Pottery

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes. All adult students must purchase clay.

Only artwork created at the Fitton Center with clay purchased through the Fitton Center may be fired in our kilns.

Summer Session I

Summer Session I: April 26 – June 5, 2021

Registration Opens: March 29, 2021​

Summer Session II

Summer Session II: July 12 – August 20, 2021

Registration Opens: March 29, 2021​

Summer Session I Classes

Registration Opens: March 29, 2021​

 
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Youth Pottery

Age: 6-9

Instructor: Carol Waldorf

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Summer Session I: May 4 – June 8, 2021 | Starts Late

Explore the endless possibilities of clay while developing your artistic abilities. Discover hand-building techniques such as coiling and slab building. Create original tiles, sculptures, pinch pots, and other useful decorative items. Learn how to finish projects with underglazes and glazes and take home your very own works of art!

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

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Wheel Throwing

Age: Adults

Instructor: Rebecca Rohr                 

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Mondays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Summer Session I Only: April 26 – June 7, 2021 - Closed May 31st

For those who are new to the pottery wheel or just haven’t done it in a while! Begin by centering clay on the pottery wheel and then learn to create basic pottery forms. Explore glazing and decorating techniques to apply to finished work. Advanced students are also welcome.

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

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Pre-Teen Pottery

Age: 10-13

Instructor: Kate Toensmeyer

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Summer Session I: April 28 – June 2, 2021

Dig into clay as you learn hand-building techniques such as slab building, coiling, and pinch pots. Create sculptures, tiles, vessels, and free choice projects. Students will have a chance to try the pottery wheel with help from the instructor. Painting and glazing techniques will also be covered.

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

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Afternoon Pottery Studio

Age: Adults

Instructor: Carol Waldorf       

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 12:00 p.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

Summer Session I: May 4 – June 8, 2021 | Starts Late

Learn a variety of clay techniques including wheel throwing. Bring in ideas and images of what you would like to create and receive guidance on how to best make your plans a reality. Both beginner and advanced clay students are encouraged to build a community by sharing tips and tricks! 

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

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Creative Teen Pottery

Age: 13-17

Instructor: Carol Waldorf

$90/members, $110/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Summer Session I: May 5 – June 9, 2021 | Starts Late

Plan your own unique clay project and then learn the pottery techniques needed to make it happen! Emphasis will be on the individual experience, with personalized guidance from the instructor. Use strategies like coiling, slab work, sculpture, and basic pottery wheel skills to bring your visions to life.

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

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Functional Pottery

Age: Adults

Instructor: Linda Hanson

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Summer Session I: April 27 – June 1, 2021

Take your skills to the next level by creating beautiful utilitarian pottery using the slab hand-building method and tons of pattern and texture! Projects will be students’ choice and individual innovations are highly encouraged. Explore glaze and underglaze techniques, altering, stamping, and sgraffito. Students will be challenged to expand their pottery expertise while enjoying an evening with fellow clay lovers.

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

Summer Session II Classes

Registration Opens: March 29, 2021​

 
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Youth Pottery

Age: 6-9

Instructor: Carol Waldorf

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Summer Session II: July 13 – August 17, 2021

Explore the endless possibilities of clay while developing your artistic abilities. Discover hand-building techniques such as coiling and slab building. Create original tiles, sculptures, pinch pots, and other useful decorative items. Learn how to finish projects with underglazes and glazes and take home your very own works of art!

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

Sold Out
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Intermediate Wheel Throwing | Focus: Lidded Forms

Age: Adults

Instructor: Rebecca Rohr                 

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Mondays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Summer Session II Only: July 12 – August 16, 2021

For those who have taken a beginning class and want to learn new techniques. Students should be able to center 2-4 pounds of clay and have a good grasp on beginning pottery techniques for throwing cylinders, bowls, and trimming. The focus of this class will be on lidded forms. Students will learn 4+ different techniques for creating forms with lids on the wheel. 

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

Sold Out
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Pre-Teen Pottery

Age: 10-13

Instructor: Kate Toensmeyer

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Summer Session II: July 14 – August 18, 2021

Dig into clay as you learn hand-building techniques such as slab building, coiling, and pinch pots. Create sculptures, tiles, vessels, and free choice projects. Students will have a chance to try the pottery wheel with help from the instructor. Painting and glazing techniques will also be covered.

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

Sold Out
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Afternoon Pottery Studio

Age: Adults

Instructor: Carol Waldorf       

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 12:00 p.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

Summer Session II: July 13 – August 17, 2021

Learn a variety of clay techniques including wheel throwing. Bring in ideas and images of what you would like to create and receive guidance on how to best make your plans a reality. Both beginner and advanced clay students are encouraged to build a community by sharing tips and tricks! 

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)

Sold Out
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Creative Teen Pottery

Age: 13-17

Instructor: Carol Waldorf

$90/members, $110/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Summer Session II: July 14 – August 18, 2021

Plan your own unique clay project and then learn the pottery techniques needed to make it happen! Emphasis will be on the individual experience, with personalized guidance from the instructor. Use strategies like coiling, slab work, sculpture, and basic pottery wheel skills to bring your visions to life.

Clay is provided for all youth and teen classes.

Sold Out
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Functional Pottery

Age: Adults

Instructor: Linda Hanson

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Summer Session II: July 13 – August 17, 2021

Take your skills to the next level by creating beautiful utilitarian pottery using the slab hand-building method and tons of pattern and texture! Projects will be students’ choice and individual innovations are highly encouraged. Explore glaze and underglaze techniques, altering, stamping, and sgraffito. Students will be challenged to expand their pottery expertise while enjoying an evening with fellow clay lovers.

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #213 Porcelain (Glazing & firing included)

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of #266 Dark Brown Clay (Glazing & firing included)

$22.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types (Glazing & firing included)