Adult Classes

 Spring Session

March 21- May 4

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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, 3-5pm

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


Summer Night Session #1
5 weeks
May 24- June 23


Adele hands 

The Handbuilder's Hangout
Mac McCusker

Tuesdays 6:30-9pm
May 24- June 21

Designed to be an introduction to traditional and contemporary methods for handbuilding ceramic art, this class will focus on how to build objects using slabs, coils and pinch methods. Other demos will include carving large vases, composite vessels, templates and printed images. Examining balance and dynamic images, students will design, construct and decorate platters, bowls, and vases. We will also discuss finishing techniques, glazing, and the best firing methods for your work.

Level: All Levels, Beginners Welcome
Tuition: $185 + $30 Lab Fee



Beginner Wheel Throwing
Julia Claire Weber

Thursdays 6:30-9pm
May 26- June 23

Learn how to use the potter's wheel and create your own unique ceramic ware! Working with a variety of traditional techniques to create cups, bowls, and plates, students will also get to try out decoration techniques such as carving, stamping, and wax resist. All 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 And Seasoned Beginner
Tuition: $165 + $30 Lab Fee


Summer Night Session #2
5 Weeks
July 12- August 11



Intro To Sculpture
Mac McCusker

Tuesdays 6:30-9pm
July 12- August 9

Oriented towards beginners and "seasoned" beginners, students will learn to sculpt by using a solid block of clay and a wooden paddle. Working from the larger areas to the smaller details, students will create several small animal sculptures before completing a larger piece. Sculptures will then be cut apart into multiple pieces, hollowed, and reassembled. Students will also learn how to use balance and dynamic poses when creating their sculptures. Drying, firing, and finishing techniques will also be discussed.

Level: Beginner And All Skill Levels Welcome
Tuition: $185 + $30 Lab Fee


*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