Classes and Studios

Classes and Studios

Adult Pottery Classes

David Strong, clay studio instructor

The Creamery Arts Center offers ongoing pottery classes with instructor David Strong.  These classes are drop-in so no registration is needed.  David works with students from absolute beginners to advanced.  Stop by and meet him to discuss your needs or just come to a class and get started!

Monday afternoons – 1 pm to 3 pm and Wednesday evenings – 6 pm to 8 pm.  Cost – $20 per class 

Other adult classes are scheduled as teachers are available.  They will be listed on our home page and also on Facebook. If you have any questions, feel free to call (970-872-4848) or email ( and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Group and individual classes in both clay and glass can often be arranged by contacting the Creamery Arts Center.

For all classes wear clothes that you can be creative in (or bring an apron).

Summer art classes for children begin June 4

      Kids Clay Class with David Strong – Wednesdays 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Art from the Heart with Suki Strong – Thursdays 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.

$10.00 each or 4/$36.00


After School Art Classes will resume in September. 

After School Art follows the Delta School Schedule – there are no after school classes during school breaks.

We are offering punch cards – 4 classes for $36.  Single class price – $10 each.


Linda McVehil, glass class instructorMondays – FRAG ART GLASS CLASS with Instructor Linda McVehil

Glass with Linda McVehil in the glass studio – 3:30 – 5:15 pm.  Students will make sun-catchers, jewelry and other frag art items.

Wednesdays – Play With Clay with Instructor David Strong

 3:30 – 5:15 pm. Your child can experience our clay studio and learn hand building, glazing and David Strong, clay studio instructor, with pupil potter’s wheel techniques.

Wednesday &Thursday – Art From The Heart with Suki  StrongSuki teaching art class for children

3:30 – 5:15 pm.  Round out your child’s education with our inspiring art classes.  A variety of mediums will be explored, including pastel, sand painting and watercolor.


Clay Studio and Art Classroom

Clay Studio

The Creamery Arts Center boasts one of the best-equipped clay studios on the Western Slope. The studio offers scheduled, ongoing pottery and clay sculpture classes, as well as open studio time for those that wish to work independently.

Clay Studio 2We offer people throughout the community the opportunity to work with clay in a well equipped and creative environment. The studio provides numerous potters’ wheels as well as hand tools, a slab roller and clay extruder.

We have a well stocked glaze room, with many unique glazes for participants to explore and develop slips and glazes for their finished work. The studio boasts multiple electric kilns and a Raku kiln. This gives participants the opportunity to explore different firing temperatures and techniques.


Art ClassroomArt Class with Suki Strong

The CAC Art Classroom is a well-lit workspace with many of the amenities necessary to teach artist workshops. With excellent lighting, five large tables and 30 chairs, it provides a pleasant space for group meetings, parties and functions, as well.

Thanks to the Hotchkiss Fine Art Association, we also have a demonstration mirror, which allows the audience to see exactly what an instructor is demonstrating. Multiple water supplies, ample workspace and beautiful display panels round out the amenites.

Organizations may schedule the space for a nominal fee. All organizations and individuals must submit a Facilities Use Agreement and a refundable cleaning deposit.