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Tucson Clay Art Center

 

 

friendly, open, creative space to learn and explore possibilities in clay, and a retail gallery offering unique locally made ceramics.

Gift Certificates Available

Please note: the Center will be closed for fall break Aug15 - 29. Telephones will be answered for questions and registration during this time.

 

Enrolling Now For

September-October

and

November-December

Sessions!

Call 520-241-5481

or 

email: tucsoncac@gmail.com

IMPORTANT!

COVID-19 Studio Safety Protocols 

Masks Required!

As COVID-19 cases have surged in other parts of the country, TCAC wants to be sure we are taking every precaution to remain safe here in our studio. Accordingly, we are requiring masks again at all times in the studio for all who enter. 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:

  • Wear your mask at all times in the studio.
  • If you feel sick - STAY HOME!  
  • Wash your hands with soap first thing upon arriving in the studio and through out class.

  • Continue to practice social distancing

Please notify the studio immediately if you

test positive for the 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 a creative outlet.

ABOUT 

All levels 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

I love throwing and hand-building equally! After more than 20 years working in clay, I find my excitement never lessens.

It's earthiness, and the magic of the glazes, still inspire me every day. I believe my strength as an instructor is in identifying a student's goals and encouraging their unique vision.

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COVID-19 Notice:  

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.

Class Schedule

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. 

FALL SESSION 1 2021               AUG 30  -  OCT 16        7 classes / $225

FALL SESSION 2 2021               OCT 26  -  DEC 18         7 classes / $225

                                                    (no class the week of Nov 21 - 28)

      

       Monday               Tuesday                Wednesday                 Thursday                    Friday                    Saturday__

                                                                    

                                                                  10 am - 1 pm                                                                             10 am - 1 pm

  

                                  1 pm - 4 pm                ____________________                     _1 pm - 4 pm____     1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

                                                                                                                                     

    6 pm - 9 pm         6 pm - 9 pm                                                 6 pm - 9 pm                                                                                                            

 

OPEN STUDIO          Wednesdays 1:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 9:00

OPEN STUDIO FEE    $10 each (one complimentary open studio is 

                                     provided with each session)

 
Student Work
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MEMBERSHIPS

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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

 

Facility

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2200 sq. feet of fully equipped studio

Hand building area

7 Wheels

2 Kilns

Glaze room

Slab roller

CONTACT

Phone: 520-241-5481

email: tucsoncac@gmail.com

1703 East Fort Lowell Road, Tucson, Arizona 85719

STUDIO and GALLERY HOURS

MONDAY thru SATURDAY    10:00 - 4:00

Closed Sundays

     

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BETSY TANZER

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

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Gallery

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1703 E Ft Lowell Rd.         Ph: 520-241-5481          tucsoncac@gmail.com