Independent Adult Clay Studio

Studio space is available for the experienced ceramic artist.

Enjoy the flexibility of coming in and working on your own schedule. Tools and wheels are here to enjoy, you need only purchase your clay and glazes. If you need some inspiration or help troubleshooting, you have the option of having instruction for an additional fee. Bring in your ideas and get busy creating your masterpieces!

$50/month shelf space rental
Clay is $1/pound

Please call the Riverside Arts Center for information. 


Create Your Own Class!

With this Do-It-Yourself option, you can bring your group to the arts center and exercise your creativity. You choose the time, day and medium you would like to work in and we do the rest. Classes and workshops can range from one day to eight weeks.

Contact the Riverside Arts Center for more information.

Wine & Wire Jewelry Making – Tami Gagne

In this beginners jewelry class we will focus on the basics: tools, materials, designing and creation. We’ll explore wire, beading, and assemblage in a variety of styles. Use the knowledge you gain to design bracelets, earrings, necklaces and more. Wine is welcome! Snacks too!
[3 weeks]
Adults 21+

Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 pm
Session 1: Jan. 18 – Feb. 1
Session 2: Feb. 8 – Feb. 22
Session 3: Mar. 1 – Mar. 15

$87 members / $96 non-members

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Wine & Wheel Wednesdays! – Shawn Vincent

Come on in and enjoy a glass of wine while you work on projects of your choice. An instructor will be there for inspiration and to help you troubleshoot. Demos will be offered weekly. Feel free to work on the wheel or use the time to do some hand building. BYOB welcome.
Adults 21+

Wednesdays,  8:00-10:00 pm
Jan. 18
Jan. 25
Feb. 1
Feb. 8
Feb. 15
Feb. 22
Mar. 1
Mar. 8
Mar. 15
Mar. 22

Must register 24 hours in advance. Must have a minimum of 3 preregistered in order for class to run.

Pay as you go:
$33 members / $36 non-members


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Daytime Claytime – Shawn Vincent

Kids away? Have 2 hours to spare? Now it’s YOUR chance to go out and get creative! Grab yourself a cup of joe and come on in. Come work on some fun, non-stressful projects that will bring out your creative best! We will explore hand building techniques to create trays, vases, bowls and whatever else you might like to try.  [5 weeks]

Tuesdays, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Feb. 7 – Mar. 14

$162 members / $180 non-members

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2D Open Studio – Jen Kryczka

By Beverly Rivera
This open studio is great for the beginner who is looking for just the right amount of guidance, as well as a fun, supportive environment for the more advanced artist.

This is the perfect environment to get started experimenting with several mediums, or take direction in the medium of your choice. Try out one class or sign up for the whole session! Drawing and Pastel materials are provided; artists must supply their own paints, brushes, thinner, etc.

Teens and Adults

Thursdays, 6:30-9:00 pm
Session 1: Jan. 19 – Feb. 16   [5 weeks]
Session 2: Feb. 23 – Mar. 23  [5 weeks]

$113 members / $125 non-members [5 weeks]

Pay by the week:
$23 members  / $25 non-members

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Senior Painting Class – Theresa Paris

Seniors of all different skill levels are welcome to join our 2D studio class where we will focus on drawing and painting in a friendly and relaxed environment in the ground floor studio. We will cover the principles of art and you will learn techniques and approaches to creating compositions in a variety of mediums.

Thursdays, 9:00-11:00 am
Session 1: Jan. 19 – Feb. 16  [5 weeks]
Session 2: Feb. 23 – Mar. 23 [5 weeks]

$144 members / $160 non-members  [5 weeks]

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Painting Workshops – Jen Kryczka

Robert Indiana LOVE
Come learn about Robert Indiana and his famous LOVE image, and then paint one of your own to give to your special someone or simply adorn your own walls.

We will be working in acrylic– wear old clothes.

Session 1: Saturday, Feb. 11, 2:00-4:00 pm   All Ages

Wine and Painting – Franz Kline

In this workshop we will learn about Franz Kline, one of the premier artist of the abstract expressionist movement. Then we will create a similar work of our own, enjoying some wine along the way.

Session 2: Saturday, Mar. 18, 4:00-6:00 pm   Ages 21+

$33 members / $36 non-members

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