Neil Goss has been concentrating his concepts, materials and work around natural earth processes while contemplating, incorporating, and responding to human impacts upon those processes. In 2012 he received his BFA in design with concentrations in textiles and ceramics from the University of Kansas School of the Arts. Goss has exhibited in multiple group and solo shows, and is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, including the Doris Carey Scholarship, TSA workshop scholarship, Hollander Family Fund Scholarship, KU SOTA research travel funds and the KU Exiting Award Scholarship. He just returned from Brooklyn, NY where he was the artist in residence at the Textile Arts Center’s Sewing Seeds Natural Dye Garden. neilgoss.comBrowse All Classes
1st Time Potter
Adults / 14 and Up
This class teaches throwing on the wheel. Weekly demonstrations focus on understanding the fundamentals of clay and gradually developing skills on the wheel. Students learn to make cylinders, bowls, plates, cups and altered forms. Glazing and surface decoration will also be taught.
Adults / 14+
This class is perfect for the ceramist who loves the wheel and handbuilding. We will take on projects utilizing slabs, press molds, sculpting, coil-building, and wheel throwing resulting in attaching multiple components to create unique, cohesive works of ceramic art. Wheel throwing experience suggested.
Adults / 14 and Up
Interested in learning an environmentally friendly art production process? If so, natural dyeing is the one! This workshop is dedicated to introducing the natural dye process, demonstrating multiple approaches to naturally color your fibers. We?ll use local, historical and food dyestuffs. Processes like immersion dyeing, bundle dyeing and indigo dyeing will be covered. Open to all art disciplines, no experience necessary.