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Botanical Ceramics

June 11, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sunday, June 11 • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Leslie Botanical Classrooms 

$75 | $60 WBG members

Come experience the grounding nature of combining handbuilding clay and botanicals. After learning the basics of hand building, you will create plant pressings into clay and mold and shape your piece into a functional object. The piece you create will be glazed and fired at no additional cost. Students can expect to pick up their pieces from Waterfront Botanical Gardens in the following weeks.




About the instructor:

Hannah Johnston is a Louisville native who has been connected to the local art community from a very young age. She has been working with clay since the early age of 7 years old.

Hannah has a Bachelor of Arts from Western Kentucky University with a background in sculpture and ceramics. During her time at WKU she continued her journey in ceramics while also studying cast metal and fabrication. She also spent time teaching, working in galleries, and interning as an artist in residence at several different places around the country.

Hannah now works as a freelance artist and instructor at several different places around Louisville. You can find her managing the studio or teaching as a pottery instructor at AA clay studio. She can also be found helping other local art businesses like River City Tintype, Calliope Arts, and Flame Run Gallery. Hannah is an eager and enthusiastic artist constantly looking for new opportunities to engage with the community through art.


June 11, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classroom
1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States