Welcome to our communities’ cooperative pottery studio

Boneyard Arts Festival

We will be open during  the Boneyard Arts Festival, April 10, 11, 12. Come see  and buy the varied pieces by our talented ceramists. Throwing demonstrations will be made periodically.

Friday, 6-9pm – open house & reception
Saturday, 10am-4pm – wheel throwing demos at 11am & 2 pm
Sunday, noon-4pm – wheel throwing demo at 2 pm

Joining the Club

Prospective members need to have enough experience to work in the studio independently and be willing to put in 8 hours of service per session.  Contact Bette Chapman (chapman.bette [at] gmail [dot] com) the membership chair, if you wish to join the C-U Potters’ Club. Please include your home phone number and your experience in ceramics.  The cost is $145/four month session.


The studio is located at 900 S. Race St., Urbana, IL and includes:

  • Brent electric wheels
  • cone 6 electric kiln, raku kiln
  • pug mill
  • slab roller
  • many varied glazes
  • white and red stoneware clay, raku clay
  • clay working tools
  • 24 hour access

Membership benefits include studio access, use of club materials and equipment, and interaction with other potters. Fees are kept to a minimum through the use of members’ labor to maintain the studio and through annual sales. The club participates in Christmas Saturday sales at Lincoln Square, the Boneyard Arts Festival and an occasional other sale. These are the club’s primary fund-raising events and money raised from the sale is used to purchase and maintain club equipment and supplies.