Clay Owen Studios

Center for lost art forms!

Where you can find our products


Alaska Starfish Co. 


1005 E Dimond Blvd #2c, Anchorage, AK 99515


Seward Boat Harbor 1317 4th Ave, Seward AK

907.422.0348

Open April 1st–October 1st

Open seven days a week

8am–10pm


AK Starfish Co. ~ Homer Spit

Homer Spit, Pier 59 Boardwalk–Behind Carmen’s Gelato

907.748.3939

Open May 1st–September 15th

Open seven days a week

9am–11pm



    

Artzy Junkin in Soldotna 


44714 Sterling Hwy
Soldotna, Alaska
Call (907) 398-9162

Oodalolly in Homer

564 E Pioneer Ave
Homer, Alaska
Call (907) 435-0414

Artworks in Eagle River

11421 Old Glenn Hwy, Eagle River, AK 99577



Welcome to Clay Owen Studios

Octopus Martini Glass Glazing Class

Friday September 28th 

from 6:00pm to 7:30pm 


Come on in and glaze my new invention! The octopus martini or margarita class! These are machine washable however may be delicate so we suggest hand washing them to protect the stem. We may be going overboard with all the octopus mugs but that's okay. This class includes the martini glass and the glaze. Projects will be fired and returned to students within one to two weeks. Please read our studio policies before signing up for class. Once the class is purchased we can not refund as we save room in class for everyone who signs up. BYOB allowed. This class is at our studio at 7721 Schoon Street Unit 2 Anchorage Ak 99518. 



Stained Glass Mountain Class- Anchorage

Saturday October 13th 

from 2pm to 6pm 


Come on in and pick some beautiful colors to make a mountain scene. This class includes all the supplies needed to make this pattern. Finished product is three inches wide and six inches long. Class does involve a lot of standing so please put on some comfortable shoes. Once this class is purchased we can not refund it as we count on attendance to host this class. Students must be age sixteen and up for this class. Students will be cutting out their pieces, grinding, and soldering. Please bring a long sleeved shirt and closed toed shoes. If you have any questions regarding class please send us a message. Glass is a very expensive supply so we ask students to please try to preserve our stash by not wasting glass. Students have many colors to choose from at the studio. This class is $75 per person. 

Stained Glass Mountain Class- Soldotna

Sunday October 28th

 from 3pm to 6:30pm 


We are back to Artzy Junkin in Ocotober! So excited to see our Soldotna students. This class is 3 and a half hours long. Please bring close toed shoes and long sleeved shirts to class. Once this class is purchased I am afraid we can not refund or reschedule as we plan a trip out there anticipating student participation. If you have any questions before booking a class please reach out to me by filling out the contact page at the bottom of this screen. This class is for ages sixteen and up, please do not sign up for class if you are pregnant as fumes may be harmful. This class is $75 finished product is going to be about six inches long and three and a half inches wide give or take. 


Sorry everyone this class is full! Please message us to get on our waitlist and we will try to work you into a class. 



Paint Your Own Viking Mug

Sunday October 21st

from 6pm to 9pm 


Come to the studio to paint your own Viking! I sculpt these by hand and will have them fired and ready for paint when you come to class. Ladies bring the gentleman! This is a 20 oz microwave safe and food safe mug. Take your mug by the horns, all mugs are different and you will be able to choose from over 10 different designs including a female Viking with braided hair. To sign up check out for the class below! This design is of my own creation, thanks for supporting my studio and we will see you soon. 


Sorry everyone this class is full! Please message us to get on our waitlist and we will try to work you into a class. 


Stained Glass Octopus Class
Saturday October 14th from 
Noon to 4pm

In this stained glass class students will be choosing their glass colors and creating an octopus to hang in the window! This is a challenging pattern for new students however our small class size of five people should be able to offer you plenty of help. If you require additional time we can schedule you for another session at $10 an hour but will try to get everyone finished on time. This is a sixteen years of age or older class. Please ware closed toed shoes and a long sleeved shirt to class. You must not be pregnant while doing stained glass as materials do involve lead. To sign up check out below. This class is $75 per person with supplies. 

Thank you for your interest in our classes, this class is currently full as well as the additional class we had scheduled. If you would like to get into a class please send us a message. 



Narwhal Stained Glass Class- Soldotna

Sunday October 28th at Artzy Junkin

from 11:30 to 2:30pm


Come on in  to Artzy Junkin. Projects will be three inches wide and about four inches long, select from a variety of glass in the studio, this class is beginners friendly. We have a wide selection of class colors in the studio and will provide all the supplies you need. Just make sure to protect your skin by wearing closed toed shoes and a long sleeved shirt. To sign up just check out for the  class below. This class is $45 per person.  We can only have six people in a stained glass class, if this class fills we may be able to schedule another. See you soon! 


