Adam, started studying painting at OCAD in Toronto in 2000. In 2003 he took a pottery class for an elective and got bitten by the bug. In many ways, his practice became a hybrid of painting and ceramics. He started teaching classes not long after in 2005 and found that he also enjoyed it much more than expected. Teaching is often dismissed in the art world, but for Adam it has become a fascinating craft to work with people to help them realize their artistic potential through the medium of ceramics.
Clay Space is a project which seeks to meld making and teaching. It is a place for Adam to make his own artworks while also creating a rich learning environment for his students to mine and grow their own artistic potential. Whether it’s functional pieces like coffee cups or soup bowls, or more abstract sculpture or artwork, Clay Space is a place for you to learn, create, and socialize with like-minded individuals.
At Clay Space, we are offering a small take home package to help with the boredom. If you’re in Toronto, for $51+HST we will deliver to your house a package which has a block of clay (3.3kg) and some tools. For $41+HST there is the curb side option from Tuesdays-Fridays, 12pm-6pm.
When you’ve finished making your pieces message us, we’ll come and collect them, fire it for you and return them to you. If you enjoyed it the first time and want to repeat, hold on to the tools and we’ll bring you another block of clay and fire your work for you again just for $35 and fire your work for you again just for $40+HST (or $35+HST with curb side).
Many of you will have fun making whatever you want but some may need inspiration. We will post simple project ideas geared towards all ages along with youtube links with step by step instructions.