Students enrolled in pottery classes have access to the pottery studio on Fridays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  No instruction will be given during the open studio sessions.

For each class, students are asked to wear clothes that can get dirty and bring an old hand towel, a sketchbook-type journal, and a basic tool kit.  Tool kits will be available for purchase on the first day of class for $15.  The class fee includes on 25 lb. bag of clay, glazes, and firing.  Additional clay may be purchased from the instructor for $15 per bag.

Beginning/Intermediate Pottery on the Wheel

for teens and adults
January 19th - March 11th, 2015

Beginning participants will learn basic techniques for throwing pots on the potter's wheel.  For the intermediate potter, thiss class offers an in-depth development of more advanced skills and techniques.  All students will be supported by the instructor in developing the skills they would like to work on, and if they are unsure, the instructor has many ideas.  Having a mix of skill levels in class makes for fun and diverse learning.

Eight Weeks 
January 21 - March 11
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $207

Earth and Water Worshop

Earth and Water Worshop

Guillermo Cueallar, Wendy Olson, Joe Samuelson
Saturday, February 7th, 1:00 pm

Ceramic artists and students at all levels are encouraged to attend this half-day demonstration workshop to get to know the three artists featured in the first iteration of Earth and Water: Ceramic Art in the St. Croix Valley.  Take a break from the wintery temps and join Guellermo Cuellar, Wendy Olson, and Joe Samuelson as they each present a slide lecture, discuss background and influences, and demonstrate techniques.  The afternoon will end with a tour of the latest exhibition of Wendy Olson's work.  Bring your quesions and your sketchbooks.  Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, Feb 7
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Experiencing Clay

February 10th - 25th, 2015

If you have been interested in enrolling in a Pottery on the Wheel class, but are not sure you are ready to commit to an eight-week class, you are not available on Mondays, or if you want to try your hand at multiple approaches to working with clay, Experiencing Clay is a great class for you.  Students will gain firsthand experience as they approach multiple facets of the ceramic making process including wheel throwing, hand building functional pottery, and creating sculpture in a variety of methods.

Three Weeks
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Feb 10 - 24
Fee: $69  


Three Weeks
10:00 a.m. - noon
Feb 11 - 25
Fee: $69

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