fine•earth Studio 

Offering pottery classes for kids and adults. Our Emphasis is on the use of the potter’s wheel. We also provide students with opportunities for exploration of handbuilding tools & techniques. Small class size, personal instruction, in a supportive, creative, cooperative environment.

Studio Membership

Monthly studio memberships are available to a limited number of adults with prior pottery experience. Members hold a key and have unlimited access to the studio except during scheduled classes.

Open Studio

Drop in during Open Studio time to practice wheel throwing and handbuilding and complete projects independently. Public welcome. Reduced rates for currently enrolled students.

Special Events

fine•earth Studio is available for private workshops, groups, and parties. Enjoy a group wheel throwing lesson or beading class. Kid birthday parties or Mom’s getaway evenings are lots of fun!

Parent/Child Class

Join your child for a 4-week, project-oriented class. Parents and children use the potter’s wheel and explore handbuilding techniques to create individual and joint projects.

Adult Classes

8-week classes (once or twice weekly) for adults of all skill levels are offered in a comfortable, small group setting.

Beginning Wheel Throwing

Learn the basics of working on the potter’s wheel. Classes cover centering, pulling, forming small cylinders & bowls, trimming, decorating & glazing.
25lbs of deaired clay included.

Intermediate Pottery

Improve your throwing skills and make new forms, including lidded vessels and forms with spouts & handles. Explore combining with handbuilt and extruded components.
25lbs of deaired clay included.

Advanced Throwing

Learn techniques for centering & throwing larger forms as well as altering and combining pieces.
50lbs of deaired clay included.

Bisque and Glaze Firing

Bring in your pre-made pots for bisque firing and Cone 6 glaze firing. Alternatively, purchase our handmade bisqueware to decorate or glaze.   

Call (608) 441-3463 for registration information.

fine•earth Gallery

Featuring the work of over 20 local artists. Shop our collection of handmade pottery, jewelry, cards, soaps, and gifts.

Gallery hours:

Mon - Sat 12 - 5
or by chance or appointment

Open Studio hours:

Tuesday 12 - 3
Wednesday 12 - 3
Thursday 3 - 5
Friday 12 - 5
Saturday 12 - 5

Sara Gordon

Owner / Studio Potter


Contact info:

2207 Regent Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
(608) 441-3463

email: Sara