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Sat, Apr 13

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Kapaa Quarry Industrial Complex

April Icky Love Pottery & Coffee event

In this workshop we will handbuild bud vases with artist Jaimie Nagle in her Kailua studio. Have a Tradition Coffee Roasters custom drink with us before working the earth into a special piece of your own.

April Icky Love Pottery & Coffee event
April Icky Love Pottery & Coffee event

Time & Location

Apr 13, 2024, 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM HST

Kapaa Quarry Industrial Complex, 905 Kalanianaʻole Hwy #3216, Kailua, HI 96734, USA

About the Event

EVENT LOCATION INFO:  directions to icky love location

Kapaa Quarry Industrial Complex is where Icky Love Studio is located. Click the link above to access a video and more detailed instructions to the studio.  Our afternoon will begin with a 30 minute coffee time at the coffee shop downstairs of the studio. Tradition Coffee Roasters will stay open 30 minutes longer for just us to order a coffee and do our welcome before we begin our clay time!  We can not eat while making the pottery as we do not want to ingest any clay particles.  Please plan to eat before or after our meet this month as we will only provide  a coffee break! Mahalo!

https://www.ickylove.com

A little bit about our host Jaimie + Icky Love Pottery

Jaimie Nagle is a ceramic artist and writer. She began her journey with clay at the University of Hawaii while studying for her doctorate in Creative Writing. Since then, she fell in love with clay---it's texture and malleability, it's gift of failure and success--the perfect metaphor for the ebb and flow of human experience.  After having her first child, she decided to further her study and journey with clay and developed Icky Love Pottery, a small batch ceramic studio, originally just in Ka'aawa. Now she makes her own work and offers workshops in both Ka'aawa & Kailua. Seeing the way people form a relationship with making something from the earth brings her great joy.

The Workshop

In this 2.5 hr workshop. You will create a unique bud vase to hold flower.  Jaimie shares that to her, it "represents holding the memory of a loved one. Everytime you look at the flower it's a reminder of a life well lived".  This workshop will be limited to 15 participants. 

How is clay and creating thereputic for us?

  • Engages creative energy.
  • Encourages self-expression.
  • Lowers heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Increases mind-body connection and awareness.
  • Develops physical dexterity and mastery.
  • Promotes a sense of accomplishment.
  • Provides respite from intrusive thoughts and emotions.

Pottery enables for improvements in flow and spontaneity, provides an outlet for grief, and helps you with self-identification and self-expression, bolstering confidence and self-esteem.

The tactile experience of pottery can be meditative in nature and invite a deep sense of relaxation and well-being.

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