Classes

We offer classes both in using the pottery wheel and handbuilding skills, both of which complement the other. Ceramics is a huge field with endless opportunities to find your niche, and almost everything springs from these two areas.

We are also offering a woodfire class during the Fall 2018. Don’t miss this great opportunity at the Reitz Ranch!

Fall Session 2018

Woodfire Class

Taught by Ben Roti

$346 Members
$385 Nonmembers

September 6 – September 27, 2018 (4 Weeks)*
Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

*Additional class meetings for kiln firing during September 20 – 23, 2018

50lbs of clay provided (additional can be purchased as needed)

Handbuilding Class

Taught by Dexter Woods

$180 Members
$200 Nonmembers

September 10 – October 15, 2018 (6 Weeks)
Mondays, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

25lbs of clay provided (additional can be purchased as needed)

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All Levels Wheel Class – Morning

Taught by Ben Roti

$216 Members
$240 Nonmembers

September 6 – October 11, 2018 (6 Weeks)
Thursdays, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

25lbs of clay provided (additional can be purchased as needed)

All Levels Wheel Class – Evening

Taught by Kelley Foy

$216 Members
$240 Nonmembers

September 11 – October 16, 2018 (6 Weeks)
Tuesdays, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

25lbs of clay provided (additional can be purchased as needed)

Intermediate Wheel Class – Saturday

Taught by Mike Upp

$216 Members
$240 Nonmembers

September 15 – October 20, 2018 (6 Weeks)
Saturdays, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

25lbs of clay provided (additional can be purchased as needed)

Private Classes

Taught by Requested Instructor

$100 Nonmembers
$80 Members

By appointment only

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Why take classes at the Reitz Ranch?

This is an amazing place with a legendary past and an exciting future. The beautiful surroundings alone will inspire you, never mind a working studio with like-minded creatives. You’ll be taught by degreed professional artists who will share their passion for ceramics with you. Class sizes are kept small to give you better access to the teachers.

 

Classes at Reitz Ranch are something special. Don Reitz, the late owner of the ranch and internationally renowned artist and educator built the kiln shed, bunkhouse and lived on the ranch for 20+ years. It was Don’s dream to have a program for ceramic artists here. We are dedicated to taking that dream into the future and welcome you to join our community.

 

Don used his studio (“the bunkhouse”) for both pottery wheel work and handbuilding, a kiln shed that has 4 wood fired kilns and a salt kiln. In addition, we’re adding electric, gas and raku kilns to increase our options for creativity and education.