Developing Ideas Through Making: A Workshop with Anton Reijnders

By Nurielle Stern and Mary McKenzie

Clay in its raw state is often overlooked by ceramicists, even those of us who enjoy the making process, since we habitually look far ahead. We quickly learn to visualize and anticipate the completed glazed and fired work. In this envisioning, we stand to miss crucial opportunities for discovery that arise from the innate qualities and
quirks of the material.
In a four-day workshop in September 2017 at the Art Gallery of Burlington, Dutch artist Anton Reijnders invited a group of ceramic makers to challenge our preconceived notions, our habits, our assumptions, and our hang-ups in our individual studio practices.

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