ONSITE: Introduction to the Wheel (E)

Learn to throw clay on a potter’s wheel. We’ll cover the foundations of wheel work, including wedging and centering clay and forming cylinders, cups and bowls. Basic glazing information will help you finish your final forms.

Special Notes

  • All materials and equipment provided.

    You will receive 25 pounds of clay; additional clay is available for purchase.

    This is an ONSITE course. All onsite students are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Students are expected to adhere to our COVID-19 policies. Onsite courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. For more info please visit

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
About the Instructor

Aida Lizalde

Aida Lizalde is a multi-media artist and Mexican Immigrant that has strong ties to the California Central Valley and Bay-Area-Delta Regions. She is currently completing a Master in Fine Arts in Sculpture and Extended Media at Virginia Commonwealth University. She graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts and a Minor in Art History. Her work has been exhibited throughout California at institutions like the CCA Galleries, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Southern Exposure, South of Market Art Center, the Torrance Museum as well as New York’s School of Visual Arts and Mexico City’s Galeria 54. She has been a recipient of various awards including the VMFA Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, The Young Space Grant, the Crocker Kingsley Award, and the Herb Alpert Scholarship for Emerging Young Artists.

Instagram: @Aida_Lizalde

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ONSITE: Introduction to the Wheel (E)

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Class Details
September 15 - November 176 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Thu
Tuition: $300.00
Member Tuition: $270.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Aida Lizalde
Level: Beginner