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Workshops & Lectures


Celebrating the Figure: Drawing on Clay and Paper
Medium: Sculptural Ceramic & Drawing on Paper Level: All levels


Catherine is currently offering Private and semi-Private classes in her spacious Mission District San Francisco Studio. For further information call 415-817-1842 or e-mail.


Fuller Craft Museum -Beyond the Embargo: Cuban & American Ceramics - Panel Presentation with Ana Maria Cardenas & Juan Pablo Cardenas, Brockton Massachusetts

Fuller Craft Museum -Beyond the Embargo: Cuban & American Ceramics - Gallery Tour & Lecture for Museum Educators. Brockton

Massachusetts Massachusetts College of Art & Design - “Art in Cuba Today” Lecture at Opening Reception MassArt in Cuba

Appalacian Workshop

Celebrating the Figure
Appalachian Center for Craft
Smithville, Tenn

Workshop Dates: June 23-27, 2008

Working from a live model, the workshop will explore sculpting and painting techniques. Participants will sculpt a female torso using the coil method and draw and paint on paper, paper clay slabs and bisque ware forms. They will also make paper clay and create rich and varied surfaces using majolica glazes, colored clays and polychrome terra sigilatta. For sculptors, painters and ceramic artists.
Skill Level for Participants: All levels Appalachian Center for Craft

Appalachian Center for Crafts Workshop 2008
Participants from the 2008 Appalachian Center for Craft Workshop with Catherine

CUBA March, 2008

PINAR del RIO, March 4

  • Catherine Merrill lecture on Proyecto Arte del Fuego
  • A Night of Raku. Ceramics in the Street. More than 20 Invited Artists. Plaza de la ACAA SPONSORED BY the ACAA (Cuban Association of Artists & Artisans) & the Casa Taller Pedro Pablo Oliva


  • Sponsored by the ACAA, Consejo Provincial de Artes Plasticas, the UNEAC and the
    University of Matanzas. An international ceramic symposium bringing together artists
    from Cuba, the United States, Colombia and Japan to work together sharing techniques &
  • Catherine Merrill lecture on the Proyecto Arte del Fuego at the Galeria Matanzas & the

Catherine talks with other participants at the International Symposium in Cuba, 2008
Catherine with other participants at the symposium in Cuba, 2008, photo credit Ana Maria Cardenas


Invited Artist at the VIII SIMPOSIO DE CERAMICA, Instituto Muniucipal de
Ceramica de Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina May 28-June 2, 2007

Argentina Workshop
Catherine & Arte del Fuego Workshop Participants. Taller Cristina del Castillo
Paso de los Libres, Corrientes, Argentina