Basic classes introduce fundamental handbuilding techniques, including pinch, coil and slab construction and wheel throwing to make bowls, vases, cups, plates and other vessel forms.

Intermediate/Advanced classes assist you in developing personal work. Use of slips, glazes and surface decoration are covered at all levels.

 

Please note: Jul 7 class meets twice a week.

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Wed, Mar 5, 2014, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Bethany Pelle  show bio

    Bethany Pelle is a sculptor and educator living in Queens, NY. Her work investigates subjective and collective desire through the examination and manipulation of domestic material culture. Bethany received her BFA in ceramics from the University of Miami in 2007 and her MFA in ceramics from Tyler School of Art in 2012. As a University Fellow at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, she taught undergraduate ceramics courses and assisted with day to day studio operations. Prior to graduate school, Bethany worked as a studio assistant to Bonnie Seeman, an instructor at the Ceramics League of Miami and an intern at the St. Petersburg Clay Co. In addition to teaching an adult course at 92Y,  Bethany is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute and an editor for the Nicola Midnight St. Claire.

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    Day(s): Wednesday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $185.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Veronica Frenning  show bio

    Veronica Frenning received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has taught ceramics classes at Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement, City College of New York, SUNY Nassau Community College, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Hudson Guild. Veronica has participated in residencies at The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Bamboo Curtain Studio in Taipei, Abrons Arts Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council SPARC and Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. She has also completed the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and is a recipient of a Jerome Travel and Study Grant. Her recent work has been exhibited at Blackburn 20|20, Proteus Gowanus, Wave Hill, Galerija Palach, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Abrons Arts Center and MASS MoCA. She lives and works in Brooklyn.

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    Day(s): Thursday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $185.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Mon, Apr 28, 2014, 9:30 am - 12 pm

    Instructor: Carol Cutler  show bio

    Carol Cutler currently teaches ceramics in the Art Center's afterschool program and in the 60+ Program of 92nd Street Y. In addition, she is director of Ceramics for the Y Camps at the Henry Kaufman Campgrounds, where she developed art programs for special-needs children. In conjunction with the American Craft Museum, Carol developed programs to bring art education in the NYC public schools. Carol has also taught art at the Trinity School Day Camp, the Calhoun School and the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Her work has been shown at the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, the Paley Design Center, Wallingford Community Art Center and Arteffects Gallery in Philadelphia. She received a BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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    Day(s): Monday

    Sessions: 11

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $435.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Mon, Apr 28, 2014, 12:30 pm - 3 pm

    Instructor: Carol Cutler  show bio

    Carol Cutler currently teaches ceramics in the Art Center's afterschool program and in the 60+ Program of 92nd Street Y. In addition, she is director of Ceramics for the Y Camps at the Henry Kaufman Campgrounds, where she developed art programs for special-needs children. In conjunction with the American Craft Museum, Carol developed programs to bring art education in the NYC public schools. Carol has also taught art at the Trinity School Day Camp, the Calhoun School and the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Her work has been shown at the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, the Paley Design Center, Wallingford Community Art Center and Arteffects Gallery in Philadelphia. She received a BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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    Day(s): Monday

    Sessions: 11

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $435.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Mon, Apr 28, 2014, 7 pm - 10 pm

    Instructor: Sarah Emond  show bio

    Sarah Emond has a M.A. New York University in sculpture. Emond works professionally as both a sculptor and functional ceramist. She works primarily on individual commissions and designing unique ceramic pieces for culinary photo shoots. Her work is held in private collections in the U.S and in Germany. Emond lives and works in New York City. Sarah has taught at Crafts Students League, Jewish Community Center, City College and Hunter College. She teaches corporate classes and private lessons at 92Y.

