Mythical Clay Creatures (Ages 6-8)
Unicorns, elves, mermaids and more! This class will start with a fun story about a fantastical creature, then we will learn how to build creatures out of clay. We’ll use air-dry clay to make your creatures come to life!
- This class uses airdry clay, so work may be taken home on Friday.
This is an On-site course. Students must follow current CDC + VDH guidance outlined on our website: visarts.org
About the Instructor
Christine Orr b.1993 (she/her) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Richmond, Virginia. Working in clay, fiber, paper-making and poetry, her practice critically navigates how humans have co-evolved with objects. Orr investigates material culture’s role in our understanding of domestic and utilitarian items. This research connects objects and what they are made from as well as their metaphorical and symbolic potential. Orr received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 2015. She completed her Master of Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University in the Craft/Material Studies Department in 2021.
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