Clay 101 Daytime with Hollis Engley – Thursdays


 This class is an introduction to the range of techniques used to form clay.


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Thursdays • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
September 20 – November 22

You’ve always admired handmade pottery, here’s your chance to make your own coffee mugs, cereal bowls, even teapots. Make a start at mastering the potter’s wheel or hand building with the tools you were born with. Great fun with fellow beginners and an instructor who remembers what it’s like to be new to clay.


Fee includes 25 pounds of clay, glaze and firing fee. A tool kit may be purchased for $14. Open studio time, which is scheduled several times throughout the week, is available at no extra charge.

Instructor Bio

Hollis Engley was raised on Martha’s Vineyard, educated at Cape Cod
Community College and Lycoming College in Pennsylvania and worked
in journalism as a writer, photographer and editor for more than 25
years. He began making pots in 1990 at the Art League School in
Alexandria, VA, and established Hatchville Pottery in Falmouth, MA, in
2000. He joined Kimberly Jane Sheerin at The Barn Pottery in Pocasset
in 2014, where they make their individual and collaborative work.
Hollis makes functional pots – “good pots for good food”. He is
influenced by Japanese, Korean and English country pottery. He fires
with both gas-fueled and wood-fueled kilns.