In 2020, our new facility in the vibrant South Kensington neighborhood will propel us forward — a complete, comprehensive ceramics center expanding our role as art educators and securing our place as a leader in the field of ceramics. This is a defining moment, when our shared creativity becomes an even greater force for good. Together, we’ll make this vision a reality. Your support is especially critical — make a donation today!learn more and make a gift
The Clay Studio is a terrific place to learn and be inspired. We have a wide range of classes and workshops, taught by top-notch teaching artists and tailored to people of all ages and abilities -- from those who are new to clay, to experienced artists, to families and friends looking for a fun activity. Take your pick: wheel throwing, handbuilding, glaze-mixing, casting and mold making -- and more!pick a class
Our shop features one-of-a-kind pieces you won’t find anywhere else, handmade by over 100 artists. With a choice of pottery, tableware, décor, jewelry, and works of art in every color and every price point, you're sure to find the perfect gift, and you'll be happy to know that your purchase directly supports artists and the operations of the The Clay Studio.shop now
Meet our artists
By using ceramic waste material such as clay and glaze from sink traps, mop buckets, and floor sweepings I am able to mold pieces that emulate the less savory aspects of our material culture such as strip mining and waste disposal.
My current work fidgets comfortably between wonder and knowing. It is object-based and sensual; playing hide-and-go-seek with the themes of suburban aesthetics, craftsmanship, intimacy, and consumption. My studio is a fluid environment with multiple projects across multiple platforms happening simultaneously.
Art is a powerful way for young minds and hands to learn, express, and explore new ideas! Our Claymobile delivers accessible, hands-on arts education to schools and community organizations throughout the city of Philadelphia.Bring the claymobile to you
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