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Dates of Recent Glaze firings
  1. February 5, 2021
  2. March 5, 2021
  3. April 15, 2021
  4. April 24, 2021
  5. May 25, 2021
  6. June 17, 2021
  7. July 12, 2021
  8. August 3, 2001
  9. August 18, 2021
  10. October 5, 2021
  11. October 18, 2021
  12. November 11, 2021
  13. November 22, 2021
  14. December 17,2021

If you had any pots in the last firing please pick them up ASAP, during hours below:

Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: Noon-5:00

Morning Classes: Tuesday and Wednesday mornings 9:30 -12:30
Evening Classes: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday  6:30 – 9:30

This is the latest info on where your pots may be and on the firing schedule. 

There is a constant flow of pots through the studio cycle. New work constantly pushes old work farther down the assembly line until it is either finish and claim it, or abandoned and discarded.

Please, please , please maintain the studio flow!

This page was updated Saturday morning, December 20
We also send email NOTIFICATIONS after every firing.

December 17 glaze firing is unloaded. Get your pots.

Not everything that was glazed was fired.

The next firing will be in late January. Students from last term will receive and email when the firing is completed.

There are still some unclaimed pots upstairs by the washing machine and on the regular bisqueware shelves. Get your pots! 

Unclaimed Pots / Studio Flow

Unclaimed Bisque Ware: This is an explanation of what happens at the end of every term and where pots go. 

At the end of each term, all the bisque ware that was on the shelves in the little alcove by the waxing area is placed on the white table, where it remains for one week, giving returning students a opportunity to claim their pots. 

After one week, all the remaining unclaimed bisque ware is moved to the shelves by the washing machine. It will remain there for the rest of the term (7 more weeks) unless we run out of room. In that case, the oldest pots, or pots with illegible signatures, or with no class symbol, will be discarded first. 

At the end of the 8 week term, any pots still unclaimed by the washing machine will be discarded, and the whole cycle begins again. 

Unclaimed Glazed Ware: Pots from the last glaze firing remain downstairs the next glaze firing. After we fire again, we need room to unload the glaze kiln so all unclaimed pots downstairs, form the previous firing, are then moved upstairs by the washing machine. As the firing cycles repeat, we eventually run out of room, and then the oldest glaze ware pots are discarded. 

We encourage you to keep track of what you make. You could use a sketch book, journal or photos. Here is a sample of a journal you can print and use.

The Sad End of Some Pots

Our students produce approximately 1500 pots in the course of an 8 week term, and they are all flowing through our studio, from leather hard, to bone dry, to bisque ware, to glazed ware, and finally out of our studio and into your home. 

We work very hard to maintain that flow. Students must keep track of what they make, trim it, glaze it, and take it home. We provide information on our website and in class about the studio flow. It is the students job to read, listen and maintain the flow.

Please don’t let your pots end up in our dumpster. 

Unclaimed pots in the dumpster

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