The Chico Ceramics Center features a full-service pottery studio, geared toward artists of all skill levels.
Here, you will find all the tools necessary to create your next masterpiece.
11 Brent, Shimpo and Bailey Wheels, including wheels that reverse for left-handed throwers!
Ample workspace for large projects, and a variety of work surfaces
2 wall-mounted extruders
2 slab rollers
Shelf space for works in progress
If you have no prior experience we require that you start off with a class. View our classes page for more details.
General Public & Store Hours:
Tuesdays & Saturdays
Noon to 5pm
Closed all other days
Members have 24/7 access,
even when our store is closed
Interested in becoming a Chico Ceramics Center Member?
Drop by the office in Suite 6 to pick up an application and get a tour of the studio.
Members may use the studio 24/7 via coded entry, get a large shelf for clay, tools and materials, and may rent a locker for anyone in need of extra space.
Current Member Rent: $100 per Month
Lockers: $5 per Month
Need a piece fired? We can help!
Our kiln yard is fully operational, and we are able to accommodate most firing requests with ease.
We have 8 electric kilns, 2 raku, and 4 gas.
Bisque - Including slow firings for sculptures
Low Fire - Cone 06-04
Mid Range - Cone 5/6 Reduction & Oxidation
High Fire - Cone10 Reduction & Oxidation
Specialty firings are available upon request
All firings are only $0.01 per cubic inch!
Please talk to our studio host about getting your piece fired.
**Raku firing is the first Friday of each month from 6pm - 9pm. & is potluck so please bring a dish to share.