Ceramic Studios and Classes

Clay Associates

A wonderful studio of nine professional potters located in the Normal

Heights neighborhood. Wheelthrowing and handbuilding classes are

offered year-round, and sales are usually held in June and December.


San Diego Potters' Guild

Located in the Spanish Village section of Balboa Park, the Guild holds

classes year-round. Go see their amazing semi-annual sales (June/

November) with over 40 potters displaying their art.

UCSD Crafts Center

Access to the ceramics studio and classes on campus (beginner to


ECC classes (Community College)

Introductory Ceramics classes are taught by Pamela Kozminska at

the ECC complex on Ocean View Blvd in San Diego. No fee for

enrolling! It's a great way to get started in Ceramics and get your

hands dirty, with a huge gas kiln and a big selection of high fire glazes.

Intermediate and advanced students are also welcome.

Get Centered Clay Studio

Ceramics studio in La Mesa, offering classes, supplies, and private

studio space.

Equipment and Supplies

Free Form Clay and Supply

Local store (National City) for all kind of supplies and equipments.

Laguna Clay Company

Everything you ever wanted is there ! Company is located in the

L.A. area.

Aardvark Clay & Supplies

Comprehensive supplier for the ceramist located in Santa Ana, CA,

and Las Vegas, NV. Check out their newsletter for local workshops

and classes !

The Big Ceramic Store

Discount pottery site with a very friendly staff. (online store)

Other Favorites

Simon Leach Ceramics

I discovered Simon Leach on YouTube. Simon has tons of videos

featuring many how-to's on the wheel. Definitely a must-see for

beginners !

Saint Quentin la Poterie 

French village with 21 ceramic studios, from majolica to raku.

Clay Artists of San Diego

Non-profit organization promoting ceramic artists locally in the

form of shows, workshops, and other ceramic activities.