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Beginning Pottery—pinch pots can be made into anything! with Joann Vriend

Joann Vriend • Ceramics

Students begin by making a pinch pot, then changing it into a fish or frog by adding parts. They then use their own imagination to explore what else could be made out of a simple pinch pot. This workshop works well in the elementary, but could be used at any grade. This workshop takes one hour initially and then another hour for glazing, a week or two later.

Grade Suitabilityk-12
Maximum Class Sizeclass size
Time Required2 1 hour sessions
Material Requiredclay and glazes artist will order
Material Cost3- 6 $ per student
Language of InstructionEnglish
CommunitiesDawson City, Old Crow
AvailabilitySeptember & October –March 15- June

Joann Vriend

Joann Vriend has lived in the Yukon since 1985 and has worked for most of that time at Robert Service School in Dawson as a teacher. Joann is well known for her raku pottery. She loves clay and has taught pottery workshops with children at the school, and, just recently for a summer program at KIAC.

Contact the artist

  • 867 993-5778
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