     

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    Day(s): Monday

    Sessions: 11

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S366, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $435.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Thu, May 1, 2014, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Veronica Frenning  show bio

    Veronica Frenning received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has taught ceramics classes at Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement, City College of New York, SUNY Nassau Community College, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Hudson Guild. Veronica has participated in residencies at The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Bamboo Curtain Studio in Taipei, Abrons Arts Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council SPARC and Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. She has also completed the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and is a recipient of a Jerome Travel and Study Grant. Her recent work has been exhibited at Blackburn 20|20, Proteus Gowanus, Wave Hill, Galerija Palach, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Abrons Arts Center and MASS MoCA. She lives and works in Brooklyn.

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    Day(s): Thursday

    Sessions: 6

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $185.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Sat, May 3, 2014, 10 am - 1 pm

    Day(s): Saturday

    Sessions: 11

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S366, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $435.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Tue, May 27, 2014, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Caitlin Applegate  show bio

    Caitlin Applegate earned a BFA from the Hartford Art School, finished a year of post-baccalaurreate study in Anchorage, AK and a residency at the Mendocino Art Center in Northern, CA. In 2004, Caitlin moved to Lincoln, NE to pursue an MFA from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. During this period of study, Caitlin received honors including several awards from the University, a commission from the Lincoln Arts Council, and a grant from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. After finishing her graduate study, Caitlin went on to work as an artist in residence at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, NE.

    After leaving Nebraska, Caitlin moved to Upstate NY where she maintained an active studio practice in addition to teaching at SUNY Cortland and at the Cornell Ceramics Studio. In the year following, worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor in ceramics at the School of Visua...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here

    Day(s): Tuesday

    Sessions: 6

    Supply List: Click here to view list

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $185.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Wed, May 28, 2014, 7 pm - 9:30 pm

    Instructor: Bethany Pelle  show bio

    Bethany Pelle is a sculptor and educator living in Queens, NY. Her work investigates subjective and collective desire through the examination and manipulation of domestic material culture. Bethany received her BFA in ceramics from the University of Miami in 2007 and her MFA in ceramics from Tyler School of Art in 2012. As a University Fellow at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, she taught undergraduate ceramics courses and assisted with day to day studio operations. Prior to graduate school, Bethany worked as a studio assistant to Bonnie Seeman, an instructor at the Ceramics League of Miami and an intern at the St. Petersburg Clay Co. In addition to teaching an adult course at 92Y,  Bethany is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute and an editor for the Nicola Midnight St. Claire.

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    Day(s): Wednesday

    Sessions: 6

    Supply List: Click here to view list

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $225.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Mon, Jun 2, 2014, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Chadwick Augustine  show bio

    Chadwick Augustine is a visual artist whose work explores the lyrical network of materiality, landscape, and the nature of objects to imply myth. He has earned his MFA in 2004 from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, and has exhibited his work throughout the U.S. and abroad including the Usdan Gallery at Bennington College, Jingdezhen International Ceramics Museum in China, and upcoming exhibits at Arena1 Gallery in Santa Monica and Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia. He lives and works in New York City.

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    Day(s): Monday

    Sessions: 5

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S369, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $155.00

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  • Handbuilding & Wheel (Basic)

    First Session: Mon, Jul 7, 2014, 7 pm - 9:30 pm

    Instructor: Bethany Pelle  show bio

    Bethany Pelle is a sculptor and educator living in Queens, NY. Her work investigates subjective and collective desire through the examination and manipulation of domestic material culture. Bethany received her BFA in ceramics from the University of Miami in 2007 and her MFA in ceramics from Tyler School of Art in 2012. As a University Fellow at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, she taught undergraduate ceramics courses and assisted with day to day studio operations. Prior to graduate school, Bethany worked as a studio assistant to Bonnie Seeman, an instructor at the Ceramics League of Miami and an intern at the St. Petersburg Clay Co. In addition to teaching an adult course at 92Y,  Bethany is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute and an editor for the Nicola Midnight St. Claire.

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    Day(s): Monday,Wednesday

    Sessions: 8

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S366, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $310.00

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