Wheel Class

Wheel Throwing Workshop
Friday, February 23 | 
Fee: $35
Instructor: John Zogg 

The Hoffman Center Clay Studio
in Manzanita will offer
Wheel Throwing

Workshop covers basic clay art and throwing principles, introduction to the studio’s throwing equipment, and plenty of hands-on practice time.

The cost is $35 which includes three pounds of clay and three hours of instruction, plus use of all tools needed.  The fee also includes glazes and kiln firing of your work.  The cost for follow-up work time at the studio is only $2 per hour.

Space is limited, so sign up online TODAY using the Add to Cart button below or by sending an email to hoffmanclaystudio@gmail.com

Studio hours:
Tuesdays and Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm
Thursdays 10:00am-8:00pm

Questions? Contact us at:  hoffmanclaystudio@gmail.com

Monthly Clay Circle

Monthly Clay Circle
Thursday, February 15 | 11:00am-12:00pm
Session: $2

Create a really fun form in one hour with very few tools and a bit of clay. Imagine the possibilities! An orb, a gourd, a fish, a bird?

Mary Roberts will give a demonstration on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 11 to 12.  You will follow along and have an orb at the end of the hour!

No registration required
$2 for the session
Clay available:
$1.50 per pound or bring your own

Monthly Clay Circle
11:00am-12:00pm on third Thursdays

Invitation to Participate in Group Show: Texture

Hoffman Gallery Invites You to Create Textured Ceramics
for March Gallery!

 Show runs March 2-30 Work due by February 25

Please submit 1 to 3 pieces
70% commission to artists
Functional or sculptural- for display on pedestals
Carved, stamped, sprigged, shaped, coiled, punched, rolled. All textures welcome!
All colors (examples are unglazed clay just to show texture possibilities.)
Questions: email Mary at the HoffmanArtGallery@gmail.com

Start the New Year Exploring Clay

The Hoffman Clay Program hosts open studio for adults 18 and over every week. 
Tuesday and Saturdays | 10-4
Thursdays | 10-8
Fees: $2 per hour and $1.50 per pound of clay
which includes glazes and firing
Whether you have always wanted to try ceramics out, last touched clay in high school, or been a potter for years, we welcome you to the Hoffman Clay Studio! 
Our fees are $2 per hour and $1.50 per pound of clay which includes glazes and firing. There is always an experienced studio host on hand to help you get oriented.
More extensive lessons and workshops can be found on our Register for Workshops page, under the Clay Studio Workshops heading. For more information email us at hoffmanclaystudio@gmail.com.

Ceramic Arts Circle

Ceramic Arts Circle
Nov. 3 | 2-3:30 pm 
Hoffman Gallery

Please join us prior to the November Gallery opening of “Strange Fauna”. All North Coast potters are invited to become acquainted with one another and to hear about opportunities to participate with the Hoffman Center Gallery.
This is an inaugural meeting.

Please RSVP to HoffmanCenterArtGallery@gmail.com. We hope to see you!

Made by Fire Raku Show Opens October 6

Raku Pottery will be featured in “Made By Fire” at the Hoffman Center Art Gallery through October.

Raku Pottery created by ceramic artists from the Hoffman Clay Studio will be featured and available for purchase at the Hoffman Center for the Arts Gallery located at 594 Laneda Ave in Manzanita. Show opens October 6, 2017 from 3-5 pm and continues every Friday and Saturday from 3-5pm through October 28.

Featuring the fruits of the Hoffman Center Clay Studio June and September Raku firings, Raku pottery is created by the thrilling process of subjecting red hot ceramics to smoke. Sometimes called a happy accident because of the unpredictable results, Raku is a unique and vibrant ceramic art form.

 Raku Firing At the Studio

September 24 | Sunday | 10-4
Organizers: Sharon and Steven Gibson
Fee $10
This is a special event for firing Raku outdoor at the Clay Studio.
On Sept. 24, glaze firings are scheduled for morning or afternoon with sign up forms available in the Clay Studio during open hours.  Forms are due no later than Sept. 20 in order to plan the firing. The firing will be rescheduled if it rains.

We strongly suggest that pieces for Raku be constructed from Raku clay and bisque fired at cone 08. The bisque firing will start Sept. 18 and we recommend that glazes be applied at least 24 hours in advance of RakuFee is $10.

Space is limited to 12

Sign up online by clicking on the Add to Cart button below or by mailing your check for “Raku Firing” to Hoffman Center for the Arts, P.O. Box 678, Laneda Avenue, Manzanita, Oregon, 97130.

  Questions? Contact us at:  hoffmanclaystudio@gmail.com