CLASSES

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Welcome to Pottery Classes at Lucy Fagella Pottery.

At Lucy Fagella Pottery you will find a wonderful working environment, not only in the beautiful, light, sunny studio space, but in the supportive and positive teaching atmosphere which I create. Our classes are held in my studio space, which is equipped with five potter’s wheels, two electric kilns, and three work tables for hand building and glazing.
Class size is limited to five students per class, so that plenty of attention is given to each student. Classes are offered three times a year… Winter, Spring, and Fall.

All classes are ten weeks long, two hours per class. Included in all classes is, “on your own studio time” (practice time… pottery can be a challenge.) These two extra hours outside of class time can be taken before or after class, or late afternoons when the studio is free. So come and enjoy some time out for yourself!

 

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At the Studio- Fall Classes 2017

Fall Classes are Filled… please email me to be put on a waitlist. Thank you for your patience!

All Levels Wheelthrowing
Tuesdays 7:00 pm–9:00 pm, September 12th – November 14th , ten weeks.
Wednesdays 7:00 pm–9:00 pm, September 13th – November 15th, ten weeks.

In this beginner to intermediate class, students will develop skills on the potter’s wheel and have the option to learn methods of hand building. Lots of individual attention is given in this small class setting (max. five students). Students will create finished and glazed (food safe) functional and or decorative work. This class also includes two hours of practice time on your own, before or after class, or another time during the week.

Advanced Wheelthrowing
Thursdays 6:00 pm–9:00 pm, September 14th, November 16th, ten weeks.

This class is only offered to current students of mine who are ready for more independent studio time.

Tuition: Ten Week Class (2 hrs): $280 + $40 materials fee – includes 25 lbs of stoneware clay, all glazes, kiln firings, and tools.  

Summer Five Day Workshop

Making Lids!  August 21st-25th.  An intermediate workshop. Learn how to make all kinds of lids for all kinds of pots! Price: $575 includes materials and lunches. CLASS FILLED, please email me to be put on the waitlist.

Please email me for the details. lucyfagella@gmail.com

Workshops 

If you would like to get a group of 3-5 people together for a workshop at my studio contact me for details. Cost for a 3 hour workshop is $120 per person, with a minimum of 3 people. This includes all materials and a snack.

I am also available to give workshops at your school/art center in the New England area. Contact me for details and price.

Payment: You may pay by check with prior approval via phone or email. (I prefer checks for classes and workshops).  Paypal may be used if you do not use checks. PayPal.Me/LucyFagellaPottery

Gift Certificates for any amount are available for all classes and pottery online through any of the above payment methods.

Registration and Policies

Full tuition is due upon enrollment, (this ensures your spot… my classes are known to fill up early.) All classes are posted on my website at least six weeks before the new session begins. A materials fee of $40 is due the first day of class. The materials fee includes: 25 lbs of porcelain clay, all tools, glazes, and kiln firings. The only thing you need to bring is an apron or a towel.

Students taking semi-private lessons need to give 24 hr. notice if they need to cancel for any reason and may reschedule. No Shows will be charged for the hour.

Students taking classes may not reschedule due to illness etc., but can make up the class time they missed when the studio is free… (you may come in for a couple of hours on a Saturday or an open evening for wheel time practice).

Classes and Lessons will be canceled due to bad weather and will be made up at a later date.

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To arrange a visit to the studio call or email Lucy at lucyfagella@gmail.com 413-522-8370.

About the Instructor

Lucy Fagella is a professional potter. Her work can be found in homes across the country, in various publications, and many galleries and shops throughout the country. Lucy has a B.F.A. degree from Alfred University College of Art and Design. She has taught children through adults at the elementary, high school and adult education level since 1985.

Why should I take a pottery class with Lucy

Learning the art of making handmade pottery is a skill that is both therapeutic for the mind and nourishing to the soul. Weekly classes are a welcoming time for you to relax and explore your creative side.

You’ll also have a lot of fun! What is better than spending time on something you enjoy in a peaceful, creative and inspiring and fun environment? Taking a pottery class is making a commitment to you, and to art, and the continuation of a wonderful craft and skill.

When you take a class with Lucy you are learning the craft from a potter who has made her full time living making pottery since 2001. With Lucy’s 30+ years of teaching pottery you will experience her knowledge and ability to explain ways and methods to make this difficult pottery process a little easier. As you advance in the pottery making process Lucy will always be present to assist you on your creative journey.

If you live in western Massachusetts you should consider enrolling in one of Lucy Fagella’s pottery classes.

Keep up to date with Lucy’s pottery class schedule and workshops. A new schedule is posted every few months, and of course, if you have any questions you can contact the pottery studio directly at 413-522-8370.

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