Matt Schiemann Workshop

We are thrilled to announce…

Botbyl Pottery & Companion Gallery will be hosting Matt Schiemann for a 3 Day Pottery Workshop in May of 2015.

Join us for this fun, educational, and inspiring weekend!

Hands On Workshop: May 7th & 8th

  • Spaces Available: 7
  • Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Fee: $250 Includes both days, unlimited clay, and multiple firings

Demo Workshop: Saturday May 9th

  • Spaces Available: 15+
  • Skill Level: Any
  • Fee: $55

 

Matthew Schiemann is a second-generation potter that grew up watching and helping his

dad create ceramic works.  This early exposure taught Matt to appreciate the handmade

object and eventually to choose the field of ceramics for himself.  He received his

Bachelors of Arts in Sculpture and Ceramics from Ashland University in 2005 and his

Masters of Fine Arts in Ceramics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2009.

While in graduate school, Matt worked as Harris Deller’s personal assistant and as a

Teaching Assistant for the wheel throwing and industrial design courses.  During this

time, he began building his own body of work focused on functional pottery fired in

atmospheric kilns.

After graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Matt was accepted as an

artist in residence at the St. Petersburg Clay Company.  Shortly after being accepted as

A.I.R. Matt became an adjunct professor at Eckerd College for PEL program’s ceramics

department.  In October of 2010, Matt became co-owner/director of the St. Petersburg

Clay Company. Matthew is now currently the manager for the St. Pete Clay Artist in

Residence Program at the Morean Center for Clay and is an adjunct professor at St.

Petersburg College.

Botbyl Pottery & Companion Gallery are located behind the Crown Winery in Humboldt, Tn. The gallery and studio are nestled among 25 acres of rolling vineyard. Join us for this inspiring weekend of art and education. Call Eric at (731)267-7784 or email at botbylpottery@gmail.com (subject: Schiemann workshop) to book your spot now.

 

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