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Workshops and Lectures

Pine Tree Potters Guild 

Lecture and demonstration March 6th at the pine tree guild in Aurora, Ontario

Haliburton School of the Arts
Fleming college

Hand building, Paperclay and personalized decoration. 6 day course by Lesley McInally.

July 17th - July 22nd 2017

Previous workshops and lectures

Handbuilding with Slabs and Surface Decoration

September 10, 2016

2 Day workshop at the Glouster Pottersy School, Ottawa on September 10th-11th. This is a hands on workshop with many demonstrations throughout the weekend. 

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January 22nd-24th: Gladstone Clayworks in Ottawa, Ontario.

Begining with an evening Lecture and following with a 2 day, hands on Workshop which includes Handbuilding, soft-slabs, paperclay and surface treatments.

March 5-6th: Alchemy Clay Studios in Guelph, Ontario.

This is a 2 day presentation using paperclay, soft slab techniques and surface treatments with slip.

For more info please email me or contact Barb Murphy.


February 16th Lecture and Demo: Burlington Potters Guild

Art Gallery of Burlington, Ontario

Lecture about recent works including The Narrative series followed by demonstration of soft slab work with paperclay.

March 13th 2015: Lecture: Hamilton Potters Guild, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario

Lecture about recent solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Burlington and The Orkney series.

March 14th-15th 2015: Kingston Potters Guild

The Tett, Kingston, Ontario

2 Day hands-on workshop of handbuidling with paperclay and surface treatments.

February 11th 2015L Lecture: Art Gallery of Burlington, Ontario

Inspired by the archeological discoveries of neolithic chambers, monuments, objects and graffiti, Lesley McInally will discuss her hand built vessels and sculptures titled “The Orkney Series”

 Her forthcoming solo show in the Perry Gallery “Passage” is an evolving continuation of this series and Lesley will talk in detail about this new body of work and its inspiration and origin as well as the technical process involved with hand building, working with paper clay and creating her rich surfaces. 

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