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.

Winter Session

Winter Session: January 10 – February 18, 2022

Registration Opens: December 6, 2021

Spring Session

Spring Session: February 28 – April 8, 2022

Registration Opens: December 6, 2021

Winter Classes
Registration Opens: December 6, 2021

 
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Youth Pottery

Age: 6-9

Instructor: Abigail Jackson

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Winter Session: January 11 – February 15, 2022

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.

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Wheel Throwing Basics

Age: Adults

Instructor: Rebecca Rohr                 

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Mondays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Winter Session: January 10 – February 21, 2022 (No Class January 17th)

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)

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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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.

 

Winter Session: January 11 – February 15, 2022

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)

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Pre-Teen Pottery

Age: 10-13

Instructor: Abbie Webster

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Thursdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Winter Session: January 13 - February 17, 2022

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.

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Age: Adults

Instructor: Rebecca Rohr                 

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Thursdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Winter Session: January 13 - February 17, 2022

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. This class will focus on creating functional pots with various techniques for throwing larger or more complex forms.

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)

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Creative Teen Pottery

Age: 13-17

Instructor: Abigail Jackson

$90/members, $110/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Winter Session: January 12 - February 16, 2022

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.

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Afternoon Pottery Studio

Age: Adults

Instructor: Haruko Mizoguchi  

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 12:00 p.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

Winter Session: January 11 – February 15, 2022

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)

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

Spring Classes
Registration Opens: December 6, 2021

 
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Youth Pottery

Age: 6-9

Instructor: Abigail Jackson

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Spring Session: March 1 - April 5, 2022

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.

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Wheel Throwing Basics

Age: Adults

Instructor: Rebecca Rohr                 

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Mondays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Spring Session: February 28 – April 4, 2022

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)

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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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.

Spring Session: March 8 - April 12, 2022 (No Class March 1st)

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)

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Pre-Teen Pottery

Age: 10-13

Instructor: Abbie Webster

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Thursdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Spring Session: March 3 - April 7, 2022

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.

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Age: Adults

Instructor: Rebecca Rohr                 

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Thursdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Spring Session: March 3 - April 7, 2022

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. This class will focus on creating functional pots with various techniques for throwing larger or more complex forms.

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)

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Creative Teen Pottery

Age: 13-17

Instructor: Abigail Jackson

$90/members, $110/non-members

 

Wednesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Spring Session: March 2 - April 6, 2022

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.

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021

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Afternoon Pottery Studio

Age: Adults

Instructor: Haruko Mizoguchi     

$110/members, $130/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 12:00 p.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

Spring Session: March 1 - April 5, 2022

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)

Registration Opens:
December 6, 2021