CERAMICS STUDIO

Hand building and wheel throwing classes offer a variety of techniques to learn. Project classes let you complete fun, useful items in a short amount of time. Even if you have no experience you can build birdhouses, baking dishes, garden totems and more. Advanced classes guide you through Extreme Pots, lidded vessels, and Pots that Pour to improve skills and creativity.

 

Pre-registration is required three days before the start of class or workshop.
You are not fully registered unless paid in full.

 Material fees are included in the tuition pricing.

CERAMICS OPEN STUDIO

Register now for August Open Studio and take advantage of the special $17.50 price.

Open Studio with a monitor is offered to those with previous ceramic experience and recommend for those who don't need hands-on instruction and feel confident working independently. Open studio is available on a month to month basis, beginning on the first day of the month and ending on the last day of the month. Payments are not pro-rated and registration is required. Cost $35/month

Open studio is free of charge if you are currently enrolled in a ceramics class.

Open studio participants must be 18 or older.

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August Open Studio Times

Sunday - 2 pm -5 pm           Monday 6 pm - 9 pm            Wednesday 6 pm - 9 pm            Thursday 10 am -1 pm and 3 pm - 6 pm         Friday 12 pm - 3 pm

There will be no open studio on the following dates:

Sunday, August 12th              Thursday, August 16th (3 -6 pm)

 

ADULT CLASSES

August

 Skill Share with Emily Freelin

( REGISTRATION IS CLOSED) Saturday, August 4

12 pm -3 pm

Come participate and learn how to replace kiln elements. Our example will be done on a Skutt!                                                                                                                  $10

 

Wheel 101 with Emily Freelin

(REGISTRATION IS CLOSED) Thursdays  August 9, 16, 23, 30

1 pm – 3 pm

Learn the basics of using a pottery wheel or brush up on the skills you already know! In this class you will learn all you need to know to make a pot on the pottery wheel: throwing, trimming, decorating and glazing. You can expect to bring home 5-10 unique and functional pots! For ages 18+                                                                       $100

 

Wheelthrowing for the In-Between with Matt Brophy

(REGISTRATION IS CLOSED) Fridays  August 10, 17, 24, 31

6 pm – 8 pm

Practice makes perfect, but a little help wouldn’t hurt! Join us as we navigate through the challenges of the potter’s wheel. Matt will guide you through tips and techniques to help elevate your good pots to great pots. Learn how to explore new forms and tighten up your technical skill! Class time will be reserved for demonstrations and practice; make plans to come in on another day to glaze pots from this class!

$100

 

Figure Study Workshop with Emily Freelin

Saturday August 25

12 pm – 3 pm

Spend your Saturday creating loose and gestural clay sketches of the human figure. Emily will discuss proportions and figurative construction in clay. This will be a fun and quick workshop to stretch your creativity and delve into the world of figurative sculpture!

$30

 

Craft Night with Emily Freelin

Sunday August 26

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Spend your Sunday night in the clay room, getting a little dose of creative R&R. We will be focusing on your fall decor! You can expect to create a unique pumpkin luminary! All levels welcome. Bring a friend, and your favorite beverage! Registration required.

$20

September

Wheel 101 with Laurel Diciuccio-Ross

Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25

6 pm – 8 pm

Learn the basics of using a pottery wheel or brush up on the skills you already know! In this class you will learn all you need to know to make a pot on the pottery wheel: throwing, trimming, decorating and glazing. You can expect to bring home 5-10 unique and functional pots! For ages 18+

$100

 

Wheel 101 with Matt Brophy

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27

1 pm – 3 pm

Learn the basics of using a pottery wheel or brush up on the skills you already know! In this class you will learn all you need to know to make a pot on the pottery wheel: throwing, trimming, decorating and glazing. You can expect to bring home 5-10 unique and functional pots! For ages 18+

$100

 

Platters & Serving Dishes with Lauren Ginn

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27

6 pm – 8 pm

In this class you will create platters and serving dishes by using hand building skills and skills on the wheel. (For Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced students.)

$130

 

Raku Exploration with Matt Brophy

Fridays, September 7, 14, 21, 28

6 pm – 8 pm

In this four week exploration, Matt will guide you through the ins and outs of Raku firing. You will build or throw forms together and learn Raku glazing techniques. The class will culminate with a Raku firing – one of the most dramatic and entertaining firings! Don’t worry if you have no experience – all levels are welcome. Come experience the magic of Raku!

$120

 

$20 Student Night with Laurel Diciuccio-Ross

Two Sessions Available - Friday, September 14 and Friday, September 28

9 pm – 11 pm

Laurel will guide you as you spend a night creating functional pots and vessels! Using stamps, texture pads and carving tools, you will be able to customize your own handmade pottery. No experience needed – it will be a night full of laughs and creativity! Bring a friend – the more the merrier! Registration required.

