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

Angela's Pottery Group

Friday November 16th

from 5:00pm to 8:00pm


Come to our king street location for wheel pottery night. Students will be making four to five pots on the pottery wheel. These pots will take one to two week to be fired at which point your group will need to return to glaze these items.  Once this class is purchased we can not refund your class as we save a spot for you on our class schedule. This class has space for five members. Please feel free to BYOB. Thank you! If you have any questions email is the best way to get ahold of us. 


Stained Glass Octopus Class

Sunday November 18th 

from 2:30pm to 6:00pm


Here we go again! We are brining this class back as it was so popular the first time. Remember this is a complex pattern. All the students we had in our last class were beginners but as a warning this pattern is a lot of work. Once this class is purchased it can not be rescheduled or refunded. You can transfer the class to another person but must let us know ahead of time. There is no refund for a missed class as we save your spot and deny it to other interested students. If you have any questions at all before purchasing please send us an email at [email protected]  This class is $75 per person, those who waste our glass will walk the plank, so please don't do that. 


 

Children's Pottery Class

Sunday November 10th

from Noon to 2pm


Come to our Northern Lights location for pottery fun! Want to remember how small your children's hands once were? How about making them into a useful dish or soap holder? Come to our helpful hands workshop to make a fun memory and a great gift for mom or dad. Price of class is $25 per student. This includes studio staff glazing your item for you. Items will be ready for pick up in one to two business weeks after class date. Once this class is purchased it can not be refunded as we save your spot in class and deny it to other students. We can not refund a missed class. Please purchase the class below to sign up. This class is for ages 4 to 10, parent must be present for duration of class.  Thank you!


Narwhal Stained Glass Class- Soldotna

Sunday November 11th

from 2:30pm to 6pm 


Come on in to our king street location 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.  Once this class is purchased it can not be rescheduled or refunded. You may have someone come in your place but you must let us know ahead of time. There will be no refund for a missed class.  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! 



Paint a Mermaid Mug

Saturday November 17th

from Noon to 2pm


Come on in and paint a mermaid tail mug! We have lots of colors to choose from. All these mugs are made by hand so all of them will be unique. This class will be held at our Northern Lights location at 1441 Northern Lights Unit F.  This class is $25 per person with supplies and mug. Bring a friend! We very much appreciate the support of our community. If you need to sign up a group our website will only let one person register at a time. Send us an email at [email protected] and we can help you sign everyone up. Let us know if you have any questions. Once this class is purchased we can refund or reschedule as we must fill the class. Please let us know though if you are not able to come or need to send someone in your place. To sign up for class please purchase below. 


This class is currently full, we appreciate the interest and will post another as soon as we have enough mugs made. 


Stained Glass Otter Class

Saturday November 17th

from 2:00pm to 6:00pm


We are brining it back! This extremely popular class from last year is a ton of fun. Pick your otter and ocean colors. This class is for ages 16 and up. This class is $85 per person. Please bring a mask, long sleeved shirt, and closed toed shoes. This class is for ages 16 and up. Feel free to bring a snack as this is a long class and does involve a lot of standing. Class will be held at 7721 Schoon Street Unit 2, please come to the back warehouse when you arrive for class.  Please let us know if you have any questions. We can not refund tickets once they are purchased as we have to keep our classes full, tickets can be transferred to another person you just have to let us know that person's name in advance. 


Mommy and Me Pottery

Sunday November 11th

from Noon to 2pm


Come on in and make a cute little turtle box. We will be teaching students ages six to ten to make a coil shell lid for their turtle box. Parents can come with children free of charge but must stay with students for the duration of class. We will be using molds and texture tools to add to the fine details to our pieces. These items will be fired and returned to students in one to two weeks. The studio will glaze these items for students unless they would like to return to glaze for a $10 hourly studio fee. Please sign up below, let us know if you have any questions.  Once this class is purchased we can not refund or reschedule as we deny spaces in class to other students once this class is full. You may transfer the class to another family just let us know in advance.  This class is held at our new location on Northern Lights at 1441 Northern Lights Unit F. This class is $25 per student. 


Stained Glass Bear Class

Saturday November 10th

from 2:00pm to 6:00pm


Come in to our warehouse Schoon Street location and make a stained glass bear! This class is $75 per person. Please remember that glass is very expensive, be as conserving as you can with our supplies.  Perfect gift for the holidays. We just got a ton of new beautiful glass to choose from. Please bring a mask, long sleeved shirt, and closed toed shoes. This class is for ages 16 and up. Feel free to bring a snack as this is a long class and does involve a lot of standing. Class will be held at 7721 Schoon Street Unit 2, please come to the back warehouse when you arrive for class.  Please let us know if you have any questions. We can not refund tickets once they are purchased as we have to keep our classes full, tickets can be transferred to another person you just have to let us know that person's name in advance. 

