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Discovering The Soft Slab

Examine the characteristics of working with thick and thin soft slabs by draping, wrapping and folding functional forms. We will discuss organic and architectural resolutions while considering pottery elements such as edges, handles, and feet. Simple presentations such as nesting will be explored.

Tuesdays October 21 - December 16 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Instructor: Mary Kay Botkins
$270 + $30 Materials Fee  Register


Ceramics- Beginning/Intermediate Ceramics

This class allows for a variety of skill levels. Two lessons per week will be presented. One will focus on the basics (centering, throwing simple forms on the wheel and glazing) and the other on intermediate techniques ( combined forms, advanced glazing etc.)

Saturdays October 25—December 20 2:00-5:00 pm

Instructor: Viki Dracopoulos
$270 + $30 Materials Fee  Register

  Ceramics - Throwing on the Wheel

This is your opportunity to play in the mud, have fun and learn about clay! This class is an introduction to the fundamentals of working with clay, centering, throwing and trimming cylinders, bowls and plates. Demonstrations on handles, attachments, decorating and glazing will also be covered. Experienced students are welcome to continue developing their work on the wheel.

Session A - Mondays, October 20 - December 15 6:00-9:00 pm  Register
Session B - Wednesdays, October 22 - December 17 9:00 am-12:00 noon  Register
Instructor: Kate Keilty
$270 + $30 Materials Fee

  Goal Driven Ceramics

Wheel Throwing - Hand Building - Sculpture - Glaze. All options are open and all abilities welcomed.  This class is built around students' goals.

Instructor: Linda Kiepke

Session A - Tuesdays October 21 - December 16 

9:00 am- 12:00 pm Register

Session B - Thursdays, October 23 - December 18
9:00 am-12:00 pm Register           

$270 + $30 Materials Fee


Go BIG Ceramics - Advanced Wheelwork 

Are you ready for the next step? Throwing BIG is a great way to push yourself to see how well you have mastered throwing. This class will focus on the creation of large forms while “saving” your body. Under Kate’s guidance, you will double or even triple the amount of clay that you can throw. Going BIG is easier than you think! Techniques on decorating and glazing will also be covered. 

Pre-requisite: Ability to center 4lbs and pull up 4 inches. 

Have you always wanted to throw large forms—bowls, vases and platters? This class will focus on the creation of those forms while “saving” your back, wrists and shoulders. 
Wednesdays, October 22 - December 17 6:00 - 9:00 pm Register
Instructor: Kate Keilty

$270 + $30 Materials Fee

   Ceramics - Sculpture

This course is designed to expand the knowledge of the sculptural ceramic world. Various techniques and artists will be explored to inspire students to create their own pieces of sculpture. 

Session A - Thursdays, October 23 - December 18 1:00- 4:00 pm Register
Session B - Thursdays, October 23 - December 18 6:00- 9:00 pm Register
Instructor: Jon Pacheco
$270 + $30 Materials Fee


Ceramics- Gas Reduction

Pre-requisite: Must have taken at least one beginning ceramics class.

Learn how to fire an Alpine updraft gas kiln. Class is for experienced students interested in the process of reduction firing. Students must be able to participate in three all day Sunday firings (students will share by doing 3 hour shifts) during the term.

Sundays, October 19—December 14 6:00-9:00 pm

Instructor: Jon Pacheco Register
$270 + $30 Materials Fee


Ceramics Workshops



Portrait Bust in Clay

Create a ¾ life-size bisque-ware portrait bust of yourself or anyone else. Learn techniques to create life-like details, accurate proportions, and realistic textures of hair, clothes and skin. Explore a variety of representational and abstract examples by masters. Enjoy 2 open lab passes to complete your sculpture after the workshop if needed.

Friday and Saturday October 24, 25. Friday 6 pm - 9 pm, Saturday 9 am - 4 pm with a break for lunch.

Instructor: Leslie Colonna Register
$110 + $15 Materials Fee

Date Night

The two of you together working in clay, sharing a bite and a sip while you create something wonderful!
Join us for this new addition to our ClaySpace workshops.

• Session A - Saturday, November 15 6:00-9:00 pm Register
• Session B - Saturday, December 13 6:00-9:00 pm Register CANCELLED

Instructor: Jon Pacheco
$99 per couple includes refreshments and materials.


Christmas Ornaments

Use candy molds to create your own ceramic ornaments.

Saturday, November 8, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Register

Instructor: Lee Ristow
$30 Materials Included

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