrove - large vessel construction using a torch
2  Barbara Mann - pit firing in raku area!
3  Elizabeth Krome - the not so humble handle 

10 am - 5 pm

Middle School Gym & in Tent

Sunday

September 22, 2019

10 am - 5 pm

Middle School gym and tent

+ Event Details

Sunday

September 22, 2019


Raku Firings (outside)
with 4 Kiln Openings by Blue Ridge Pottery including one at 2:00 with Nancy Ross decorating with horsehair


Demo Area A (inside) with a potter’s wheel
11  Hona Knudsen - throwing various bowl shapes
12  Lisa Zolandz - narrow necked vase & crystalline glazes
1   Sarah McCarthy - throwing closed forms on wheel
2   Andrea Denniston - throwing & assembling 2 part tulip vase
3   Beth Sperlazza  -  silkscreen & stencil on clay


Demo Area B (inside) for hand building
11  Jane Angelhart - mishima decorating technique
12  Carrie Althouse - secrets of using special glazes as a resist
1   Stephen Palmer - underglaze transfer using stencils
2   Ron Sutterer - using a plaster mold to make pottery
3   Deb Barr - making earrings, start to finish


Demo Area C (outside) with a potter’s wheel
11  Misha Sanborn - creating a 2 part lemon juicer
12  Tom Clarkson - throwing pots on the wheel
1   Noah Hughey-Commers - throwing a pot made taller by adding coils
2   Steven Summerville - bright color & slip decorating
3   Becky Garrity - bowls take many forms! 

10 am - 5 pm

Middle School gym and tent