YARI LIVAN – STUDIO 228
Cambodian Pottery Techniques
Yary Livan is a Master Cambodian Ceramicist and specializes in Cambodian Wood Firing. He is one of only three master ceramicists to survive the Khmer Rouge genocide and is one of only two still actively creating pottery. Yary is an adjunct professor at Middlesex Community College, he is part of the Cambodian Wood Firing Kiln, newly built in Lowell and he has a working studio at Western Avenue Studios. Yary will be teaching Wednesday & Thursday evenings in his Studio.
RONELD LORES – STUDIO 311/312
Sculpture and Ceramics Classes: Hand Building Techniques for Portrait, Figurative, and Functional Art. Also Classes in Clay Jewelry, Drawing and Painting
Roneld Lores is a classically trained sculptor and painter with a loose and dynamic style that is strongly rooted in realism. He holds a BFA from Florida International University and comes from a family of metal smiths and sculptors. An active part of the artist community for more than 20 years his work has been exhibited and is in private collections throughout the Americas and Europe. He specializes in teaching sculpture, ceramics, drawing, and painting to individuals and small groups. Students can expect a relaxed and individualized experience where they will be guided and challenged according to their level of development and personal goals. Ceramics and Sculpture will cover hand building techniques designed to focus on your area of interest including: portrait, figurative, and functional art as well as jewelry. Lessons focusing on traditional drawing and painting techniques can be taken alone or integrated for a comprehensive experience. Your first class is free and includes a personal assessment and discussion of your creative goals.