The Village Potters Clay Center Presents Cynthia Lee Demonstration Workshop

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The Village Potters Clay Center, located at Riverview Station in the River Arts District, is excited to announce the next Master Series demonstration workshop with Cynthia Lee, taking place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm as a part of their Independent Study & Mentoring Program.

Cynthia Lee will demonstrate a plethora of surface embellishments that will include materials like grog, handmade rollers, and found objects. Effects will be applied with the use of stencils, paper, terra sigilliata, and washes. Discussions will include creating a surface to convey self-expression and how that connects to your body of work. The demonstrations will utilize these surfaces to hand build sculptural wall boxes.

The workshop fee is $175, with a 20% discount for students of TVPCC. Non-student registration is available at and all may also register by calling 828-253-2424.


Cynthia Lee has been working in ceramics since 1974, and considers herself a ‘self-taught artist with the gracious help of many clay friends, and the joy of exploration’. She was director at Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts and has been an instructor teaching local Asheville classes since 2002, and offers an annual workshop at Wildacres Retreat. Cynthia is currently a full time ceramic artist working out of her home studio north of Asheville, NC.

The Village Potters are Sarah Wells Rolland, Judi Harwood, Melanie Robertson, Lori Theriault, Julia Mann, and Christine Henry. They comprise an intentional Collective of potters who share a commitment to inspire a passion for ceramic art and nurture creative exploration through education, experience, relationships, and community. The Village Potters includes three showrooms, a Teaching Center offering ongoing classes in wheel and hand building for adults, an Advanced Ceramic Studies Program, and scheduled demonstration and hands-on workshops. The Village Potters Clay Center is an educational member of The Craft Guild of the Southern Highlands, and is an official distributor for Laguna Clays.

The Village Potters Clay Center is located in Riverview Station, in Asheville’s historic River Arts District at 191 Lyman Street, #180.