Posts Tagged ‘clay’

Spring = New

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

!Red Wave Stoneware Bowl 

Black, White and Red Inside

Spring = New: At least I am feeling that way. I’ve been trying some new forms and new glazes -feeling quite daring and a little silly. But so

much fun. These bowls might lead to a new me.











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Free Union Artisans Open House – Dec 6 & 7, 2014

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

I’ll be showing my work with 10 other incredible, professional artisans. Jewelry, wood, fiber, baskets, quilts,stained glass, fleece hats, stationery, photographs, leather, folk art floor mats, local honey and of course, pottery. You’ll be sure to find some wonderful gifts for everyone on your list and even for yourself. Enjoy the yummy refreshments and beautiful view.

I’ll have some new work, like this yarn bowl for all your favorite knitters.Yarn bowls keep the tangles out!

Save the date! Dec 6 & 7
Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Place: Free Union Country School, 4220 Free Union Road
Free and open to the public.

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Summer 2011 Raku Workshop Available

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

RAKU WORKSHOP – Why not fire when you are already hot?!?
A 3-Day Clay Party with Nancy Ross, instructor

WHO:       Anyone with an interest in clay. No experience necessary. Some handbuilding would be helpful, but you can learn on the job. Limited to the first 15 people who register, but we will need a minimum of 6 people to hold the workshop.

WHEN:       2 consecutive weekends – July 30/31 – 10 AM – 3 PM – Demos on handbuilding and throwing for raku. 2 days to produce pots.
  then either August 6 or 7 – 9 AM until done – glaze and fire pots. We will pick the day by the weather.

WHERE:      MARY BALDWIN COLLEGE – Staunton, VA 24401
             ceramics studio in the basement of Kable dorm.

COSTS:      $200 for the entire workshop including clay, glazes, tools, and firing. Snacks and drinks provided.
$150 for MBC students, faculty, or staff.
$150 for PVCC students or high school students with proper i.d.
$50 – firing only!  On either August 6 or 7. You bring your bisqued pots with you.

REGISTRATION: Please email to hold your space until the deposit is received.
Send $50 deposit to hold your space to:

                                        Nancy Ross
                                        PO Box 73
                                        Free Union, VA 22940
No refunds on deposits after July 15. 
Balance due on first day of workshop.

INFORMATION: Email: or call Nancy at 434.973.6846

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