Josh Goering

Ceramics instructor

Josh Goering was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas. He is Influenced by historical ceramics from buncheong ware to medieval European pottery. His work focuses on functional pottery, atmospheric firing, and using local material. Josh’s philosophy of art making carries much from his environmental disposition, his love of process, and an inquisitive nature surrounding material. Recently, Josh received two research grants to explore and harvest local materials and set up a wild clay processing area at the K.U Art Department’s Interdisciplinary Ceramics Research Center to conduct this research. Josh completed a short term residency at Cobb Mountain Art and Ecology during the summer of 2019. He attended two workshops at Arrowmont Craft School deepening his knowledge of reduction cooling and learning new approaches to making pouring pots. Josh will complete his BFA in Ceramics and BA in Environmental Studies at the University of Kansas in the Spring of 2021.

Kansas Clay Workshop[24SU]
05/18/24 - 05/22/24, 10:00AM - 5:00PM | MO, TU, WE, SA, SU
Ages 14 to 120 | Josh Goering | Lawrence Arts Center
Enrolling Now | CAC35
Members $180 | Non-Members $200
In this class you will get an intensive run down on ways to find, test, and utilize clay materials from our state. We will go on a day long trip to central KS on the first day, a local field trip the second, and spend the next 3 nights testing the materials we have gathered. Class hours: Sat- 9am-5pm, Sun- 1-5pm, Mon-Wed- 5-7:30. We will assist with communications and encourage students to carpool on the days we are going into the field to dig for clay. Students will need to bring their own work gloves and shovels.

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