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East Creek Art

Making Retreat and Wood Soda Firing At East Creek: 2 Days

Community making retreat at East Creek hosted by Joe Robinson and Aubrey Sloan. Material, firing, and wood fired pizza included.

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Making Retreat and Wood Soda Firing At East Creek: 2 Days
Making Retreat and Wood Soda Firing At East Creek: 2 Days

Time & Location

May 23, 2023, 10:00 AM – May 24, 2023, 6:00 PM

East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA

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About The Event

2 Day Making Retreat and Wood Soda Firing with Joe Robinson 

Pay What You Want, 12 people max

Indoor/Outdoor. Beginner friendly. 

Tuesday, May 23 10:00a- Wednesday May 24 6:00p

NEW Pay What You Want: this workshop includes space in the June catenary firing. At minumum, pay for your wood firing space and the studio time is on us. If you're doing well, please consider paying our suggested amount of $195 or more to support other artists who can only pay the minimum. 

Join Joe Robinson and Aubrey Sloan for two days of wheel throwing and handbuilding making at East Creek’s beautiful indoor/outdoor studio space. Joe will share 20 years of experience and East Creek’s considerable studio tool suite. 

Your work will be bisque fired and to be put in the June ChickenCat Wood Soda Firing, or picked up at East Creek at a later date.

Among other demos (including requests) Joe will demo and share: 50 lb, 2-part pot, Making/Using large slabs from East Creek’s industrial slab roller, making small additions to clay bodies, and attachment of handles to wet pots. Aubrey will demo carving techniques, and kurinuki vessel making. Demos and work time will be provided, and each participant can choose whether to attend each demo or keep working. Individual coaching and critique time will be built in to both days between demos. Questions about personal work and projects will be happily answered. On Monday night, we’ll make personal wood fired pizzas. 

Included:

-Camping 

-pizza dough/sauce are included, bring your own toppings and beverages

-25 lbs of clay (additional clay avaible for purchase for $15.00 per bag, feel free to bring any clay you would like to use as well) 

-2 cubic foot of bisque included

-2 cubic feet in the June ChickenCat wood soda firing

Dates for June ChickenCat Firing:

Loading/Firing: June 2-4, 2022 (Friday-Sunday)

Unloading: Friday June 9, 2022 at 11:00 am

**Add an additional day to your retreat on the ticket page. No Demos will be provided this day, but studio will be open and avaible for use and some support avaible throughout the day

*two tiny cabin accomodations are available in the tickets page for an extra charge.

Tickets

  • Workshop Registration

    Includes materials and bisque firing. Also includes camping and pizza dough/sauce. BYO toppings and beverages.

    Pay what you want
    Sold Out
  • May 25 +add on studio day

    May 25 additional making day. Extend you stay, and work in the East Creek Studio. No demonstrations will be happening on this day, but there will be studio support throughout the day

    Pay what you want
  • A-Frame Cabin Booking May 23

    Private booking of the East Creek A-Frame cabin with 1 queen and 2 twin beds. The rustic cabin has no power and is a work in progress- think of it as a comfy alternative to a tent!

    $125.00
  • Tiny Cabin Booking May 23

    Private booking of 8x12' tiny cabin with full bed.

    $95.00
    Sold Out
  • Bunk House Bed Booking May 23

    This is a shared accomodation space. You will be in a bunk house with up to 3 other workshop participants.

    $35.00
  • A-Frame Cabin Booking May 24

    Private booking of the East Creek A-Frame cabin with 1 queen and 2 twin beds. The rustic cabin has no power and is a work in progress- think of it as a comfy alternative to a tent!

    $125.00
  • Tiny Cabin Booking May24

    Private booking of 8x12' tiny cabin with full bed.

    $95.00
  • Bunk House Bed Booking May 24

    This is a shared accomodation space. You will be in a bunk house with up to 3 other workshop participants.

    $35.00

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