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.

Fall Session I

September 12 – October 21, 2022

Registration Opens: August 15, 2022

Register by September 5th to save $5.00 on each class!

Fall Session II

November 1 – December 12, 2022

Registration Opens: August 15, 2022

Register by October 24th to save $5.00 on each class!

Fall I Classes

 
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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.

Fall I: September 13 - October 18, 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:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall I: September 19 – October 24, 2022 / No Class September 12th

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 

  • #266 Dark Brown Clay

  • #308 Brooklyn Red

$24.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types

 

Glazing & firing included.

Registration Opens:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall I: September 13 - October 18, 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.

 

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of:

  • #213 Porcelain 

  • #266 Dark Brown Clay

  • #308 Brooklyn Red

$24.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types

 

Glazing & firing included.

Registration Opens:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall I: September 15 - October 20, 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:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall I: September 22 - October 27, 2022 / No Class September 15th

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 

  • #266 Dark Brown Clay

  • #308 Brooklyn Red

$24.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types

 

Glazing & firing included.

Registration Opens:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall I: September 14 - October 19, 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:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall I: September 13 - October 18, 2022

Enjoy spending an afternoon in the pottery studio.  Both beginners and experienced clay artists are welcome. Everyone is encouraged to bring the ideas of what you would like to create and receive guidance on how to make your ideas come alive.  Instructions will be customized to each student.  A variety of techniques to build clay forms (e.g., slab work, wheel throwing), create surface treatments (e.g., texture and painting), and glaze will be offered.  If you are new to wheel throwing and wish to use this technique, it is highly recommended that you take the Wheel Throwing Basics class prior to attending this class.     

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of:

  • #213 Porcelain 

  • #266 Dark Brown Clay

  • #308 Brooklyn Red

$24.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types

 

Glazing & firing included.

Registration Opens:
August 15, 2022

Fall II Classes

 
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Youth Pottery

Age: 6-9

Instructor: Abbie Webster

$75/members, $95/non-members

 

Tuesdays | 6:00 p.m.  – 7:30 p.m.

Fall II: November 1 – December 6, 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:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall II: November 7 – December 12, 2022 / No Class October 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 

  • #266 Dark Brown Clay

  • #308 Brooklyn Red

$24.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types

 

Glazing & firing included.

Registration Opens:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall II: November 1 – December 6, 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.

 

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of:

  • #213 Porcelain 

  • #266 Dark Brown Clay

  • #308 Brooklyn Red

$24.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types

 

Glazing & firing included.

Registration Opens:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall II: November 3 - December 15, 2022 / No Class November 24th

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:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall II: November 3 - December 15, 2022 / No Class November 24th

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 

  • #266 Dark Brown Clay

  • #308 Brooklyn Red

$24.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types

 

Glazing & firing included.

Registration Opens:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall II: November 2 - December 14, 2022 / No Class November 23rd

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:
August 15, 2022

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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.

Fall II: November 1 – December 6, 2022

Enjoy spending an afternoon in the pottery studio.  Both beginners and experienced clay artists are welcome. Everyone is encouraged to bring the ideas of what you would like to create and receive guidance on how to make your ideas come alive.  Instructions will be customized to each student.  A variety of techniques to build clay forms (e.g., slab work, wheel throwing), create surface treatments (e.g., texture and painting), and glaze will be offered.  If you are new to wheel throwing and wish to use this technique, it is highly recommended that you take the Wheel Throwing Basics class prior to attending this class.     

All adult students must purchase clay.

 

$29.00 for 25 lbs. of:

  • #213 Porcelain 

  • #266 Dark Brown Clay

  • #308 Brooklyn Red

$24.00 for 25 lbs. of all other clay types

 

Glazing & firing included.

Registration Opens:
August 15, 2022