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.

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. In 2016, Maria also 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.

This member runs courses:

June Pottery Course at Momentum Pottery, Alyth Posted on by Maria Nordgren

The classes will focus on hand-building and decorating with underglaze transfer decals. They are suitable for those who wish to improve their skills as well as complete beginners.

Times: 14th, 21st and 28th June from 7-9pm

Price: £75 for 3 classes

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

The price includes clay & glaze costs, firing fees & share of venue hire. 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 on 07807 723365 to let us know your preferred time. One to one throwing or hand-building classes are also available.

Contact details:

Maria Nordgren

Momentum Pottery

6 St. Andrew Street
Alyth PH11 8AT

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