All class dates for this class have sold out in Anchorage. To purchase this class for our date in Soldotna please select the option below. Thank you. 


Sea Themed Ornament Making Class- $35 


Sunday September 23rd 

from 2pm to 4pm 


It's going to be a nautical Christmas after all! Come join us to make starfish, octopus, and sea turtle Christmas ornaments. Use texture tools to custom design these beauties and use my hand drawn templates to cute them out. Each person will make five ornaments of their choosing and will return October 7th from 2pm to 4pm to glaze them. You must be able to attend both class dates, we have to keep this class together in order to fire on time. Why so early? Pottery takes awhile and we want to make sure these are done on time. To check sign up go to our website and purchase the class. Lite snacks will be served during class feel free to bring beverages. If you have any questions please let us know. The bring of class below includes both trips to the studio. 


Just as an example here are the designs I came up with for this class. 


Glaze Your Our Octopus Mug
Sunday November 2nd
from Noon to 3pm

Come in to the studio and paint your own octopus mug! At the fairs I get a lot of requests for specific colors oranges, purples, reds. etc. Come in for this class, snacks will be provided. We will be teaching you glazing techniques to create a unique piece of pottery. The item you paint will have to be fired and students will be able to come and pick up the item in the studio with two to three weeks. This pottery will be food safe and microwave safe. To sign up for class please purchase the class below. Once your class is purchased we can not refund it or exchange  it for another gift. If for some reason you can not make class you may gift your class to another student but must let us know so we can keep track of who is in class. Once your class is purchased we will send a confirmation email in one to two business days. 

Friday October 19th from 6pm to 9pm   
Friday October 26th from 6pm to 9pm 

Bubble Glazing Workshop

New Class on Friday November 2nd

from 6pm to 9pm 


This class is open to people of all ages. Do you like to blow bubbles? Ready to get super soapy? Well this is the class for you. Each student will be taking a bowl I have thrown and will be choosing their color bubbles, you can even choose multiple colors to apply to your pottery! The results will be food safe and microwave safe. Lite snacks and beverage will be available for students during class. Please sign up by checking out on our homepage and we will send a confirmation email in one to two business days. Thanks so much for supporting our art studio and feel free to send any questions you have to our email at clayowenstudios@live.com


This class has sold however we have scheduled an additional class on November 2nd a Friday at 6pm has been put on the schedule. Please sign up below.  Unfortunately classes do have to be purchased one at a time, if you have more than three members in your group please message us and we will send you a combine invoice. 


The studio is open Wednesday to Friday from Noon to Eight as well as Saturday from Noon to Five by appointment only. If you need to stop by the studio please let us know ahead of time. We are open for walk ins on Sundays from Noon to 5pm for pick ups and finishing projects in the winter from October to January.


We are closed Monday and Tuesday. Except to members who can use the work areas when the office is closed. 


Our address is 7721 Schoon Street Unit 2 Anchorage Ak 99518. To get to the studio we are adjacent to King Street on the same road as the Dimond Red Robin. Our building is on the corner of Schoon and East 77th Avenue. 


If you need to contact the studio or ask us a question please use the link at the bottom of this page.


If you are interested in an event that was posted to Facebook but is no longer available on our page the event is sold out. Please contact us and we will put you on a wait list in the event a space becomes available in the class.


Introductory Pottery Class


This class is held on Wednesdays and Thursday from 6:30pm- 7:30pm. This is an hour long introductory session to introduce students to wheel thrown pottery. This class is for ages sixteen and up, due to forearm strength. We can take up to five people in this class. Students will make up to two bowls, the cost of the class covers two 3lb lumps of clay, the trimming of these bowls by studio staff, the bisque firing, and the glazing and glaze firing. This class is not a gaurentee of a finished project this is art and we can not be responsible for what happens in our kiln. No refund will be issued for projects that explode or stick to the kiln shelf. By the time you get this schedule these classes may already be full please be sure to allow the studio a weeks notice before class date for booking. It will take one to two weeks for your pottery to dry and be fired. After which we will email you to arrange another date for you to come in and glaze. You must come into glaze 30 days from our email notification or your pottery will be donated and no refund will be issued we have limited space in our studio.


The price of the class is $45 per person, no refund will be given for a cancelled class once the spot is booked. We are a small studio and depend on our classes staying full.  Please do not bring dogs or small children to our class. We love both at the studio but need to have students focused in this class. Students can check out seperately or email us and we can send them a paypal invoice which makes it easier to check out for large groups.


