Clay Studio

3,000 square feet with: 

  • 2 slab rollers

  • 26 wheels including electric, kick wheel and a motor assisted kick wheel.

  • Clay extruder

  • Large work tables

  • Glaze area with spray booth

  • Large variety of molds and armatures

Glass Studio

850 square feet with: 

  • 2 glass grinders
  • Diamond-blade glass ring saw

  • Extensive collection of slumping molds

  • Huge assortment of COE 96 glass

  • Large worktables


  • 24 cu. ft. Alpine updraft gas kiln
  • 30 cu. ft. Downdraft soda kiln
  • 90 cu. ft. Double Chamber Wood kiln (back chamber is Salt)
  • 4 – 10 cu. ft Programmable electric kilns
  • 3 Raku kilns
  • 1 Programmable glass electric kiln
  • Olympic updraft gas kiln
  • Test Kiln

“That Cedar Rapids is fortunate enough to have access to such a comprehensive facility makes us lucky indeed! “

- Shari Barden

Materials Shop

Clay: Stoneware, porcelain, soda clay, B-clay, raku clay & terra cotta.

Clay tools: MudTools, Dolan, MKM, Amaco, Bailey, Dirty Girls, Xiem

Glass tools: cutters, breakers, pliers

Fusing glass: (COE 96), affordable sample sized glass pieces

Glass accessories: Bails, magnets, lights, stands, etc.

Studio space is available for rent for experienced studio members