Pouring Pots on the Wheel

September 8 - September 10, 2023

Pouring Pots on the Wheel


Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $515
Material Fee: $60

In this workshop we will focus on making pitchers, teapots, ewers and jugs. We will use the wheel to form our pots, spouts and lids. Emphasis will be on uniting the different elements of the pot, creating an intentional and well functioning pouring vessel. Basic throwing skills are recommended.

Workshops run from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day
Lunch is included for all participants

Level: Intermediate
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult



Nathan Willever

Nathan Willever is a studio potter working in Philadelphia, Pa. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics from Maine College of Art. His functional pottery made from local materials have been featured in numerous national exhibitions and publications such as Ceramics Monthly, Pottery Making Illustrated and Clay Times. In 2019 he was selected to be a Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist. His work has been shown nationally at Schaller Gallery, Akar Design, The Clay Studio, Jane Hartsook Gallery and The Ohio Craft Museum. He has taught workshops at institutions such as Ox-Bow School of Art, Touchstone Center for Craft, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. In 2018 he was selected by Haystack to be a guest artist at The Shigaraki Ceramic Culture Park in Shigaraki, Japan. He was awarded The 2018 Sybille Zeldin Fellowship at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. In 2019 he was a Windgate Scholar at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts.

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