Ready, Dinner Set, Go!
Thursdays, October 6 – November 24, 2022
9:30am – 12:30pm
In this class we will explore form, volume, colour and surface decoration through the process of designing and building your own set of dinnerware. Have you ever wanted the perfect platter for serving your favorite summer pavlova cake and a set of matching dishes to go with it? Well this is the class for you.
Through pinching, coil, and slab demonstrations, learn to hand-build your way to having a delightful set of cohesive dishes for your home. Students can expect to make 10-12 pieces in this class.
Students should bring:
- Water Bottle
Gillian Maradyn-Jowsey is an interdisciplinary artist, originally from Aylmer, Quebec, living in Lunenburg, NS. She graduated from NSCAD University in 2017 with a BFA in Ceramics.
Maradyn-Jowsey divides her time between continuing to grow her ceramic and textile based practice and engaging with the community by facilitating art-based workshops and teaching at the Lunenburg School of the Arts. Often her practice is invigorated by meaningful creative exchange and collaboration. She creates functional and sculptural work grounded
in her interest in craft and design for everyday living. When she’s not in her studio, you’ll find her digging around in her garden or getting lost in the woods with her dog Frances.
Alongside teaching at the LSA, Gillian is currently preparing for a 3 person exhibition at Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery that opens in February 2023, and is participating in a 10 month-long business program through the Acadia Entrepreneurship Center.