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Summer 2024 Class Registration Information

Registration Opens at 9:00 am on Monday, May 6 

Please take the time to visit this page and familiarize yourself with what to expect when registration goes live so that you are prepared. Our classes often fill within 2 minutes, so if you are delayed while trying to figure out where to click, the class may be filled. 

  • Summer 2024 classes will take place June 4 - July 27.
  • See Class Details below.
  • Classes are limited to 14 students. Students must be 18 years old or older.
  • Please review our cancellation and waitlist policy
  • All members must be Covid vaccinated to enter the Guild. Students are encouraged to be vaccinated. As of October 2023, masks are recommended in all group spaces (teaching flex area, clay and glaze rooms) during classes and practice sessions. Anyone with cold or Covid symptoms should stay home following CDC guidelines for isolating and masking. Thank you for your understanding and care for all. 

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Summer 2024 Class Details

Kids' Summer Clay Camps
(For young people 7-12 years old)
Session 1: June 10th-14th: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Session 2: June 24th - 28th: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Instructors:  Kati Messing and Renee LaLonde
$265 per student per session

Creativity through clay for kids ages 7-12. Masks, monsters, oh my! Join artists Kati and Renee this summer and learn how to build with clay through fun techniques like coil, pinch and slab. Students will decorate their objects on the last day of the 5-day session and will pick up on a later date, after the final firing. 

Parent with Teen, Beginner/Intermediate – Cone 10 
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Instructors:  Cris Conklin and Marsha Townsend
Cost:  $295 per student
Wheelthrowing and Handbuilding

Join the guild's parent/teen pottery class! In this class, you will learn basic skills in throwing on the wheel and hand building. We will teach skills for surface decorating with existing, found and handmade tools. Sign up with your 13-17 year old. Parent, guardian, or adult friend with a teen are welcome. 1 adult with 2 teens, or 2 adults with 1 teen is ok, too. Adult must be present with teen at classes and open studio sessions. No experience required, but if you have experience with clay, we can help you build on it. Grow your pottery skills and bond over art!

All Levels – Cone 10
Wednesdays, 1:00-4:00 PM
Instructors:  Margaret Haydon and Joy Boston
Cost:  $295 per student
Comprehensive Ceramics

Join Joy Boston and Margaret Haydon for an all levels ceramics class that will include instruction and encouragement in hand-building, wheel throwing and sculpture techniques.  Demonstrations in multiple methods will be given, from initial forming to final glazing and firing.  Individual and group instruction will be provided. Both beginning and experienced individuals are welcome. Our goal is to help you achieve your goals in the medium. 

All Levels – Cone 6
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Instructors: Paula Nylen and Renee LaLonde
Cost:  $295 per student

In this class you will learn how to hand build functional objects with clay utilizing techniques such as slab, coil, pinch and carve. We'll also explore a variety of surface effects with texture, transfers, applying colored slips, underglazes and glazes. We'll have a dark and light clay body option. All work will be fired in oxidation using an electric kiln which will allow for a mid-session glaze firing, as well as the final firing at the end of the session. 

All Levels – Cone 10
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Instructors:  Darryl Houghton and Deanne Ketterman
Cost:  $295 per student

The focus of this class will be throwing pots on the wheel. We will address all stages of making a pot from wedging and centering through glazing and firing. Beginners will be introduced to the basics while the more experienced will have the opportunity of fine tuning their technique. Both good ergonomics and creativity will be emphasized. There will be weekly demonstrations and also lots of individual assistance. A syllabus will be adapted to meet all levels of student needs.