Coyote Clay School and Studios


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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 have studio space for more independently minded artists, and a showroom for visitors who want to know more about Coyote Glazes.

Our studio is located at 5107 Edith Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107; just south of Montano near I-25

Signups now open for limited classes!

Spaces for our Three Week Back to Basics Throwing and Handbuilding classes and our one day Intro to Throwing class can now be purchased online at:       

Six Week Throwing and Handbuilding Class $230
6:00 to 9:00 pm on any day Monday through Thursday
Or 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Wednesday,  Thursday, or Saturday
Wait lists for classes may be several months depending on the class.

Our class sessions are six weeks long, and cost $230. Classes are ongoing, so you can start your six weeks whenever you are ready. This includes one three hour class each week, with open studio time on Fridays from 9 AM to 6 PM and Saturdays from 12 PM to 6 PM. Firing fees are $2.50 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.  If you fall in love with it, sign up for six more weeks! Currently scheduled classes are; Evenings from 6pm-9pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday; or Afternoons from 1pm-4pm Wednesdays and Saturdays. 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.
Studio Rental $200
Available on the 1st of each month (space permitting)

If you want to spend more time in the studio, studio rental is also available. The cost is $200 per month, with a one month minimum, and includes unlimited access to the studio during the hours we are open: Monday thru Thursday 9 to 9, Friday 9 to 6 and Saturday and Sunday 12 to 6. This option includes 2 shelves, use of  the wheels and equipment, and instruction if desired. Firing fees are $2.50 per pound. This covers bisque firing, glazes and glaze firing in our gas or electric kilns. Clay and tools are available for purchase at the school. Studio rental requires the approval of the Studio Director.


Coyote Clay & Color | phone: (866)344-2250 | fax: (505)344-2910 | 5107 Edith Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107
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