At the heart of Clayworx, is our clay studio. The main floor clay studio is located behind the retail store and is home to over 140 ceramic artists. The state-of-the-art ceramic studio includes a full time studio technician and is host to our Artist-in-Residence Program. What our studio members love most about Clayworx:
The sense of fellowship, community, and acceptance.
Full time studio technician
The beautiful studio space.
The positive environment.
The opportunity for knowledge exchange with like-minded creatives.
There are 3 levels of access to Clayworx studios, programs, and services:
Full Studio Access (must meet minimum requirement) $860 + tax annually
Don't have a home studio, need access to wheels and big tables for handbuilding? Than this level is perfect for you!
With this level of access, you can satisfy your need for creativity every day of the week from 6 am until midnight (once past trial period)! Devote your time to developing your work in Clayworx beautiful open studio. Other than cleaning up after yourself when you’re done for the day, all the myriad tasks associated with running a studio, maintaining equipment, and keeping supplies stocked are taken care of by paid staff and a devoted team of volunteers.
This level of access fee does not include shelf space
If you have a home studio but occasionally need access to glazes, kilns, and other specialized ceramic equipment, the Limited Studio Access level may work for you. We want to help you achieve your creative goals. Limited access to Clayworx will give you the capacity to make and fire larger pieces, explore more making techniques, and apply a wider range of decorating styles to your work. This level recognizes that you don’t need access to wheels and hand building tables to produce your work but, you sometimes need large buckets of glaze to dip your ware more easily, to roll out large slabs, or to extrude cylinders for special projects you are working on at home.
This level of access does not include a shelf space
You are limited to a maximum of 150 hours per year (average of 3 hours per week).
This level of access does not include the use of handbuilding tables or pottery wheels
Affiliate Artist $65 + tax annually
Working in your home studio is a solitary pursuit and can sometimes feel very isolating. Connecting with like-minded artists is a great way to expand your social circle and learn and share skills and new techniques. If you have your own studio and don’t need to use the facilities at Clayworx, but you still want access to various programs and services such as the opportunity to sell in our Potters Market sales or in the Clayworx store, attend events such as our Raku Bash or Holiday Party, attend skills sharing and building workshops, or piggyback on materials orders through Clayworx, the Affiliate Artist level is perfect for you.
Click here, for a detailed breakdown of the benefits and fees of the various membership categories at Clayworx.
New Studio Member Intake Program
Clayworx provides studio space and access to specialized ceramic equipment, technical support and materials for individuals who are interested in further developing their skills through independent practice. Applicants must verify that they have had at least 72-hours of clay instruction, either at Clayworx or elsewhere. For more details review: NEW STUDIO-USER INTAKE AND APPLICATION
Making Clayworx a Place for All We strive to make Clayworx a welcoming environment for all. Our Code of Conduct outlines the expectations for all studio members and affiliate artists. Review Clayworx Code of Conduct.
We are committed to providing a fully accessible facility. Our facility is equipped with a elevator, accessible washrooms, and a table-top wheel for those who may experience mobility issues.