Local Classes

Welcome to East Mitchell Clay

East Mitchell Clay is a community ceramics studio in Humboldt, TN offering pottery classes to Jackson Tennessee and the surrounding area. We offer Weekly Classes (8 week session), Memberships, 1 Time classes (2 hours), Date Night, Ladies Night, Kid’s Classes and Team Building sessions for businesses or other groups. EMC is the educational wing of Companion Gallery, serving  Jackson & Humboldt are of West TN. We are committed to making EMC a safe place for all people to learn and create.

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One Time Class

Join us at East Mitchell Clay for a fun filled and creative clay experience with your friends or family! One Time Classes are geared towards Bridal/Bachelorette Parties, Date Night, Birthday Parties, Ladies Night, Corporate Team Building events or any other reason you have to celebrate. We offer specific times most Saturdays which are available for purchase below, and please reach out to us if you have another date and time in mind.

We need at least 4 people to run a class and can accommodate up to 10 people! If your group is larger than 10 we can accommodate that too. Just be sure to coordinate with us before placing your order.

If interested please text our studio manager, Juan, at (214) 733-7518 to check available dates before ordering. When an available date and time has been chosen, purchase the event and share the link with your group!

Each class is 2 hours long and in most cases we are flexible with the time of your choosing. We also have a large table in the studio if your group would like to bring food or desserts. Yes, you can bring wine 😉

Weekly Classes

Monday – Friday

Day Class or Night Class

One session is 2 months (8 classes) of instruction with all materials included

$160/ month

Please TEXT Eric Botbyl at (731)267-7784 for availability

About the Studio

East Mitchell Clay is a 2,000 square foot ceramics studio in Humboldt, TN. Our studio has 15 Brent CXC pottery wheels, 5 large electric kilns, a 15 cubic foot salt/soda kiln, Soldner clay mixer and Shimpo pugmill. Students have access to a  wide variety of tools, colored slips, clay bodies & over a dozen glazes. We are committed to making EMC a safe place for all people to learn and create.

Meet our Instructors

Eric Botbyl (@ericbotbyl) is a full time studio potter, living and working in Humboldt, TN. He has exhibited his work in numerous invitational & juried shows & received the Best Thrown & Altered Award in the 2016 Strictly Functional Pottery National. He has taught over 20 workshops in the US & Canada and written articles for Ceramics Monthly & Studio Potter Magazine. Read More…     Read More…   Read More…        Read More… 

Andrew Clark (@andclark) is currently an Artist in Residence at Companion Gallery & East Mitchell Clay. He has exhibited his work widely and written articles for both Studio Potter & Pottery Making Illustrated.

Ashley Akerson (@ashleynicolepottery) is currently an Artist in Residence at Companion Gallery & East Mitchell Clay.