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Spring Into Sprigs

Dates: March 26, 2023

Meets: Su from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: 25 Sagamore Road Wheelthrowing

Cost: $85.00


Learn the ABCs of making your own custom sprig molds from plaster! Sprigs are a wonderful way to enhance the surface of your forms, with reproducible elements that can be press molded again and again. Learn how to design and create a plaster press mold, use molds, store and manage your sprigs, and apply them to your forms. A great workshop for anyone wanting to further enhance their ceramics surfaces, from pots to sculpture! Participants should bring two to three leather hard forms to practice application on.


Cancellation Policies


Please read through these policies carefully on our website's policy page.  Written notice of cancellations via email (to is required within specified cancellation windows detailed on our website.


COVID Policies

IMPORTANT COVID Policy UPDATES.  Please read carefully:


As of Monday, October 17, 2022, masks will be optional in our studio spaces. Everyone accessing the studio is asked to recognize and accept their role as part of a greater community effort that is required to help maintain the safety of all members by being proactive about health self-assessment, following studio guidelines, and participating fully in the support of sanitization efforts that are required to maintain a healthy work environment. Please be sure to read through the Worcester Center for Crafts' updated COVID policies on our COVID-19 Response Page (

Inclement Weather Policy


For information on the Craft Center's inclement weather cancellation policies, please visit our website's policy page. Students are encouraged to also check our homepage and our Facebook page for status updates and closure announcements.


Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301


Fee: $85.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)None Entered$ 85.00
Optional FeeMaterials Fee$ 10.00

25 Sagamore Road Wheelthrowing

Elizabeth Peña-Alvarez

Elizabeth Peña-Alvarez is a sculptor based in Cranston, Rhode Island. She received her BFA from Swain School of Design and has received multiple MFA Degrees in Ceramics, one from Rhode Island School of Design and recently University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Her work is nationally exhibited, and she is the recipient of the Windgate Fellowship, from the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Elizabeth has taught art and ceramics at institutions throughout the United States, including; Miami Dade College, UMass Dartmouth, New England Technical Institute. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida, where the abundant and varied vegetation's lasting impact continues to drive her studio work, as she joins the Worcester Center for Crafts as an Artist in Residence and faculty.




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