Pottery Workshops

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.

Monthly Date Night 
Pottery Workshops
Class Dates Day and Time Non-Member / Member Fee   Register
March 3/19/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here
April 4/16/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here
May 5/14/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here
June 6/11/2021 FRI 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $90 / $81 per couple Register Here

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


Ages 14 and over, Wednesdays or Saturdays

Fees vary based on length of Workshop

A pottery workshop is the best way to try the pottery wheel without committing to a class. Enjoy a fun night out with your sweetheart or friends during one of our monthly date night pottery workshops. Make a chip & dip serving tray, vase, pour-over carafe, mug, large bowl, covered jar, different sized lids, and more during one of our Saturday or Wednesday pottery workshops.  All supplies included. One-day workshops you will select a glaze, then the instructor will paint and fire when ready.  The two-day workshop you will come back and glaze your clay pieces on the second day.  All supplies included.

* Prerequisite: Several Pottery workshops require knowledge of throwing on the wheel.  Those workshops are:  Chip and Dip Tray, Pour Over Carafe, Serving bowls and Covered Jar. 

No Experience Necessary:  Date Night and Mug Workshops

Leila mug
Pottery Workshops Class Dates Day and Time Non-Member / 
Member Fee
*Chip & Dip Tray, Lids & more 1/30 & 2/6/2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. $100 / $90 Register Here
Mugs  2/10/2021 WED 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. $50 / $45 Register Here
*Pour over Coffee/Tea Carafe 3/20/2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $50 / $45 Register Here
*Serving Bowls 4/7/2021 WED 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. $50 / $45 Register Here
*Covered Jar 5/22/2021 SAT 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $50 / $45 Register Here

Easter Clay Ornaments

All Ages 

Saturday, Dec 1 & Saturday, Dec 8

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$25 Non-member / $22.50 Member

Make creative clay items to decorate your home for Easter. Students will make several clay decorations. 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.


Mother's Day Clay Ornaments

All Ages 

Saturday, April 24

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$35 Non-member / $31.50 Member

Make some special memories with your child/ren on Mother's Day. In this workshop, each participant will make a special clay piece to be treasured forever.

* The $35 fee is for a parent and one child to each make a clay piece. Additional child/ren is a $5 fee.


Clay Workshops Date Time Non-Member /
Easter  Sat, March 6 10:30 am - 12:00 pm $25 / $22.50 Register 
Mother's Day  Sat, April 24 10:30 am - 12:00 pm $35 / $31.50 Register 

ArtsConnect Pottery Workshop Instructors

Jennifer Watson on the wheel
Todd Feazel headshot

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