235-Soda Kiln Firing

In this 4 day workshop, students will explore the making and firing of work for a soda kiln. We will discuss clay bodies, glaze application and loading techniques. Students will then fire a converted electric kiln with soda and wood. We will discuss firing techniques and the workshop will culminate with unloading and discussion of results.


These sessions are scheduled on the following dates and times*:
  • Friday, April 21-10:00am-1:00pm 
  • Tuesday, May 2-Time TBD
  • Friday, May 5-1:00pm-5:00pm 
  • Saturday, May 6-10:00am-12:00pm 

*Specific meeting times are subject to change

The Center has a wheelchair accessible pottery wheel in our ceramics studio. If you would like more information, please call 908-234-2345.

Special Notes

Note on Health & Safety Policy:

COVID-19 vaccinations are suggested but not required.
Masks are 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.

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 21 - May 06, 10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Days: Friday

Tuition: $150

Member Tuition: N/A

Location: The Center for Contemporary Art

Semester: Spring 2023

Level: Adult-Intermediate to Advanced

Instructor: John Reinking