Pottery Studio

Pottery Sale 2022

The Art Studio is home to a large and active pottery community. We have classes for potters of all levels. Learn everything from hand building and wheel throwing to glazing and firing techniques. Our amazing instructors and studio assistants are on hand to guide and inspire you. The Pottery Studio has 16 wheels and an area for hand building. We have various kilns including high-fire, low-fire and Raku.   

Current Classes

POTTERY
Instructors: Brenda Kingham and Betsy Conlan
Ten 3-hour classes, $240R/$250NR,
plus $60 fee for glazing and firing

Mon | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | 9/19-11/28
Mon | 6-9 p.m. | 9/19-11/28
Tue | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | 9/20-11/29
Tue | 6-9 p.m. | 9/20-11/29
Wed | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | 9/21-11/30
Wed | 6-9 p.m. | 9/21-11/30
Also open Thursdays for open studio.
*No class 10/10, 11/8, 11/21-11/24 

Ten 3-hour classes. Learn hand-building, throwing on the potter’s wheel and glazing. All levels. Additional $60 fee for glazing and firing. Clay is not included in the class cost and is available for purchase from the studio. Tools may also be purchased in class at an additional cost. Ages 18+ 

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HAND BUILT CERAMIC HOUSE LANTERN
Instructor: Mary Lou Robinson
Wed | 6-8 p.m. | 12/14
One 2-hour class. $45R/$50NR. First, build a functional pottery piece using introductory hand building techniques like slab rolling and pinching. Then, learn to decorate your piece using glaze, stamps and other decorative tools. Hand built houses can be used as a lantern or incense burner. Items will be picked up at a later date due to the firing process. Materials are included in the cost of class. Ages 16+

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HAND DESIGNED CERAMIC LANTERN 
Instructor: Mary Lou Robinson
Wed | 6-7:30 p.m. | 1/18
One 1½-hour class. $40R/$45NR. Create your own unique ceramic lantern. Use a pot that was thrown by the instructor, learn how to carve out your own designs and finish by glazing your piece. Items will be picked up at a later date due to the firing process. Materials are included in the cost of class. Ages 16+

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HAND BUILT CERAMIC MUGS
Instructor: Bridgette Zack
Sat | 1-3 p.m. | 1/28
One 2-hour class. $45R/$50NR. Explore basic hand-building pottery techniques like slab, coil and pinching. Use these techniques to create your own functional mug. Because pieces will need to be fired, participants will be notified when pieces are ready to be picked up. Materials are included in the cost of class. Ages 18+

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INTRO TO CLAYPRINTING
Instructor: Meredith Wakefield
Fri | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | 2/10
One 6-hour class. $66R/$71NR. Ready to experience something completely different? Learn how Mitch Lyons' unique printmaking process changed the way clay can be used. You will be working from a slab of clay, adding layers of colored clay slips, pastels, textures, and imagery. From this the monoprints will be pulled. Even if you’ve never worked with clay or know nothing about printmaking, you’ll be excited to learn how to pull your very own clay monoprints. All levels welcome. Additional $30 material fee. Ages 18+
Student supply list (optional): apron, cottage cheese / yogurt plastic containers for slip, any textures or stencils, etc. you would like to use. 

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CLAY WITH FRIENDS
Instructor: Bridgette Zack 
Sat | 1-2:30 p.m. | 2/11
One 1 ½ -hour class. $40R/$45NR. Spend the afternoon with friends and loved ones and create your own wheel thrown bowl. Learn the basics of the potter’s wheel while spending quality time together. Everyone will complete a wheel-thrown bowl from start to finish with our skilled instructor there to guide you. After the student has created their piece, the instructor will mark glaze color choice. Because pieces will need to be fired, participants will be notified when pieces are ready to be picked up. Ages 18+

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HAND BUILT CERAMIC BONSAI PLANTER
Instructor: Mary Lou Robinson
Wed | 6-7:30 p.m. | 2/15
One 1½-hour class. $40R/$45NR. First, build a functional pottery piece using introductory hand building techniques like slab rolling and pinching. Then, learn to decorate your piece using glaze, stamps and other decorative tools. Items will be picked up at a later date due to the firing process. Materials are included in the cost of class. Ages 16+

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HAND BUILT CERAMIC WALL POCKETS
Instructor: Bridgette Zack
Sat | 1-3 p.m. | 2/18
One 2-hour class. $45R/$50NR. Explore basic hand-building pottery techniques like slab, coil and pinching. Use these techniques to create your own functional hanging wall pocket to display fresh or dried flowers. Because pieces will need to be fired, participants will be notified when pieces are ready to be picked up. Materials are included in the cost of class. Ages 18+

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Contact Us

  1. Art Studio

    310 Kiamensi Road

    Wilmington, DE 19804

    Ph: 302-995-7661

    Hours

    Monday - Thursday

    Studio Hours:10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Saturdays

    Studio Hours: 9 a.m. - Noon

    (Holiday Closures)

    *Studio hours may vary with class schedule.