Teen Wheel Throwing

Date: 8 Fridays, September 22 - November 17, 2023 (no class 10/27)
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Classroom 2A
Instructor: Stefanie Baechler
Age: 13+
Materials fee for 25 lbs of stoneware clay: $28
Tuition: $345 includes glazes and firing, Members save 10%
Cancellation Policy


Class Description

LIMITED TO 6 STUDENTS! Experience the rewarding process of working with clay and creating unique pieces! Learn the fundamentals of throwing on the potter's wheel and a variety of techniques to make both functional and decorative pieces.

Materials fee for 25 pounds of stoneware clay is $28. Glazes and a firing fee are included in the tuition.
Note: We cannot offer open studio hours for teen wheel students.

Ceramics starter kit (they can be found at a Michael’s or any art and craft store or online)
• Medium size bucket
• Large sponge for clean-up
• Two large towels
• Appropriate attire, prepare to get dirty

About the Instructor

Stefanie Baechler graduated from CCSU with a bachelor's degree in art education and English as a Second Language. During the school year, Stefanie teaches art to 3rd through 6th graders in the Winchester Public school district. Since her college years, Stefanie has been teaching youth art classes, leading art adventure programs, and instructing art parties at the Farmington Valley Arts Center. Her work focuses on capturing fleeting and spontaneous emotions through colorful abstract figures and paintings.