Adult Classes

Fall 2021 Classes (September through December)

  • Labs-For students taking classes in the fall.

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  • Beginner Wheel with Kelly- -Kelly Brown

Wednesdays 5-7pm September 15th-November 10th

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  • Beginning Hand Building Session 1- Betsy Gram

Mondays 6:30-8:30pm September 13th-October 25th

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  • Beginning Hand Building Session 2- Betsy Gram

 Mondays 6:30-8:30pm November 1st- December 13th

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  • The Basics- Tess Lawlor

Tuesdays 5-7pm November 9th-December 14th

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  • Wheel Foundations Course 1 – Kari Robertson

Tuesdays 6-8pm September 7th- October 26th

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  • Your Call: Guide on the Side- Kari Robertson

Fridays 9-11am September 10th-November 12th

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LABS

Wednesdays 10-1,Thursdays 5:30-8:30, and  Saturdays 10-1

Labs are three-hour sessions, offered three days/week while classes are in session, designed for enrolled adults to practice what they are learning in class. A staff person with adequate experience will host each LAB.
LABS REQUIRE PRE-REGISTRATION ON THE WEBSITE AND ARE FOR ENROLLED ADULTS ONLY. The cost is $5 for each three-hour session.


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Beginner Wheel With Kelly

Kelly Brown

This class covers all the basics to wheel throwing. We will start with centering and making a cylinder and move on to trimming, throwing and glazing demos, plus hands on assists while at the wheel. Most classes will include at least one demo and will have time allotted for one to one attention. Space for that will be limited, but will rotate each week or as needed. The price of the class includes one bag of clay.

Wednesday’s 5-7pm September 15th-November 10th

Cost: $385

For more information on the instructor, see:

https://kellybrownclayworks.com/

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Beginning Handbuilding Session 1

Betsy Gram

Age range: 16 and older.

Whether you are just starting to explore clay as a medium or hoping to diversify your existing clay skills, Beginning Handbuilding has a lot to offer. In this class, we will explore multiple handbuilding techniques (such as slab work, coil building, and pinch pots) as we learn to handbuild various functional forms. We will practice adding our own personal touches to our work through different surface treatments including texturing, underglazing, and glazing. Join us for the fun, the inspiration, and the community!

*Please contact instructor before first class to inform them of any student with special needs, and please ensure that any student with special needs is accompanied by an assistant or support person for each class. 

Monday’s 6:30-8:30pm September 13th-October 25th

Cost: $325

 

Sliding scale available. Please contact instructor for more information: betsybee1@gmail.com

Please contact instructor before first class to inform them of any student with special needs, and please ensure that any student with special needs is accompanied by an assistant or support person for each class.


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Beginning Hand Building Session 2

Betsy Gram

Age range: 16 and older.

Whether you are just starting to explore clay as a medium or hoping to diversify your existing clay skills, Beginning Handbuilding has a lot to offer. In this class, we will explore multiple handbuilding techniques (such as slab work, coil building, and pinch pots) as we learn to handbuild various functional forms. We will practice adding our own personal touches to our work through different surface treatments including texturing, underglazing, and glazing. Join us for the fun, the inspiration, and the community!

* Please contact instructor before first class to inform them of any student with special needs, and please ensure that any student with special needs is accompanied by an assistant or support person for each class. 

 Monday’s 6:30-8:30pm November 1st- December 13th

Cost:$325

Sliding scale available. Please contact instructor for more information: betsybee1@gmail.com

Please contact instructor before first class to inform them of any student with special needs, and please ensure that any student with special needs is accompanied by an assistant or support person for each class.


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The Basics

Tess Lawlor

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to make pottery on the wheel then this is the class for you! We’ll cover the techniques for making a cup, plate, and bowl as well as trimming and glazing pieces. Here you’ll learn the fundamentals of starting with a lump of clay and finishing with pots you can take home and use (and maybe even brag about!)

Tuesday’s 5-7pm November 9th-December 14th

Cost: $400

For more information please contact Tess at: Tess0961@gmail.com

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Wheel Foundations Course 1

Kari Robertson

Experience level: None or beginner, age 16 and up, and under 16 accompanied by adult

From idea to finished work, Wheel Foundations Course 1, will introduce and expand upon skills needed to throw, trim, fire, and glaze work. Basic kiln function and firing process will also be addressed. Classes include demonstration, examples, sharing of video references, practice time, and opportunity for feedback. Class discussion will include considerations around function and aesthetic design choices. Students will start skill building by making cylinders, and move on to forming a variety of profiles. Each participant will progress as far as possible. The fun is baked in and tastes so sweet!

 Tuesday’s 6-8pm September 7th- October 26th

Cost:$350

For more information on the instructor, see:

www.KariZelsonRobertson.com

FB: Kari Zelson Robertson Art

IG: Kari_Zelson_Robertson

Kari.Zelson.Robertson@gmail.com

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Your Call: Guide on the Side

Kari Robertson​

Experience level:  Basic knowledge about working in clay required. Open to adults and high school students.

This session is for those who want to work on their own individual projects, either wheel or handbuilding, with the feedback and synergy that happens within a group dynamic. Participants will work on their own chosen projects, with technical and creative assistance available. Facilitator will also provide reference materials related to individual projects in order to assist in student growth. The group will share ideas and learn from each other!

Kari Zelson Robertson is a NYS certified Art Educator who also runs a private studio and sells work at her showroom, Handwork, The Potters Gallery, River Muse.

 Friday 9-11am September 10th-November 12th

Cost:$325

For more information on the instructor, see:

www.KariZelsonRobertson.com

FB: Kari Zelson Robertson Art

IG: Kari_Zelson_Robertson

Kari.Zelson.Robertson@gmail.com 

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