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Jee Eun Lee Workshop

Human Figure through Gesture, Self-expression and Emotion

Saturday, February 10, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Jee Eun presented her process of creating figurative ceramic objects that are inspired by nature, memory, and dreams. Demonstrations of solid and hollow figure building as well as a mold-making process to fabricate intricate small-scale human figures. Focusing on facial and body expression through clay, proportion and emotion based on human anatomy and aesthetic choices.

woman pouring slip into plaster molds on left. Three decorated mugs on right

Kelly Justice

April 22, 2023

The IPA cosponsored a workshop for Gandee Gallery guest artist Kelly Justice at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse.  Kelly does amazing slip casting with fabulous color work.

Matt Mitros

October 9, 2021

The IPA cosponsored a workshop for Gandee Gallery guest artist Matt Mitros at LeMoyne Colllege.  Mitros works with ceramics and a variety of media to create unique cup designs.

Man carving into cylindar with person looking at demonstration
Man attaches handle to cylinder.

March 8, 2020

Four members of the Independent Potters' Association demonstrated some of their signature techniques to a sold-out crowd at Clayscapes Pottery Inc. 


David MacDonald demonstrating trimming plate while a group of people watch
The Independent Potters' Association presents 4 Pack Workshop Sunday March 8 10am 4pm $65 per person lunch included please advise dietary restrictions limited space call to reserve your spot by March 3 Karen Jean Smith Trompe l'Oeil Wood Courtney Eppel Sgraffito Tim See Handle it David MacDonald Decorated Plates five mugs one plate clayscapes potter inc logo 3154246868
Karen Jean Smith demonstrating their work on bandier wheel
Courtney Eppel demonstrating sgraffito

Fun Fact:  Courtney and Tim were both students of David MacDonald's back in the day!

Many thanks to Clayscapes Pottery, Inc for hosting this workshop and providing the amazing lunch!

David MacDonald demonstrating decorating plate. video of him decorating is live streamed behind.

Brooke Millecchia  June 15, 2019

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Sponsored by the IPA

Additional Workshops


In 2018, Tim Kowalczyk explained his process for creating cardboard trompe l'oeil during the time of his show at The Gallery at Clayscapes.

In 2017 Colleen McCall spoke about her process during the time of her gallery show at Clayscapes.

In 2016 Jeremy Randall presented during the time of his show in The Gallery at Clayscapes.

 "I make stuff out of stuff that looks like other stuff."

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