Winter classes are Monday 1/9/23 (full), Tuesday 1/10/23 (full), and Wednesday 1/11/23 (full).


Winter Pottery pickup to be determined

The Spring schedule is to be determined

The Spring session has not yet been determined. If you would like to be on the class email list send an email to firedearthpottery@gmail.com

Covid-19 Guidelines for Fired Earth Pottery

• If you are feeling unwell, please stay home!! 

• If you have been exposed to covid-19 and are NOT up-to-date on covid vaccinations, please quarantine at home for 5 days and watch for symptoms.

• If you have been exposed to covid-19 and are up-to-date on covid vaccinations or have had covid in the last 90 days you do not need to stay home unless you develop symptoms. 


• If you have tested positive for covid, please isolate for 5 days. After 5 days and fever-free for 24 hours and your symptoms are improving you can return to the studio. 

• If you tested positive shortly after being in the studio, please notify Angie at firedearthpottery@gmail.com.


Thank you for helping to keep Fired Earth Pottery a safe place to create.

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Fired Earth Pottery’s Fall classes are full.

Fired Earth Pottery classes are geared towards small class sizes with individualized instruction. Absolute beginners and experienced potters are all welcome. This 8-week course will be an introduction to hand-building and wheel-thrown ceramics. The class will cover the basics of the pottery process for beginners and allow for the assistance of those who come with experience. You will start with slab cups, develop the foundation of wedging, and create forms on the pottery wheel. In week 7 you will glaze all of your work and in week 8 you will pick up your finished pieces.

To sign up for a class, email FiredEarthPottery@gmail.com.  

Your check reserves your spot in the class.  Make checks payable to Fired Earth Pottery, and send checks to

Fired Earth Pottery

550 N. Morrison St Suite F

Appleton, WI 54911.

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Spring Session 2023

The Spring session has not yet been determined. If you would like to be on the class email list send an email to firedearthpottery@gmail.com

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General description of the class:

Everything you always wanted to know about making pottery!!

In this general course for adults, you will learn hand-building techniques, how to use the potter’s wheel, and glazing techniques. Beginners and more advanced students are welcome; the classes are tailored toward individual instruction. The course is taught by Courtney Kaczorowski, Craig Clifford, and Debbie Kupinsky at Fired Earth Pottery.

Open Studio is held from 1:00 – 5:00 on Saturdays. On the first day of class, you will be able to sign up for 2 Saturdays. Open Studio is a time for you to work independently to develop your skills. There will be an instructor or renter on site for questions. 

COST: $225.00 per 8-week session. This cost includes the first bag of clay, instruction, glazes, and firing. More clay is available for purchase at the studio. Your spot in the class is reserved when you pay the class fee. Remember that the class sizes are generally small and can fill up quickly.

HOW TO SIGN UP: Email FiredEarthPottery@gmail.com that you are interested in a class. If there is space available, indicate which evening would work best for you. Then send in your check. Your check reserves your spot. Make your check payable to Fired Earth Pottery. Please indicate on your check which evening you will be signing up for.

WHAT TO BRING: Items you will want to bring to class include a hand towel, a small 1-gallon pail, and a small set of pottery tools ( including a needle tool, cut-off wire, wood rib, metal rib, sponge, and a trimming tool). These are available at Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Jack Richeson, online, etc for $10.00 or less. If you have other clay working tools, feel free to bring those as well. Make sure your name is on them. Remember to wear clothes suitable for working with clay, and to leave all jewelry (rings, watches, bracelets, etc.) at home.

Coronavirus Safety: Fired Earth Pottery is happy to welcome back a limited number of students. The safety of all our users and staff is our top priority and we have redesigned our studio and implemented new measures to keep everyone as safe as possible. These include; spacing out equipment to ensure social distancing is maintained, recommending wearing face coverings in the studio, reducing the number of makers in the studio, installing hand sanitizing dispensers, and encouraging everyone to wash their hands regularly. Stay home when you are feeling ill. If you test positive please isolate at home for 14 days and inform Angie at firedearthpottery@gmail.com

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