Instructor Information - Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, Minnesota
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Joan Farnam


Joan Farnam

Clay Studio

Joan Farnam was born in Duluth and spent part of her childhood living in Canada. She has an MA in anthropology from California State University, East Bay. She began taking ceramic classes at the Duluth Art Institute in 1999 and has experience in wheel-throwing, primitive firing, raku, and majolica painting. She teaches classes at the Art Colony, where she is the Clay Studio Facilitator, and she writes a weekly arts blog at northshoreartscene.com.

Joan was a featured artist on TV show The Playlist in 2014, view here: http://www.wdse.org/shows/playlist/watch/joan-farnam-arts-journalist-potter

Workshops by Joan Farnam

Upcoming Classes

Pots for Painting - March 29 - May 17, 2017; 8 Wednesdays; 6pm - 8pm

Paint-a-Tile - June 23, 2017; 1 - 2:30 pm

Paint-a-Tile - July 14, 2017; 1 - 2:30 pm

Paint-a-Tile - August 11, 2017; 1 - 2:30 pm

Paint-a-Tile - August 25, 2017; 1 - 2:30 pm


Past Classes

Glaze Mixing 101 - Thursday, May 29, 2014; 5 - 8pm

Glaze Mixing 101 - Thursday, October 2, 2014, 2014; 5pm - 8pm

Beginning Clay - January 15 - March 5, 2015; 8 Thursdays; 6pm - 9pm

Skill Building: A Potter's Workplace - January 26 - March 15, 2016; 8 Tuesdays; 6pm - 8pm

Pots for Presents - October 25 - December 13, 2016; 8 Tuesdays; 6pm - 8pm

Paint-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls - Saturday, October 29, 2016; 10am - 2pm

View Joan Farnam's Work


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