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Clay Studio

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204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
(443)- 282- 0030

August 2018

Clay Studio Private Classes- Adult

August 24, 2018 - December 31, 2019
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

RiverArts Clay Studio now offers a flexible custom pottery class for those who wish to learn a basic technique with the help of our talented pottery instructors. We are happy to accommodate your small group of friends or family,  providing a fun activity for a party of 1-4 people. Perhaps you are looking for private instruction outside of our usual offering of classes. Your workshop can be custom designed to enjoy one of the following: - learn throwing on the…

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October 2019

Go Big with Rick Bisgyer

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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This course offers students an 8-week intensive in which they will learn techniques to double, triple, and even quadruple the size of the pieces they can throw on the wheel. If you think you are not strong enough, think again: It is mostly about technique, not strength! This class will focus on bowl and vase forms. Instruction will include centering, throwing, drying, trimming, and glazing of larger vessels. Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Students are all welcome to expand their skills and…

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Decorate A Holiday Pie Plate

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Enjoy a relaxing evening, sipping some wine, munching on light refreshments and hand painting your very own clay pie-dish for the holidays. Learn how to use underglazes to personalize your very own creation. In a single class you will learn the techniques and decorate your pre-made piece. After you have decorated your pie-dish, they will be glazed and ready for you to pick up in time for the holidays (about 1 week). Please bring your own wine or beverage. We…

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November 2019

Bottomless Mugs

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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We will be selling hand made mugs provided by our very own studio potters. You will be able to come in and fill your mug with: hot coffee, tea, cider, or chocolate, as much as you want all day long. Ages: 1 - 105. Children under 12 must chaperone their own adult. Mugs are breakable and parents are responsible for any injuries that may occur.

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Decorate & Glaze

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - November 26 @ 9:00 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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This 4-week course is intended to show different techniques in decorating and glazing your pottery. Each week you are expected to have at least one piece ready to decorate and/or glaze. More than one is recommended. A syllabus containing piece requirements can be obtained in advance or you can get it the first night of class. Please bring a minimum of one piece of bisqueware, preferably one with and one without texture, or a combination of both on one piece…

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Mobile Raku Workshop

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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  Have kiln, will travel! Ceramic artist and educator Brett Thomas will visit Chestertown with his Mobile Raku studio and kiln: a ceramics studio on wheels with full teaching facilities right on the Clay Studio's doorstep. Brett will conduct a full one day Raku workshop on Court Road, just down the block from the Clay Studio. Class will meet in the Clay Studio in the morning to discuss glazes, under glazes, and glaze application and then head outside where his kilns will…

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Platters with Wanda Brumwell

November 10 @ 2:00 pm
Clay Studio, 204 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Please join us at RiverArts Clay Studio for an afternoon of Clay-tivity—no experience necessary! You will be hand building an oval or rectangular serving plate of approximately 8" x 14". A slab of clay will be provided as well as a form and many items with which to imprint texture. We are suggesting an autumn leaf theme but please feel free to bring anything of special interest that could be used to personalize your plate. What's your style? What makes…

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