Handbuilding for Teens (Register by August 4)

August 6, 2019 - August 27, 2019

4 Weeks

Tuesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Taught by Charlene Carpenzano

Learn the basics of creating with clay using hand-building techniques. Create hand-built three dimensional forms and learn some introductory skills including how to add decorative elements. This class is a casual atmosphere where you can join in at any experience level.

Supplies to bring
Please bring a towel, a sketchbook, and a Kemper Pottery Tool Kit: The Original 8-Piece Pottery Tool Set

About the instructor
Charlene Carpenzano received her BA, Cum Laude, in Art Education and Psychology at Rhode Island College. She continued her studies as a student in RISD’s Continuing Education Program and is a 2016 Pell Award recipient. In 2000 She co- founded Domus Luti, a pottery co-op in Pawtucket, RI.

As a member of the Newport Art Museum’s faculty since 2003, Charlene shares with her students the joy and creativity that others have instilled in her. Her career is multi-faceted: as an artist, her work ranges from the sculptural to the functional. As an educator, she works with a diverse group of students ranging in age from 4 to 90 and who come from myriad backgrounds. As the Museum’s outreach teacher, Charlene works with psychiatric and behavioral needs students from the Bradley Schools. Charlene is a member of National Council for Educators of the Ceramic Arts.

Location and Parking
Newport Art Museum School classes are held in the Coleman Center, located at 26 Liberty Street. Please park in our museum parking lots.

Education Policies
Please review our policies and procedures here before the start of class.