GnarWare Workshop Ceramics Studio
Chicago Pottery Classes and Workshops


A list of the classes and services we offer. 


-Classes: Check "CLASSES" for current classes. Regularly offering Clay 101 and Wheel throwing. During the duration of the classes (4 or 6 weeks), Adult students have access to work in the studio during open hours. All classes include 25 pounds of cone six clay, and $2/pound for more (includes glaze prices).

- Workshops: reoccurring and spontaneous 2 hour workshops by various instructors.

- Studio Membership - $85/ month. Open access to the studio. Includes a shelf to store your work. Clay is not included. Clay is $2/pound that includes glaze, underglaze, and firing. Outside clay must be approved by the facilitator and member responsible for paying for glaze and firings.

- Day Pass Studio Sessions: Day pass to work in the studio for a day is $35 dollars, includes 3 pounds of Cone 6 clay and firing. You may come back to underglaze or glaze your pieces, this included in the fee.

- Independent Study: Create a schedule to work on your project one on one for four weeks. Includes 25lbs of clay.

- Kiln Firings: To the discretion of the studio facilitator.

-By volume firing @ $.50/square inch,

-$60 Full Bisque kiln (below ^1), $75 Full Glaze kiln (^6),

-$20 Bisque firing - 21” diameter kiln shelf under 6”, $25 Glaze firing - 21” diameter kiln shelf under 6”

-$30 fee if there is Kiln damage (Explosions and glaze running). Clay body and forms must be approved for firing by the studio facilitator.

- All glaze and clay tests must have a catch tray below. 

- Purchase Clay: Standard Cone 6 clay bodies for purchase @ $2/pound Price Includes house glazes and firing.

- Event Rentals - Please email for inquiry (Ex. Party Ideas: Clay Play, Bead Buffet, Folded Vessel) We do birthdays, meetings, and BYOB parties. 

-Gnar Wares: Store with pieces made in house for purchase.



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