blair meerfeld Archive

Spring Workshop: Fire Your Pots in a Mountainside Wood Kiln

Wood-fueled kilns have a long history and tradition — and they remain in use today because of the beauty of the finished wares. Read more →

Try Your Hand at Woodfiring in This Ceramics Workshop

The Art League's Woodfiring Workshop is an opportunity for potters to experience woodfiring from beginning to end, using a kiln built by the instructors. Read more →

Jumpstart Workshops in March & April

One of the most frequently asked questions at The Art League School is "what class is good for beginners"? Read more →

Blair Meerfeld’s Exhibit at W&M

Starting today and with an opening reception next Thursday, you can see our ceramics instructor Blair Meerfeld‘s work in an exhibit at William & Mary. Blair is one of four ceramics artists in the exhibit at Andrews Gallery. If you’re in Williamsburg before September 26, go see it! More information is on the Andrews Read more →

New Video Demos from The Art League School

With winter classes in full swing at The Art League School, instructors are once again opening up their classrooms and allowing us to take footage of them demonstrating their craft. Ceramics chair Blair Meerfeld showed us how to throw a pitcher on the potter’s wheel, and made it look easy: And jewelry instructor Abby Read more →

Ceramics Workshop This Weekend

Making Pots from PartsWorkshop with Renowned Ceramist Blair Meerfeld A native of Colorado, ceramist Blair Meerfeld incorporates native clays and materials into his work. His pots are variations or abstractions of shapes – mechanical, human, or landscape. By using salt glazes, he is able to “pull out the secrets of clay and slips, leaving Read more →