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Membership at Black Hound Clay Studio

Membership at Black Hound Clay Studio allows clay artists access to a fully equipped ceramics studio for an affordable price. To be considered for membership, applicants must have a background working in clay and feel comfortable working independently in a ceramics studio. All spaces are communal, with assigned shelves for storage of supplies and work in progress. 

PLEASE NOTE: BLACK HOUND CLAY STUDIO MEMBERSHIP SLOTS ARE CURRENTLY FULL AS OF JANUARY 2018. 

If you apply using the form below, you will be added to the waiting list and contacted once a slot opens up.
 

Member Benefits Include:

  • 24/7 Studio Access via your own key
  • use of all equipment, including wheels, slab roller, extruder, work tables and kilns
  • dedicated members' area, including individual shelf storage
  • use of eight cone 6 studio glazes
  • reasonably priced firing fees (please see rates here)
  • 25% off workshops and classes at BHCS
  • opportunities to participate in gallery shows, member potlucks and other events hosted by the studio

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS:

$75 per month: one shelf membership. 

  • includes one 18"x48" or 24"x48" shelf
  • this membership is not eligible for work exchange.
  • best for a beginner who generates a small amount of work each month

$95 per month: two shelf membership.

  • includes two 18"x48" or 24"x48" shelves
  • this membership is not eligible for work exchange.
  • best for a beginner/intermediate artist who generates a small to medium amount of work each month and may need additional storage for personal glazes or buckets

$135 per month: full shelving unit Work Exchange membership

  • includes full 2'x4'x6' shelving unit
  • this membership requires working one Saturday per month during Open Studio, 10 am to 4 pm.
  • best for a serious hobbyist who generates a medium to large amount of work each month, and may need extra storage for work in progress, glazes, buckets and additional clay.

$185 per month: full shelving unit Regular membership

  • includes full 2'x4'x6' shelving unit
  • no work exchange obligations
  • best for a serious hobbyist who generates a medium to large amount of work each month, and may need extra storage for work in progress, glazes, buckets and additional clay

additional details:

  • minimum term for membership is 3 months. if you have a defined project that will take less time than that, please contact Bethany at blackhoundclay@gmail.com.
  • a security deposit of $100 is required upon sign up. this is refundable at the end of the membership term.
  • a 30 day notice is required to end membership
  • prospective members must read the membership handbook and sign a contract
  • a short orientation is required at the beginning of membership term

FILL OUT AN APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP!