Artist in residence
A new ceramics project for adults is starting at The Portal AIR Space, next Wednesday evening for 6 weeks, from 6.30pm – 8.30pm, with 3 of the Portal Artists in Residence.
The course is a 6 week project exploring the use of architectural ceramics in traditional buildings in Govan, with the opportunity to design and produce some of your own ceramic tiles in the AIR Space. For beginners, no previous experience of ceramics work is necessary.
Community Ceramics Project
‘Wally Closes & Mosaic Shop Entranceways’
Wednesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm
21st, 28th May, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June
AIR Space, The Portal, 978 Govan Rd G51 3AJ
21st May Central Govan guided walk to see examples of traditional architectural ceramic tiles
28th May An introduction to design for ceramics
4th June Developing your ceramic tile design
11th June Mould making
18th June Press moulding with clay / firing finished tile
25th June Glazing and Firing
Please note on the first session on 21st May, the guided walk will cover some distance on foot within central Govan. Please wear weather appropriate clothing, and please let me know in advance if you have any questions or considerations regarding mobility.
Course run by Portal Artists in Residence Sarah Bland, Fiona Fleming & Geraldine Greene, and the project is part of the Govan Cross Townscape Heritage Initiative, funded by Glasgow City Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Please let us know if you’d like to book a place, and if you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us
Geraldine, Fiona & Sarah
By Geraldine Greene