Ceramics Open Studio

Ceramics Open Studio is for the experienced and self-directed ceramicist interested in working in a shared space. Studios include twelve pottery wheels, hand building workstations, glazes, shared sink, and a variety of molds. Firing and glazes are included in the studio fee. Clay can be purchased at the front desk. Participants must have technical proficiency, be capable of working independently and adhere to the studio firing schedule. Note, that this is a monitored studio and not an instructed class. Participants must have a valid Fleisher membership.

Open studio hours are subject to change depending on studio availability. Fall hours are:

Monday to Thursday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday additional evening hours: 6:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Please stop in at the front desk each day to sign-in. First time open studio users must register and attend an orientation in order to be eligible for open studio. Returning student are also encouraged to refresh their understanding of the studio space and studio equipment. There is no fee for the orientation. Orientation is held on the first Tuesday evening of the term or by appointment.

Tuition includes a studio fee, which covers firing and glazes. You are responsible for purchasing your own clay. Bring any tools or materials that you prefer to use.

Firing schedule:
Bisque firing ends two weeks before the end of the term.
Work must be finished and bisqued by week 9 of the term in order to be fired by the end of the term.