Art Windsor-Essex respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Bkejwanong. We want to state our respect for the ancestral and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
Sold Out! Seniors Program: Hand-Building Pottery with Ford City Potters
Time and Date: Thursday, February 22, 2024, 10:30am-12:30pm
Location: Art Windsor-Essex, 401 Riverside Dr. W, Windsor, ON, Education Studio, 2nd floor
Cost: Free with regular gallery admission ($10, pay on-site), online pre-registration required. Free for AWE members. Become a member!
Open to Seniors (55+ only).
Get your hands dirty with Ford City Potters! Join Gisele Bick and Lisa Gabriele for a pottery workshop at AWE. We will experiment with hand-building techniques to create one-of-a-kind objects. No experience required; all skill levels are welcome! Join us for a morning of creativity and camaraderie in a welcoming and creative environment.
About Ford City Potters
Windsor’s only full-service pottery studio is opening in the heart of Ford City this spring, equipped with everything you need to create your own beautiful pottery. We offer wheel and hand-building classes, workshops, corporate events, and monthly memberships for potters of all skill levels.
Gisele Bick has been practicing pottery for fifteen years, and teaching for eight from her home in St. Joachim. Her work, mostly composed of functional products, like mugs, dishes and bowls, and one off pieces, is bold and original, decorated entirely with glazes she creates herself. Her brand, G-Pots is available in retail stores across Essex County and she was awarded the Mayor’s Art Award for Lakeshore, in 2018.
Lisa Gabriele has been practicing pottery for three years, after first learning how to throw in high school, (from the same teacher as Gisele!) Her work is centred around one-off pieces, and small series, less functional than funky. She sells in a few local retailers in Toronto and Windsor. One of her pieces was showcased at the Toronto Potter’s Biennial at the Gardiner Museum, fall/winter, 2023.
Bring an apron, messy or comfortable clothing, and a water bottle. All art supplies and light refreshments will be provided.
AWE is an accessible facility. For access needs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entrance on Chruch St. Limited parking onsite, 2 accessible spots. Additional municipal and pay-and-display lots on Bruce Ave. And Caron Ave.