April 7: Handwork

handwork lace ceramics

Handwork 102 W State St

Pressed Lace Ceramics by Stacey Esslinger

Watch as Handwork artist Stacey Esslinger transforms a flat piece of porcelain into an intricately textured functional form. Stacey will demonstrate all the steps of making a pitcher, from imprinting the slab with fabrics to construction and adding the finishing embellishments. Snacks and refreshments provided. Stacey Esslinger received her B.F.A. in May, 2004 from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Stacey lives in Corning, NY where she has a studio in her home and teaches pottery classes at 171 Cedar Arts Center.