POTTERY WORKSHOPS

ArtsConnect offers different pottery workshop techniques for all ages. Whether you want to try the pottery wheel or do hand-building, we offer it all!  Workshops are the best way to try a pottery technique without committing to a class. Enjoy a fun night out with your sweetheart or friends during one of our monthly date night pottery workshops.  Or register for a pottery wheel workshop to learn the process of throwing on the wheel.  Pottery wheel too challenging for you, then you'll love our hand-building workshops. Most workshops are held on Saturdays and last for several hours.  We do offer several workshops for more than one day.  Make sure to check the days and times. All supplies are included.  Make your clay creation and select a glaze.  The instructor will glaze once it has been fired.  Pick up finished artwork in several weeks.  No experience necessary in most classes.

DATE NIGHT POTTERY CLASS
Ages 18 and up, Fridays, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

$90 non-members per couple / $81  members per couple

Try out the pottery wheel with a sweetheart or friend! Have a creative date night learning the basics of throwing on the potter's wheel. Don't have a sweetheart, come with a friend.  Participants will receive step-by-step instructions. No experience necessary. Select your best pieces and desired glaze then instructor will paint and fire. Pick up your pottery at a later date. The workshop fee of $90 covers class instruction for two people, use of pottery wheels, clay, glaze and firing.


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Monthly Date Night 
Pottery Workshops
Class Dates Day and Time Non-Member / Member Fee   Register
July 7/16/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here
August 8/13/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here
September 9/17/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here
October 10/15/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here
November 11/12/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here
December 12/10/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here

POTTERY WHEEL WORKSHOPS

Ages 14 and over,  Saturdays

Fees vary based on the length of the Workshop

Pottery Wheel 
Workshops
Class Dates Day and Time Non-Member /
Member Fee
Register
Beginner Mug July 24, 2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $50/ $45 Register Here
Wheel Thrown Planter Sept 18, 2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $60 / $54 Register Here
Octoberfest Beer Stein Sep 25, 2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $50 / $45 Register Here
Wheel Thrown Christmas Tree  Oct 28, 2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $50 / $45 Register Here
Beginner Mug Nov 6, 2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $50 / $45 Register Here

HAND-BUILDING POTTERY WORKSHOPS

Ages 14 and over,  Saturdays

Fees vary based on the length of the Workshop

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Hand-building Pottery 
Workshop
Class Dates Day and Time Non-Member /  
Member Fee            
Register
Halloween Decorative Skulls Oct 9, 2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 
12:00 p.m.
$50 / $45 Register Here
Santa and Tree Oct 16, 2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 
12:00 p.m.
$50 / $45 Register Here
Clay Jewelry Nov 13 & 20 (2 weeks) SAT 10:00 a.m. - 
12:30 p.m.
$75 / $67.50 Register Here

DOUBLE THE FUN FAMILY POTTERY WORKSHOPS

Make some special memories with your family at one of our Family Pottery Workshops.  Families of two will each make a pottery piece based on a specific holiday.  Pay one price for two people.  Each additional family member will be an extra $10 per person. Participants will make their clay artwork, then select a glaze and the instructor will glaze and fire them at a later time.  Pick up in several weeks once it has been fired.

Hand Turkey Wall Hanging

All Ages, Family of Two 

Friday, November 5, 2021

6:30  - 8:00 p.m.

$54 Non-member / $40.50 Member

Families will make a wall hanging for Thanksgiving. All supplies are included and all ages are welcome. The instructor will glaze and fire the clay pieces once they are dry. Pick up at a later date.

 

Double the Fun Family 
Pottery Workshops
Projects:
Date  Time Non-Member /
Member
Register
Hand Turkey Wall Hanging FRI  Nov 5, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 pm $45 / $40.50 Register 

Holiday Clay Ornaments

All Ages, Family of Two 

Saturday, November 13

10:00 a.m - 11:30 a.m.

$45 Non-member / $40.50 Member

Make some special memories with your child/ren for the holidays. In this workshop, each participant will make a special clay piece to be treasured forever.

* The $45 fee is for a parent and one child to each make a clay piece. Additional child/ren is a $10 fee.

 

Double the Fun Family
Pottery Workshops
Projects:
Date Time Non-Member /
Member
Register
Holiday Ornaments Sat, November 13 10:00  - 11:30 pm $45 / $40.50 Register 
Here

ArtsConnect Pottery Workshop Instructors

Jennifer Watson on the wheel

Having trouble registering online?  Call Lisa Zupon - (513) 728-4266. Lisa can register you over the phone.

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Jennifer Watson:

Jennifer received her MFA from the University of Cincinnati DAAP in 2018. She has 10 years of wheel throwing experience and has been teaching ceramics since 2015. In addition to teaching, she runs her own small pottery business. Jennifer teaches the ArtsConnect Date Night Pottery classes.  

Leila Srouji:

Leila is a Louisville, Kentucky native who transplanted to the Queen City six years ago and received a bachelors degree from the University of Cincinnati. After a six week beginner’s throwing course at Core Clay she instantly fell in love with pottery and has not looked back since. She did a yearlong residency at Core Clay where she taught beginner wheel throwing courses and learned the ins and outs of a pottery studio. Shortly after  completing her residency, Leila moved into a private studio of her own where she is pursuing a full time career in ceramics. Her dream is to outfit restaurants and cafes with her tableware collections but for now she is focused on offering work via online shop restocks on Etsy. Leila teaches our Wednesday night Intro to Wheel class and Saturday, Monthly Mug Workshops.

Todd Feazell:       

Todd is a local native potter from Mt Healthy. He owns Feazell Pottery, specializing in functional pottery and producing reduction fired stoneware. Feazell Pottery (formerly A Touch of Earth Pottery) was started in 1994. By 2003 Todd was a full-time production potter exhibiting in many juried art fairs. Todd took pottery classes and workshops at Miami and Cincinnati Universities, as well as, attended 10 summers at the renowned Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA) in British Columbia where he worked as an instructor’s tech for Robin Hopper, creator of MISSA and “glaze guru,” Tom Coleman, Randy Brodnax and Patrick Horstley. The knowledge and influence Todd gained from these respected potters helped to shape his own unique style. Join Todd’s ArtsConnect Intro to Wheel class on Thursday mornings from 10 am – 12:30 pm.

Class Cancellations & Weather Closings


A minimum of six students must be enrolled for the session prior to the stated deadline for the class to take place (maximum 12 students). The ArtsConnect Springfield Township Community Arts Center follows Finneytown School District inclement weather closings. To verify closings, call 513-522-2108.

Due to costs incurred in planning for art classes, full refunds will only be issued when the Arts Council cancels the class. Class cancellations made within 10 business days of the class start date are eligible for a refund, minus a $5 administration fee per student. Refunds will be made by check, not to a credit card. To notify us of a cancellation, please send an email to artsinfo@springfieldtwp.org.

Checks are payable to ArtsConnect and can be mailed to 9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231

For more information, call 522-2108