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School Holiday Workshops: Ceramics

10 July @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST

$20 – $30

Winter School Holiday Art Workshops at The Gallery

Ceramics with Sasha Jury-Radford

Join us for a creative ceramics workshop delivered by Sasha Jury-Radford. Sasha Jury-Radford is a practicing ceramic artist based in Tamworth, NSW. She is a qualified art teacher.

Sasha has developed three different classes for each of the ceramic sessions.

Session 1 – Infants / early primary (1 hour) 

Create Your Own Funky Monsters!

Students will dive into the joy of using play to craft their own fun and funky monsters.

This hands-on session will teach them the pinch technique and how to attach clay to create interesting surface treatments. By the end of the workshop, students will have completed and resolved one or two unique small sculptures.

Session 2 – Primary (1.5 hour) 

Create Your Own Animal or Totem! 

This session is perfect for students eager to explore their creativity by crafting sculptures inspired by their favorite animals or personal totems. Through guided activities, students will learn essential techniques for joining clay and creating unique surface treatments. By the end of the workshop, each student will have completed and resolved one medium-sized sculpture.

Sessions 3 – High School / Upper Primary (2 hours) 

Expressing Emotion Through Clay

This workshop is aimed at students aged 12 and up. They will have the opportunity to explore expression and emotion through the art of clay. This workshop is designed to teach a variety of hand-building techniques, focusing on joining and surface treatments to create figures that express emotion through gestures and intricate detailsStudents will learn how to convey emotion through movement and detail in their clay sculptures.

Across all sessions

Key Features

  • Learn the basics of working with clay, including essential tools and techniques
  • Led by qualified art teacher and ceramic artist
  • Master the different techniques based on your skill level
  • Receive step-by-step instructions and individual guidance to bring your creative vision to life
  • A fun and engaging workshop set in a relaxed and encouraging environment

Workshop Activities:

  • Create and develop your own concept and build a unique ceramic works
  • Receive step-by-step instructions and individual guidance to bring your creative vision to life
  • An opportunity to unleash your creativity.

Materials Provided

  • Artist quality clay
  • Clay tools
  • Ceramic works will be fired. Ready for collection 20 July.

Artistic Outcomes

  • Explore various methods to attach clay and create captivating surface textures.
  • Learn the basics of hand-building with clay, including essential tools and techniques.
  • Discover how to express feelings and emotions through clay sculpture
  • A fun-filled workshop where creativity knows no bounds, and everyone can create their own masterpiece

Join us and discover the tactile enjoyment of working and making in clay. 

What: Ceramics Workshop with Sasha Jury-Radford

Where: Art Studio, Tamworth Regional Gallery, 466 Peel St Tamworth.

When: Wednesday 10 July

Session 1             10.00 – 11.00am      For infants + early primary students

Session 2             11.30 – 1.00pm        For primary students

Session 3             2.00 – 4.00pm     For high school

Cost: Session 1 – $20    Session 2 – $25      Session 3 – $30

RSVP: To book, please contact the Gallery on (02) 6767 5230 or email: gallery@tamworth.nsw.gov.au
Please advise of any access requirements.

The gallery is fully accessible and offers free parking at the rear of the building.
Numbers limited to 12 students per class.


10 July
10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST
$20 – $30
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Tamworth Regional Gallery
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Tamworth Regional Gallery
466 Peel Street
Tamworth, NSW 2340 Australia
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