The Duluth Art Institute’s Lincoln Park Building (2229 W 2nd Street) houses a fully functioning ceramics studio for renting artists and students, including potter wheels, hand-building and wedging tables, a slab roller, spray booth, glazing room and more. Four electric kilns are available to renting artists, as well as the gas kiln, "Merlin." There is currently a waiting list for renting space, please contact the studio manager for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beginner and advanced students alike may share the space through classes. Registered students have access to the studio during open hours, generally 9am-9pm daily (call 218-723-7110 for current studio schedule). Check our calendar for the latest ceramics classes.
Craig Bruce (he/him)
Renter since 2017
'I create loose, wheel thrown functional pottery, trying to capture the act of making."
Melody David-McKnight (she/her)
Renter since 2015
"I make pieces for every day use featuring full-bodied curves and fish to evoke movement of schools of Steelhead, trout, and salmon who run up Lake Superior's streams in the fall."
Robert DeArmond (he/him)
Renter since 2019
'I make handcrafted functional objects for both exhibition and everyday use that are inspired by the natural environment."
Jan Karon (she/her)
Renter since 2002
"I am an off again/on again potter, still enamored of pottery-making in the 60’s style I learned – my pottery looks thrown."
Timothy Gene Riley (he/him)
Renter since 2010
"I fashion functional pottery based on the laws of nature and nature's God."
Ceramics Studio Renter Policies
1. Rent is due on the first of the month.