Teaching and Workshops

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Carol Gouthro has over 30 years of experience as a studio artist ,working, showing and teaching ceramics. She teaches workshops nationally and internationally on handbuilding , mold-making and surface design. Locally she offers plaster moldmaking for ceramics and image transfer workshops out of her Seattle Studio. These are for small groups of 4-5 persons to optimize one on one instruction. For dates and information about workshops please contact Carol at carolgouthro@comcast.net
Carol is a ceramics instructor at the Kirkland Arts Center, and Seward Park Clay Studio where she teaches on an ongoing basis. Please visit their websites to see descriptions of her upcoming classes.

Upcoming Workshops 2023

8 week Online Surface Design Class
Zoom, Wednesdays January 11-March 1,10-12 AM and 3:30-5:30 PM

Rescheduled to May 2023
International Artists Residency Exchange
Saint Raphael, France
Ten day workshop

Workshop History

Aug 4 - Aug 14, 2019
Bali, Indonesia
Two week workshop:

May 5 - May 18, 2019
La Meridiana, Tuscany, Italy
Two week workshop:

June 25 - July 29, 2018
Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Victoria, B.C. Canada
5 day workshop:

April 29/30,2017
Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington, Ontario, Canada
2 day Workshop
contact: Christopher Reid Flock Ceramics

May 20/21,2017
AMOCA, Pamona, California
2 day Image Transfer
contact:Heidi Kreitchet

Saturday June 24, Saturday July 1
South Seattle College, Seattle, Wa.
2 day workshop:Color, Pattern, Depth: Exploring Majolica Glaze Techniques

May 20, 2016
Shadbolt Center, Vancouver, B.C.
Artist talk Contact:rosebirst@telus.net

May 21-22, 2016
Laura Van der Linde Studios, Vancouver B.C.
2 one day Image Transfer Workshops

June 25-26, 2016
South Seattle Community College, Seattle, Washington
2 day Plaster Mold Making for Ceramics Workshop

October 8-9, 2016
AMOCA, Pamona, California
2 day Image Transfer/Surface Design Workshop

October 12-15, 2016,
Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, California
4 day Teaching Intensive

March 14-15, 2015
DeCo Ceramics, Ferndale, Washington
2 day Image Transfer Workshop

September 8-19, 2015
Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey
11 day Workshop: Mold making, Handbuilding and Surface Design

November 7-8, 2015
Southern Arizona Clay Artists, Tuscon, Arizona
2 day Workshop: Handbuilding and Surface Design

February 15-16, 2014
Hawaii Potters Guild, Honolulu, Hawaii
2 day Workshop : Image Transfer Techniques

March 2, 2014
South Seattle Community College, Seattle, Wa.
1 day workshop:Slip –Casting : Building with Found Objects

March 22-23, 2014
DeCo Ceramics, Ferndale, Washington
2 day Surface Design/Handbuilding workshop

May 4th- 10th, 2014
Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, Williamsburg, Ma.
5 day workshop:Exuberant Forms, Abundant Surfaces :Handbuilding/Surface Design Workshop
workshop information

June 28 - July 4, 2014
Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Victoria, B.C. Canada
7 day workshop: Exuberant forms &Abundant Surfaces: Handbuilding and Surface Design

July 28 - August 1
Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
5 day workshop:Exuberant forms, Abundant Surfaces: Handbuilding and Surface Design

August 2nd - 3rd
Old Man River Potters Guild, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada


June 9-21 2013
Watershed Center for the Ceramics Arts, Newcastle, Maine.

Selected Workshop History

Boulder Mountain Clayworks, Ketchum, Idaho, July 19-21 2013
Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Victoria BC, Canada, June 28- July 4, 2014
Hawaii Craftsmen, Aha Hana Lima Workshop, Honolulu March 28-31,2013, Maui April 4-7, 2013
Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada, July 4-8, 2011
Exuberant Clay: Form and Surface with Carol Gouthro Five day hands-on workshop        
South Seattle Community College, April 2, 2011
Surface Design with Carol Gouthro, One day workshop        
Kirkland Arts Center February 4th and 5th 2011
Two Day Segment Mold Workshop,
University of Puget Sound , Tacoma, Washington ,2009 & 2007
One day slide lecture and workshop . Demonstrating handbuilding techniques ,slip -casting and assembling mulptiple part works. Surface design demonstration showing a variety of techniques for incorporating color, pattern and texture into work using slips, underglazes and glazes.
South Seattle Community College, Seattle, Wa. 2008, 2004, 2010, 2011, 2012
Plaster Moldmaking for Ceramics two--day workshop
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba,, Canada 2004
Carol Gouthro Visiting Artist Two-day workshop and slide lecture
Southern Arizona Clay Artists Assn. , Tucson Arizona 2004 & 2000
Hands on with Carol Gouthro Two-day workshop and slide lecture
Moshier Art Center, Burien, Wa. 2004
One-day workshop and slide lecture
Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, Wa. 2003
Parts of the Whole Two -day workshop and slide lecture
Central Washington University, Ellensberg, Wa. 2000
Two-day workshop and slide lecture
Seward Park Clay Studio, Seattle ,Wa
Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, Wa
Moldmaking for Ceramics Two-day workshop
Pottery Northwest, Seattle, Wa , 1991
Glaze Decoration with Andrea Gill, Carol Gouthro, Kathy Irwin and Terry Siebert , two-day workshop and slide lecture.