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Anagama Wood Fire with Joe Cole
Anagama Wood Fire with Joe Cole

Anagama Wood Fire with Joe Cole

Join Joe Cole for the only firing of the anagama kiln in 2024!

Date & Time

Nov 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – Nov 22, 2024, 4:00 PM

Adamah Art Studios, 4681 Co Rd ZZ, Dodgeville, WI 53533, USA

About the Workshop

Come for a week of wood firing in the Anagama kiln. Bring 60-80 bisque pots and take a few shifts stoking the kiln! Pieces MUST be made from a cone 10 clay body. When you are not at the kiln, feel free to throw pots in the studio, hike trails on our 550 acres of beautiful property, visit Governor Dodge State Park or visit local art galleries. 6-8 studio glazes are available for your use.

Adamah will provide:

  • Wax resist and paraffin wax
  • Brushes, sponges, and other glazing tools
  • Clay available for purchase for those looking to utilize the studio
  • Wadding
  • Glazes
  • Gloves

Participants should bring:

  • 60-80 bisqued pots ready to glaze
  • Any personal brushes or glazing tools wished to use during the workshop
  • Natural fiber clothes (denim, wool, cotton, leather). Long sleeves, long pants and closed toed shoes must be worn around the kiln.

Glazing: November 17

Loading the kiln: November 18 - 19

Firing: November 20-22

Kiln unloading and cleanup: Sat. November 30

Please note: This is a physically demanding workshop. Part of the woodfire process includes splitting and preparing wood for the next firing to come. This workshop may require an overnight/early morning stoking shift.

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.


  • Single Occupancy

    Private single room with private bathroom, linens included. Meals and 50# DSM clay and 6 studio glazes are included.

  • Multiple Occupancy

    Shared room with private bathroom, linens included. If you do not indicate a roommate or come with a houseguest, you will be assigned a roommate prior to arrival. Meals and 50# DSM clay and 6 studio glazes are included.

  • Houseguest

    For anyone looking to join a workshop participant during their stay at Adamah without participating in a workshop. Meals and lodging are included. Come experience the beauty of Bethel Horizons property with over 7 miles of hiking and 5 miles of mountain biking trails. Relax and take in the breathtaking views and enjoy exploring Wisconsin's beautiful Driftless Area.




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