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Art After School (11 to 14)

Art After School 2022

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We are grateful for the support of The Grable Foundation who makes our youth programs possible.

Ages 11+

Limit of 12 students per class
Location: Pocosin Arts Studios (201 Main Street)

Session 1: september 1 - 29, 2022

Clay and Fiber Friends - with Chrystal O'Boyle

Thursdays 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Clay, fiber, and animals — what could be better? This multidisciplinary class will combine ceramics and fiber arts! You will learn to use both felting and ceramics to sculpt animals inspired by real life and your imagination! By the end of the class take home several finished pieces that will highlight your artistic skills.

Please familiarize yourself with the Safety Precautions at the bottom of the page before registering your child for Art After School.

Session 2: October 6 - November 3, 2022

Youth Wheel Throwing - with Chrystal O'Boyle

Thursdays 3:30 – 5:00 PM

 

Are you ready to get your hands dirty? Join our wheel class for beginners and learn all the basics of making your own cups and bowls! You will be shown correct throwing posture, centering, and throwing techniques. This class is designed for students with no prior experience and focuses on teaching students the fundamentals of throwing. If you’re ready to fall in love with pottery, this is the class you’ve been waiting for!

Please familiarize yourself with the Safety Precautions at the bottom of the page before registering your child for Art After School.

Session 3: November 10 - December 15, 2022

Youth Wheel Throwing - with Chrystal O'Boyle

Thursdays 3:30 PM to 5 PM
This session will not meet on November 24

Are you ready to get your hands dirty? Join our wheel class for beginners and learn all the basics of making your own cups and bowls! You will be shown correct throwing posture, centering, and throwing techniques. This class is designed for students with no prior experience and focuses on teaching students the fundamentals of throwing. If you’re ready to fall in love with pottery, this is the class you’ve been waiting for!

 

Please familiarize yourself with the Safety Precautions at the bottom of the page before registering your child for Art After School.

Instructor: Chrystal O'Boyle

Chrystal has had a lifelong love of the arts. Born and raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Chrystal attended the School of Art at the University of Arkansas and graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in art education. In 2018 she became a teaching artist at the Community Creative Center, instructing classes in ceramics, painting, and glass fusing. In the past year, she completed her post-baccalaureate at the University of Oklahoma studying ceramics. While in Oklahoma she also worked as a studio school instructor at Oklahoma Contemporary. When she isn’t in the studio she enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.

Safety Precautions

To keep our students and instructors safe we will implement the following safety protocols:

  • All students and instructors will wear masks while indoors. 

  • We ask that our students wash or sanitize their hands regularly and do not share materials while in the classroom. 

  • If a student, family member or close acquaintance tests positive for COVID19 we ask that you notify the staff at Pocosin Arts immediately.

  • All students are encouraged to be up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccine.

Tyrrell County Health Department and Columbia Pharmacy offer free vaccination appointments.

If you have any questions regarding Pocosin Arts safety measures please contact us at (252) 796-2787 or info@pocosinarts.org