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Earth Vessels – G200928

Connect with the earth, with yourself and with others in this basic handbuilding micaceous pottery class. Whether this is your first pottery course or a “refresher” come ready to learn and get your hands dirty. From pinchpot to coil, learn techniques and methods to create unique pieces. Venture on the land to gather extra slips and pigments for finishing your pieces as well as horse manure for firing.
Please note that our workshop price structure packages your tuition, course materials, lodging and meals together in a single rate.

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During this Covid-19 Pandemic Period, full refunds will be given as requested for workshops scheduled through May. This period may be extended or refunds considered per request. Please consider leaving your funds on deposit for another Ghost Ranch workshop or future stay. Or, consider donating a portion to help us through this unique business period.

Traditional Policy: Written notification must be received no later than 45 days prior to the start date of your workshop in order to receive a refund, minus a $100 processing charge. No refunds will be processed after that time. We reserve the right to announce a change in leadership or cancel any program 45 days prior to the first day of the workshop. In that event, you may transfer to another workshop without charge or we will refund the full workshop payment. Many participants have found it helpful to purchase travel insurance. This cancellation policy does not apply to January Term – see below.

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What day/time does the workshop start and end?

 Workshops always begin with check-in at 3:00 p.m. and a ranch orientation in the evening on the first date listed for the course and end at 10:00 a.m. with checkout on the last date listed..

What is double occupancy and single occupancy lodging?
  • All-inclusive rates include double occupancy lodging, meaning that we will have two participants per room in most cases.If you do not specify a roommate, you will be assigned a roommate of the same gender
  • In the off-season (late October-May), participants may choose to upgrade to single occupancy lodging for an additional $50 per night. Guarantee single occupancy lodging by paying the single occupancy upgrade.
  • During our busy summer seasons, late June-July and late September-early October, participants who register alone should expect to have a roommate assigned to their room. In some limited circumstances, a single occupancy upgrade will be available at $100 per night.
What is the difference between a room with private bath, a room with semi-private or shared bath, and a room with communal/dorm bath?
  • Private refers to the type of bathroom, not single occupancy
    • Private: There is a bathroom in that one room that is not shared between or with any other rooms.
    • Semi-private/shared: There is a bathroom in between two rooms that is shared by the occupants of the two rooms.
    • Communal/dorm: There is a communal bathroom/showers in the lodging building (or in a proximate building, for some upper mesa dorm rooms), and participants will need to exit their room to reach these facilities.

Instructors

  • Camilla Trujillo
    Camilla Trujillo

    Camilla Trujillo has been studying traditional regional pottery techniques for over 25 years and instructing for 18 years. A native New Mexican, her love for micaceous clay and traditional firing techniques has infused her own work and fueled her fascination with the regions unique culture. She owns her own business, Tonita’s Best Balms (sold at the Santa Fe Farmers Market and other outlets), is author of the book Española: Images of America, which features history, personal interviews of Española residents, linguistics, and more, and she shows her pottery at the annual Santa Fe Spanish Market.

Date

Sep 12 2020 - Sep 18 2020

Time

Arrival & Departure Dates - Check-in & Check-out times
3:00 pm - 9:00 am

Cost

$775.00 - $1,540.00
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