Women Working with Clay Symposium


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June 13 – 15, 2022

Celebrating 11 Years

Founded in 2011, this symposium was created to honor the great accomplishments of women ceramic artists today. The objective of the symposium is to create an environment that is full of ideas, images, demonstrations, artwork, and discussions.

It is intended as a place for learning and inspiration. It is a place for everyone to share stories of struggles and successes. It is a place to see where we stand in the present, to better understand our past and to support each other in our future.

Presenters: Margaret Bohls, Chotsani Elaine Dean, Lorna Meaden, Linda Sormin
Keynote Speaker: Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D., President, Hollins University
Director: Dara Hartman
Founding Director: Donna Polseno

*Hollins University requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (including boosters) in order to participate in the workshops.




10 Years of Telling the Story: Exhibition

Everyone registered for the Symposium will receive a copy of the Women Working with Clay: Ten Years of Telling the Story exhibition catalogue.

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