Christopher Donald received his BFA in Ceramics from the Center for Creative Studies in Michigan and has been a ceramic artist and teacher for over 25 years. He was the head of the Pottery at Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum which produced half a million dollars in Early American and English Earthenware and salt glazed stoneware every year. He has worked as a production artist making both wheel thrown and hand built ceramics and specialized in red ware and yellow ware forms. Most recently he has taught ceramics at Boston University, and is teaching at Claymakers and the ArtsCenter.
He will be demonstrating decorating techniques from the Mochaware family of decoration which was done primarily between the early 18 and 1900’s in England the the United States. They include marbling, feather combing, slip trailing, mocha trees, and balloon / cats eye decorations.