Soups Up! with Seth Rainville

This class is currently in process.  Next session will begin in January.


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Mondays, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This beginning to intermediate level class will focus on the art of the BOWL. Every week a new bowl shape and function will be demonstrated and explained to better your skills or even introduce you to the wonderful world of pottery. Soup bowl, salad bowl, batter bowl, chili bowl, ice cream bowl, pasta bowl, you name it… we’ll bowl it! The final class will culminate with a soup bowl supper pot luck!

Refunds will not be given within one week of the start of a class. Classes are not pro-rated, and there are no makeups for missed classes. A $25 processing fee is withheld from all refunds.
The Art Center reserves the right to cancel any class or workshop due to insufficient enrollment, in which case tuition will be fully refunded.
If Falmouth Public Schools are closed due to weather conditions, we will be closed and the missed classes will be rescheduled.


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

Instructor Bio

Seth Rainville is a professional potter, art educator, and independent curator living in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. He has taught ceramics at multiple venues including the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, South County Art Association, Arch Contemporary Ceramics, the Mesa Art Center and Phoenix Center for the Arts. He has also conducted over 30 workshops across the country including recent workshops at Harvard Ceramics, Mudflat Ceramics Studio, and at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. Seth’s work can be found in gallery exhibitions and in Museums such as the DeYoung Museum and the American Museum of Ceramic Arts in California. He has been represented by some of the leading Gallerists in the United States including Leslie Ferrin. Rainville’s vast experience includes his work as Curator for the New Bedford Art Museum, Programming and Development Director for the South County Art Association, owning and operating his own gallery, and serving on several boards including the Artist Advisory Board for Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Maine. Seth’s teaching style requires students to enjoy the process while learning a strong base of fundamentals.