Painting Classes at Mount Saint Francis
Pump House Studio/Mount Saint Francis Sanctuary
We are so excited to bring back pottery classes to the Mary Anderson Center Clay Studio at Mount Saint Francis! Marty Edlin, our new pottery teacher, will instruct students – beginning, intermediate and advanced in hand building and sculpture, wheel throwing, glazing, and kiln firing. Class sizes are limited – register to save your spot today!
Meet Our Instructor
Fr. Vince Petersen, OFM Conv.
Martin “Marty” Edlin
Martin Edlin is an artist who works in several disciplines of traditional art media. His artwork is technically rigorous yet highly imaginative, giving shape and form to emotions and ideas in sculpture, pottery, paintings, and drawings. He studied art at the University of Louisville under renowned potter Tom Marsh and earned a Master’s degree at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago under sculptor and art therapy pioneer Don Seiden. His artwork has been exhibited publicly since 1984.
Martin teaches workshops for many schools and community programs with people of all ages and has been directing a community art education center for many years. He worked as a stained glass craftsman for glass artists Peter Eichhorn and Bob Markert while in high school and college and has practiced art therapy in a multitude of settings.