Ceramics Program

Welcome to Farmington Valley Arts Center's Ceramic Classes. Members save 10% for a year on tuition (Clay Coop excluded).

Please help us keep each other safe: Unvaccinated students are required to wear a mask. Vaccinated students may mask or not. Don't enter if you are sick. Wash your hands/use hand sanitizer when you enter. Wipe down your work area when leaving.

Seats are limited to 4 students. Please take note that we cannot issue a refund for any reason if you cancel your registration with less than a week’s notice. Students withdrawing 7-14 days before the class will receive a 50% refund. A full refund will be issued for withdrawals of more than 14 days before the class.

Wheel Throwing
Summer 2021

8 weeks, June - July 2021

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Handbuilding Ceramics
Summer 2021

8 weeks, June to July or July - August 2021

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Clay Coop

• February 1 – April 30
• May 1 – July 31
• August 1 – October 31
• November 1 - January 31

Registration for the August-October term opens on July 11, 2021 at noon.

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Ceramics Manager Pedro Centeno

Pedro Centeno is FVAC's ceramics studio manager and instructor. He is also an FVAC studio artist and out of his "Junkpot" studio he creates functional ceramics pieces such as, teapots, mugs, plates and jars using wheel throwing, hand building, and mould making techniques. His love of old building material, wood, rebar, and rusty metal, influences each piece. Through multiple glaze applications and firings, the desired weathered appearance is achieved and intriguing illusions of materials are formed. Check out his website here.