two-hands-21-e12974350129412-300x197Gladstone Clayworks co-op offers both group classes and private classes.

If you are interested, please email us so that we can put you on our mailing list for notification of upcoming classes.

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All our upcoming workshops are posted on the events page of this web site.

The members of Gladstone Clayworks have varying levels of experience with pottery. If you are interested in a group or private class take a look at the gallery page to see samples of our member’s work and a brief description of each member’s experience with pottery. Each teacher represents her or himself and not the coop. For private classes please email us and we will put you in contact with a member.

Wheel Throwing Class / beginner to intermediate – Nov 6 – Dec 11

Instructor: Marie Hennessey
Tuesday evenings 6:30 – 9pm
cost: $265 (6 weeks – tax incl)

Clay cost $35 (includes glazes and firing) paid directly to instructor at first class.

This six week class will review and establish centering techniques as well as the basic cylinder and bowl shapes. One will also have the opportunity to explore trimming, handles, lidded pots, throwing larger and fun decorative techniques as well as basic glazing. Come join Marie in expanding your skills and create your own specials gifts for the Holidays!

Location: Gladstone Clayworks Pottery Co-op 949B Gladstone Ave, Ottawa

This class is limited to 6 students to provide as much individual attention as possible.

Cancellation and Refund Policy If a registered student drops out after the first class, they will receive a refund of $150.00, provided they give notice no later than 48 hours prior to the second scheduled class. Notice must be sent to the Gladstone Clayworks ( There will be no refund if the student cancels after that.

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If class is full, please email us to be added to the waiting list.

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Wheel Throwing Class / beginner to intermediate - Nov 6 - Dec 11
Open Seats -1
6:30 pm
9:00 pm

Wheel Throwing Class / beginner to intermediate - Nov 6 - Dec 11

Nov 6,2018 - Dec 11,2018 Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Gladstone Clayworks
949b Gladstone Avenue
Ottawa,, Postcode

Event Fees:

CAD 265.00

Instructor: Marie Hennessey

Marie embraced clay in the 90’s through community classes which ignited the path to a career as a maker, instructor and studio technician. A long time member of the Ottawa Guild of Potters, Marie has served as chair on several committees and is a repeat contributor to the infamous Great Bowls of Fire bowl donation. Marie also managed the pottery studio at the “Firehall”… in Old Ottawa South for 10 years. Ceramic study has been through courses, workshops, mentorship and self directed over 25 years. Outside of oxidation ware, Marie has experience in raku and wood firings. Having found her niche instructing classes to both children and adults in Ottawa, Marie is a member of the Gladstone Clayworks Pottery cooperative. It is here where she continues to explore the beautiful craft of ceramics. 

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Upcoming classes:
January 8 – Feb 26 – Carol Lim
March 12 – April 30 – Jennifer Whitehead
May 14 – July 2 – Colette Bourgoin

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