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Pottery on the Wheel; All Levels

August 6 @ 9:30 am 12:30 pm

Start Date: Tuesday, August 6
End Date: September 24
 9:30am – 12:30pm
Total Sessions:
 Deborah Donahower
Location: Room 117
Adults, 18+
Skill Level:
 All Levels
Registration Fee:

About the class

Deborah Donahower takes you through the fundamentals of working with clay in on the wheel in this 8 week course. Designed for all levels (beginners and those more experienced) Deborah thoughtfully explores the tried and true techniques of ceramic work with her students through structured assignments, allowing her students to develop their own creative voice in the process.

Students will receive instruction in wheel work, glazing, and finishing pieces. With your 8 week class registration, students receive the opportunity to purchase a studio pass for ½ off during the duration of their class. Sign ups for membership will be included in your pre class email.

Please share any special considerations (medical, physical, learning) that will help your instructor make your class accessible and accommodating for you. You can share these considerations when register or by emailing Sean at

The Sonoma Community Center (the Center) strives to create an inclusive, safe community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. The Center is committed to creating such an environment because it brings out the fullest potential in each of us, which, in turn, contributes directly to creating a community of belonging. In order to ensure a positive, safe, and welcoming experience for everyone, all program participants are asked to abide by the following policies, community agreements, and restorative safety protocol.

About the instructor

Deborah Donahower

Instructor / Artist

Deborah Donahower received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara in Studio Art, with an emphasis in Ceramics, Printmaking and Pastels. She has been teaching art to adults and children for 40 years and it is her passion to empower budding artists with the basic foundation skills in art and help them bloom into their own creativity and personal style. Deborah’s teaching style is structured and starts with building a strong foundation around the fundamentals of clay.

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