Students must pay for class at the time of booking, if you cancel two weeks before your class we can issue a refund but we must have a form of payment before we receive the spot as we deny it to other students wanting to book.



Sip and Spin Pottery Nights


This class is held on Friday nights from 6:00pm to 9:00pm each person will make four to six pottery bowls depending on size. For this class you may bring snacks and wine, if you do bring wine everyone in the group must be 21 years old for the class.  We recommend coming in 15 minutes prior to class to set up. The maximum group we can take for this class is 5. If you have a group of five that would like to schedule this class we can set up a Saturday night class from 6pm to 9pm but the class must be pretend as we arrange an instructor to come in on Saturday. Students will make up to two bowls, the cost of the class covers two 3lb lumps of clay, the trimming of these bowls by studio staff, the bisque firing, and the glazing and glaze firing. This class is not a gaurentee of a finished project this is art and we can not be responsible for what happens in our kiln. No refund will be issued for projects that explode or stick to the kiln shelf. By the time you get this schedule these classes may already be full please be sure to allow the studio a weeks notice before class date for booking. It will take one to two weeks for your pottery to dry and be fired. After which we will email you to arrange another date for you to come in and glaze. You must come into glaze 30 days from our email notification or your pottery will be donated and no refund will be issued we have limited space in our studio.


The price of the class is $75 per person, no refund will be given for a cancelled class once the spot is booked. We are a small studio and depend on our classes staying full.  Please do not bring dogs or small children to our class. We love both at the studio but need to have students focused in this class. Students can check out seperately or email us and we can send them a paypal invoice which makes it easier to check out for large groups.


Students must pay for class at the time of booking, if you cancel two weeks before your class we can issue a refund but we must have a form of payment before we receive the spot as we deny it to other students wanting to book.


Fridays 6:00pm to 9:00pm




Pottery Class Sets


Wheel thrown class groups meet on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6pm to 9pm. These class sessions run for three weeks. Once this class is purchased classes that are not attended by students will not be refunded. By purchasing the class below you are committing to the dates listed. Each student will be given a 25lb bag of clay to use for the duration of the class. All firing, glazing, and class time are included with this purchase. You may also use your personalized passcode to use the warehouse from 9am to 9pm seven days a week on projects. Please note that Friday nights the wheels may be full but they are most often open on Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to Five as we host our stained glass class on those dates. Students will be assigned a cubby.  The cost of this class is $275.00 for everyone person you bring with you your tuition will be lowered by $25.


What we will be making:  We will start with making bowls the first week as well as trimming them, the second week we will be making mugs and learning how to add and make handles, and the third week we will be making plates. The fourth we will be trying hand built pottery such as a napkin holder or something to go with our dish set.




Watercolor Class


Our watercolor classes are held from 11am to 1pm on either Saturdays or Sundays. We have two pricing options for this class. We recommend that students purchase their own supplies so that they can practice at home. A list of these supplies is on our website. If you bring your own supplies these classes at $15 per person. Classes and what we are painting are listed below. We will spend the first 30 minutes of class working on brush stroke and technique. We will then be spending the remainder of class painting. Please try to bring something to store your watercolor paintings in as this will keep them safe during transport. If you only want to take a few classes you can attend class for $35 a class and the studio will supply you with enough supplies to make one painting only. These paintings are 16 x 20 in.


The price of the class is $15 per person with your own supplies or $35 per class using studio supplies. If you sign up for a class set of three you will get a $5 discount on either class option. Refund policy: no refund will be given for a cancelled class once the spot is booked. We are a small studio and depend on our classes staying full.  Please do not bring dogs or small children to our class. We love both at the studio but need to have students focused in this class. Students can check out seperately or email us and we can send them a paypal invoice which makes it easier to check out for large groups.




Stained Glass Class


This class includes all supplies and is $75 per person.  Students can pick their glass colors from a selection of colors at the studio. This is a four hour class and may require an additional trip depending upon how students use their time. Student must bring a face mask, work gloves, and safety glasses to class. The studio can supply safety glasses but we prefer students bring a pair that they are comfortable in as they need to be worn at all time. Students must be sixteen years of age or older to attend this class. Under no circumstance should someone participate in stained glass while pregnant. Once this class is purchased we save the spot in our class for the purchaser and we can not refund or reschedule the class. If students would like they can gift it to another student but must let the studio know. Students are responsible for reading the class description and requirements before purchasing the class. If you have any questions please let us know. Unless this class space is purchased your space will not be reserved. You can sign up through our website or call us during business hours to book your appointment. If we do not answer PLEASE leave us a message.  These classes are from 2pm to 6pm and can hold up to 6 students. These classes fill up very quickly so please allow enough time for us to accomodate you.