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after school clay play
instructed by amy smoot

Join Amy Smoot to create and play with clay! In this multi-day workshop, students will have fun exploring a variety of hand building techniques to create functional and/or sculptural artworks. Students will receive instruction through each step of the ceramics process from creating to glazing and decorating their work. Building techniques will include slab building, pinching, coiling and more!


Registration ($185) is for all 4 days of this multi-day workshop, and all supplies are included. This class is for ages 7-12.

This class has a minimum of 3 students and a maximum of 10. If the class does not meet the minimum, participants will be refunded. 

Please email Amy Smoot at with any questions. 

Kentuck workshops are non-refundable after the registration closes. If you would like to cancel before the deadline passes, please email or call 205-758-1257. If the class does not meet the minimum by the registration deadline and the workshop is cancelled, all participants will be refunded their registration fees.

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-April 9, 16, 23, & 30

-May 7, 14, 21, & 28

Time: 3:30-5:30pm

Ages: 7-12

Tuition: $185/month; all supplies included

Location: Kentuck's Clay Studio (2014 5th Street)

This workshop is sponsored in part by the Arts & Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa

meet the instructor

Amy Smoot

Amy Smoot is from Carrollton, GA and currently resides in Tuscaloosa, AL. She received her BFA in ceramics from the University of West Georgia in 2015. While there, she was studio technician and research assistant in the ceramics area. In 2019 she received her MFA from The University of Alabama where she first began teaching ceramics as a graduate assistant. She instructed beginning ceramics, ceramics two, and figurative modeling at UA. Her practice consists of all types of ceramics techniques including mold-making, slip-casting, hand building, and wheel thrown pottery.  

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