GLAZING FUNDAMENTALS with CONNOR CZORA, Sat. 12/18, 5:30-8 PM
Join us this holiday season to elevate your glazing skills to the next level!
In this 2.5 hour workshop on Saturday, December 18, artist Connor Czora will walk you through a variety of techniques for reliable glaze application!
Czora will begin the workshop with an overview of basic glaze techniques, including waxing, dipping, and pouring glaze. Later in the class, Connor will also cover more advanced techniques such as glaze masking, glaze layering, oxide application, and how to use the spray booth! By the end of the class, you will have learned a variety of techniques for reliably glazing your clay creations.
Students should bring pottery that has been bisque-fired. District Clay will glaze-fire the pieces from this workshop.
IMPORTANT: Everyone entering District Clay must be vaccinated. You will be required to show your vax card or a photo of your card when you arrive at District Clay for your workshop. No entry without proof of vaccination and no refunds for failure to show card.
Current District Clay students and community artists can get a 10% discount by entering the code dccstudent or dccartist (for community artists) when you get to the payment screen. You must also fill in the boxes below to qualify for this discount.
- Saturday, December 18, 5:30-8 PM
- Class cost includes instruction, District Clay glazes, and firing fees
- Participants should bring pottery that has already been bisque-fired. We will use these to glaze at the workshop.
- Work will be ready to pick up at the start of January
About Connor Czora:
Connor Czora is an artist, educator, and activist currently based in Washington, DC. Born in Rochester, NY, they received their BFA in Ceramics and Gender Studies from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2019.
Czora's work explores the relationship between imperial ceramics, cultural taste, and sociopolitical power structures in the United States. As a queer American artist, they often investigate themes of national, gendered, and classed identity.
Czora’s art has been shown and awarded internationally, including recent features in the 2021 NCECA Annual: Social Recession and Time’s Best Photojournalism of 2020. Previously, Czora has assistant-taught at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and interned at Baltimore Clayworks. Czora currently teaches and works as Creative Director at the District Clay Center.