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NC Face jugs
The making of southern face jugs is a ceramic tradition that has been dated back to the 1840’s. This pottery tradition continues to be of significant interest for many contemporary potters living in the South. Students will develop an understanding of potters and their traditions. They will then apply their knowledge of clay and folk art as they create pinch pots with coils and add decorative... View more
Flexible dates, contact Clayworks to schedule a session.
Flexible – before school, aftershcool and during school hours
Art classroom with tables chairs and water source.
onsite at your school
Workshop: $300 / class
Residency: $800 for 3 days with the same class
Price includes all materials, firings and delivery of projects
Students will learn mathematical concepts of precision when creating a face jug piece, 21st century skills of reasoning and problem-solving when creating their piece. 21st century content specific skills of global awareness while learning the process; Students will strengthen their speaking and listening skills such as SL1, SL2 and SL3.
From the Arts Education, Visual Arts Standards:
V.2: Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression. (B.V.2.1: Understand the role of planning in solving artistic problems, B.V.2.2: Understand the relationships between sensory awareness and artistic expression, B.V.2.3: Create personal, symbolic expression as a means of communication (original, visual language)
V.3: Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately (B.V.3.1: Understand the appropriate and safe use of tools, media, and equipment).
CX.2: Understand the interdisciplinary connections and life applications of the visual arts (B.CX.2.1: Analyze the contribution of art to the design of consumable goods, products, and services, both historical and contemporary, B.CX.2.3: Analyze the collaborative process in the creation of art, I.CX.2.3: Apply collaborative skills to create art, and P.CX.2.3: Understand the value of collaboration with peers to arrive at effective solutions to artistic problems specifically.)
Teresa Strohl –Visual Arts Teacher, Barrianger Academic Center
Elisa Wadsworth, M.A. –Visual Arts Instructor, Mallard Creek High School
Jonathan Colburn –North Mecklenburh High School Ceramics Instructor and Fine Arts Dept. Chair.
$85 cancellation fee within two weeks of the program (paid for by the school…ASC will not cover this cost)
With written agreement from Clayworks program coordinator (Susan Hughes) and ASC program coordinator (Erin Elliot) program dates and times can be rescheduled after the initial contract is submitted.
Any changes outside of the contract that are not approved by Ms. Hughes and Ms. Elliot (including spontaneous changes of times and length of program) will result in a $50 fee. (paid by the school/teacher…ASC will not cover this cost.) Even if the program still happens.