Raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Leanne received a B.F.A. in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the University of Minnesota in 1997. In 2002 she received her M.F.A. at Louisiana State University. Leanne has exhibited all over the U.S. as well as being an artist-in-residence at the Archie Bray Foundation and Watershed. She was the Emerging Artist 2007 for NCECA, (National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts). Along with an active show record she has also written articles for Studio Potter magazine and is a member of Art Axis. She is currently Full Professor and head of the BFA/MFA Art Program at Governors State University in the south Chicagoland suburbs.
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Project Objective / Goal:
Students will create a tea set using the hand building techniques of pinching and rolling (coiling) clay.
Formative Assessment - Teacher Guided
Students will create two pinched bowl forms to be connected and formed into a teapot body.
Students will design and create hand built elements to enhance the aesthetics and function of the teapot.
Students will decorate teapot by applying texture and color.
Summative Assessment - Student Centered
Students will create a tea set that includes a teapot and two pinched cups.
Students will decorate the set to match or look like a "family" (Unity).