Beginner classes introduce fundamental handbuilding techniques, including pinch, coil and slab construction and wheel throwing to make bowls, vases, cups, plates and other vessel forms.

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Watch 92Y Ceramics student and potter Katie Kinnell throw a couple bowls on the wheel. Now it’s your turn to make your own!

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Beginner)

    First Session: Mon, Jun 13, 2016, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Veronica Frenning  show bio

    Veronica Frenning received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has taught ceramics classes at Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement, City College of New York, SUNY Nassau Community College, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Hudson Guild. Veronica has participated in residencies at The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Bamboo Curtain Studio in Taipei, Abrons Arts Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council SPARC and Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. She has also completed the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and is a recipient of a Jerome Travel and Study Grant. Her recent work has been exhibited at Blackburn 20|20, Proteus Gowanus, Wave Hill, Galerija Palach, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Abrons Arts Center and MASS MoCA. She lives and works in Brooklyn.

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    Day(s): Monday

    Sessions: 5

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $160.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Beginner)

    First Session: Wed, Jun 15, 2016, 7 pm - 10 pm

    Instructor: Christian Dietkus Lord  show bio

    Christian Dietkus Lord was born in Oakland California and received his BFA from the Cooper Union in 2005 and his MFA from Columbia University in 2013. Working across medias, including, ceramic, steel, paint and rubber, his work combines fine art, craft and activist modalities to explore issues of consumer culture, branding and colonialism. He has exhibited nationally and internationally including Deitch Projects, Family Business, Salon 94, Louis B. James in New York as well as the Nicaraguan Biennial, Central American Biennial and a forthcoming solo exhibition at 9.99 gallery in Guatemala City. He is also the recipient of the Michael S. Vivo Memorial Prize and the Fred A. Lane Prize.

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    Day(s): Wednesday

    Sessions: 5

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $225.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Beginner)

    First Session: Thu, Jun 16, 2016, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Cammi Climaco  show bio

    Cammi Climaco is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Cammi studied Crafts at Kent State University and Ceramics at Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has taught at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Pratt Institute of Art and Design. She has done residencies at The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen and the Lower East Side Print Shop. Cammi shows nationally.

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    Day(s): Thursday

    Sessions: 5

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Beginners)

    First Session: Mon, May 2, 2016, 9:30 am - 12 pm

    Instructor: Carol Cutler  show bio

    Carol Cutler currently teaches ceramics in the Art Center's afterschool program and in the 60+ Program of 92nd Street Y. In addition, she is director of Ceramics for the Y Camps at the Henry Kaufman Campgrounds, where she developed art programs for special-needs children. In conjunction with the American Craft Museum, Carol developed programs to bring art education in the NYC public schools. Carol has also taught art at the Trinity School Day Camp, the Calhoun School and the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Her work has been shown at the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, the Paley Design Center, Wallingford Community Art Center and Arteffects Gallery in Philadelphia. She received a BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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    Day(s): Monday

    Sessions: 8

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $335.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Beginners)

    First Session: Mon, May 2, 2016, 12:30 pm - 3 pm

    Instructor: Carol Cutler  show bio

    Carol Cutler currently teaches ceramics in the Art Center's afterschool program and in the 60+ Program of 92nd Street Y. In addition, she is director of Ceramics for the Y Camps at the Henry Kaufman Campgrounds, where she developed art programs for special-needs children. In conjunction with the American Craft Museum, Carol developed programs to bring art education in the NYC public schools. Carol has also taught art at the Trinity School Day Camp, the Calhoun School and the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Her work has been shown at the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, the Paley Design Center, Wallingford Community Art Center and Arteffects Gallery in Philadelphia. She received a BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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    Day(s): Monday

    Sessions: 8

    Class Calendar: View class calendar

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $335.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Beginners)

    First Session: Tue, May 3, 2016, 10 am - 1 pm

    Instructor: Carol Lewis  show bio

    Carol Grocki Lewis has been on the faculty at the 92nd Street Y since 1995. She earned her M.A. in Museum Studies and Art History from the Gallatin Division at New York University in 1992 and her B.S. in Art Education from SUNY College at Buffalo. She has been a teaching ceramic artist from 92nd Street Y at P.S. 37 (River East K-5) in East Harlem (An Empire State Partnership). In addition to teaching at 92Y, Lewis has taught ceramics and art at Earthworks, Marymount Manhattan College and various public and private schools. Her work was most recently included in an exhibit, History in the Making: Ceramic Traditions and Contemporary Pots in Rochester, NY and received an honorable mention from the juror, Ron Meyers. Her work has also been included in Strictly Functional Ceramics Exhibits.

