Below is the current course information for all upcoming Reitz Ranch Center for Ceramic Arts workshops. We’re thrilled to share our lineup with you in anticipation of a season packed with creativity, energy, new ideas, and new opportunities.

This is someone with no clay experience.  You might have taken a few classes, but it was years ago. This is someone with little understanding of the difference between coil build, slab building, building with molds, or throwing on the wheel.

This is someone who has taken several clay classes. You feel comfortable enough in clay to be able to make basic forms.  Someone who has some knowledge of clay related terminology but is looking to have a better understanding. You’re comfortable working independently.

Someone who has taken several clay classes within the past several years. You feel confident working with clay but are looking to expand your knowledge and skill set.  This is someone who is confident working independently.

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Five-Day Workshop

10:00-4:30 pm
April 13 – 17, 2020

Figure Building Workshop

Learn how to build a full-figure sculpture with solid building technique, which everyone will learn to hollow and re-assemble.
Instructor: Magda Gluszek
$495.00 (Non-Reitz Ranch Members)
$445.00 (Reitz Ranch Members)
$396.00 (Students)


One-Day Workshop

10:00-4:30 pm
May 24, 2020

“The Clay Canvas” Workshop

Learn how to decorate the two-dimensional clay canvas using sgraffito carving techniques.
Instructor: Alissa Mittl
$165.00 (Non-Reitz Ranch Members)
$135.00 (Reitz Ranch Members)


Two-Day Workshop

10:00-4:30 pm
August 22-23, 2020

“Press Molds Meet the Wheel” Workshop

Learn how to create molds to be used in combination with wheel thrown and handbuilt forms made out of clay.
Instructor: Mark Arnold
$385.00 (Non-Reitz Ranch Members)
$347.00 (Reitz Ranch Members)

Reitz Ranch Cancellation Policy

– RR will offer a full refund of registration/workshop fees if cancellation is made at least ONE WEEK in advance of workshop.

– If cancellation occurs less than ONE WEEK prior to the start of the workshop, participant will forfeit 50% of the total workshop fee, or, at the request of participant RR may credit the total amount to be used on alternative class/workshop at a later date.

– If cancellation or no-show occurs once the workshop has commenced RR reserves the right to withhold all Fees paid by participant. However, RR understands that extenuating circumstances may occur and will make every effort to take these into consideration. In some cases, participant may be eligible to receive a partial or full credit towards another workshop.

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