terryha on thu 13 oct 05
Korean Master Potter in
Houston for Clay Seminar
Saturday, Oct. 29th and Sunday, Oct. 30th
Kim Yong Moon, Korean master potter with over 25 years of clay
experience and the Director of the Macsabal World Woodfire Festival in
will be an honored guest of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston/Glassell School
Moon will lead a hands-in-clay workshop Saturday, October 29th and
Sunday, October 30th, at The Glassell School Ceramic Studio from 10 AM until
5 PM each day.
At the workshop, Kim Yong Moon will demonstrate traditional Korean clay
techniques, including both wheel-thrown and hand-built work, as well as
his unique techniques in glazing and decorating. He is renowned for his
and traditional pots, as well as for very large storage vessels and tall,
decorative Korean chimneys.
A fascinating slide lecture and discussion will be held Saturday evening
the workshop session. Cost for the workshop is $35 for one day or $50 for
days. Student discounts are available.
Additionally, Kim Yong Moon will be exhibiting his new works at Winter
Street Studios (2101 Winter Street) with Shane Tidmore’s new work (Director
of Ceramics, MFAH/Glassell School of Art) from October 22nd through October
There will be an Opening Reception from 6-9PM on Saturday, October
22nd and a Closing Reception from 5-8 PM on Friday, October 28th , both at
Winter Street Studios.
This workshop is also sponsored, in part, by the ongoing generosity of The
Shane Tidmore (Director of Ceramics)
Glassell School of Art, MFAH
5101 Montrose, Houston, TX