Upcoming workshops at the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts


Spirit Vessel WorkshopSpirit Vessel Workshop with Richard Flores
September 20 – 22, 2013 
three-day workshop will explore historic and personal approaches to the
vessel. Participants will create small vessel forms, along with
two-dimensional studies, that marry historic exploration and
self-expression. The workshop will culminate in a raku-firing of the
vessels, which the participants will in turn take home with them. 
Journey to the Center of YOUR Earth WorkshopJourney to the Center of YOUR Earth Workshop 
with Richard Flores
October 18 – 20, 2013 
three-day workshop will involve various approaches to working with
natural and man-made materials to promote awareness of the relationship
between the earth and civilization. The work of diverse individuals,
including Marcel Duchamp, Nader Khalili, Edward Kienholz, Robert
Rauschenberg, Andy Goldsworthy, Kurt Schwitters, Joseph Cornell, James
Turrell, Robert Smithson and others will be explored. Selected works
will be presented in an exhibition at the Center in 2014. 



Allison Newsome WorkshopPost Pre-Pottery Figurine Workshop
with Allison Newsome
November 7 – 10, 2013 (Note new date!)
This four-day workshop will share information gleaned from a recent twelve-week workshop presented at Harvard by Allison Newsome.
The workshop at the Center will share Newsome’s experience with this
project and explore Neolithic pre-pottery figurines (5,000.00-3,000.00
BC) as a metaphor and point of departure for clay sculpture.

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Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts
Tel (805) 646-3381
8560 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. | Ojai, CA 93024