Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Ceramics Workshop with Cheryl Tall

Renee Foosaner Education Center hosts “Mythical Animals - A Ceramics Workshop with Cheryl Tall” January 24 and 25

Image credit: Cheryl Tall, Debt Monster, 2001. Architectural clay, slip, glaze, oxides, and terra sigillata, 28 x 18 x 18. Courtesy of the artist

January 24 & 25, 2013
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$225 members / $250 non-members

In this 2-day ceramic workshop, Cheryl Tall will show how to apply her sculpture techniques to create mythical animals, referencing images from medieval bestiaries like gargoyles and guardians, to animals such as the phoenix, the unicorn, the mermaid, the sphinx, the centaur, and the dragon, which express the symbols of immortality, hope, fear and wonder. The workshop will include a gallery tour and discussion about the use of animal imagery in social commentary through the ages.  

The Foosaner Art Museum presents this program in conjunction with the exhibition InCiteful Clay, on view at the Foosaner Art Museum, January 25, 2014 - March 16, 2014. Mrs. Tall's sculpture, "Debt Monster", is included in the exhibition.

All materials are included in the cost of tuition. Register online at or by calling the Renee Foosaner Education Center at 321.674-8923.  Please note, the Renee Foosaner Education Center will be closed for holiday break Dec. 21 - Jan. 2, 2014.

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