Winter Classes

Begins week of January 9th – Ends week of March 27th

What does a class on the Potters Guild include?
  • Saturday and Sunday Open Studio 12pm-6pm (sign up required)
  • 25 lbs clay
  • Studio glazes
  • All bisque and glaze firings
What are the safety protocols in place for classes right now?
  • We ask that all people entering the Potters Guild studio be fully vaccinated for the safety of our community.
  • Masks are required while inside the building.
  • If you are sick or have been in contact with someone that has tested positive for Covid, do not attend class and contact your teacher.
  • In the event that we must cancel any part of the session due to Covid, you will be refunded for the amount of classes that were cancelled.

  • Registration will open at the set time listed below.
  • Please read the information about the course time and level carefully before purchasing your class.
  • Only purchase the class you intend to take.
  • Refunds will not happen immediately. It will take up to 30 days for a refund if you purchase the wrong class or too many classes. Please email the Guild if either of these things happen.
  • If you are using a gift card, you must enter the gift card information at check out. If the gift card is not entered at checkout, you will not be reimbursed for the gift card after your purchase.

Winter Session 2023

  • Classes begin week of Janurary 9th – end week of March 27th
  • Cost: $390 for 12 weeks
  • Registration Opens Monday, December 26 at 6:00pm EST

Monday Evening Class – Wheel Throwing for All Skill Levels

Instructor: Stephanie Wicker
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Start Date: January 9th
Description: Whether you’ve taken ceramics classes in the past or will be new to the experience, this is the class for you. During our 12 weeks together you will see demonstrations on the wheel, glazing techniques and everything in between. Stephanie aims to create a fun and relaxed environment to explore all things clay for anyone who wants to learn!
This class is wheel focused but self directed, independent hand-builders are welcome!
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Tuesday Morning Class – All-Levels Hand Building

Instructor: Anna Crooks
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Start Date: January 10th
Description: Through the course of this class, students will be instructed in an array of hand-building techniques. Classes will include demonstrations and independent time, where students will be encouraged to pursue the projects of their choosing. We will explore varied modes of expression in a laid-back atmosphere so each student can find techniques that work for them and have fun with clay!
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Tuesday Evening Class – Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Vianney Paul
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Start Date: January 10th
Description: This class is intended for those who have prior experience on the potter’s wheel. You’ve already learned how to center and throw, have made cups, bowls, and know how to attach handles, but would like to expand and hone your skills.
In this class you learn how to throw consistently, how to make sets, learn some new shapes and throwing techniques, and explore texture and surface design.
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Wednesday Evening Class – Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Whitney Simpkins
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Start Date: January 11th
Description: Further your skills and grow your ceramic concepts in a freestyle environment. Each week there will be demos on techniques that go beyond the basics, and students will be encouraged to view their finished work with a more critical eye. Wheel experience is required.
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Thursday Afternoon Class – Hand building all-levels / Beginner level wheel throwing

Instructors: Diana Myers Adhikari and DIane Wacks
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Start Date: January 12th
Description: From pinch pots to figure sculpting, increase your skills or learn new skills. This class is for all levels of hand building. If you’ve always wanted to try using the wheel, learn the basics. Split the class between your two loves or concentrate on just one area.
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Thursday Evening Class – Intermediate Wheel Pottery Party

Instructor: Adam Conway
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Start Date: January 12th
Description: This class will accommodate all skill levels with an emphasis on supporting students who are eager to build on their existing skills. For intermediate and advanced students, we will focus on refining form and pushing your boundaries on scale and complexity. For all students, effective and efficient wheel and hand building techniques will be demonstrated weekly to improve your success and enjoyment. All this will be delivered with wisdom, 90’s music, whimsy, and a total intolerance is chip and dip bowls.
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Friday Evening Class – Independent Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Jen Wilfong
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Start Date: January 13th
Description: This is a self-paced self-directed class for intermediate level students who want to develop their throwing skills and learn new decorative techniques. In order to be considered an intermediate level student- you must be able to center, throw and trim a vessel.
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BIPOC Opportunity

In accordance with our mission to promote ceramic arts and support a diverse community we are offering a 20% discount on our current classes to blackindigenous, and people of color. If you identify as a BIPOC and would like to receive this discount use code BIPOC at check out.

Register for classes by visiting our Square site!

Questions about classes or our safety mitigation strategies? Email