Clay Workshop with artist Aliyah Hussain

Recommended for ages 5+


1:00pm - 3:00pm


Wed 27 July 2022

Learn how to draw with clay alongside ceramicist Aliyah Hussain.

Recommended for ages 5+.

Free, drop in 1-3pm on Wed 27 Jul

The workshop will take place in Gallery Three, our special creative space for children.

Part of our summer season of doing, making and playing at the Bluecoat.

Throughout the summer holidays, you and the family can enjoy FREE creative workshops, storytelling, and more in the gallery, as part of our family-friendly exhibition Are You Messin'? Take a look below to see what else is on.

About Aliyah

Aliyah Hussain (born 1986, Blackburn, UK) is an artist, designer, and educator based in West Yorkshire. Her practice approaches themes found within feminist science fiction literature as well as incorporating the decorative and ornamental - taking influence from imagery found within nature, pattern, mathematics, and geology. Selected presentations, commissions, and collaborations include Kitchen Table Collective, Human Libraries, Crosby (2020-22); Remote Connection, Potential Wor(l)ds with Anna Bunting Branch, All Our Relations/Ár gCaidreamh Uilig, Project Arts Centre, Dublin (2021), Adorning with Clay, Festival of Making, Blackburn (2021-22); Soft Bodies, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester (2020); Warm Worlds and Otherwise, soundtrack commission with Anna Bunting-Branch, QUAD, Derby (2020), FACT, Liverpool (2019), Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (2018); MÆKUR Conditions: 20_00, Bergen, Norway (2020), The Sleep Of Plants - Interruptions, Holden Gallery Manchester (2020); Always Mysteries of the Tongue, Granada Foundation galleries, HOME, Manchester (2019)