Studio Practice Workshop Series: Ceramics with Mark Lester

Thursday, May 9, 2019 // 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Event Description

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Image courtesy of Stephanie Cruz.

Studio Practice Workshop Series: Ceramics with Mark Lester is structured for beginner to intermediate level ceramicists. Skills developed through the workshop include basic wheel throwing, trimming and hand building techniques. Students will begin with basic wheel throwing and advance to cups, bowls and bottles depending on individual skill level. Students with intermediate skills can choose their own projects to be completed with the aid of the instructor. Materials will be provided.

Studio Practice Workshop Series: Ceramics with Mark Lester is 6 two-hour classes over the course of 6 consecutive Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.. The class dates are May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30 and June 6. Students can choose to participate in single sessions or multiple sessions to build their skill level. Classes are purchased individually.

MOCA Members receive a 10% workshop registration discount.


Instructor Bio

Mark Lester is a Fine Arts major at the University of North Florida focusing on functional and sculptural ceramics. His work draws inspiration from precise forms found in nature, and attempts to find a balance between these forms as well as those that are more mechanical and geometric. He was MOCA's 2018 Student Artist-in-Residence.