Tucson Clay Art Center
A friendly, open, creative space for adults to learn and explore possibilities in clay, and a retail gallery offering unique locally made ceramics.
Gift Certificates Available
COVID-19 Studio Safety Protocols
TCAC wants to be sure we are taking every precaution to maintain safety here in our studio. We follow CDC guidelines. The CDC risk assessment level for Pima county is currently "Low". Accordingly, we are not requiring masks for anyone who is fully vaccinated (2 vaccinations). If you are not fully vaccinated or have other health concerns, we recommend consulting your doctor and/or masking in the studio. We also continue to maintain small class sizes. The large open space of our studio allows social distancing and vital air circulation. In addition, we have high performance air filters, filtering down to .1 micron to assist with the risks of COVID-19 and silica dust.
We ask all students, members and staff to continue to commit to the following:
- If you are not fully vaccinated, wear your mask
- If you feel sick - STAY HOME!
Continue to practice social distancing
Please notify the studio immediately if you
test positive for coronavirus!
Thank you to all of our students, members and staff who have been so wonderful about cooperating fully, which has allowed us to continue offering this wonderful space for creativity.
TCAC instructs adults only, over 18 years of age. All levels of experience are welcome! Whether you are a beginner or experienced potter, our classes give you the freedom to create custom functional or sculptural pieces. Individual instruction allows students to learn the basics of ceramics as well as refine current skills. Wheel throwing, hand building, glazing and surface design are covered.
We are located near the Campbell corridor, on Ft. Lowell just west of Campbell, at 1703 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.
Owner /Instructor Rebecca Pincus
After more than 20 years working in clay, I find my excitement never lessens. The clay's earthiness, the excitement of glazes and the magic of the kiln still inspire me every day. I believe my strength as an instructor is in identifying a student's goals and encouraging their unique vision.
We will be limiting the number of people in the studio at one time due to the coronavirus. Please contact Rebecca at 520-241-5481 by voice or text, or email us at Tucsoncac@gmail.com, so we may plan the class schedule to accommodate you. Thank you.
All levels welcome! Whether you are a beginner or experienced potter, these classes give you the freedom to create custom functional, decorative or sculptural pieces. Individual instruction allows students to learn the basics of ceramics as well as refine current skills. Students may study either handbulding or wheel throwing. Glazing and surface design are covered. Equipment, studio tools, glazing and firing are included.
SUMMER SESSION JULY 4 - AUGUST 20 7 classes / $225
FALL SESSION 1 AUGUST 29 - OCTOBER 15 7 classes / $225
FALL SESSION 2 OCTOBER 24 - DECEMBER 17* 7 classes / $225
*Closed the week of Thanksgiving
Hand build or Wheel 1 pm - 4 pm and 6 pm - 9 pm
Hand build or Wheel 1 pm - 4 pm
Hand build or Wheel 10 am - 1 pm
Hand build or Wheel 6 pm - 9 pm
Hand build or Wheel 1 pm - 4 pm
Hand build or Wheel 10 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 5 pm
Studio is Closed
Learn how to make a variety of objects, functional and decorative. You will complete several pieces.
Learn how to make cups, bowls, vases, plates and other forms on the pottery wheel. You will complete a few pieces.
Memberships to the studio are available for those who wish to work independently. TCAC provides a clean, spacious and friendly place in which to do so. The studio hosts a 30” x 50” slab roller and a separate glaze room. We offer two electric kilns, a Skutt and an L & L. The L & L accepts pieces as large as 25” x 25”. Members have unlimited access to the studio during studio hours. (except when workshops are scheduled in the space). Members may submit work to sell in the Gallery.
Give us a call to visit and check out this fabulous space!
Membership: $200 monthly
2200 sq. feet of fully equipped studio
Hand building area
1703 East Fort Lowell Road, Tucson, Arizona 85719
STUDIO and GALLERY HOURS
MONDAY thru SATURDAY 10:00 - 4:00
1934 - 2019
Artist - Educator - Mentor
Betsy founded the Clay Art Center in 2014, after a 60 year career in clay during which she ran numerous studios and clay organizations. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions around the country. She was a multi-faceted ceramicist, always exploring the possibilities of her medium.
Ceramics education was her passion.
A large selection of her ceramics are on display and available for purchase in the studio gallery.
Come shop for one-of-a-kind, locally made ceramics in our
1703 E Ft Lowell Rd. Ph: 520-241-5481 firstname.lastname@example.org