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Christi Friesen

Christi Friesen
Tehachapi, CA 93581

Background Information

Years Teaching:  25
Years Teaching Clay:  4
Years Working w/Clay:  6
School or Studio:  N/A
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Sculptural one-of-a-kind pieces.
First Experience With Clay:  I've always been a sculptor, and when I was introduced to polymer clay I realized it would be a much more interesting medium to work with. And it has been!
Past Teaching Experiences:  Teacher for Bead & Button show, and other shows.
Publication Experience:  Writer for many magazines articles, and books. Solo-show at The Bead Museum in AZ.
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons: No
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  Varies
Maximum Number of Students:  Varies
How Far Will Travel:  Anywhere
Reimbursed Expenses:  Travel and lodging.

Class Prep Time:  Varies
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  Variable
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Focal bead classes: Favorite subjects include: Dragon, Turtle, Seahorse, Frogs, Fish, Cats...etc. Sculptural worshops: Favorites include: Ocean themed vessels and/or mirrors, Jungle themed vessels and/or mirrors. Please visit for more details.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Constant claying will improve your skill dramatically. Take classes from good teachers to observe how they handle students of various skill levels during a class."

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