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Clay Figurine Gnome

All Skill Levels

Begins 03/06/2024, Ends 03/06/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/04/2024

1 Wednesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: CJ Ritenour

Offering this NEW one-time workshop at CMA! Dive into the delightful world of clay figurines. Through step-by-step guidance from instructor CJ Ritenour, learn sculpting skills to shape your whimsical gnome. Add your own unique personality and gain the satisfaction of bringing your creation to life. No experience needed, all levels welcome. Students will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces three-six weeks after workshop and will be emailed when ready.

*Cost includes all art supplies including firing and glazing of your pieces.

Cost: $39.00 per person (Cost for Members: $31.00)

 

Advanced Ceramics (Spring) (Prerequisite: 4 or more CMA Ceramics Classes or Instructor Approval)

Advanced

Begins 03/26/2024, Ends 05/28/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/24/2024

10 Tuesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios! This class is available for advanced students that have taken at least four ceramics classes at CMA or have received instructor approval to take the class. Form, surface design, glazing, and firing will be explored in greater depth during this class. Advanced students who have taken five or more CMA ceramics classes or working at a level determined to be advanced by the instructor will be required to do their own firing in cooperation with the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild to deepen their understanding of the process. 

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Wednesdays (Spring)

All Skill Levels

Begins 03/27/2024, Ends 05/29/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 03/25/2024

10 Wednesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations, and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Bill works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Thursdays (Spring)

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/04/2024, Ends 06/06/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/02/2024

10 Thursdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations, and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Sarah works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Ceramics Independent Study (Spring) (Prerequisite: 3 CMA Ceramics classes or more)

Advanced

Begins 04/07/2024, Ends 06/16/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/05/2024

10 Sundays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Advanced ceramics students are now eligible for independent study at CMA! This option is available for a limited number of students that have taken at least three ceramics classes at CMA. Your registration fee provides access to the studio during all open studio hours, a locker for storage, access to studio tools and equipment, and a professional teaching artist mentor available to get you set up and answer any questions you may have through email. Studio hours run for 10 weeks (Minus adjusted studio hours due to the museum closures) from 4/7/24 - 6/16/24 which coincides with our ceramics class schedule. Students with ceramics experience outside of CMA are not eligible for registration as students will need a strong working knowledge of CMA studio safety and procedures.

Additional costs, not included with cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
* PLEASE NOTE: The date and time "Sundays 1:00-2:00pm" is not the actual meeting time of independent study. Independent study is for access to ALL open ceramics studio hours.

Cost: $110.00 per person (Cost for Members: $88.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 1:30pm Sundays (Spring)

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/07/2024, Ends 06/16/2024, no class 5/26/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/05/2024

10 Sundays, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: CJ Ritenour

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios with instructor CJ Ritenour! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations, and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? CJ works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 10:00am Thursdays (Spring)

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/11/2024, Ends 06/13/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/09/2024

10 Thursdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and, receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Laura works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 1:00pm Thursdays (Spring)

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/11/2024, Ends 06/13/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/09/2024

10 Thursdays, 01:00 PM-03:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and, receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Laura works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Ceramic Fairy Door

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/16/2024, Ends 04/16/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 04/14/2024

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: CJ Ritenour

Offering this NEW one-time workshop at CMA! Step into the enchanting world of ceramics where you'll craft your very own magical fairy door. Immerse yourself in the artistry of ceramics as you learn essential techniques for shaping, molding, and decorating clay to bring your fairy door to life. Drawing inspiration from folklore and fantasy in the exhibition, "Beyond Worlds: Paintings by Laine Bachman," infuse your creation with whimsy and charm. All skill levels welcome. Students will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces three-six weeks after workshop and will be emailed when ready.

*Cost includes all art supplies including firing and glazing of your pieces!

Cost: $47.00 per person (Cost for Members: $37.00)

 

Ceramic Flower Brick

All Skill Levels

Begins 05/22/2024, Ends 05/22/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 05/20/2024

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-08:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Shultz

Offering this NEW one-time workshop at CMA! Spring is on its way and now is a great time to make a flower brick vase. This enclosed form has multiple openings in the top to place individual stems. It is the perfect small vase to beautifully display the season’s flowers. You may embellish your vase with textures and additional eye-catching features to make it uniquely your own. All skill levels welcome. Students will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces three-six weeks after workshop and will be emailed when ready.

*Cost includes all art supplies including firing and glazing of your pieces!

