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CERAMICS

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C90319 Beginning and Continuing with Clay, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Robert Bowman
Skill Level: ALL

This course combines basic throwing and handbuilding techniques for beginners with more advanced techniques and individualized instruction for continuing students. Demonstrations and discussions will complement the hands-on experiences, and we'll explore a variety of firing methods for finishing our work.

Enrollment limited to 18; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 1/7/2019 and ending 2/18/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 250.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.

C90519 Pottery in the Making, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill level: ALL

Expand your skills on the potter's wheel and/or handbuilding through demonstrations, discussions, critiques and an exploration into the art of glazing. High-fire, raku, and soda firing will be explored.

Enrollment limited to 18; ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 1/8/2019 and ending 2/19/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 250.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.

C90019 Beginning/Intermediate Pottery, Tuesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill level: ALL

Beginners receive an introduction to basic throwing techniques and forms, while intermediate students expand their technical abilities and their understanding of ceramic form through demos, discussions and critiques. High-fire, raku and soda firing will be explored.

Enrollment limited to 18; ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 1/8/2019 and ending 2/19/2019 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 250.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.

C94119 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt
Skill level: ALL

In this off-the-wheel class, students create a wide variety of projects ranging from figurative work (animals and human) to realistic or abstract forms, to clay totems, and more. You will learn proper interior structure for a sculpture made of clay and have fun with surface design and textures. Come with an idea for a project you want to create, and together we will work to complete it. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/2/2019 and ending 2/20/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 286.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 318.00 ea.

C94419 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt
Skill level: ALL

In this off-the-wheel class, students create a wide variety of projects ranging from figurative work (animals and human) to realistic or abstract forms, to clay totems, and more. You will learn proper interior structure for a sculpture made of clay and have fun with surface design and textures. Come with an idea for a project you want to create, and together we will work to complete it. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/2/2019 and ending 2/20/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 286.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 318.00 ea.

C90619 Exploring Clay, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell
Skill level: ALL

This class is for beginners and advanced potters alike. Beginners will be introduced to the potter's wheel as well as handbuilding. Experienced students will work with the instructor to develop their own projects. High-fire, raku and soda firing will be explored. (Previously titled Making Pottery on Thursdays)

Enrollment limited to 18; ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/10/2019 and ending 2/21/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 250.00 ea.

C97619 Clay: Form and Surface, Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: Ernest Miller
Skill level: ALL

Make your Thursday evenings fun and creative in this relaxed potter's wheel class. Instructor demonstrations will show you how to create cups, bowls, plates, vases, lidded jars and teapots. Individual attention will help you develop your skills. Some projects include hand construction and altering techniques. This class is designed for students with some experience and ambitious beginners. All tableware is finished in a high-fire kiln for food-safe use at home.

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 14 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/3/2019 and ending 2/14/2019 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 250.00 ea.

C92819 Friday Clay, Fridays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Ernest Miller
Skill level: AB, I, AD

Advanced beginners and experienced students start their day with clay in this potter’s wheel focused class. Hands-on demonstration and instruction is provided on cups, bowls, plates, vases, lidded jars, boxes and teapots. Some projects are accompanied with handbuilding and altering techniques. All tableware work is finished in a high-fire kiln for safe use at home.

Enrollment limited to 15; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Friday starting 1/4/2019 and ending 2/15/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 250.00 ea.

C91819 Stoneware and Porcelain, Saturdays, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructors: Lee Persell, Robert Bowman
Skill level: ALL
No class: February 9

Beginners learn the basics of working with stoneware or porcelain on the potter's wheel while intermediate and advanced students expand their skills. Handbuilding projects will be presented. Class includes demos, critiques and an opportunity to try soda and raku-firing techniques.

Enrollment limited to 18; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 1/5/2019 and ending 2/23/2019 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 250.00 ea.

C071W19 Clay Whistle or Flute, Saturday, January 19, 1 - 3 p.m.
Instructor: Jessica Gotkin
Skill level: ALL

Have you ever wanted to create your own instrument? All types of instruments can be made from clay. In this multigenerational workshop you will learn the basics of handbuilding while creating your own clay whistle or vessel flute. These flutes will not only be a functional instrument but also a work of art. Turn your flute into an animal, holiday decoration, or decorative sculpture!

Enrollment limited to 16; ages 10 to adult
Single class scheduled on 1/19/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 37.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 40.00 ea.

C911w19 Two Working Together, Separately [NEW!] Saturday, February 9, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Instructors: Will Swanson and Janel Jacobsen
Skill level: ALL

Join special guest artists Will Swanson and Janel Jacobson as they share their approaches to making pots, their intentions and their experience. Working with stoneware and porcelain, they will both demonstrate their techniques of wheel-throwing, altering and surface embellishment. Discussions will include form, glazes and firing. Participants should expect to observe, ask questions and enjoy time spent with these two dedicated pot-makers. Bring a lunch for the half-hour break.

Enrollment limited to 30; ages 16 and up
Single class scheduled on 2/9/2019 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 160.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 144.00 ea.

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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

952.473.7361, x. 160

Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday        9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
   (mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday closed


Building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

* Phone lines will be open M-F, excluding holidays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 
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