On the Potter’s Wheel and the Yoga Mat, VisArts Teacher Holly Zajur Leads a Mindful Approach to Ceramics

Holly Zajur is a VisArts ceramics instructor who believes that it’s easier to center clay on a potter’s wheel if your mind is centered. Zajur is teaching a mindful approach to the craft in a brand new winter class called Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing. She kicks off each session by guiding students through a 15 […]

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Over 150 Artists to Exhibit at Craft + Design, Nov. 22-24

 This year, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond welcomes over 150 artists to Craft + Design, Presented by McGuireWoods. The 55-year-old contemporary craft show takes place at Main Street Station’s train shed on the weekend of Nov. 22-24, 2019. All proceeds from Craft + Design benefit VisArts. Over 50 artists are new to Craft + […]

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Thoughtful Tuesdays: Pre–Class Meditation

Drop in and join Holly Zajur as she leads a short meditation to enhance your creativity and support your transition from the work day and into the studio before our Tuesday night classes. We’ll meet at 6 p.m. in the Dominion Energy Community Room and no experience is required. Sign-up for this program with the […]

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing

Conquer the stiffness and soreness of spending a day on the wheel with this mindful approach to the craft. You’ll learn how to use meditation to enhance creativity. We’ll also cover some yoga and post-throwing stretches to relieve soreness.

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Wheel Throwing (Ages 13–14)

Create an array of vessels using an electric potter’s wheel. Practice basic techniques for creating ceramic forms and use glazes to decorate functional plates, bowls, vases and cups with handles.

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing (B)

Conquer the stiffness and soreness of spending a day on the wheel with this mindful approach to the craft. You’ll learn how to use meditation to enhance creativity. We’ll also cover some yoga and post-throwing stretches to relieve soreness.

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing A

Conquer the stiffness and soreness of spending a day on the wheel with this mindful approach to the craft. You’ll learn how to use meditation to enhance creativity. We’ll also cover some yoga and post-throwing stretches to relieve soreness.

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Wheel Throwing (Ages 13–14)

Create an array of vessels using an electric potter’s wheel. Practice basic techniques for creating ceramic forms and use glazes to decorate functional plates, bowls, vases and cups with handles.

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing

Conquer the stiffness and soreness of spending a day on the wheel with this mindful approach to the craft. You’ll learn how to use meditation to enhance creativity. We’ll also cover some yoga and post-throwing stretches to relieve soreness.

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Wheel Throwing (Ages 11–12)

Create an array of vessels using an electric potter’s wheel. Practice basic techniques for creating ceramic forms and use glazes to decorate functional plates, bowls, vases and cups with handles.

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Art Explorers (Ages 5–6)

Create eclectic 2-D and 3-D art collections using clay, wire, fabric, paint and other materials.

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Wheel Throwing C (Ages 13–14)

Learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. This extended, two-week-long clay class offers more time to practice on the wheel and more opportunities to complete projects. Create handmade functional pottery, experiment with various glazes and learn about safety in the ceramics studio.

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Wheel Throwing A (Ages 11–12)

Learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming and glazing. This extended, two-week-long clay class offers more time to practice on the wheel and more opportunities to complete projects. Create handmade functional pottery, experiment with various glazes and learn about safety in the ceramics studio.

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing (Ages 15–18) New!

Whether it’s your first time working with clay or practicing yoga or you already love both practices, we’ll use mindfulness to support creativity and alleviate anxiety while working with clay. Learn to how to throw clay on a potter’s wheel and explore the ways yoga and mindfulness can enhance your creative practices. Each class will […]

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing

Conquer the stiffness and soreness of spending a day on the wheel with this mindful approach to the craft. You’ll learn how to use meditation to enhance creativity. We’ll also cover some yoga and post–throwing stretches to relieve soreness.

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing

Conquer the stiffness and soreness of spending a day on the wheel with this mindful approach to the craft. You’ll learn how to use meditation to enhance creativity. We’ll also cover some yoga and post–throwing stretches to relieve soreness.

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing

Conquer the stiffness and soreness of spending a day on the wheel with this mindful approach to the craft. You’ll learn how to use meditation to enhance creativity. We’ll also cover some yoga and post–throwing stretches to relieve soreness.

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing

Conquer the stiffness and soreness of spending a day on the wheel with this mindful approach to the craft. You’ll learn how to use meditation to enhance creativity. We’ll also cover some yoga and post-throwing stretches to relieve soreness.

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Mindfulness, Yoga + Wheel Throwing

Conquer the stiffness and soreness of spending a day on the wheel with this mindful approach to the craft. You’ll learn how to use meditation to enhance creativity. We’ll also cover some yoga and post-throwing stretches to relieve soreness.

View

Wheel Throwing (Ages 11–12)

Create an array of vessels using an electric potter’s wheel. Practice basic techniques for creating ceramic forms and use glazes to decorate functional plates, bowls, vases and cups with handles.

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Wheel Throwing (Ages 11-12)

Create an array of vessels using an electric potter’s wheel. Practice basic techniques for creating ceramic forms and use glazes to decorate functional plates, bowls, vases and cups with handles.

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Wheel Throwing (Ages 13-14)

Create an array of vessels using an electric potter’s wheel. Practice techniques for creating ceramic forms and use glazes to decorate functional plates, bowls, vases and cups with handles.

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