Smokestack Pottery is a ceramic studio that offers ceramic studio space, classes and gallery. This facility is owned and operated by Sue Collentine, Sue is a graduate from Kansas City Art Institute that has envisioned an all in one ceramic environment for every level of ceramic artist. Smokestack pottery is located in Fort Collins, Colorado and offers all the tools and equipment for creative opportunities in ceramic art!
We will be hosting an event this Friday August 5th for Devin Mcdonald. 6pm to 10pm. She has been a resident artist here for the last four years. Devin will be leaving us to enhance her career and will be attending The University of Missouri for a master's degree in ceramics. She will be showing all her latest work from the soda kiln. Please join us to celebrate and say goodbye to one of the most talented potters I have ever met. She will be greatly missed.
Summer Kids classes: $25 per child or $20 with siblings.
Thursdays from 10am to noon starting July14th through August 18th.
Each child will make one hand built piece and one piece on the wheel.
This is not considered a camp, please call Sue to sign up for individual classes.
Happy Hour Throw Down! ~ Come throw pottery with a date, or a group. Up to 10 people. ~ $35 per person. ~ Create up to four pieces. ~ Additional pieces $5 per piece. ~This class is usually two to two and half hours long. ~Call Sue to set up a time. Friday or Saturday late afternoons work best but other times are available!
THE NEXT SESSION OF CLASSES BEGINS THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13TH
$200 for a 7 week class with plenty of open studio time. The 8th week is for glazing only.
Tuesday September 13th, 4 to 7pm
Wednesday September 14th, 10am to 1pm - This class is for intermediate to advanced students
Wednesday September 14th, 6 to 9pm
Thursday September 15th, 5 to 8pm
SODA FIRE WORKSHOP WITH KATE FISHER
AT SMOKESTACK POTTERY
Saturday August 6, 2016
Bring a bit of atmosphere to your summer and
join Kate Fisher for a workshop and soda firing experience hosted by Smokestack
Pottery. Learn and engage as we slip, glaze and wad bisque ware before loading
up the soda kiln on Saturday August 6, 2016. This hands workshop includes
demonstrations and conversations about the decorative practices that Kate uses
in her work. Fisher will also give an artist talk about her current work, how
it came to be, influences, and experiences in clay.
Kate Fisher is a Studio Art
Technician/Visiting Assistant Professor at St. Olaf College. Prior to her 2008 arrival in Minnesota Kate
worked for Lawrence University and Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Fisher’s
creative practice is deeply rooted in utility and focuses on dissolving the
boundary between home and studio. Please join us for this very wonderful
opportunity; space is limited so sign up today!
Where: Smokestack Pottery, 119 Lincoln rd.
Fort Collins CO, 80524
When: Saturday August 6, 2016 – 10am to 7pm
Participants will need to bring: 2 boxes
of bisque ware (roughly the size of commercial clay box) to be slipped, glazed
Sue will provide bagels and fruit in the
morning. Please bring your own
This will be a hands-on workshop.
Participants will slip, glaze and wad all of their own work. The soda firing
will start on Saturday August 6th and finish on Sunday August 7th
as soda is introduced into the kiln. The purpose of this workshop is to
provide students an opportunity to learn new decorative techniques and to
demystify atmospheric firing. The hope is that individuals will take with them
new recipes and techniques that can be applied to their own work and
Contact Sue Collentine to sign up. 970-484-8183
You can reach Sue at 970-484-8183 . We are looking forward to hearing from you. You can also contact us at our e-mail address: email@example.com. Or, stop in and see us: 119 East Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524
If you are not familiar with our company and your first contact with us is online: We would be pleased to hear from you! Please let us know what your needs and questions are, we will be more than happy to help.