Women Working with Clay Symposium

Save the Dates: June 8 – 11, 2020

Celebrating 10 Years!

Presenters:  Margaret Bohls, Beth Cavener, Christine Golden, Lorna Meaden
Keynote:  Cary Esser
Endnote:  Donna Polseno
Full details to come. 


June 10-13, 2019


This art symposium explores the connections of the long history of women in cultures all over the world as vessel makers, artists and artisans. Included are lectures, small group discussions on various topics and demonstrations featuring figurative sculpture, making pottery on the wheel, altering thrown pots, hand building sculptural vessels, as well as decorative, glaze, and finishing techniques.


Presenters: Jen Allen, Beth Lo, Liz Lurie, Tip Toland
Keynote Speaker: Lydia Thompson
Endnote Speaker: Cynthia Bringle
Director: Donna Polseno
Assistant Director: Dara Hartman


What You’ll Learn

From Inspiration and Ideas to the Actual Making and Finishing
  • New techniques from faculty who have extensive experience and training in the field
  • Interact closely with faculty and peers to exchange ideas, tips, and expand your network of like-minded artists.
  • View faculty works on exhibition in the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum.