Ceramics & Sculpture



Materials fee is included in the tuition and covers 25 lbs. of clay as well as firing/glazing fees. Students are strongly encouraged to purchase their own tools; tool kits are available in the Sweetwater office for $18 (includes tax).

Open Studio CS01 Ages 18+
Register and join us on Tuesdays for the opportunity to mingle with friends or family during our open ceramics studio! This open studio is designed for students who have experience in ceramics and can work with no instructor present. Pre-requisite: Students must have taken at least one ceramics class with an instructor or have already participated in the Ceramics Open Studio at Sweetwater within the past year to qualify for this class.

Time:  6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Dates: June 6 - August 1, 2017
Member Tuition: $145
Non-Member Tuition: $175


Ceramic Sculpture CS03 Ages 18+ 
This course offers the unique opportunity to expand your capabilities in contemporary and traditional sculptural techniques. You will be guided through hand-building approaches such as coiling, soft and hard slab construction, or a combination of techniques. Designed for students at all levels, you will be encouraged to make sculptures that are inspired by personal interests or experiences. Join renowned ceramicist Angela Biederman as she helps you expand perceptions of clay as a craft material to one that has become increasingly popular in fine arts.

Instructor: Angela Biederman
Time:  6 Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Dates: June 15 - July27, 2017
Member Tuition: $205
Non-Member Tuition: $235