Students will explore various techniques and concepts within the medium of ceramic sculpture. They will utilize reductive carving, relief, coils, and slab building etc. The subjects and concepts will be representational ways of seeing including the figure, and the natural world as well as abstracted ways of seeing. Students will have the ability to fire and finish their work in a variety of methods including oxidation and reduction firing in addition to cold finishing.


NOTE: There is no class on 5/24.

Special Notes

Note on Health & Safety Policy:

COVID-19 vaccinations are suggested but not required.
Mask wearing is suggested but not required. 

All students must comply with the Health and Safety Policies and Procedures found on The Center's website. There will be no refunds for students removed from class for failure to observe The Center’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.

In the event of a closure due to the COVID-19 virus, this class will move online using ZOOM. There will be no refunds or credits for classes that were scheduled to take place on-site but were moved to an online format for health and safety purposes.


Students require a basic pottery tool kit and clay. Students may purchase a set of tools from The Center or bring their own. Clay must be bought from The Center.

About the Instructor

John Reinking

BFA Mason Gross, Rutgers, MFA Marywood University. Associate Adjunct Professor at Raritan Valley Community College and County College of Morris; works found in many private collections; represented by Peters Valley Craft Center and Connexions Gallery in Easton, PA; exhibits in national group shows regularly.


Class Details

April 05 - June 07, 10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Days: Wednesday

Tuition: $396

Member Tuition: N/A

Location: The Center for Contemporary Art

Semester: Spring 2023

Level: Adult-Intermediate to Advanced

Instructor: John Reinking