Adult and Kids Hand-building Pottery

Score, slip and press!  Those are the first steps to working with clay.  Participants will learn hand-building techniques, such as making coils and slabs to build 3-dimensional clay creations. 
These techniques are the foundation to making clay pots.  Be inspired to create the most unique pot that is possible!  Clay and glaze will be supplied.  

ADULT HAND-BUILDING POTTERY

(ages 14 and older)  Adults are taught on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the New Pottery Studio of ArtsConnect Springfield Community Art Center, 9158 Winton Rd, Building A, behind the fire station.  The classes cost $125 for non-members and $112.50 for members for each six-week session. All supplies are included: 25 lb clay, glaze, firing and use of tools, including slab-roller and texturing materials. 

No class week of Thanksgiving.
Adult Hand-building Pottery Session Dates                             Day and Time           Non-member / Member Fee       Register
Session 3 5/5- 6/8/2021

TUE 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. $125/$112.50 Register Here

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

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KIDS HAND-BUILDING POTTERY

(ages 7 - 13) Kids will learn many hand-building techniques to make creative pieces of pottery. Kids Hand-building is taught on Monday afternoons from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. at ArtsConnect Springfield Community Art Center, 9158 Winton Rd, Building A, behind the fire station.  for participants ages 7 - 13. The classes cost $75 for non-members and $67.50 for members for each six-week session. The fee includes all supplies of clay, glazes, firing, and the use of pottery tools.

No class on Monday Holidays: MLK, Memorial Day & Labor Day, and the week of Thanksgiving.

Kids Hand-building           Pottery Session Dates                                        Day and Time                              Non-member / Member Fee   Register              
Session 3 5/3 -  6/14/2021
 No class 5/31                        
MON 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. $75/$67.50 Register Here
Session 4 7/12 - 8/16/2021 MON 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. $75/$67.50 Register Here
Session 5 8/30 - 10/11/2021
no class 9/6
MON 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. $75/$67.50 Register Here
Session 6 10/25 - 12/6/2021
no class 11/22
MON 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. $75/$67.50 Register Here
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KIDS POTTERY WHEEL 

(ages 9 -13) Give the potter’s wheel a spin! This class is a great chance to try out a new skill. Students will learn the basics of throwing, trimming, and decorating pottery in this 6-week class. 


ArtsConnect offers two Kids Wheel classes, Intro and Wheel 2.  Kids Intro Wheel class is where all students should begin. Throwing on the wheel can be challenging for young and old and takes lots of practice. Kids Intro Wheel is offered two different times, Tuesday Afternoon and Wednesday Morning.


Once students have mastered centering and working independently they can then move up to the Kids Wheel 2 class on Tuesday evening.  The instructor can recommend whether your child is ready to move up. 


  

Kids Intro Wheel:  Tuesday, 4:15 - 6:15 pm OR Wednesday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kids Wheel 2:  Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:30 pm


COVID Safety Standards: Students wear masks, pottery wheels are 6 ft apart and sanitized before and after each class. ArtsConnect Springfield Community Arts Center is located at, 9158 Winton Rd, Building A, behind the fire station.   

Intro Kids 
Pottery Wheel          
Session Dates Day and Time Non- member/ 
Member Fee                     
Register
Session 3 5/4 - 6/8/2021 TUE 4:15 - 6:15 p.m. $100/$90 Register Here
Session 4 7/7 - 8/11/2021 WED 10:00 am - 12:00  pm         $100/$90 Register Here
Session 4 7/6 - 8/10/2021 TUE    4:15 - 6:15 p.m. $100/$90 Register Here
Session 5 9/1 - 10/11 WED 10:00 am - 12:00 pm $100/$90 Register Here
Session 5 8/31 - 10/5/2021 TUE    4:15 - 6:15 p.m. $100/$90 Register Here
Session 6 10/27 - 12/8/2021
No class 11/24
WED 10:00 am - 12:00 pm $100/$90 Register Here
Session 6 10/26 - 12/7/2021
No class 11/23
TUE 4:15 - 6:15 p.m. $100/$90 Register Here
Kids Wheel 2
Pottery Wheel
Session 
Dates
Day/Time Non- member/
Member Fee   
Register
Session 4 7/6 - 
8/10/2021
TUE 6:30 - 
8:30 p.m.
$100/$90 Register Here
Session 5 8/31 - 
10/5/2021
TUE 6:30 -
8:30 p.m.
$100/$90 Register Here
Session 6 10/26 - 
12/7/2021
No class 11/23
TUE 6:30 -
8:30 p.m.
$100/$90 Register Here

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

POTTERY INSTRUCTORS

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Kids Pottery Wheel Instructor: 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.  

Class Cancellations & Weather Closings

A minimum of four students must be enrolled for the session prior to the stated deadline for the class to take place (maximum 12 students). The Springfield Township Senior and 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