Welcome to clayspace fb

Clayspace is a fully equipped ceramic studio offering classes and workshops instructed by experienced ceramic artists in a comfortable and supportive environment. It's a community of people who share an interest in art and a love of clay. Students are encouraged to explore their creative potential, share ideas, and create personal works of art with clay.


Gallery 831





There are Monsters Under Your Bed


October 2- October 31


Closing Reception

Friday, October 23


Halloween themed art by local artists


Pull back the bedskirt to reveal what terrifying visions are where you sleep, and in your dreams.












George Kocar


coming to Gallery 831 in November


George Kocar

Something Funny This Way Comes


November 6- 28, 2015

Opening reception

Friday November 6

6:30- 9:30 pm


George Kocar who uses cartoon images to comment on society.

"I believe we live in a crazy world... I try to balance tragedy and humor to produce an outrageous image that should not only make the viewer laugh but think as well."







clayspace class




Schedule of evening classes


Monday...........4 week raku class

Tuesday..........beginning potter's wheel

Wednesday....intermediate potter's wheel

Thursday........slab building







Registration for an 8 week class is only $280 per person! It includes 25 lbs of clay, glazes, firing, open studio time during the session and a student gallery show and raku firing at the end of the session. Evening classes meet from 6:30- 9:00 pm once a week for 8 weeks. Classes are small, ensuring students a high level of individual attention.


beginning wheel



Introductory Potter's Wheel

Tuesdays 6:30-9:00

October 27- December 18

This eight week introductory class covers basic throwing and glazing techniques. Students learn how to make cups, bowls, and plates, how to alter thrown pieces, and make and attach handles and much more! Class time includes informal discussions, demonstrations and hands on instruction.





intermediate wheel




Intermediate potter’s wheel
Wednesdays 6:30-9:00
October 28- December 18
For students who have mastered the basics, this 8 week class will focus on throwing bigger & taller, adding handles & lids, altering thrown work and the use of colored slips and glazes to finish work. Clayspace artist Todd Hickerson will demonstrate how to make cut bowls, casseroles, bottle neck flasks and more!









slab class




Slab class
Thursdays 6:30- 9:00
October 29- December 18
This exciting eight week handbuilding class instructed by clayspace artist Todd Hickerson offers students an opportunity to design and construct boxes, platters, and large vessels with clay slabs. There is a strong emphasis on surface decoration using texture and colored slips as well as glazing and firing. Students are encouraged to explore their own interests with support for individual projects.













open wheel



Go ahead and get your hands dirty...

Open wheel Friday!

Fridays from 6:30-9 pm

No experience necessary! Call to reserve a wheel and come in and throw. $45 per person includes materials, instruction and firing. You will keep your best 2 or 3 pieces. You can decorate your work with colored slips when you are done throwing. When the work is dry we will fire it, put clear glaze on everything and fire again to a higher temperature.








open wheel Saturday




Saturday Open Wheel
3:00- 5:30
Learn to throw in a relaxed and comfortable environment with friendly, helpful instruction! No experience necessary.  We will teach you the basics and you will make a few small pieces even if you have never thrown before. You can decorate your best 3 pieces with colored slips and we will fire it, apply clear glaze and fire it again. $45 per person, please call ahead to reserve a wheel.







Private Workshops


private lesson for 2




Private lessons or workshops for 2

by appointment

Call to schedule a private lesson for two on or off the potter's wheel. You can make and decorate your pieces in one visit. We will fire, clear glaze and fire again, work can be picked up in about two weeks. $120 per couple includes excellent instruction, materials, up to 3 hours of studio time, and memories that will last a lifetime.











private workshop


Schedule a private group workshop

Schedule a private workshop at clayspace with your friends or family for a unique creative experience. Bring refreshments to enjoy while you relax in our comfortable studio. Clayspace artists will demonstrate a project that's perfect for your group. $50 per person includes private instruction for the project of your choice, materials, firing, and up to 3 hours of studio time. Participants will create a one of a kind ceramic masterpiece. Group rates available for groups of 5 or more paid in advance. Perfect team building activity!





Hands & feet





Hands & Feet in Clay



by appointment


Call to schedule a time to bring your kids to clayspace & put their hands in clay. $40 for 4 tiles, suitable for framing. Handprints can also be made into a plate or platter.