Adult Classes

Couple clay hands2  Valentine's Day Pottery For Couples

Friday, February 12, 7-9pm
Saturday, February 13, 7-9pm
Sunday, February 14, 2-4pm- This Class is Full

Cayce and Kelsey have a special treat in store for this Valentine's Day edition of Ready, Set, Throw. Come sip a glass of wine and nibble on chocolates while you and your partner explore the sensual aspects of clay. You can dig your hands in the clay, or work on a piece together. We'll even help you re-enact the scene from Ghost! We will glaze and fire the work for you, so you can have a permanent reminder of your passion for each other. A great date for couples who don't mind getting a little...dirty.

Level: All Levels, Beginners Welcome
Tuition: $85 Per Couple

Click on the date below to register online:

#1 Friday, February 12

#2 Saturday, February 13


Spring Session
March 21- May 4


Akira Satake3web  Spring Masters Of The Mountains Demo Series

March 21- May 4, 2016

The Spring Masters of the Mountain Series will feature two-hour demonstrations by 12 of the area's finest clay artists. Students may customize their experience by attending any or all of the demos. The lab fee includes use of the studio during open studio hours.

1. Sarah Wells Rolland: Monday, March 21, 3-5pm

2. Karen Newgard: Friday, March 25, 10:30am-12:30pm

3. John Britt: Tuesday, March 29, 6:30-8:30pm

4. Suze Lindsay: Friday, April 1, 12-2pm

5. Michael Kline: Tuesday, April 5, 6:30-8:30pm

6. Akira Satake: Sunday, April 10, 12-2pm

7. Gay Smith: Thursday, April 14, 3-5pm

8. Diana Gillispie: Monday, April 18, 3-5pm

9. Lindsay Rogers: Friday, April 22, 10:30am-12:30pm

10. Odyssey All Stars: Wednesday, April 27, 6:30-8:30pm

11. Nick Joerling: Sunday, May 1, 12-2pm

12. Angelique Tassistro: Wednesday, May 4, 10:30am-12:30pm

Level: All Levels Welcome
Tuition: $250 + $35 Lab Fee*
Students provide your own clay



Introduction To The Potter's Wheel
Cayce Kolstad

Mondays, 6:30-9pm
March 21- April 25

Join popular instructor Cayce Kolstad as he shows you how to create your own unique ceramic ware that you can use at home. Students will be introduced to traditional techniques for creating cups, bowls, and plates. Finishing and glazing will also be covered. Students are given creative freedom and challenged to develop their own personal aesthetic. Classes will include demos, group exercises, and plenty of one-on-one guidance.

Level: Beginner
Tuition: $195 + $35 Lab Fee*



Intermediate Wheel
Julia Weber

Thursdays, 6:30-9pm
March 24- April 28

Have you taken a beginner wheel class and feel like there's still so much more to learn? Then this is the perfect class for you! We will expand on beginner techniques to make more advanced forms such as larger vessels, jars and teapots. We will also cover the best methods to make matching sets. This class will enhance your wheel throwing skills and knowledge, while giving you the space to develop your own personal aesthetic. Class includes group demos and one-on-one guidance with the instructor.

Level: Seasoned Beginner to Intermediate
Tuition: $240 + $35 Lab Fee*


Couple clay hands 
Ready, Set, Throw! One Night Pottery Class
Kelsey Sickmeyer & Cayce Kolstad

Friday, April 22, 7-9pm

Ever wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel? Have you always wanted to learn to throw but you're not sure if you want to commit to an 8-week class? Or maybe you and some friends are just looking for something different to do on a Friday night. Well, look no further - Ready, Set, Throw is here!

We guarantee you'll make at least one pot on the wheel in this special one-night class. Even if you've never touched clay before, our highly skilled staff will guide you through the entire process. It's the perfect opportunity to get creative and have fun! Seats for this special event are limited so sign up now!

Level: All Levels, Beginners Welcome
Tuition: $50 Per Person, Includes all materials and firing


*The Lab Fee covers the cost of:

Your first bag of clay (25 pounds)- Masters Series does not include clay.
Use of the studio during scheduled Open Studio Hours
Use of the community studio equipment
Use of the studio glazes
Bisque and glaze firing of work made in class