Ceramics: The Art of Throwing (Intro to the Potters Wheel)
Ruen is a professional ceramics teacher who graduated from Cornell
College in the U.S. with a degree in ceramics and a minor in anthropology. At Cornell, her final thesis exhibition was awarded the Richard Kimmel
Award for excellence in painting. Landa also studied art history,
painting, ceramics, and creative writing at the prestigious Art
Institute of Chicago. After graduating from Cornell, she apprenticed
with a local ceramicist in the State of Minnesota. Upon completion of
her apprenticeship, Landa moved to the Washington D.C. area where she
began teaching art for middle school students at the highly-regarded
Browne Academy. There she also taught several after-school ceramics
workshops and other non-profit arts workshops. After teaching art for
two years, she moved to China and began teaching English in Guangzhou. Landa
has recently moved to Shanghai, where she will be completing an artist
residency that involves creating and exhibiting oil paintings at
a local gallery. Landa is a down-to-earth instructor with a genuine
passion for ceramics and a desire to share her knowledge with others.
Please see below some of Landa
and her students' work;
click on any image to enlarge.
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