Art Classes

Donna Marie Franchi is a multimedia artist who primarily works with clay. She apprenticed at Moravian Pottery and Tile Works and is a former juried member of the Bucks County Guild of Craftsmen. She also has a degree in Psychology from Temple University. Donna’s handmade tiles and mosaics are crafted using many of the same turn-of the-century techniques as used by Henry C. Mercer. As a group facilitator and teacher, her primary goals are to assist others on a journey of personal growth, creative expression and a deepened sense of spiritual connection. 

Handmade Tile: Cuenca Method

In this class, students will learn how to decorate clay tiles using the colorful, cuenca method of filling raised outlines on the tile with glaze.  

Instructor: Donna Marie Franchi

Days: Thursdays

Time: 6:30-9:00pm

Duration: Thursday, May 6th - Thursday May 27, 2021

Location: Haycock Township Community Center, 1014 Old Bethlehem Rd. Quakertown, PA 18951

Level: All experience levels welcome.  Ages 16 and up.

Tuition: $120 includes a carving block, 8 lbs. low-fire clay, glazes and firing.  Additional materials may be purchased on site.

Special Notes: Class size is limited to 10. 

This class is full.  Please contact me if you would like to be added to the waiting list or if you would like to be notified of future classes.  Thank you.  ~Donna

Cuenca Tile: Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, By D. Franchi, 2011