Maine Made stoneware pottery - all wheel thrown and hand built
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222 Bangor Road, Unity, Maine        207-948-2400
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Full payment must be made in cash or check at the beginning of the first class. No credit cards. Thank you!

Option 1: Have two hours of fun with friends and family learning how to make pottery on the potter's wheel with your group of 2-4 people (4 people max). $75 per person, aged 15 and up. We provide the clay, glazes and instruction. Each person will have 2 pots of their choice fired in our kiln. You can pick up your fired pots 3-4 weeks after the class. Email [email protected] to schedule.

Option 2:  A 4-week pottery class session. The cost is $175 per person for 4 classes, 2 hours each class. Cost includes clay, glazes, instruction and having 5 pots fired in the kiln. The small class size (4 people max) means that each student will receive individualized attention on the potter's wheel. The focus will be on making a mug as a vehicle to developing all the skills needed to make most other pots. We will demonstrate and teach you a broad range of pottery production techniques. Most of your time will be spent on the potter's wheel learning how to center and pull the clay. Classes are held at Unity Pond Pottery. Because it is a busy production studio, no extra studio time is available for students outside of class hours. Classes are ongoing. Please check this page for class dates and registration information. To register, email Elizabeth at [email protected].

Teachers

Robert (Espo) and Wendy Esposito have owned and operated Unity Pond Pottery since 1986. They are both self-taught potters with lots of experience. Before Espo met Wendy, he owned and operated pottery studios in New Jersey, the Virgin Islands and New Mexico starting in 1972. Espo is in his 52nd year as a professional potter.

Elizabeth Radliff helps to organize and teach the classes. She learned how to throw pots in high school and started working part-time at Unity Pond Pottery almost 25 years ago. About 15 years ago, Elizabeth started her own business, Oak Tree Pottery, and is best known for her Birch Stoneware line.

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to sharing the wonderful world of pottery with you! 

Get Clayin'!

Pottery Classes

Option 1
 - One 2 hour class
- $75 per person

To register, email
[email protected]

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Option 2
- Four 2 hour classes over 4 weeks
- $175 per person

To register, email
[email protected]

We have a long waiting list! Classes are first come, first served. Check back here for class dates and registration information.

Now accepting registrations for 2-hour classes (Option #1) in June and July!

June classes are Fridays from 4-6 on June 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th
July classes are Thursdays from 4-6 on July 11th, 18th and 25th​
Also in July are Friday classes from 3-5 on July 12th, 19th and 26th

To register or for more info, please contact Wendy at [email protected]

Now accepting registrations for two 4-week classes (Option #2) in June!

One class is on Thursdays from 2-4 on June 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th
​The other class is on Saturdays from noon-2 on June 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

To register or for more info, please contact Elizabeth at [email protected]