"Pierced Precision" Eric Stearns Hands-On Raku Workshop

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"Pierced Precision" Eric Stearns Hands-On Raku Workshop

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Clay Arts, Utah is THRILLED to host Artist Eric Stearns workshop this upcoming July held at Adjusting Sails Dirtworks in Sugarhouse. Learn to pierce and raku your art in this hands on workshop! The first evening will be an artist talk, second day a demonstration, and third will be hands on piercing and rakuing! You will need to bring a leather hard piece and bisqued piece to the third day to participate. Limited availability so register quick. Clay Arts Utah members have priority. Registration opens Friday, May 19th at 8:00AM. 

About Eric Stearns: 
Eric was born and raised on a ranch near North Platte, Nebraska. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Professional Emphasis in 2003 from Doane College in Crete, Nebraska. He returned to North Platte to open his studio, Stearns Ceramics, while teaching and assisting with his family’s ranch. He then opened his first studio, Stearns Ceramics, in North Platte, NE.

After a couple of years teaching full-time, working in his studio, and assisting his family on the ranch, he committed more fully to his art and in 2008 he received a Master of Fine Arts studying under Linda Ganstrom at Fort Hays State University. 

Eric returned to Doane College after receiving his MFA and is now Associate Professor and Chair of the Art Department. When not teaching, Eric spends time in the studio creating sculptural pierced raku art. His work can be seen at the Country Club Plaza location of The Phoenix Gallery.

Day 1: July 13, 2017 - 5:00p  :: Artist meet & greet
Day 2: July 14, 2017 - 5:00p  :: Artist demonstration
Day 3: July 15, 2017 - 9:00a  :: Hands-on piercing & raku

$160 for CAU Members (15 spots)
$210 for Non CAU Members (5 spots)
* If you would like to become a CAU member click here 

Check out Eric's artist statement and get a feel of his work on his website: http://stearnsceramics.com/about-me/

 

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