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Click here to download the Summer 2015 Class Schedule.

Students will receive individual instruction based on experience, as well as group instruction. All levels are welcome, from beginner to advanced. Some classes focus on hand building, others focus on throwing on the potter’s wheel, and some cover both types of clay techniques. A brief biography of the instructors is given below with the class schedule. Classes run one day per week for the specified number of weeks. Please contact us or the instructors for more information. Click on the instructors names to find out more information about them.


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   NEW START DATE.  Will start on August 10, 2015 and run for 6 weeks.

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Culminating Form: A Teapot Intensive with Vianney Paul

Monday, 7pm – 10 pm starting August 10, 2015
6 weeks for $180
Call Vianney at 202-746-1226

 Intermediate / Advanced Adults are welcome.  A fascinating challenge of design and functionality due to its many parts, the teapot offers a profound spectrum of possibilities and play. This 6-week intensive acts as a personal journey of expressing oneself through form, and a synthesis of various pottery techniques like wheel throwing, coiling, extruding, and slab work. Making teacups, tea bowls, creamers and other “satellite forms” will also be explored. Vianney has a background in painting and printmaking and a laid-back demeanor.





 EXPLORING CLAY WITH JUDY FREDERICK

  Tuesday 7-10 pm starting June 30, 2015
$280 for 10 weeks

Call Judy at (443) 590-9165 or email ClaycrazyPottery@gmail.com

All student levels are welcome. We will explore both the wheel and hand building techniques in this class.  Judy has been teaching both adults and children in the Continuing Education department of CCBC Essex Campus. Start with the basics or explore new techniques in a relaxed environment. Focus on your individual needs and explore the potential of clay for both functional work and decorative pieces.





Throwing & Hand building with Chad Collins

Wednesdays, 7 pm – 10 pm starting July 1, 2015

$280 for 10 weeks
Call Chad at 816-810-2192

All levels welcome! Chad Collins, a NCAA wrestler during his college years, now turns his dexterity to the ceramic world. Students will be taught various pottery techniques with an emphasis on wheel throwing. Weekly demos will be given on specific forms such as vases, pitchers, jars and teapots. Students will come away with a broad range of experiences taught by an outgoing guy.





For the Love of Clay with Vicki Mc Comas

Thursdays, 12 pm – 3 pm starting July 2, 2015

$230 for 8 weeks
Call Vicki at (410) 327-6635

Join Vicki in creating functional or sculptural works, utilizing hand-building and/or throwing techniques. Make works that warm both the heart and the soul. Vicki’s love for clay spans more than 30 years and reflects the world around her in extraordinary ways. She is a graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art and has been in their Continuing Studies program since 1985. Her work is featured in galleries in Pennsylvania, Texas, and Maryland. All levels are welcome and lunch is included!





Throwing and Hand building with Adam Conway

Thursday, 7pm – 10 pm starting July 2, 2015
Cost: $280 for 10 weeks    Contact Adam@FreeRangePottery.com

All student levels are welcome.  This class will provide both an introduction to the basics, and challenges to the boundaries of your skills.  Starting with essentials of the wheel-throwing process, we will work towards maximizing volume and increasing complexity of form and design while also learning about glazing and studio safety.





Class Canceled

Throwing and Hand building with Judy Frederick

Friday 7-10 pm starting July 3, 2015
$280 for 10 weeks

Call Judy at (443) 590-9165 or email Claycrazypottery@gmail.com

All student levels are welcome. Judy has been teaching both adults and children in the Continuing Education department of CCBC Essex Campus. Start with the basics or explore new techniques in a relaxed environment. Focus on your individual needs and explore the potential of clay for both functional work and decorative pieces.





Open Studio Studio access Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Friday 11-4 pm, Saturday 12-5 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm

starting July 3, 2015 $230 for 10 weeks

Call Judy at (443) 590-9165 or email Claycrazypottery@gmail.com

Open studio allows access to the studio Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during gallery hours.

Production potters are not allowed. Must have experience in studio and glazing processes. 

No instruction will be available. 

Price includes firings and your first bag of clay. More clay can be purchased from the guild staff.





Class Registration Please call the instructors with questions about specific classes or to register for classes. Alternatively, call the Potters Guild (410-235-4884). Payment is due by the first class meeting. Our current classes are for adults unless otherwise stated in the description. Major credit cards accepted. Our studio is wheelchair accessible.

Additional Information The Potters Guild follows Baltimore City’s policy for school closures due to snow Materials and Firing Fee are included in CLASS price – Cash or checks preferred. A class that fails to meet the minimum enrollment may be canceled. If you need to withdraw, do so on or before the second time the class meets to receive a full refund. After the second class, no refunds will be given.


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