220-Beginner Wheel Throwing

Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of wheel throwing? Drink out of a mug you made yourself? Students will learn how to center the clay, throw, trim & glaze in an encouraging and fun environment. Instructor will demonstrate the basic techniques & work closely with each student to ensure success.

The Center has a wheelchair accessible pottery wheel in our ceramics studio. Please call the office at 908-234-2345 if you are registering for this class and would like to reserve the wheel.

Special Notes

All students must comply with the 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 Policies and Procedures.


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

Lori Pearson

BA in Psychology and Fine Arts, University of Denver. Owner and Director of E. Walden Studios, Professional potter and teacher with experience in stoneware, Raku, and porcelain clays. Trained in raku, pit, saggar, alternative, salt, wood and electric oxidation firings. Member of the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, NCECA, Redhawk Native Arts Council, Japan Society of Boston, and The Center for Contemporary Art. Artworks in private, individual and corporate collections


Class Details

April 03 - May 29, 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Days: Wednesday

Tuition: $396

Member Tuition: $371

Location: The Center for Contemporary Art

Semester: Spring 2024

Level: Adult

Instructor: Lori Pearson