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CERAMICS

*Please note that all Early Registration and New Student Discounts can only be processed by registering in person, or by phone. Discounts cannot be applied through our online registration process and discounts cannot be applied retroactively. 

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C94118 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt

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. All levels welcome. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/10/2018 and ending 2/21/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

C94418 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt

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. All levels welcome. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/10/2018 and ending 2/21/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

C911W18 Fearless Glazing [NEW!], Fridays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Colleen Riley

Gain confidence in your glazing and explore a range of techniques including slipwork, building layers, wax resist, stencils and trailing. This focused mini course is designed for intermediate to advanced students already in a ceramics class. Bring 5-8 simple cup forms or tiles (leather hard and/or bisque) to each of three sessions, where you’ll gather information, experiment and analyze results. Be prepared for happy surprises, epic failures and fantastic learning from both. $20 in firing fees are included.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Friday starting 2/2/2018 and ending 2/16/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 147.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 161.00 ea.

D90318 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 2/26/2018 and ending 4/16/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

D90518 Pottery in the Making, Tuesdays, 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.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 2/27/2018 and ending 4/17/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

D90018 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 2/27/2018 and ending 4/17/2018 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

D90618 Pottery in the Making, 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.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 3/1/2018 and ending 4/19/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

D94118 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt

Skill level: B, AB, I
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. All levels welcome. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 2/28/2018 and ending 4/18/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

D94418 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt

Skill level: B, AB, I
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. All levels welcome. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 2/28/2018 and ending 4/18/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

D97618 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/1/2018 and ending 4/19/2018 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

D91818 Stoneware and Porcelain, Saturdays, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructors: Lee Persell, Robert Bowman

Skill level: ALL
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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/3/2018 and ending 4/21/2018 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

D932W18 Electric Kiln Firing and Making a Glaze [NEW!], Wednesday, 2/28, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell

Skill level: I, AD
Learn what happens after you finish your pot! Explore the ins and outs of cleaning, grinding, loading, unloading and programming an electric kiln. You will also learn to make a glaze from the weighing of materials, to mixing, to using a hydrometer. Safety and handling will be discussed.

Enrollment limited to 4 / Ages 18 and up
Single class scheduled on 2/28/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 63.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 57.00 ea.

D933W18 Electric Kiln Firing and Making a Glaze [NEW!], Friday, 3/2, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Persell

Skill level: I, AD
Learn what happens after you finish your pot! Explore the ins and outs of cleaning, grinding, loading, unloading and programming an electric kiln and learn to make a glaze from the weighing of materials, to mixing, to using a hydrometer. Safety and handling will be discussed.

Enrollment limited to 4 / Ages 18 and up
Single class scheduled on 3/2/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 63.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 57.00 ea.

D949W18 Cone 10 Gas Kiln Loading and Firing [NEW!], Sat. and Thu. 3/3 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 3/8 1-2 pm (Sold Out)
Instructor: Lee Persell

Skill level: I, AD
This hands-on class will go through the preparation of shelves and kiln furniture to the loading and unloading of the kiln. The firing process and safety will be discussed. First class and kiln loading is on March 3. Firing will be an all-day event (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.) on March 6 and students are encouraged to participate that day as much as they can. Unloading is on March 8 from 1 to 2 p.m.

Enrollment limited to 4 / Ages 18 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/3/2018 and ending 3/8/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 79.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 71.00 ea.

E90318 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/23/2018 and ending 6/11/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

E90518 Pottery in the Making, Tuesdays, 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.

Enrollment limited to 18/ ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 4/24/2018 and ending 6/12/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

E90618 Pottery in the Making, 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.

Enrollment limited to 18 / Ages 15 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 4/26/2018 and ending 6/14/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

E90018 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 4/24/2018 and ending 6/12/2018 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

E94118 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt

Skill level: B, AB, I
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. All levels welcome. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 4/25/2018 and ending 6/6/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

E94418 Ceramic Sculpture, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Krissy Catt

Skill level: B, AB, I
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. All levels welcome. Clay and firing fees are additional.

Enrollment limited to 10 / Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 4/25/2018 and ending 6/6/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

E97618 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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/26/2018 and ending 6/7/2018 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 211.00 ea.

E91818 Stoneware and Porcelain, Saturdays, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructors: Lee Persell, Robert Bowman

Skill level: ALL
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
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/28/2018 and ending 6/16/2018 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

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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. 

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