The studio has a wonderful firing facility: a gas reduction kiln, an electric kiln, and raku kiln, and a pit for firing.

Clay classes include open studio time as well as instruction time. Material fees cover your first bag of clay, glazes, and firings.

Clay Studio Manager: Rik Rolla
rik@theshelburnecraftschool.org


ADULT: Wheel Alternative Firing
Instructor: Rik Rolla
8 classes, Materials:$55, Member: $255, Non-Member: $280
Explore clay on the wheel in a creative mixed-level supportive environment. Examine properties of form function, color and glazes. Fire finished pieces in the primitive pit, the Raku Kiln with the option to explore other firing techniques. Gas reduction kiln and electric kilns are also available.

SUMMER: 8 Weeks, Mondays, 6:00pm-8:00pm,
June 19- August 14, no class July 3
SOLD OUT, email info@theshelburnecraftschool.org to be placed on waitlist

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ADULT: Mixed Level Wheel 
Instructor: Rik Rolla
8 classes, Materials:$55, Member: $255, Non-Member: $280
Develop the fundamentals of wheel-throwing. Explore techniques through demonstrations and hands on assistance. You set the pace and gain experience through guided individualized practice. Gas reduction kiln and electric oxidation kiln are available for firing including an option to explore other firing methods.

*No summer Tuesday day class, will return in the Fall 2017


ADULT: Mixed Level Wheel
Instructor: Rik Rolla
8 classes, Materials:$55, Member: $255, Non-Member: $280
Further develop the fundamentals of wheel-throwing. Explore techniques through demonstrations and hands on assistance. You set the pace and gain experience through guided individualized practice. Gas reduction kiln and electric oxidation kiln are available for firing including an option to explore other firing methods.

SUMMER 2017: 8 weeks, Tuesdays, 6:00pm-8:00pm,
June 20-August 15, no class July 4
SOLD OUT, email info@theshelburnecraftschool.org to be placed on waitlist

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ADULT: Mixed Level Wheel
Instructor: Rik Rolla or Mune Taguchi
8 classes, Materials:$55, Member: $255, Non-Member: $280
Further develop the fundamentals of wheel-throwing. Explore techniques through demonstrations and hands on assistance. You set the pace and gain experience through guided individualized practice. Gas reduction kiln and electric oxidation kiln are available for firing including an option to explore other firing methods.

SUMMER 2017: 8 Weeks, Wednesdays, 6:00pm-8:00pm,
June 21-August 16, no class July 5
Register Here 


ADULT: Wheel Independent Project

Instructor: Rik Rolla
Refine your skill set and develop your clay craft through independent study. Learn and refresh techniques through demonstrations and instructor guidance. Gain confidence in producing a body of work. Gas reduction kiln and electric oxidation kiln are available for firing including an option to explore other firing methods.

SUMMER 2017: 8 Weeks, Wednesdays, 9:30am-12:00pm,
June 21-August 16, no class July 5
SOLD OUT, email info@theshelburnecraftschool.org to be placed on waitlist

 


ADULT: Beginner Clay

Instructor: Rik Rolla
8 classes, Materials:$55, Member: $255, Non-Member: $280
Learn how to throw clay on the wheel. Explore centering, throwing, trimming and glazing. Gain confidence with hands on demonstrations and one on one time with the instructor. Leave with several finished pieces. Gas reduction kiln and electric oxidation kiln are available for firing.

SUMMER 2017: 8 weeks, Fridays, 10:00am-12:00pm,
June 23-August 18, no class July 7
Register Here

Open Studio is for current students only. Each session offers ample open studio time on the weekday and weekends. Times change depending on class schedule.
UPDATED 6/16/17

Monday: 2:00pm-5:45pm
Tuesday:  12:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday: 6:00pm-10:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-3:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-2:00pm

IMPORTANT! Week JULY 17th-21st SUMMER CAMP NO OPEN STUDIO IN THE AFTERNOON THIS WEEK

Pottery can be picked up during open studio and office hours: 10-5 pm Monday-Friday

Cancellation Policy

All classes must be paid for one week before the beginning of class. Refunds are given one week prior to class, 20% is non-refundable. No refunds for classes you miss during a session. We will not prorate the cost of a class for classes missed. For workshops, you must cancel one week prior to class for a refund (minus the 20%). A full refund will be given if we cancel a class due to low enrollment.

Winter Cancellation Policy: We follow the Shelburne Community School closing for adult day and after school classes, and office closing  CLICK HERE for up-to-date info.  If you are enrolled in an evening adult class or weekend workshop your instructor or a staff member will be in touch.  We will also post on our Facebook page.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates are a wonderful way of sharing the joy of making with someone. Gift certificates can be purchased in any amounts.  Great for classes, summer camps, the gallery and more. CLICK HERE to purchase online.

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