In this week-long workshop, we dive into a comparison of the two atmospheric siblings – Salt firing and Soda firing. A rare opportunity to fire both kilns and compare and contrast the two technologies. From clay body development, to making forms, to firing, this course will delve into all aspects of creating atmospheric high-fired ceramics.
This course is open to intermediate level of ceramic experience, bisque ware will be required.
$850 + gst
- 24 hour studio access
- Full access to the entire Historic Clay District site, including tours
- All firings
- Use of shop glazes
Artist responsible for:
- Bisque ware, various tools, clay and materials (you will be notified of what to bring)
- Accommodations: Onsite housing is available at the BMO Artist Lodge for $375 + GST for 8 days. Fee includes a private room with double bed, shared bathrooms and communal living areas. For more information, click here.
A full refund (less a $25 administration fee) is available if you cancel by the registration deadline (June 6). If Medalta cancels, or if you need to cancel due to medical reasons (documentation required), you will receive a full refund. For cancellations 2 weeks prior to the workshop, a refund of 50% of the total fee is available. If you cancel within 2 weeks of the start of the workshop or during the workshop, we will be unable to issue any refund.
Consideration for Covid-19
Please note that there is a possibility that Medalta will need to cancel or postpone the workshops again.
For more information contact Amy Duval: email@example.com
Robin’s education in the field of ceramics has been wide-ranging and includes educational training from four institutions, in three different countries. With a completed BFA from Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, AB, Canada, Robin also studied at Kootenay School of the Arts, in Nelson, BC, Canada, at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia and completed his MFA graduate degree at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, USA.
Robin’s professional development experience in the field also includes a three-year apprenticeship with a studio potter, several research and work-studies in Canada, U.S.A, Australia, Korea and China, and artist in residencies at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Red Deer College and the Medalta International Artist in Residency program. Robin has taught ceramics at the post secondary level at both Alberta College of Art & Design in Calgary, AB and at the University of Manitoba, in Winnipeg, MB and has traveled extensively teaching workshops and facilitating residencies across Canada and the United States. He currently maintains a studio practice out of his home outside of Nelson, British Columbia and teaches at Kootenay Studio Arts, Selkirk College.