Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

-Thomas Merton

We will have a special 2-week “Holiday Session”. Our next session will begin the week of December 6th- December 19th for adult pottery classes only.  Registration  will begin Friday, November 6th.  Clay will not be included in the price of the Holiday Session.
Visit our registration page to register for classes & workshops.

Online Learning: Check us out on YouTube to find archived lessons and other how to & inspiring videos.

Art Alliance classes are held on schedule when the Greensboro Cultural Center is open. The Greensboro Cultural Center is closed on Federal Holiday 2020 Holiday Closings

Art Alliance Pottery classes meet in room 129 of the Greensboro Cultural Center weekly for 7 or 8 weeks per session. There are 6 sessions per year. Studio classes include wheel throwing instruction, handbuilding, and glazing techniques in a relaxing atmosphere. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. A waiting list is kept when classes are filled. The fee is $155 (unless noted below), which includes a bag of clay plus firing and glazing fees. Click here for a supply list.

CLAY—One extra bag of clay may be purchased each session for $35, or you may bring in a bag of extra clay from outside if you pay a kiln/glaze fee of $20. However, no student is allowed to work with more than 50 pounds of clay per session. Click here for Extra Clay.

OPEN STUDIO—Is currently suspended until further notice due to the operation hours of the Greensboro Cultural Center. 

Please review the Art Alliance Pottery Studio Guidelines.

AP1 Intermediate Pottery
Mondays, 6:30–9 pm | Instructor: LT Hoisington
$155/8 weeks- begins December 7th
Through demonstrations and individual guidance you will learn about hand-building, wheel-throwing, decorating/texturizing and glazing in collaborative environment. Lessons geared toward intermediate students. Be prepared to work on independent projects, with the guidance of your instructor.

AP2 Beginner/Intermediate Pottery
Tuesdays, 10 am–12:30 pm | Instructor: Peter Strafaci
$155/8 weeks-begins December 8th
This class will included beginner and intermediate students.  Through demonstrations and individual guidance you will learn about hand-building, wheel-throwing, decorating/texturizing and glazing in collaborative environment.  Beginner students will learn to use the studio equipment and supplies.  Intermediate students should be prepared to work on independent projects, with the guidance of your instructor.

AP3 Intermediate Pottery
Tuesdays, 6:30–9 pm | Instructor: Deik Pierce
$155/8 weeks-begins December 8th
Intermediate. Through demonstrations and individual guidance you will learn about hand-building, wheel-throwing, decorating/texturizing and glazing in collaborative environment. Lessons geared toward intermediate students. Be prepared to work on independent projects, with the guidance of your instructor.

AP4 Intermediate Handbuilding Pottery
Wednesdays, 10 am–12:30 pm | Instructor: Susan O’Leary
 $137/7 weeks-begins December 9th
This class is designed for individuals who know the fundamentals of handbuilding, want to improve, and explore their creativity. Students may work on independent projects or be guided by weekly demonstrations.

AP5 Intermediate Pottery
Wednesdays, 6:30–9 pm | Instructor: LT Hoisington
$137/7 weeks-begins December 9th
Through demonstrations and individual guidance you will learn about hand-building, wheel-throwing, decorating/texturizing and glazing in collaborative environment. Lessons geared toward intermediate students. Be prepared to work on independent projects, with the guidance of your instructor.

AP6 Intermediate Pottery  
Thursdays, 10 am12:30 pm | Instructor: Leanne Pizio
$155/8weeks-begins December 10th
Through demonstrations and individual guidance you will learn about hand-building, wheel-throwing, decorating/texturizing and glazing in collaborative environment. Lessons geared toward intermediate students. Be prepared to work on independent projects, with the guidance of your instructor.

AP7 Intermediate Pottery
Thursdays, 6:30–9 pmInstructor: Ben Winslow
$155/8weeks-begins December 10th
Through demonstrations and individual guidance you will learn about hand-building, wheel-throwing, decorating/texturizing and glazing in collaborative environment. Lessons geared toward intermediate students. Be prepared to work on independent projects, with the guidance of your instructor.

AP8 Beginner Pottery
Fridays, 6:30-9 pm | Instructor: Ray Knris
$155/8 weeks-begins December 11th
This class will included beginner and intermediate students.  Through demonstrations and individual guidance you will learn about hand-building, wheel-throwing, decorating/texturizing and glazing in collaborative environment.  Beginner students will learn to use the studio equipment and supplies.  Intermediate students should be prepared to work on independent projects, with the guidance of your instructor.

AP9 Advance/Intermediate Pottery
Saturdays, 9:30 am12 pm | Instructor:Ben Winslow
$155/8 weeks-begins December 11th
Basic wheel throwing skills required. This class is for experienced pottery students.  Through demonstrations and individual guidance you will learn about hand-building, wheel-throwing, decorating/texturizing and glazing in collaborative environment.    students should be prepared to work on independent projects, with the guidance of your instructor.

AP10 Introduction to Pottery
Saturdays 12:30-2:30| Instructor: Tracey Raxter
$100/6 weeks – this class will not be available for the 2-week Holiday Session

Humans have been making pottery for more than 25,000 years.  Working with clay to make beautiful, useful objects connects us to the ancient roots of human civilization.  Explore your ancient human within by enrolling in Introduction to Pottery.  In this class you will learn all about clay, a singularly useful material.  Our professional instructors will teach you techniques to manipulate clay and create unique objects.  Your will be introduced to pinching, coiling, slab construction and wheel throwing.  At the end of this course you will have completed several projects and be able to take home finished usable pottery.  This class is for true beginners.  Class sizes are limited and preregistration is require.  All supplies are included.

Please call 336-373-2725 or email artalliancegso@gmail.com for more information.

 

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