Adult Classes

Our classes are a complete experience. Limited open studio access is included with 6-week courses. Adults, Age 16+

• Courses follow a syllabus that allows students to learn core techniques in sequence.
Practice during limited Open Studio hours to advance your skills in the craft of ceramics.
• Studio instructors are degree certified, working, and selling in Louisville! 

Please provide a $50.00 deposit at time of registration. Deposit is non-refundable. No refund for missed classes.

All skill levels are welcome!
Up to 25 pounds clay, glaze, kiln-firing, and use of tools are included in the course fee. Additional clay is available for purchase.

Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Daniel Evans

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate
Beginners Welcome!
Six Week Course / Capacity: 9 Students
Thursday Evenings (6:00 - 8:30 PM)

Techniques learned in this class: pottery wheel, attachments, glaze application.
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Sculpture / Hand Building

Instructor: Suzanne Adams

Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate
Beginners Welcome!
Six Week Course / Capacity: 8 Students
Sunday Mornings (11:00 AM- 1:30 PM)

Techniques learned in this class: slab, coil, surface decoration, glazing.
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Studio Instructors

Alex Adams
Alex has over 14 years experience working in the field of ceramics. Putting designs into production at the pottery wheel is his focus. Articulated forms are designed with a function in mind; wooden potter’s tools and artist-designed stamps bring each piece to life. Alex sells his work at local retail shops and boutiques in Louisville. Alex earned a BA in ceramics from Berea College in 2008.

Suzanne Adams
Suzanne has worked as an artist, educator, and community activist in Louisville, KY since 1980 when she moved from Minneapolis, MN. As an artist, Suzanne built a strong reputation which rose to a national level in the 90’s - 2000‘s. Works made of multi-media; including cast paper, paint, ceramic, wood, and wire, were presented at public and university exhibitions. Suzanne earned her BFA degree in sculpture/painting from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a graduate degree in education from the University of Louisville.

Daniel Evans

Daniel Evans
Daniel was raised in Louisville, KY and attended undergrad at Morehead State University. He was a Resident Artist at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana and received his MFA in ceramics from the NY State College of Ceramics at Alfred University (2005). Evans' work has been exhibited at SOFA Chicago, the NCECA Clay National Biennial Exhibition and his sculptures and vessels are in numerous private collections. Daniel Co-founded the Bloomington Clay Studio, a nonprofit. He currently lives in Louisville and has a private studio practice @heatworkstudio.

Sharon Ramick
I am a hand-builder in clay; mostly a sculptor. Louisville, Kentucky has always been my home. 
I love to find faces in everyday objects and so I create sculptures that reflect this. I am drawn to storytelling and art-pieces that encourage conversation. My formal education was just the basics: two years at community college. Most of my learning is from my own research and obsession with all things clay related.

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