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COYOTE CLAY SCHOOL

Coyote Clay School is dedicated to providing expert quality instruction in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. In our classes we teach all skill levels, from complete beginner to practicing professional. We also rent studio space, and sell supplies manufactured by our sister company, Coyote Clay & Color. To see work by our students and instructors, go to our Gallery.

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Saturday Classes are back!

Six week classes are now available Saturday afternoons from 1-4.  Our new teacher Hannah is super excited to meet new students!

One day introductory class:    $34

Groups of 3 or more only

Call to Schedule a class!

Have you ever wanted to try making your own bowls, cups, and plates? Now you can!
Come to Coyote Clay School and Studios for a lesson in throwing on a pottery wheel. You don't need to have any previous experience, so it's perfect for beginners. It's also great for those who have taken pottery classes before and want to get their hands on clay again. 
Each class is limited to 10 students, so you will have lots of one-on-one time with your teacher. Classes are open to ages 10 and up, but children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Three hours on the potter's wheel, including clay, use of tools, and bisque, costs only $34 dollars! Students in this class can also come back to glaze and fire their bisqued pieces at student rates, and get a 10% discount when signing up for our six week class.

Six Week Throwing and Handbuilding Class   $140

Monday thru Thursday 6: to 9:00 pm

Wednesday or Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Our class sessions are six weeks long, and cost $140. This includes one three hour class each week, with open studio time on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 6 PM. Firing fees are $1.50 per pound; this covers bisque firing, use of glazes and glaze firing in the raku or electric kilns (2.00 per pound for soda firing when available). Clay and tools are extra, but are available at the school. Classes are ongoing, so you can start your six weeks whenever you are ready. If you fall in love with it, sign up for six more weeks! Currently scheduled classes are; Evenings from 6 to 9, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; and from 1 to 4 Wednesday or Saturday afternoon. Instruction typically includes basic hand building (pinch, coil and slab), throwing on the potters wheel, decorating, glazing and firing, but our classes are informal, so you focus on what like best.

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Studio Rental

Call for availability.

If you want to spend more time in the studio, studio rental is also available. The cost is $125 per month, with a one month minimum, and includes unlimited access to the studio during the hours we are open: Monday thru Saturday 9 to 9 and Sunday 12 to 6. This option includes 2 shelves, use of  the wheels and equipment, and instruction if desired. Firing fees are $1.50 per pound (soda firing $2.00 per pound); this covers bisque firing, glazes and glaze firing in our soda, gas or electric kilns. Clay and tools are available for purchase at the school. Studio rental requires the approval of the Studio Director.

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email us at info@coyoteclay.com or call (505) 344-2250

We are located at 5107 Edith Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107

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