Folded Mug

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Note: This is a multi-session event series. By purchasing the event package, you acknowledge that you can attend all event dates included below.
Event Overview

Fridays June 22 and 29 6-8pm

This two-part class covers making mugs with slab building. The first week participants will make 2-4 mugs by folding slabs with pulled handles. The second-week participants will learn underglazing techniques and finish their mugs. 

This class comes with 5lbs of clay. $2/pound to purchase more (includes glaze)

Mugs will be available for pick up two weeks after June 29

Minimum age

All ages welcome

What You Can Expect From This Experience
  • Mug Making
  • Slab Building Techniques
  • Playing with Clay
  • Using Underglaze to Create Designs
Cancellation Policy

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GnarWare Workshop is a Chicago based ceramics studio. This space is dedicated to providing studios, workshops, and drop-in tutorials to help artists and hobbyists work through ideas. GnarWare is committed to material and conceptual experimentation as a workshop and community gathering place. GnarWare encourages conversations around developing skills and de-skilling developments.

Liz McCarthy founded GnarWare Workshop after finishing her MFA at UIC. Her practice combines non-traditional ceramic methods with performance and photography. She received a BFA from University of North Carolina at Asheville, where she first began dabbling in clay. She regularly exhibits her installations and performances throughout the city and beyond, in the fall of 2017 she is shared her “Whistle Hangout” performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and created an interactive clay installation entitled “The Pen” at the Riverside Arts Center. She also teaches classes for children with Marwen, SkyArt, and C.A.P.E.

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