Ceramic Classes at NCC

NCC is thrilled to welcome both new and returning students back into our studios this winter, and to kick 2024 off with a bang! This year, instead of a typical New Year’s resolution, why not develop your own artistic and ceramic skills with one of our fabulous instructors? Whether you’re interested in wheel throwing, handbuilding, sculpture, working solo or with family, our roster of classes and workshops will be sure to pique your interest.

Adult Education BIPOC
& Financial Access Scholarships

NCC is committed to maintaining accountability and pursuing action to build meaningful diversity, impactful equity, and genuine inclusivity in the ceramic community. We recognize that there are significant systemic racial and economic impacts that impede participation in the arts, and resulting financial barriers contribute to further divide. To address and help bridge barriers to ceramic education, NCC has implemented scholarship options for our education programming. Our goal is to open access to the ceramic arts and welcome all who wish to learn, grow as an artist, and participate in the ceramic arts community.

We offer two scholarship options: A half-tuition scholarship, open to artists and learners with financial need, and a full-tuition scholarship, open to artists and learners who identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color.

For any questions regarding NCC’s scholarship program, please contact Morgan Lee, Education Manager, at

Meet our Teaching Artists

Z Kaplan

Teaching Artist BISQUE Resident 2021

Jason Wang

Teaching Artist Anonymous Artist Fellow 2021

Olivia Tani

Teaching Artist Sales Gallery Studio Program Fogelberg Fellow 2017

Joe Singewald

Teaching Artist Sales Gallery Jerome Project Grant 2015

Clarice Allgood

Teaching Artist; Studio Program; Pottery Museum of Red Wing Award 2023; Fogelberg Fellow 2020; MN NICE Alum 2019


Let’s get clay in your community

Northern Clay Center creates clay programming for partners including residential care facilities, public schools, after school programs, youth outreach, and more.

Resources for Art Educators