clay in Vegas & surrounding areas

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Clay classes and outlets to buy supplies available in or near Southern Nevada.


commercial operations

1511 S. Main Street, Las Vegas, NV 89104, TEL: (702) 375-4147

Clay Arts is locally owned and operated pottery studio, clay distributor, and gallery in the Las Vegas Arts District. They offer classes in throwing and handbuilding as well as periodic workshops with visiting artists. The studio carries pottery supplies from Laguna Clay, Spectrum Glaze, Axner Pottery Tools, and Griffin Grip. 


Animal House Pottery Studio

Exciting News! New Pottery Studio in the Las Vegas Valley!

3355 Clayton Street, No. 14, North Las Vegas, 89032

(702) 752-9560

There is a new ceramic/pottery studio in North Las Vegas - welcomed addition to the Las Vegas clay scene. The face behind this new venture is a familiar one – Anthony Urango, formerly of Pottery West.  Animal House offers throwing and handbuilding classes and more. Instagram: @animalhousepotteryandstudio.


215 W. St. George Blvd. St. George, UT. 84770 TEL: (435) 275-6603. 

Family-owned business for all pottery and ceramic arts. Offers studio time, classes, parties and group event, supplies such clay, glazes and tools and a gallery to buy finish products.

10% Discount for Guild members.

The WEDGE Ceramics Studio

295 Dickerson Road, Reno, NV

TEL: (775) 770-4770

The Wedge Ceramics Studio is an integral part of a thriving and building arts community here in Reno. It is the home to a diverse group of over 80 ceramic artists. We offer memberships, classes and more. The Wedge also has great two day workshops. Check out the Surface Decoration Workshop by Speedball coming up in November.

community classes

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Henderson Multigenerational Center

250 S. Green Valley Parkway at Paseo Verde Parkway, Henderson, NV 89012, (720) 267-5800

Bill Wright & Yasmine Redding

Heritage Park Recreation Center

300 S. Racetrack Road, Henderson, NV 89015 TEL: (702) 267-2950



Higher Education


University of Las Vegas (UNLV)

UNLV offers an Art Major with a Concentration in Ceramics. UNLV also offering Ceramics classes in throwing and handbuilding in their continuing ed offerings. The classes are held at Clay Arts Vegas. 

College of Southern Nevada

6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146

CSN offers ceramics as part of their art offerings at their Charleston Campus. Art courses are offered for majors, non-majors and the general population of students. 


Nevada Sierra College

NSC is Nevada's only accredited, private, four-year institution, and our location high in the Sierra located on the shores of Lake Tahoe. The college offers two degree program that incorporate ceramics: a Bachelor of Arts in Art, concentration in Three Dimensional Practices and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, concentration in Three Dimensional Practices. NSC also offers SNC offers week long workshops with nationally known artists through the summer, which students can take for credit or personal enrichment. Sculptors David Middleton and Ryan Carrington, ceramicists Richard Shaw, Michael Lucero, Martha Grover, and Tom Coleman are some of the inspiring artists who have taught in their summer workshop series.



See "Art From The Earth," a fascinating article in NEVADA MAGAZINE featuring ceramic artists around Nevada.

Amy Kline

Amy Kline

Galleries Showing Ceramic Art

Artists Co-op Gallery Reno

627 Mill Street   Reno, NV 89502  775-322-8896  

Opened in  1966, ACR is a co-operative gallery with receptions usually held on the 1st Sunday of each month. Original artwork by members and local artisans including potters, basket makers, jewelry designers, and woodworkers.

Carson City ART GALLERY & Pottery

110 S. Curry Street, Carson City, NV

Combination operation. An art gallery that promotes local artists and a ceramic studio founded by Robin E. McGregor in 2010, classes are made up of only 3 students for individual attention.

151 East Park Street · Fallon, Nev. 89406, 775.423.1440

Housed in the 1914 Oats Park School, the center was renovated and now hosts exhibitions by regional artists and presents musical concerts.

Ogres-Holm Pottery

1215 S Carson St., Carson City, 775.461.3616

Family-owned ceramics studio offering hands-on teaching in wheel throwing, sculpture and painting in both classes and workshops from several specialized instructors as well as a variety of hand-made pottery items for sale.

Planet X Pottery

Highway 447, Gerlach, Nevada

The solar-powered ceramics emporium features a pottery studio and four show galleries in the desert. Built in 1974 out of an abandoned California Trail homestead, Planet X Pottery has been selling porcelain, stoneware, and Raku products for over four decades. 

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