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.

We also occasionally bring in professional potters to give workshops. If you would like to be notified of these, subscribe here.

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.

The default class payment is through paypal – if you prefer not to pay online, please register through the website (enter your name and contact information) to hold your spot and then email us to arrange how you would like to pay for the class.

Upcoming classes:

Pottery Introduction: Wheel Throwing and Hand Building – May 14th to June 18th, 2019

May 14th to June 18th, 2019
Instructor: Sinjin Dixon-Warren
Tuesday Evening 7:00 to 9:30 pm
Cost: $265 plus materials

This six week class will introduce the basic processes of pottery, including hand building, wheel throwing, trimming, making handles, and glazing. The focus will be on making functional bowls and mugs.
Come join Sinjin and learn the creative art of pottery!

For more information please email:
Clay cost $35 tax included (10 kg bag, includes glazes and firing) paid directly to the instructor at first class.

Optional tool kit $25 tax included paid directly to the instructor (please pre-order by email to

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Location: Gladstone Clayworks Cooperative, 949B Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa K1Y 3E5
The class is limited to six participants 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, provided they give notice no later than 48 hours before the second scheduled class.

Notice must be sent to
There will be no refunds if a student cancels after the second class.

About Sinjin Dixon-Warren
Sinjin has been actively making pots since 1985 when he first took an evening class at Central Technical High School in Toronto, when he was a graduate student in chemistry. He has been a member of Gladstone Clayworks Cooperative since 2013 and he is a regular participant in the Ottawa Guild of Potters Christmas Sale. Since Sinjin has PhD in chemistry you will have a chance to learn a bit about the more technical aspects of ceramics.

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