ClayMotion was established by myself, Dawn Whitehand, a practicing artist since 2000. I have a PhD in visual arts, majoring in sculptural ceramics; have exhibited widely both internationally and Australia wide; have written peer review and general journal articles; have taught at University level through to local community centre level; and my artworks are held in many gallery and private collections. Images of my work and my Curriculum Vitae can be viewed at my website.
ClayMotion is located in Dunnstown, Ballarat, at the foot of Mt Warrenheip, and offers a beautiful and peaceful art-making environment.
The studio is located 10km from Ballarat, on the Melbourne side, and one hour’s drive from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Facilities at the studio include a gas kiln, an in ground pit for pit-firing, abundant open space for teepee firings, electric wheels, moulds, glazes, modelling tools, clay and much more.
Class times and upcoming workshops are featured on this website.
Further enquiries can be made via email or by phone: 0438382522
Studio address: 37 Tierney’s Rd, Dunnstown, Victoria, Australia. 3352
ClayMotion’s mission is to offer specialized classes and workshops catering to a range of groups within the community, including skills development for emerging and established artists; education and leisure pursuits for the general public; therapeutic and well being activities; and team building experiences. These goals are reached through the quality delivery of professional services that promote art and clay as a therapeutic and expressive medium within the context of both skill based and leisure based classes and workshops.