Led by Ralph Scala, with guest artists Christa Assad + Sam Harvey, this inaugural workshop will focus on the design + construction of Taller de Terreno’s multiple fuel kiln, the V9. Participants will learn the processes + techniques involved in the construction of a brick car-kiln that is built into the natural landscape. Daily activities include: pottery demonstrations, discussions + practice of construction techniques, basic brick-cutting, stacking + mudding. These activities will be interspersed with creative studio time, one-on-one instruction, + recreational time. The stunning surroundings of tropical desert, mountains and Pacific coastline beckon to be explored.
GREEN ROOF DESIGN + INFRASTRUCTURE: LIVING IN HARMONY WITH EARTH + THE INDIGENOUS TRADITIONS OF ANCIENT BAJA
Belong to this Earth, Walk as a Human Tribe. . . This course will share its time with two inspiring leaders: Ross Vail, Baja Sur’s premier organic farmer, + Daniel “Two Coyotes” Camargo, artist, philosopher + ancient wisdom keeper. CLICK HERE for full details.
Taller de Terreno welcomes Tara Wilson for a unique workshop that addresses movement + balance as they relate to all aspects of the ceramic process + studio practice, from making to firing and everything in between. Students will learn various throwing + hand building techniques to bring movement and gesture into the work. A variety of wood firing topics will be discussed, from surface treatments + stacking methods, to firing + cooling strategies. Each weekday afternoon the group will enjoy a one-hour activity, alternating between yoga led by a certified instructor, desert hikes + beach or pool breaks. Participants will discuss the relationships between bodies + pots, studio practice + moving meditation, and how to best balance a strenuous physical career with daily exercises.
NCECA IS COMING RIGHT UP, MARCH 27-30, 2019
For the first time, Taller de Terreno will have a table in the Convention Center Resource Hall (“Institutional” section, alongside the Commercial booths) so that we may introduce ourselves to you. Look for Taller de Terreno’s table + talk with TDT’s founder, Christa Assad about our exciting line-up of destination workshops for 2019/20. Joining Christa will be wood-fire potter, Kristen Easters, from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC.
NCECA is an up close + personal way to learn about TDT’s workshop + residency programming. Our expanding studios feature ceramics, painting, metal + wood sculpture complemented with exciting, outdoor wellness activities designed to better balance your studio practice.
GRAND OPENING DATE: feb 09-10, 2019:
We hope you’ll join us for our exciting 2-Day Grand Opening Fiesta + Exhibition, coming soon! We will celebrate our “near-finished Phase I” architectural project by opening our doors to the public for two very special days of art + community.
Taller de Terreno’s kick-off is in conjunction with the 10th Annual Todos Santos Open Studio tour, held the weekend of Feb 9 & 10 2019, from 10 am to 4 pm both Saturday + Sunday. Visit TDT’s innovative, sustainable architecture and shop contemporary ceramics, painting, wood-working and more.
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