$20

 

Craft Night with Emily Freelin

Sunday, September 16
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Spend your Sunday night in the clay room, getting a little dose of creative R & R. We will be focusing on your garden! You can expect to create a unique garden gnome! All levels welcome. Bring a friend, and your favorite beverage! Registration required.

$20

October

Cookware 101 with Lauren Ginn

Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25

6 pm – 8 pm

In this class it’s all about your kitchen. We will make functional cookware, from casserole dishes to muffin pans and much more. Bring your ideas and creativity to this open project style class. (For Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced students.)

$130

 

Wheel 101 with Matt Brophy

Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25

1 pm – 3 pm

Learn the basics of using a pottery wheel or brush up on the skills you already know! In this class you will learn all you need to know to make a pot on the pottery wheel: throwing, trimming, decorating and glazing. You can expect to bring home 5-10 unique and functional pots! For ages 18+

$100

 

Wheelthrowing for the In-Between with Matt Brophy

Fridays, October 5, 12, 19, 26

6 pm – 8 pm

Practice makes perfect, but a little help wouldn’t hurt! Join us as we navigate through the challenges of the potter’s wheel. Matt will guide you through tips and techniques to help elevate your good pots to great pots. Learn how to explore new forms and tighten up your technical skill! Class time will be reserved for demonstrations and practice; make plans to come in on another day to glaze pots from this class!

$100

 

Craft Night with Emily Freelin

Sunday, October 7

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Spend your Sunday night in the clay room, getting a little dose of creative R & R. We will be focusing on your fall decor! You can expect to create a unique pumpkin luminary! All levels welcome. Bring a friend, and your favorite beverage! Registration required.

$20

Wheel 101 with Laurel Diciuccio-Ross

Tuesdays, October 9, 16, 23, 30

6 pm –8 pm

Learn the basics of using a pottery wheel or brush up on the skills you already know! In this class you will learn all you need to know to make a pot on the pottery wheel: throwing, trimming, decorating and glazing. You can expect to bring home 5-10 unique and functional pots! For ages 18+

$100

 

$20 Student Night with Laurel Diciuccio-Ross

Two Sessions Available - Friday, October 12 and Friday, October 26

9 pm – 11 pm

Laurel will guide you as you spend a night creating functional pots and vessels! Using stamps, texture pads and carving tools, you will be able to customize your own handmade pottery. No experience needed – it will be a night full of laughs and creativity! Bring a friend – the more the merrier! Registration required.

$20

 

November

Wheel 101 with Matt Brophy

Thursdays, November 1, 8, 15, 29

1 pm – 3 pm

Learn the basics of using a pottery wheel or brush up on the skills you already know! In this class you will learn all you need to know to make a pot on the pottery wheel: throwing, trimming, decorating and glazing. You can expect to bring home 5-10 unique and functional pots! For ages 18+

$100

 

Surface Decoration with Lauren Ginn

Thursdays, November 1, 15, 29

5:30 pm – 8 pm

In this class the focus is on taking your ceramic skills to the next level by adding a decorative edge to your work. Projects will be students choice but more time will be spent on each individual object for a more finished and design-centered piece. (For Intermediate and Advanced students.)

$130

 

Handbuilding 101 with Emily Freelin

Fridays, November 2, 9, 16, 30 and December 7

6 pm – 8 pm

Come discover ancient techniques for building with clay. Learn a few different techniques and understand how to combine them to create large sculptures or vessels. A very meditative approach to ceramics with slow and steady building! You can expect 1-3 large vessels or sculptures.

$145

 

Craft Night with Emily Freelin

Sunday, November 4

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Spend your Sunday night in the clay room, getting a little dose of creative R & R. We will be focusing on your hosting dishes! You can expect to create a unique butter bell! Butter bells keep your butter spreadable - perfect for Thanksgiving. All levels welcome. Bring a friend, and your favorite beverage! Registration required.

$20

 

$20 Student Night with Laurel Diciuccio-Ross

Two sessions offered - Friday, November 9 and Friday, November 30

9 pm – 11 pm

Laurel will guide you as you spend a night creating functional pots and vessels! Using stamps, texture pads and carving tools, you will be able to customize your own handmade pottery. No experience needed – it will be a night full of laughs and creativity! Bring a friend – the more the merrier! Registration required.

$20

December

Sip and Spin with Laurel Diciuccio-Ross

Two sessions offered - Friday, December 14 and Friday, December 21

6 pm – 9 pm

Spend a fun night with friends or a date! Get messy and spin a pot on the pottery wheel. Decorate it to make a one of a kind useful art piece to call your own. No experience necessary. Bring a snack and beverage to share. For ages 21+

$45