GHP Summer 2017 Open Studio Schedule

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Weekly Studio Update for July 17, 2017
Summer Term - Week 2

Calendar Reminders

  •  Friday, July 21: Resident Artist Exhibition, Opening 5-7 p.m.
  •  Saturday, July 22: Last day to glaze or take home any bisque from Spring term, regardless of enrollment
  •  Monday, July 31: Chinese Brush Workshop
*Please take note of all end of year clean out dates posted on the message center and online

Happenings

Brush Workshop

Join us for a two hour lesson in Chinese brush painting techniques with Kwok Kay Choey. Mr. Choey has taught brush painting at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Natural History Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students will be introduced to the fundamental practice using watercolor paint and paper. These techniques can then be practiced on your ceramic pieces. We will provide paper and paint. Please bring the brushes you use for clay. Monday, July 31, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Register online or in the liaison office $15.

Resident Artists Exhibition

The Jane Hartsook Gallery is pleased to present, Ceramics Now, a group exhibition featuring Ghada Amer, Judy Hoffman, Alice Mackler, and Ellen Robinson. The art in this exhibition represents the body of work created during their short-term residencies at Greenwich House Pottery. The opening reception takes place Friday, July 21, from 5-7 p.m.; the work will be on display until August 18. All are welcome.

Welcome! Mathew McConnell and Linda Lopez, New Resident Artists

Mathew McConnell and Linda Lopez will be our new resident artists. They will be here through August 30, 2017. Feel free to stop by to see what they are up to in the residency space.

Studio Reminders

GLAZE, GLAZE, GLAZE!

Bisqueware from previous terms must be glazed and placed in the kiln room prior to July 22nd or taken home. Any work on the class bisque shelves will be discarded after July 22nd. Class bisque shelves will be completely cleared to make space for new Summer bisque.

Studio Safety
In the interest of safety please remember: ladders are provided in each studio; do not stand on chairs or stools. If you need help, ask.

Spring Deadlines and End of Year Instructions

All artwork from fall, winter and spring term are subject to these pickup deadlines:
Thursday, July 22: Bisque pickup deadline
Thursday, August 5: Glaze pick-up deadline

Any work left after these dates will be discarded or re-purposed.



Weekly Studio Update for July 10, 2017
Summer Term - Week 1

Calendar Reminders
  •  Monday, July 10: Summer Term begins
  •  Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16: Summer Masterseries Workshops
  •  Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16: No Open Studio, (Workshop taking place)
  •  Friday, July 21: Resident Artist Exhibition, Opening 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  •  Saturday, July 22: Last day to glaze or take home any bisque from Spring term, regardless of enrollment
*Please take note of all end of year clean out dates posted on the message center and online

Happenings
Resident Artists Exhibition

The Jane Hartsook Gallery is pleased to present, Ceramics Now, a group exhibition featuring Ghada Amer, Judy Hoffman, Alice Mackler, and Ellen Robinson. The art in this exhibition represents the body of work created during their short-term residencies at Greenwich House Pottery. The opening reception takes place Friday, July 21, from 5-7 p.m.; the work will be on display until August 18. All are welcome.

Studio Reminders
Pottery Notes is your source for all studio info.

Pottery Notes is your weekly studio update. Please read each week as it always contains important studio information and deadlines. Instructors will read Pottery Notes during class time but if you miss it, it will always be posted on the message center and website. When you visit the Pottery Notes Tab on our web page, you will find a link to Open Studio hours and Measuring times as well.

Reminder: Prohibited at GHP

• No Cell Phones – please turn off phones or set to vibrate and take calls outside, not in the garden.
• No Dry Sanding in studios, use the spray booth for any dry sanding.
• EXACTO KNIVES or any tools with removable blades are prohibited at GHP, they pose too large a safety risk, to both students and technicians, if they are to end up in a clay bucket.

Returning Students Move Work
Students who left work in progress from the Spring term over break, must move it to the newly labeled Summer class shelves this week. Summer class shelves are clearly labelled in green text. Any unlabeled work shelves within the classrooms may be used as overflow storage.

GLAZE, GLAZE, GLAZE!

Bisqueware from previous terms must be glazed and placed in the kiln room prior to July 22nd or taken home. Any work on the class bisque shelves will be discarded after July 22nd. Class bisque shelves will be completely cleared to make space for new Summer bisque.
Daily Classroom Cleaning Routine
All classes participate in an end of class cleaning routine. Suggested task lists have been distributed to faculty so that each class can tackle clean up with ease. Please make sure you always leave the studio cleaner than you found it.

Spring Deadlines and End of Year Instructions
All artwork from fall, winter and spring term are subject to these pickup deadlines:
Thursday, July 22: Bisque pickup deadline
Thursday, August 5: Glaze pick-up deadline

Any work left after these dates will be discarded or re-purposed.

Mark your Calendars
Registration for Fall, Winter, Spring for the next School year will open online on August 23rd at noon.
To register online, you will need your username and password. If you are unable to complete registration online; Walk-in registration will begin on September 9th at 11:00 a.m. Mail-in applications will be available on the resource page of the website. Mail-in applications are entered in the order that they are received once registration opens.



Greenwich House Pottery
16 Jones Street
New York, NY 10014
(212) 242-4106
pottery@greenwichhouse.org
(Note: GHP is not ADA accessible)

Studio Hours:
Sunday: Closed
Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Jane Hartsook Gallery
Wednesday – Saturday: 
12:00 - 6:00 p.m. (or by appointment)
Contact: Aimee Odum

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10-Jul-2017
GHP Summer Term
Summer classes run July 10 - August 18, 2017. ..
21-Jul-2017
GHP Exhibition: Ceramics Now 2017
July 21 - August 18, 2017 ..
31-Jul-2017
GHP House Demonstration with Kwok Kay Choey
Join us for a two hour lesson in Chinese brush..


Read the 2017-2018 Arts Catalog for a complete description of our programs and services.

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New York, NY 10014 
212-242-4106 
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