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    Day(s): Tuesday

    Sessions: 10

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $385.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Beginners)

    First Session: Wed, May 4, 2016, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Instructor: Sarah Wilson  show bio

    Sarah Camille Wilson holds a BFA in ceramics from Maine College of Art (2007) and an MFA in ceramics from Syracuse University (2013). She was the 2014 Teaching Artist in Residence at Golden Bridge Pottery in Pondicherry, India. Sarah has been an artist in residence at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, where she was the recipient of the Kiln God Fellowship, and at The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen China. You can find out more about Sarah and her work at sarahcamillewilson.com.

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    Day(s): Wednesday

    Sessions: 10

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $385.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Beginners)

    First Session: Wed, May 4, 2016, 1 pm - 4 pm

    Instructor: Sarah Wilson  show bio

    Sarah Camille Wilson holds a BFA in ceramics from Maine College of Art (2007) and an MFA in ceramics from Syracuse University (2013). She was the 2014 Teaching Artist in Residence at Golden Bridge Pottery in Pondicherry, India. Sarah has been an artist in residence at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, where she was the recipient of the Kiln God Fellowship, and at The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen China. You can find out more about Sarah and her work at sarahcamillewilson.com.

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    Day(s): Wednesday

    Sessions: 10

    Class Calendar: View class calendar

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $385.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Beginners)

    First Session: Sat, May 7, 2016, 10 am - 1 pm

    Instructor: TBA

    Day(s): Saturday

    Sessions: 8

    Class Calendar: View class calendar

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $385.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Mon, May 9, 2016, 7 pm - 10 pm

    Instructor: Veronica Frenning  show bio

    Veronica Frenning received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has taught ceramics classes at Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement, City College of New York, SUNY Nassau Community College, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Hudson Guild. Veronica has participated in residencies at The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Bamboo Curtain Studio in Taipei, Abrons Arts Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council SPARC and Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. She has also completed the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and is a recipient of a Jerome Travel and Study Grant. Her recent work has been exhibited at Blackburn 20|20, Proteus Gowanus, Wave Hill, Galerija Palach, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Abrons Arts Center and MASS MoCA. She lives and works in Brooklyn.

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    Day(s): Monday

    Sessions: 4

    Class Calendar: View class calendar

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $160.00

    Class in progress. Call 212.415.5562 or email to register.
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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Wed, May 11, 2016, 7 pm - 10 pm

    Instructor: Christian Dietkus Lord  show bio

    Christian Dietkus Lord was born in Oakland California and received his BFA from the Cooper Union in 2005 and his MFA from Columbia University in 2013. Working across medias, including, ceramic, steel, paint and rubber, his work combines fine art, craft and activist modalities to explore issues of consumer culture, branding and colonialism. He has exhibited nationally and internationally including Deitch Projects, Family Business, Salon 94, Louis B. James in New York as well as the Nicaraguan Biennial, Central American Biennial and a forthcoming solo exhibition at 9.99 gallery in Guatemala City. He is also the recipient of the Michael S. Vivo Memorial Prize and the Fred A. Lane Prize.

    Click here to view other classes taught by this instructor.

    Day(s): Wednesday

    Sessions: 5

    Class Calendar: View class calendar

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $225.00

    Class in progress. Call 212.415.5562 or email to register.
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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Thu, May 12, 2016, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Cammi Climaco  show bio

    Cammi Climaco is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Cammi studied Crafts at Kent State University and Ceramics at Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has taught at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Pratt Institute of Art and Design. She has done residencies at The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen and the Lower East Side Print Shop. Cammi shows nationally.

    Click here to view other classes taught by this instructor.

    Day(s): Thursday

    Sessions: 5

    Class Calendar: View class calendar

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $160.00

    Class in progress. Call 212.415.5562 or email to register.
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