In this online clay class, young artists will develop and refine a variety of hand-building clay techniques: pinching, coiling, slab construction and modelling. Students will learn surface decoration techniques as well, working with underglazes in this enchanted forest themed term. A material kit will be provided. Clay pieces will be fired at the Avenue Road Arts School. Porch pick up and drop off of materials and completed pieces at the school will be required. Parents will be contacted to coordinate with instructor.
TIME: 12:30 - 2:00PM
COURSE ID: 13366
TERM DATES: November 2nd, 2020 - December 19th, 2020
Sandra Tarantino received a Bachelor of Fine Arts through the Ontario College of Art and Design and Bachelor of Education at Western University. She has actively participated in the artistic community as Founder and Director of C1 art space from 2004-2011 and Co-founding Director of AWOL Gallery and Studios from 1996-2012. She is a past recipient of the Ontario Arts Council’s Visual Artist Grant (2007, 2005, 2003), Exhibition Assistance Grant (2006, 2005) and Artist in Education Grant (from 2008 to 2012). Teaching all ages in a variety of media including mural creation, mixed media painting and ceramic sculpture, she currently teaches at Avenue Road Arts School and throughout GTA communities and schools with various arts organizations including VIBE Arts. Tarantino’s personal art practice incorporates elements of both painting and sculpture through shaped canvases, ceramic figurative pieces and other mixed media work, which are held in private and corporate collections across Canada, U.S.A and Europe. Visit www.sandratarantino.com.