Turning Bowls Upside Down

July 22 - July 23


Turning Bowls Upside Down

Turning Bowls Upside Down

This is a 2-day workshop.  Classes run 9-4pm with lunch included.

Have you ever wanted to learn a new technique to avoid common frustrations?  Discover how throwing them upside down prevents the frustrating problems of wobbling and thin rims that bulge inside. With this technique, you can avoid troublesome warping and bottom-heavy bowls.

This technique gives you unlimited possibilities to alter the shape of your vessel.



  • Student Supply List: (Click HERE): Students are responsible for bringing the supplies listed.
  • Materials Fee: $000
  • Course Level: Intermediate
  • Course Prerequisites: and Advanced. Students need to be able to throw on the potter's wheel

Price: $362

This price includes daily lunch, material fees, applicable taxes and is listed in Canadian Dollars


Cathi has exhibited nationally and internationally, with her work featured in numerous publications including Robin Hopper's Functional Pottery and Phil Roger’s Salt-Glaze Ceramics. She has attended residencies at Archie Bray in Montana, the Banff Centre and others in the US and abroad. In 2010, she was awarded the Carter Wosk BC Achievement Award for Applied Art and Design.


Click here to read more about CATHI JEFFERSON


If you need to make a cancellation, please complete MISSA's on-line cancellation form. Phone or email correspondence will not be accepted.

Click HERE for the form.

BEFORE May 1: For each course withdrawal, a refund for tuition and any applicable supply fee will be issued, minus a $50 administrative fee.

May 2 – June 29: For each course withdrawal, a tuition credit for MISSA 2024 will be issued, minus a $50 administrative fee. Any applicable supply fee will be fully refunded.

AFTER June 30: Course withdrawals made after this date are not eligible for credits or refunds.

If MISSA must cancel a workshop, students will be offered an alternative workshop. If the 2023 program is completely canceled (due to COVID restrictions for for any other force majeure), a full refund will be given (tuition, material fee and accommodation) or a MISSA credit will be offered.

On-campus accommodations may be cancelled at any time prior to arrival and will be refunded, less a $50 deposit fee, via Paypal within 30 days after receipt of the cancellation request form.

Refunds will be issued within 30 days of confirmed receipt of MISSA's online cancellation form and will be processed through PayPal.

No refunds will be processed during the MISSA Summer Program.


This price includes daily lunch, material fees, applicable taxes and is listed in Canadian Dollars.

Course Registration will open for Friends of MISSA on February 7th at 12:00pm (PST), and Registration will open for all on February 14th at 12:00pm (PST)