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Night Throwing with Jeanmarie O'Clair, Spring 2020

Learn the fundamentals of throwing on the potter’s wheel. We will focus on technique, form and function. All levels are welcome, from beginner to advanced. Work at your own pace, creating functional pottery through class demonstrations and one-to-one teaching.

About the Instructor

For nearly two decades, Jeanmarie O’Clair has been the owner of Bass River Pottery on Perl Street in Hyannis, where she has made, sold and taught pottery to many thousands of people. Her work can be seen publicly in locations such as Cape Cod Hospital and has been displayed in art museums and art centers throughout the local area. Jeanmarie is an experienced art teacher who has taught at schools on Cape Cod and in New York, as well as at many other venues. Her work is included in The Encyclopedia of Pottery Techniques, one of the ‘go to’ reference books for ceramic artists.

Our classes and workshops are open to students of all abilities and needs. We are currently unable to provide one-on-one instruction, though we will make every attempt to address accommodations for full and successful engagement whenever possible.
If a student requires individual supports, parent/guardian/PCA/teacher/ABA Therapists/etc are welcome to attend.
Please contact Christine Ernst, Director of Education, for more information at