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Hattiesburg Community Arts Center

HAC Flowerpot Heads - Workshop with Mark Rigsby

Flowerpot Heads are fun, easy to make, and a great hands-on way to experience the rich tradition of Southern Folk Pottery. Join us !!!

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HAC Flowerpot Heads - Workshop with Mark Rigsby

Time & Location

Aug 20, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Hattiesburg Community Arts Center , 825 Main St, Hattiesburg, MS 39401, USA

About the event

Flowerpot Heads Workshop with Mark Rigsby

Saturday, August 20th, 2022 from 10am-1pm (families with children) & 4-7pm (adults only) 

Cost: $50 for small size, or $75 for large size; Registration DEADLINE: August 14th;

 Follow this link for more details; EventBrite.

(One raw flowerpot, per person, per session; All materials will be provided. All completed flowerpot heads will be kiln fired and available for pick-up, two-three weeks after the workshop.)

Mark Rigsby is a potter and ceramic artist from Mississippi. He has been working in clay for over 25 years, and is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design at Southern Miss. Rigsby's love of the folk pottery tradition inspired him to begin conducting clay workshops in schools and community groups in the late 90's.

"Flowerpot Heads" are fun, easy to make, and a great hands-on way to experience the rich tradition of Southern Folk Pottery. The workshop is suitable for little folks and big folks alike. I make the pots on the potter's wheel and then I show you how to sculpt the face, or whatever imagery you choose, as you make your own one-of-a-kind flowerpot." 

-Mark Rigsby

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