Kevin Lehman's Pottery

560 South Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603      Phone: 717-509-7547     Fax: 717-509-3609

Workshop Description
“Your Work is a Gift”


Join us for a special 3 day hands-on workshop with renowned potter Tony Clennell. The workshop will focus on throwing and hand-building larger than life utilitarian pottery used for presentation and celebration. Tony will demonstrate and guide workshop participants through the process of creating casseroles, pitchers, bowls, baskets, and plates. The workshop will also include a slide presentation of Tony’s work spanning 35 years, “Fail, it ain’t so bad. Look at me!”.


The Workshop will be held at

Kevin Lehman's Pottery / Lancaster Creative Factory

560 S Prince St, rear

Lancaster, PA 17603

Friday, March 9 to Sunday, March 11

10a.m – 5p.m.  each day

Cost is $320  before Jan. 31 and $350 after Jan. 31


More about Tony

Tony Clennell, MFA, RCA is a second generation potter who has taught workshops in Canada, USA, Japan, China, Korea, Wales and Italy.  He earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Utah State University and was honored with selection to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.  He has written more than 55 articles for ceramic journals and his work is exhibited in museums and collections in North America, Europe and Asia.


Tony’s specialty over the years has been sectional or composite throwing where he adds many pieces together to make one vessel.  He has also developed a signature use of thrown, pulled, and hand-built handles.  Extreme handles are his specialty.


Tony is interested in leaving the maker’s marks and the details of the process in the finished work.  His recent work includes puncheong stamping and the use of thick slips, both of which create tactile geological surfaces on the work.


 Although he does wood fire, Tony has made his living for the past decade almost exclusively through glazing and firing a carbon trap shino glaze over multiple slips in a gas fired kiln.


In addition to making remarkable work Tony writes an award winning blog.  Visit his blog at: smokieclennell.blogspot.com/