Mug Making: Hand Built

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Enjoy a hot cup o' joe in your hand-built mug!  You will learn versatile techniques useful for ceramicists of every stripe. Suprise yourself with something unique. Find yourself asking why every plate, bowl, and ashtray does not match your favorite mug. 

Minimum age

All ages welcome

What's Provided

tools & clay

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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