Maria Nordgren - Momentum Pottery

Gas / Oil,
Wood fired

Maria Nordgren makes unique, functional pottery; thrown or hand built in porcelain and stoneware. She started pottery training in Sweden in the 70s, but went on to become a geologist, making and teaching pottery as a sideline. She became a full time potter after arriving in Scotland 2006, where she started Momentum Pottery and joined Scottish Potters' Association. She exhibits with SPA, Perthshire Open Studios, Alyth Arts and Craft Guild, Fusation and other art and craft groups. Since 2011 Maria has also exhibited and collaborated with willow weaver Rachel Bower from Forfar, combining willow and clay to make decorative and functional work.  In 2016, Maria started doing reduction gas firngs with Fran Marquis at Springfield Creative Arts, Arbroath, and has enjoyed firing work and assisted in several wood firings in England and Scotland.

Momentum pottery is equipped with an electric kiln, one momentum and three electric wheels. In 2016 it was extended to provide space for pottery classes. During 2020 Nancy Fuller will be teaching the pottery classes ay Momentum Pottery (more info under CLASSES & COURSES above).

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Pottery Classes in Alyth - January and February 2020 Posted on by Maria Nordgren

Join experienced tutor, Nancy Fuller, to make hand-built functional-ware using techniques she learned at different studios in Asia. The classes will focus on techniques such as pinching, coiling, and slab working with moulds and decorating using a variety of methods. They are held in the purpose-built Momentum Pottery with underfloor heating.  With a maximum of 6 people per class they are suitable for those who wish to improve their skills as well as complete beginners.

Times: 24th, 29th and 31st January from 7-9pm

           7th, 14th and 28th February from 7-9pm 

Location: 6, St. Andrew Street, Alyth PH11 8AT

Prices: Group Classes: £80 for block of 3 classes or £28 per taster session. 

Private One-To-One Classes/ Bespoke classes: £35 p.h.

The price includes clay & glaze costs and firing fees. Payment in full is required at the time of booking as we have to buy the materials in advance. No refund can be given once a booking has been made. If you are interested in attending a class on another day or weekend, please contact us to let us know your preferred time.

One to one throwing or hand-building classes are also available.
Why not give a pottery course as a gift? Gift Vouchers for classes are on offer upon request.

For further information, please email or call 07807723365

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Updated on 13/01/2020 17:44:00 by Maria Nordgren

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Maria Nordgren

Momentum Pottery

6 St. Andrew Street
Alyth PH11 8AT

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