Clay Boss Wheel Raffle results


  Congratulations to Don Metz for winning the ClayBoss Wheel! Thanks again to Paul Buti for the donation and thank you to everyone for their support. $375 was raised towards the purchase of a test kiln. 
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Intern Program Positions

Open positions exist now for our intern program, details can be found within the body of the application.details ...
Check out classes and workshops
Spring classes have begun, but did you know ClaySpace offers workshops, children's classes, private lessons, and more? Call or email for more information.
"Banks Competition" winners!
"Banks" 2014
Pauline Ares wins First Place in the Annual Competition!
2nd Place Tom Davison
3rd Place Marie Gnesda
All the entered banks are on display in the ClaySpace Gallery.

Happening Now

New class coming this Summer - Kid’s Arts Camp
Children can explore landscape painting, foil repousse, bas relief, throwing on the potter’s wheel, wire sculpture and much more. This class meets 4 days a week for 2 weeks for 6 hours each day. For ages 8-12. details ...

Special Thanks

ClaySpace thanks Shimpo Ceramics for their generous support.  We're proud to feature Shimpo products in our studios.

ClaySpace thanks Trinity International Industries for their generous support.  Trinity storage products help keep our studios neat and organized.

Everything in its place TM

ClaySpace Gallery

Featured Workshop

Figure Sculpture with Live Model
5 Session Workshop Led By Leslie Ansteth Colonna
At ClaySpace  April 22 - May 20  Details


Open House & Gallery Show

Join us for First Friday
April 4 from 7:00-9:00 p.m

This month’s FREE event include:    

  • Shopping in our gallery and expanded sale in our studio space
  • Creating (hand building) a kiln god. Cost is $5.00 if you wish to keep your creation or free if you donate it and have it on display at ClaySpace. Help us protect our kilns!
  • Learning about the history of kiln gods
  • A critique session that begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • Celebration of the winner of the ClayBoss wheel (drawing at 9:00 p.m.),
  • For a little history of kiln gods, click here.
Refreshments served. For more information, contact Karen Musgrave ( or 630-393-2529).

Our Mission: To develop, sustain and promote a nonprofit art-centered community that provides outstanding educational, artistic and collaborative programs in the ceramic arts to its Resident Artists and to the general public.

ClaySpace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are a clay arts studio in the Western suburbs of Chicago and a home to a community of Resident Artists.  Resident Artists enjoy 24/7 access to all ClaySpace resources.

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NEW Address Starting September 2013
740 Front Street
Lisle, Illinois 60532


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