Wheel Throwing All Levels: 6 Weeks

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

 Saturdays June 16 - July 21 from 10 AM - 12 PM

This course will explore different forms and styles of wheel throwing. Students are welcome to suggest skills they want to work on. This class is a good fit for those that have some wheel experience. The class will be taught by Natalie Steinmetz and Liz McCarthy to maximize variety and one on one instruction.

- 25 lbs of clay included. $2/pound to purchase more clay (glaze included in the price)

- First come first serve access to the studio during open hours for the duration of the class

Minimum age

All ages welcome


Some wheel throwing experience preferred

What's Provided

clay, tools, glaze, wheels

What You Can Expect From This Experience
  • Develop Existing Throwing Skills
  • Wheel throwing
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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