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Rita Gregory

Rita Gregory
Stanberry, MO 64489

Background Information

Years Teaching:  15
Years Teaching Clay:  15
Years Working w/Clay:  20+
School or Studio:  Missouri Western State University
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Character Dolls and Jewelry
First Experience With Clay:  I started using the polymer after a car wreck damaged my had a better result than the "theraputic clay" given to me.
Past Teaching Experiences:  Good results introducing students to polymer clay and the possibilities of clay in various art projects.
Publication Experience:  Class book for MWSU and project sheets for classes at Michaels.
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  Yes
How Far Will Travel:  100 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Gas and materials
Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  3
Maximum Number of Students:  12
How Far Will Travel:  100 miles
Reimbursed Expenses:  Gas and materials

Class Prep Time:  2 weeks
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  3 days
Class Listings & Descriptions: 
Character dolls--How to create the character, clothes and accessories.
Jewelry--types of canes, textures and finishes as well as us of components and construction.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Talk to other artists, read, read, read, experiment with techniques and talk to potential students....there are those who would rather learn from a simple process rather than extravagant, complicated may be the perfect teacher for them."

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