Good Wheel Ceramics: Artist-In-Residence Showcase

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

Good Wheel Ceramics: Artist-In-Residence Showcase Jody Lewis, maker behind Good Wheel Ceramics, took a road less traveled to find his way as a full-time potter. After completing his undergrad in biology and then starting his Public Health Master’s in 2018 Jody was introduced to ceramics and quickly became immersed. The obsession grew into a passion, […]

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“One on its Own or Together as a Whole”

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

"One on its Own or Together as a Whole" is Brianne Siu's solo exhibition featuring new work produced at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts as their most recent Artist-in-Residence. Centred on the theme of play, Brianne uses coloured slips and clay to add a playful quality to her work. This new body of work uses slip-casting as […]

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Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Moving Sidewalk and Seconds Sale

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts is having a seconds sale because we are moving. Thanks to our beautiful students and members, we need to grow, so at the end of June, we are moving the studio downtown to a bigger space. Before that, on May 27th at 10 am, we are opening our doors and courtyard to […]

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Mono Printmaking Class

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

An introduction to mono printing with Gelli Plates. Explore this fun, colorful and accessible form of printmaking. Our time together will have you learning about inking and printing on a variety of papers, stencil design, layering, painting and collage techniques, and printmaking terminology. We will work towards creating a little book of prints on the […]

$230
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Kids After School Art Club

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

A weekly after-school art program designed to provide young artists with skills to use various materials, along with the space and freedom to explore their own ideas and creativity. Fun and messes are always encouraged!

$210

Underglaze and Mishima Workshop at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

Sunday November 5, 2023 from 2 PM - 5 PM Underglaze and Mishima Workshop Instructor: Dale Sheppard No drawing skills necessary This class provides an introduction to Underglaze and Mishima through a follow-along project. A 5x5” tile will be provided to work on in class, but if you have a bone dry object you would […]

$85
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Drawing 101 Class

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

Get acquainted with the most popular drawing mediums such as graphite pencil, coloured pencil, watercolour pencil crayon, pen, ink, charcoal and chalk pastel. Enhance your drawing skills and learn the technical aspects of various drawing forms in a series of dynamic projects. Suitable for all levels. Supplies included

$260

Altered Book Workshop at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

Sunday November 12, 2023 from 2 PM - 5 PM Altered Book Workshop Instructor: Amélie Blanchard Looking for a fun project for the colder months? Starting an altered book might be for you! A mixed media project in which you will be invited to try different ways of altering a book into a work of […]

$65

Wet Felting Workshop: Cowl or Neck Warmer at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

Wet Felting Workshop: Cowl or Neck Warmer Instructor: Megan Arundel No previous experience necessary In this 3 hour class you will make a cowl or neck warmer for yourself or as a gift. Using merino wool and a selection of silk or other natural embellishments, you will follow a four- stage process in creating your […]

$85

Printmaking & Collage Workshop at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

Printmaking & Collage Workshop Instructor: Francesca Reside In this workshop, we will learn to take prints on paper, combine them with collage elements and then transfer them onto a different surface. We will start with creating monoprints using a gelli plate with mark making tools, stencils and colour. Then we will look at how to […]

$85

Creative Journaling Workshop at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

Creative Journaling Workshop Instructor: Amélie Blanchard Interested in journaling but not sure where to start? This workshop is for you! Learn how to integrate creative writing and art in the same journal as a means to learn about yourself and/or document your life. Journaling has been shown to have positive effects on our overall mental […]

$65
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Block Printmaking Class

Nanaimo Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery 1-140 Wallace St, Nanaimo, BC

An introduction to printmaking, focusing on the Lino block carving and printing, with a few detours into mixed media stamp making and textured collage printing. The syllabus will include lino block printing, inking and printing, progressing from single-color to multi-color prints, mixed material stamping on paper and fabric, and textured collage printing.

$320