Paint A Viking Mug
Saturday November 10th
from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Come on in and paint a unique Viking mug. Both men and women Vikings will be available. These are hand sculpted, all with different features. This class is held at our Northern Lights location at 1441 Northern Lights. It is a larger space to accommodate more members of class. The following dates below are available, by purchasing this class you are committing to come to class. We are not able to refund or reschedule students once their class is purchased as we must keep our classes full. Please let us know if you have any questions.  If you need another student to take your place please let us know ahead of time. Classes must be purchased individually below. If you would like to schedule a group class please email us at [email protected]


Octopus Mug Glazing Classes 

See Dates Below to Purchase


We have set up additional dates in November for the octopus mug class.  These mugs are 12 oz to 16 oz. They differ because they are hand thrown and sculpted. Come to the studio and pick your own to paint. This class is held at our Northern Lights location at 1441 Northern Lights. It is a larger space to accommodate more members of class. The following dates below are available, by purchasing this class you are committing to come to class. We are not able to refund or reschedule students once their class is purchased as we must keep our classes full. Please let us know if you have any questions.  If you need another student to take your place please let us know ahead of time. Classes must be purchased individually below. If you would like to schedule a group class please email us at [email protected]


Our November 4th class has sold out. 

Saturday November 10th at 6pm

Sea Turtle Mug

Saturday November 10th

from Noon to 2pm


Come celebrate the sea with this new mug design. This trail of little baby turtles makes a fun item to paint. Use our sand or ocean color glaze for a background! This mug is $35 per person. These mugs are 12 oz to 16 oz. They differ because they are hand thrown and sculpted. Come to the studio and pick your own to paint. This class is held at our Northern Lights location at 1441 Northern Lights. It is a larger space to accommodate more members of class. The following dates below are available, by purchasing this class you are committing to come to class. We are not able to refund or reschedule students once their class is purchased as we must keep our classes full. Please let us know if you have any questions.  If you need another student to take your place please let us know ahead of time. Classes must be purchased individually below. If you would like to schedule a group class please email us at [email protected]


Sorry folks this class has sold out but we will be sure to post another soon. Thank you!

Painted Mermaid Plaque
Saturday October 13th
from 2pm to 4pm 
 
Come on in and paint a mermaid, we can not wait to see what colors you choose. We will be hosting this class at our new location on Northern Lights. To reserve your spot in class please purchase the class below. The price of class includes studio time, glaze, firing, and a handcrafted mermaid. This class is $45 per person. These mermaids are twelve inches long and five inches wide. Items will take one to two weeks to fire and students will have to come back to the studio to pick their items up. Please let us know if you have any questions regarding the is class. The best way to contact us is via email.

Mommy and Me Pottery  Tree Class
Sunday October 14th from 
2pm to 4pm 

Come on in and bring your mini me. They will need your help so this is a class for you two to work together. This cute little Christmas tree will be built step by step using cut out templates, scoring, and slipping. This class is for ages 6 to 10 years. Price includes one project. Tree is three inches wide and 5 inches tall with a base to hold a candle, or more safely a battery operated lite. Projects will take one to two weeks to fire and will be painted by studio staff. Unless you would like to make an additional trip to the studio to paint. Painting your own will require another appointment and a $10 hourly studio fee. This class holds up to six students, if you would like to schedule your own group of students please email the studio at [email protected] Our system only allows one registration at a time we apologize, if you are registering two kiddos please check out twice.  Class is $35 with supplies for one tree. If you would like to make additional items while you are in the studio material fees and firing fees may apply to said items. 

Mommy and Me Pottery

Saturday October 20th

from 2pm to 4pm 


Come make your own clay Christmas Angel. Imagine this decoration on the tree! We will be construction our angels using cut out templates and textured clay stamps. Our finished angels will need to be fired so please allow the studio one to two weeks so that they can be dried and put into the kiln. This class is $35 and includes the supplies for one angel. Parents and children will be working on this project together. This is for ages 6 to 10. This class will be held at our new location on Northern Lights at 1411 Northern Lights Blvd Unit F. Projects will take one to two weeks to fire and will be painted by studio staff. Unless you would like to make an additional trip to the studio to paint. Painting your own will require another appointment and a $10 hourly Please register below. If you have a group and would like to schedule your own class please email the studio at [email protected]m. 



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. 



Sorry everyone this class is full.  Check out our other cool classes coming up in October!


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. 


Sorry folks this class is full check out our other cool classes in October!

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. 



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.