Mark Arts

Ceramics

The health of our visitors is our top priority. Social distancing measures have been implemented in each studio. Studios are cleaned, disinfected, and sanitized between each class. Masks are required. We look forward to creating with you!

There are no classes March 23-27. 

Jack Norris at Potters Wheel

BEGINNING CERAMICS

This session is for those who are new to ceramics. Students will learn the basic steps for creating handmade, functional pottery: throwing, trimming, glazing, firing and handbuilding. All tools and clay will be provided for this class. Class is limited to six new students.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Jack Norris

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

7 Week Course

Upcoming Session: March 10 – April 28
(No Class March 22 – March 27 for Spring Break)

 Nonmember Price: $115 | Member Price: $103

Troy Becker Handbuilding Coil Pot

HANDBUILDING

Learn handbuilding techniques such as coiling, pinching and slab building to create unique sculptures or functional dishware. Students work at their own pace in a relaxed social atmosphere.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Wednesdays, 1:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

7 Week Course

Upcoming Session: March 10 – April 28
(No Class March 22 – March 27 for Spring Break)

Nonmember Price $172 | Member Price $154.80

Session 2 enrollment is open. You do not have to attend a Session 1 class to enroll for Session 2, it is a repeat of the same course not an continuation.

Troy Becker Potters Wheel

WHEEL THROWING

This class mixes beginning students with the experienced and ranges from the basic steps for creating functional pottery to advanced techniques for artistic sculptural vessels. Students work at their own pace in a friendly atmosphere with plenty of individual instruction.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

7 Week Course


Tuesdays : March 9 – April 27
Thursdays : March 11 – April 29
(No Class March 22 – March 27 for Spring Break)

Nonmember Price: $172 | Member Price: $154.80

Session 2 enrollment is open. You do not have to attend a Session 1 class to enroll for Session 2, it is a repeat of the same course not an continuation.

Three white coffee cups are stacked on a white background

CERAMICS INDEPENDENT STUDY

Students will work on individually driven projects with instructor guidance. This collaborative environments allows students to share ideas, techniques and learned skills with fellow experienced students. This class is for intermediate and advanced students.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Thursdays, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

7 Week Course

Upcoming Session: March 11 – April 29
(No Class March 22 – March 27 for Spring Break)

Nonmember Price $172 | Member Price $154.80

Session 2 enrollment is open. You do not have to attend a Session 1 class to enroll for Session 2, it is a repeat of the same course not an continuation.

raku kiln 2

ALTERNATIVE FIRING TECHNIQUES

This class explores alternative firing processes such as Raku and low-fire salt fuming. These styles of firing give unpredictable but exciting results with hands-on experience of the firing process. All skill levels are welcome.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Thursdays, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Dates: October 22 – December 10

Nonmember Price: $172  | Member Price: $154.80

pottery

SATURDAY WHEEL THROWING

This class mixes beginning students with the experienced and ranges from the basic steps for creating functional pottery to advanced techniques for artistic sculptural vessels. Students work at their own pace in a friendly atmosphere with plenty of individual instruction. Class is limited to six new students with experience potters welcome beyond that number.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Jack Norris

Saturdays, 9 – 12:00 p.m.

Dates: March 13 – May 1

Nonmember Price: $172| Member Price: $155

Ceramics Drop-in Open Studio

Fridays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Open Studio is available for free weekly for students currently enrolled in a clay class this semester.
If you are not currently enrolled Open Studio is available for $25 per session.

Students in classes that run the full 7 weeks will need a ceramics kit, which may be purchased for $21.50 on the first day of class.
Intro class students will use a classroom supply of clay and tools. Tuition includes glazes, firing, first 25 pounds of clay.