The Art of Tea
Ages 18 +
Four Wednesdays, October 9 - 30
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sculpt tea ware with artist Scott Parady as he guides you through the fundamentals of clay hand-building. Studio time will be complemented by a special tour of the exhibition Rob Barnard: Pottery as Pure Art, guided by Associate Curator and ceramics expert Diana L. Daniels, and an optional visit to Sacramento State's Nakatani Tea Room to experience a traditional tea ceremony.
Instructor: Scott Parady
To enroll in this class, register now, visit the Museum Admission Desk, or call 916.808.1182. Or download and print the registration form below and mail, fax, or email your completed form to the Museum. Click on the Ways to Register button at left for more information.
About the Instructor:
Scott Parady is an artist who has worked with clay for the last twenty years. At his Burton Creek Studio in Pope Valley, CA, he has been firing a large anagama wood kiln since 1996. He holds a bachelor's in fine art from Kansas City Art Institute and a master's in fine art from Pennsylvania State University. Parady is currently an Associate Professor of Ceramics at California State University, Sacramento, where he began teaching in 2003. He has also taught many workshops around the country at various universities and art centers. Other pursuits include spending time with his three children and being a steward of his forest property.