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Gwen Gibson

Gwen Gibson

Gwen Gibson
San Rafael, CA 94901


Background Information

Years Teaching:  10
Years Teaching Clay:  10
Years Working w/Clay:  12
School or Studio:  Personal Studio
Freelance:  Yes
Specialties:  Surface effects, image transfer, silk screening on clay and construction
First Experience With Clay:  I found it in a store and experimented with it.
Past Teaching Experiences:  I've taught at Polymer clay guilds nationally and in France.
Publication Experience:  Magazines - Lapidary Journal,Belle Armoire, Bead and Button, Somerset Studios. Books by Victoria Hughes, Barbara McGuire, Georgia Sargeant.
Teaching Level:  Professional

Lesson Information

Private Lessons:  No

Group Lessons:  Yes
Minimum Number of Students:  12
Maximum Number of Students:  20
How Far Will Travel:  Anywhere
Reimbursed Expenses:  air fare, lodging
Class Prep Time:  Lots!
Maximum Consecutive Days Teaching:  5
Class Listings & Descriptions:  Available on my Website.

Words of Encouragement to Novice Teachers:

"Join a guild and offer a one day free class. Be sure to encourage evaluations and feedback. Once you have the confidence, write a proposal and submit it to local guilds."

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