445-Beginner Wheel Throwing

This is a great class to get an initial experience of working with clay in the wheel and make some gifts for loved ones.  


Beginning students will start with basic throwing techniques and progress with each students’ needs. We will work with stoneware and electric fire to cone 6 making all work microwave and dishwasher safe.


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

Jennifer Evans Arbo

Jennifer Evans Arbo is a Fine Arts Ceramicist and Photographer residing in New Jersey. Originally from California, she traveled the world, living in England, Spain and Uruguay before landing on the East Coast. She has a BA and Post graduate degree from London College of Fashion and minored in Ceramics. Jennifer specializes in wheel throwing a sgraffito surface technique in her ceramics and uses the human form to tell emotional stories in clay. Jennifer shares her love of art by helping to inspire the next generation of artists. She has been teaching fashion to young adults and currently teaches beginner ceramics to adults and teens at the Center for Contemporary Arts in Bedminster, NJ.


Class Details

September 30 - November 18, 09:30 am - 12:30 pm

Days: Saturday

Tuition: $357

Member Tuition: $332

Location: The Center for Contemporary Art

Semester: Fall 2023

Level: Adult (Beginner)

Instructor: Jennifer Evans Arbo