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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.

*PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, by either paying in advance or contacting the teacher to reserve a space.


Throwing and Hand Building with Stephanie Wicker

Mondays: 7pm – 10 pm
Starting Sept 11, 2017
Cost: $330* for 12 weeks

Call Stephanie at 443-695-9285 or Email Stephanie

This class is offered to beginners but all skill levels are welcome!

Stephanie is an avid clay lover and is excited to introduce people to the ceramics world. This class will focus on all aspects of working with clay,but will focus on wheel throwing. . During the class students will see demonstrations on the potter’s wheel, as well as hand building techniques. Then they will be able to explore these processes at their own pace. Students will also be encouraged use all the tools and equipment the studio has to offer while they explore all things clay in a fun and relaxed environment.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.

Hand Building with Anna Crooks

Anna CrooksTuesday Mornings: 9am – 12 pm
Starting Sept 12, 2017
Cost: $330* for 12 weeks

Call Anna  at 410-892-3674 or Email Anna

All skill levels are welcome!

Through the course of this classes, students will be instructed in an array of hand building techniques.  Classes will include demonstrations, group exercises, and independent time where students will be encouraged to pursue the projects of their own choosing.  We will explore varied modes of expression in a laid-back atmosphere.  Each student can find techniques that work for them and have fun with clay

*Online payment will charge you an additional $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.

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Conscious Crafting with Adam Conway

Thursday, 7-10pm
Starting Sept. 12, 2017
Cost: $330* for 12 weeks

Email Adam

Geared towards students who have some ceramics experience and would like to refine and enhance their skills.  This class will review the basics of throwing and hand building techniques, before moving towards complex forms and methods that will challenge the boundaries of your skills.  We will work on maximizing volume and increasing complexity of form and design, incorporating formal and informal critiques, and engage in collaborative projects designed to get all of us outside our comfort zone.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.


Throwing and Hand building with Whitney Simpkins

Simpkins1Wednesdays: 7-10 pm
Starting Sept 13, 2017
Cost: $330* for 12 weeks

Call Whitney at 904-504-3835 or Email Whitney

All levels welcome. Start with the basics, we will explore new techniques in a relaxed environment. Whether you want to learn the basics or advance your skills, we will focus on your individual needs.  We will explore the potential of clay for both functional work and decorative pieces.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.

For the Love of Clay with Vicki McComas

Thursdays: 12-3pm
Starting Sept 14, 2017

Cost:  $230* for 8 weeks  OR $330* for 12 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!

*online payment will charge you an additional $8.00 – $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.

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Throwing and Hand Building with Tamer Zaki

tamer-zakiThursdays: 7-10pm
Starting Sept. 14, 2017

Cost: $330* for 12 weeks
Call Tamer at (410) 306-5192

All levels welcome! Tamer’s ceramics are inspired by Japanese forms and textures. In this class, students will learn how to make bowls, cups, plates, and vases on the potter’s wheel. We will also include demonstrations of large platters, casseroles, and multi-element vessels.

  *online payment will charge you an additional $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.


Mini Glazing Class with Chinen Aimi Bouillon

Sunday Mornings: 9am-12pm
Starting Oct 29, 2017 to Nov 19, 2017

Cost: $130* for 4 weeks
Call Aimi at (419) 618-4378

Do you like experimentation? This course is an introduction into the expansive pedagogy of ceramic glazes. There are thousands of awesome tried and tested commercial glazes, but the real magic is in experiencing the multi-layered process of making them from scratch. Students will walk away with a basic knowledge of raw glaze materials, testing techniques, and sampling in order to expand their glazing possibilities. Basic ceramic knowledge preferred but not required. It’s open to anyone who is interested.

*online payment will charge you an additional $5.00 to account for PayPal fees.

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, under most conditions. See instructor about extremely large work or overly prolific work. – 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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