Ceramics Studio

OPEN STUDIOS ARE CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19.

EXPERIENCED CERAMICISTS ARE WELCOME TO CONSIDER A MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION TO ACCESS THE STUDIO.

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL TO INQUIRE.

A variety of clay, from handbuilding to wheel throwing, is supported in the Ceramic Studio at Waterfall Arts! Artist subscribers can run their own firings, or arrange firings with studio staff.  Raku firings are available periodically.

Open Studio Hours:
Wednesdays, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

EQUIPMENT:

5 Electric Wheels

3 Kilns:

  • Large Sitter Skutt
  • Medium Bailey
  • Small Paragon

Brent SRC Slab Roller
Clay Reclamation Station

TOOLS & MATERIALS:

A Variety of Tools for the Wheel and Handbuilding
Wood Bats
Drying & Storage Shelves
Slip Buckets
Plastic Covering
Sponges
Kiln Shelves

Clay is available for purchase.  Glazes and kiln firing prices vary by volume.

The studio is designed to support a general white clay body.  Tools and equipment are available for your use with this clay body. Artists are required to provide their own tools, slip bucket and clay drying equipment if working in a different clay body.

Drop-In Rates: The studios at Waterfall Arts all have weekly open studio hours. Open studio fees are $15 per sessions. Sessions run in 3-hour segments. The Open Studio fee is the same for all or some of the 3-hour session. Open Studio hours are subject to change on a quarterly basis.  It is best to confirm hours before coming to the studio.  To check studio hours email us at info@waterfallarts or call us at 207-338-2222.

Subscriptions:  Artists can apply to have 24/7 (other than class time) access to the studios at Waterfall Arts. Cost-saving subscription rates are available for $50/month plus a one time $50 refundable key deposit. Application approval and an orientation session are required.

Studio Orientations: Studio orientations include a comprehensive review of the studio space, equipment and available resources. Subscribers and those interested in drop-in during open studio hours are recommended to attend a monthly session. Monthly orientations are scheduled in all studios the 3rd Wednesday of the month 5:30-7:30. Registration required.  See form below to register for an upcoming Studio Orientation.

Heads up! Open studio times are monitored by skilled volunteers who are there to assist but not teach.  Thank you Waterfall Arts volunteers! If you don’t feel confident working self sufficiently in this space, consider taking one of our classes, or signing up for our monthly orientations (link to orientation registration form). Open Studio monitors may close the studio after the first hour if there are no participants. Registration is advised but not necessary

REGISTER FOR A STUDIO ORIENTATION:

Studio orientations occur the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Register by filling out the form below or calling the office at (207) 338-2222. Space is limited at studio orientations – Enroll early to ensure a spot! 

NOTE: You will receive confirmation when you have successfully submitted the registration form. Your registration is not complete until payment has been received. Please try to register no later than one week prior to the orientation.

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