Brick Stack Arts Center
Ceramics Classes working with clay

beginner wheelthrowing

This class is for students with little or no experience using the potter’s wheel.  Beginners will learn basic skills such as wedging clay, centering on the wheel, and forming fundamental shapes such as mugs, bowls, plates, and vases.  Class includes demonstrations and personal instruction.  Each session meets for 5 weeks.  
                   REGISTER    Sundays    Summer 1     6/27 - 7/31 |  6:00pm - 9:00pm  |  Howard Gerstein  |  $255  *No class 7/3

                   REGISTER    Sundays    Summer 2     8/14 - 9/18 |  6:00pm - 9:00pm  |  Howard Gerstein  |  $255  *No class 9/4

                   REGISTER    Fridays      Summer 1    7/1 - 7/29|  9:00am - 12:00pm  |  David LaPierre|  $255

                   REGISTER    Fridays      Summer 2    8/19 - 9/16|  9:00am - 12:00pm  |  Martha Gold|  $255 


Intermediate Wheelthrowing

​Improve and build upon your basic knowledge and technique.  This class will focus on advanced throwing techniques, complex forms, and surface decoration.  Class discussions and critiques of fired works will allow students to explore their individual styles.  Each session meets for 5 weeks.
                   REGISTER     Thursdays    Summer 1  6/30 - 7/28 |  10:00am - 1:00pm |  David LaPierre  |  $255
                   REGISTER     Thursdays     Summer 2  8/18 - 9/15 |  10:00am - 1:00pm |  David LaPierre  |  $255

                   REGISTER     Thursdays    Summer 1   6/30 - 7/28 |  6:30pm - 9:30pm |  David LaPierre  |  $255

                   REGISTER     Thursdays    Summer 2   8/18 - 9/15 |  6:30pm - 9:30pm |  David LaPierre  |  $255


All Levels Wheelthrowing

​​​This class is for students of any level!  Join us if you have little or no experience using the potter’s wheel, or if you've been doing it for years.  Beginners will learn basic skills such as wedging clay, centering on the wheel, and forming fundamental shapes such as mugs, bowls, plates, and vases.  More advanced students will focus on more throwing techniques, strengthening and varying form, and increasing knowledge of glazing.  A great class to learn from a teacher and your peers.  Each session meets for 5 weeks.
                   REGISTER     
Mondays    Summer 1    6/27 - 8/1|  6:30pm -  9:30pm  |  Martha Gold |  $255  *No Class 7/4            

                   REGISTER     Mondays    Summer 2    8/14 - 9/19|  6:30pm -  9:30pm  |  Martha Gold |  $255  *No Class 9/5

                   REGISTER     Tuesdays    Summer 1    6/28 - 7/26|  10:00am - 1:00pm  |  David LaPierre  |  $255      
                   REGISTER     Tuesdays    Summer 2    8/16 - 9/13|  10:00am - 1:00pm  |  David LaPierre  |  $255 

                   REGISTER     Tuesdays    Summer 1    6/28 - 7/26|  6:30pm - 9:30pm  |  David LaPierre |  $255

                   REGISTER     Tuesdays    Summer 2    8/16 - 9/13|  6:30pm - 9:30pm  |  David LaPierre |  $255



Handbuilding

Beginners will learn basic handbuilding skills such as slab, coil, and pinch pots, and all students will refine technique, surface treatment, and finishing options.  More advanced students will dig into their own personal style by exploring more complex forms. Class discussions and critiques of fired works will allow students to better explore these individual styles.  Meets for 10 weeks.                 
                   REGISTER     
Wednesdays     Summer 1    6/29 - 7/27 |  9:30am - 1:30pm  |  Michelle Lougee  |  $325  

                   REGISTER     Wednesdays     Summer 2    8/17 - 9/14 |  9:30am - 1:30pm  |  Michelle Lougee  |  $325      
                   REGISTER     Wednesdays     Summer 1   6/29 - 7/27 |  6:30pm - 9:30pm  |  Michelle Lougee  |  $255

                   REGISTER     Wednesdays     Summer 2   8/17 - 9/17 |  6:30pm - 9:30pm  |  Michelle Lougee  |  $255

​​​​ Summer Classes 2022