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Sculpting the Face with Kordula Coleman

Participants will learn the basic principles of working with clay and how to shape and glaze a small low-relief head sculpture. Suitable for ages 16+

Class will be held three evenings from 6:30pm – 9:00pm:

August 14th – The first class will include a demonstration by the teacher Kordula Coleman, and students will start their own sculptures in clay.

August 21st – The second class will be continued wet work on the face sculptures and instructions on detailing and hollowing the relief sculpture.

*(There will be a 2-week break before the final class to allow for drying of sculpture and bisque firing)*

September 4th – In the third class students will learn to use underglaze colors to decorate the faces. There will be a clear glaze applied by our staff before glaze-firing. Students will be notified when the last firing is complete and their pieces are ready to pick up.

$165 per person, call to reserve your place: (612) 327-0429
12 seats available

Call or email questions to info@dock6pottery.com


Kordula Coleman Bio:
Hello – My name is Kordula Coleman and I am a figurative ceramic sculptor from Northeast Minneapolis, Minnesota. I was born and raised in Trier, Germany, in 1968. My mother was a potter, so I had the opportunity to work with clay from an early age on.

My sculptural work is focused on humans, and their emotional, intellectual and spiritual processes. My greatest reward is when I am told by a viewer that a piece of mine made the experience or emotional state I want to portray palpable to them.

I have been a regular participant of the Northeast Minneapolis Art-A-Whirl since 2010. My work has been represented locally at Three Sisters Eclectic Art, Gallery 360 and Tres Leches Art in the Northrup King building. Last year I showed new works at Artistry in Bloomington, MN, together with painter/sculptor Lind Seebauer-Hansen. Also last year I permanently installed a large figurative, day-of-the-dead inspired sculpture at La Doña Cerveceria, a new Latino owned brewery in the North Loop of Minneapolis, MN. This June I was interviewed on the radio by Steve Staruch for Classical MPR’s program ‘Music with Minnesotans. The interview is archived on their website. I am currently working on my first solo show at Lanesboro Arts in Lanesboro, MN in the fall of 2021, exploring my childhood in postwar Germany.

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Kordula Coleman

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