Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM CDT
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The Goddess of Glass 
4400 Osseo Road
Minneapolis, MN 55412

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Connie Beckers 
The Goddess of Glass 

Ceramic Lamp Base - T8/29 

 No Groupons or other prepaid vouchers.

Create a unique ceramic lamp base in this class and come back for a stained glass lampshade class later! No previous experience required and everything is included! Mike Smieja, Instructor.

It's so hard to find the perfect lampe base; so make your own in this crazy unique, no experience required clay class! You'll have three hours with a lot of one-on-one help and guidance to create your lamp base. Mike will fire your lamp base and you'll visit his studio to add your glazes. They'll be fired once more and it'll be ready for pick-up at The Goddess of Glass. The wiring kit is included!

Classes are limited to six participants to ensure individual instruction and special attention to accomlish your goals in class. Tools are provided and a $15 supply fee is paid to the instructor. 

Mike also offers open studio and a six-week more in-depth course in pottery.

About the Instructor, Mike Smieja:
"Growing up, pottery was my passion. I took a break for 15+ years and my path lead me back. The clay is the boss, I am just the grateful messenger."  - Zilla 

I fell in love with making pottery in high school. I wanted to pursue it as a profession , but several people told me I would never make any money. After owning several businesses I found myself attending college for the first time when I was 32. After graduation I started a non-profit here in Minneapolis and set out to change the world. My path lead me back to a potters wheel and I fell in love again 20 years later, so I bought a wheel and a kiln and reinvented myself as a potter. I believe that my pottery embraces the changes that I have made in my life. I hope that my pots are just a vehicle to build relationships between people and places.