Cost: $54.00 per person (Cost for Members: $43.00)

 

Ceramic Leaf Dish

All Skill Levels

Begins 06/05/2024, Ends 06/05/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/03/2024

1 Wednesday, 06:00 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Shultz

Offering this NEW one-time workshop at CMA! Discover the beauty of nature-inspired ceramic art. In this class, students will use real leaves to impress into earthy stoneware clay while exploring hand-building techniques to create a beautiful small dish. These dishes are perfect for holding small items or displayed as a decorative piece in your home. All skill levels welcome. Students will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces three-six weeks after workshop and will be emailed when ready.

*Cost includes all art supplies including firing and glazing of your pieces!

Cost: $49.00 per person (Cost for Members: $39.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Tuesdays (Summer)

All Skill Levels

Begins 06/11/2024, Ends 08/20/2024, no class 8/6/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/09/2024

10 Tuesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: CJ Ritenour

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios with instructor CJ Ritenour! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations, and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? CJ works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Ceramic Plant Markers

All Skill Levels

Begins 06/12/2024, Ends 06/12/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/10/2024

1 Wednesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: CJ Ritenour

Offering this NEW one-time workshop at CMA! Delve into the world of ceramics as you craft your very own personalized plant markers. Learn essential techniques for shaping, carving, and adorning clay to create functional and beautiful markers for your garden or indoor plants. Drawing inspiration from nature, infuse your markers with botanical motifs or design elements with your own unique style and flare. All skill levels welcome. Students will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces three-six weeks after workshop and will be emailed when ready.

*Cost includes all art supplies including firing and glazing of your pieces!

Cost: $42.00 per person (Cost for Members: $34.00)

 

Advanced Ceramics 6:30pm Wednesdays (Summer) (Prerequisite: 4 or more CMA Ceramics Classes or Instructor Approval)

Advanced

Begins 06/12/2024, Ends 08/21/2024, no class 8/7/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/10/2024

10 Wednesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios with instructor Sarah DeBaun! This class is available for advanced students that have taken at least four ceramics classes at CMA or have received instructor approval to take the class. Form, surface design, glazing, and firing will be explored in greater depth during this class. Advanced students who have taken five or more CMA ceramics classes or working at a level determined to be advanced by the instructor will be required to do their own firing in cooperation with the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild to deepen their understanding of the process. 

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Thursdays (Summer)

All Skill Levels

Begins 06/20/2024, Ends 09/05/2024, no class 7/4/2024,8/8/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/18/2024

10 Thursdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations, and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Sarah works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 10:00am Thursdays (Summer)

All Skill Levels

Begins 06/27/2024, Ends 09/12/2024, no class 7/4/2024,8/8/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/25/2024

11 Thursdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and, receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Laura works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 1:00pm Thursdays (Summer)

All Skill Levels

Begins 06/27/2024, Ends 09/12/2024, no class 7/4/2024,8/8/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/25/2024

11 Thursdays, 01:00 PM-03:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and, receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Laura works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)

 

Ceramics Independent Study (Summer) (Prerequisite: 3 CMA Ceramics classes or more)

Advanced

Begins 06/30/2024, Ends 09/15/2024, no class 8/11/2024,9/1/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/28/2024

10 Sundays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Advanced ceramics students are now eligible for independent study at CMA! This option is available for a limited number of students that have taken at least three ceramics classes at CMA. Your registration fee provides access to the studio during all open studio hours, a locker for storage, access to studio tools and equipment, and a professional teaching artist mentor available to get you set up and answer any questions you may have through email. Studio hours run for 10 weeks (Minus adjusted studio hours due to the museum closures) from 6/30/24 - 9/15/24 which coincides with our ceramics class schedule. Students with ceramics experience outside of CMA are not eligible for registration as students will need a strong working knowledge of CMA studio safety and procedures.

Additional costs, not included with cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
* PLEASE NOTE: The date and time "Sundays 1:00-2:00pm" is not the actual meeting time of independent study. Independent study is for access to ALL open ceramics studio hours.

Cost: $110.00 per person (Cost for Members: $88.00)

 

Classic Ceramics 1:30pm Sundays (Summer)

All Skill Levels

Begins 06/30/2024, Ends 09/15/2024, no class 8/11/2024,9/1/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/28/2024

10 Sundays, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: CJ Ritenour

Offering this 10 week class in our ceramics studios with instructor CJ Ritenour! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations, and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? CJ works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $45.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Students are capped at 50 lbs. of clay per session. As an educational ceramics studio maintained by our Canton Ceramics Artists Guild volunteers who fire students' work, we are unable to accommodate production potters.
*Students may also purchase a clay tool kit ($15.00) from the CMA.
*Both clay and tool kits can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $215.00 per person (Cost for Members: $172.00)