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    • 10 Aug 2018
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    • Application online, workshop at Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu New Mexico
    Student Scholarship to attend the NMPCA Ghost Ranch Workshop

    Apply by August 10, 2018.  Click "Register" at left and complete the scholarship application form.

    Workshop is September 14-16. We will notify recipient by August 14, 2018.

    We are proud to offer, a scholarship for one participant at our annual Ghost Ranch workshop.  The workshop this year is a New Mexico Connections with 6 master artist members of NMPCA presenting.  Here is more information about the workshop.

    This scholarship is intended to assist a clay artist who is unable, for financial reasons, to attend the workshop, but who would benefit from the program.  Preference will be given to students.  Recipient cannot have received a previous scholarship.   

    The person chosen to receive this scholarship should plan to be able to attend the entire workshop, from Friday, September 14 at 1:00 pm to Sunday, September 16 at 3:00 pm.  The scholarship will include full registration and meals and room accommodations at the Ranch.  If transportation is needed within New Mexico, members who are attending the workshop from various locations around the state can provide a ride.

    If not already a member of the NMPCA, recipient of the scholarship will receive a free one-year membership.  

    Apply through this website through August 10, 2018 by filling in this event registration.  A committee of the NMPCA board will review all applications and select the recipient and two alternates.  Notification of the committee's selection will be sent by August 14. 

    If you have any questions, please call Judy Nelson-Moore, (505)466-3070 or send an email to workshop@nmpotters.org. 
    • 14 Sep 2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • 16 Sep 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico
    • 10

    September 14-16, 2018 – 2 day workshop
    Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center

    Registration deadline August 13, 2018

    This year NMPCA returns to our popular New Mexico Connections format with short presentations by several presenters.  Six master potters lead short programs, each on a different technique. This popular workshop format brings together artists interested and expert in many different techniques and methods and results in a very lively exchange.  All participants learn from the presenters and from each other in the process of having great fun. 

    Presenters for this workshop include

    Leonard Baca presenting Sprayed Glazes and Engobes

    Gloria Gilmore-House with Refining Thrown Forms

    Cheryl HoaglandFreehand Faceting

    Andrea Pichaida presenting Hand Building of Breathing Nests

    Sara D'Alessandro presenting Dynamics of Working Small and Large

    Penny Truitt presenting Exploring the Surface

    Read more about the presenters and see something of their work.

    Read more about the tradition of New Mexico Connections on The Slip Trail blog.

    A word about accommodations:  Rooms at Ghost Ranch this year are limited to "dormitory-style" rooms with shared bath, or camping.  The cost is $170/room, which can be shared by two people.  If you have a roommate participating in the workshop, you can each register for a "shared" room to pay 1/2 each.  If you are bringing a guest who is not attending the workshop or want to have single-occupancy, select the single occupancy choice at a cost of $170.  Meal cost is $72/person.  Alternative accommodation can be obtained at area bnb.  See ideas on our accommodation page.  

    Download a pdf flyer for the workshop.  


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