CULTIVATING A SUSTAINABLE AND ENJOYABLE CERAMIC PRACTICE


  • Our <Intro to Pottery - Bowl> is a one-time 2.5 hours workshop suitable for anyone with or without pottery experience. The aim of this workshop is to guide participants on how to work more confidently and comfortably with clay to craft a vessel object through a bowl-making exercise. We mostly accept private group bookings (min 4 pax) and run public classes from time to time.  All participants are required to maintain their masks on during our workshop. Please write to us at schoolofclayarts@gmail.com to discuss your booking. 
  • <Pottery Fundamentals> has been redesigned as a 20 Hours, 8 Lessons in-studio essential course for any learner who wishes to have a . We accept only 6 students per batch to explore each individual's personal creative engagement with clay. 
  • <Wheel Throwing Immersion> is a 15 Hours, 5 lessons in-studio multi-level course suitable for beginners and intermediate throwers. 
  • All our classes are NOT SkillsFuture claimable. 
  • <Studio Access/ Studio Membership> is available on Wednesdays (130PM - 430PM), Saturdays (230PM - 530PM) and Sundays (2PM - 5PM) at the moment. A one-time Studio Access is SGD 60. We also offer a one-month Studio Membership (4 sessions) for SGD 180. Our Studio Access is for those who require a functional ceramic studio space to practice. We can comfortably host a maximum of 7 students per Studio slot.  Booking is Mandatory. 

RETHINK CRAFT.


School of Clay Arts is a ceramic studio with a strong focus on conducting pottery classes as a practice and the development of the self.  


We are here to guide those who wish to deepen their understanding of pottery as a craft and work better with clay. 

You will find beginners-friendly as well as intermediate classes that supports each individual's pottery journey according to their personal motivation and self-development interests. 

We hope the soca approach would prove to be a provoking, productive basis to all who share our interest in analog processes and the future of skills-based work.

Image Credit (From Left to Right): School of Clay Arts <Cobalt Underglaze Painting> Workshop for Facebook SG; Mugs in cream (2017) by @socasg

SOCA Salon Vol. I photographed by @marithamae ; @socasg for Garibaldi Restaurant & Bar


OUR SPECIALITY

Pottery Fundamentals 

Pottery Fundamentals is designed for any learner (with or without prior experience) who is interested to experience pottery as a craft practice that can offer us the development of the self while deepening our understanding of the physical materiality of clay and glazes that we work with. Students are always encouraged to explore creative and personal expressions of working through clay.

Best suited for ages 18 and above. 

Handcrafted Ceramics; Designed & Made-in-Singapore

Our projects arm <@socasg> aims to explore and articulate the nuances and sensibilities of contemporary Singapore Ceramics through a design based framework and collaborative practice. We strive to uphold excellent artisanal standards, responsible production and supportive partnerships.

Our long-standing clients include Cloudstreet Restaurant, Meta Restaurant, Danshari Coffee (Vietnam), Grass Mountain Coffee (Taiwan), Apartment Coffee, Our Second Nature, Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar, DREAM/ProofLiving amongst others private commissions.

Selected Clientele (Pottery Workshops)

  • Facebook Singapore
  • SIA Engineering Co.
  • General Assembly Singapore
  • Citibank Singapore
  • Singapore Art Museum
  • JP Morgan
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Bartle Bogle Hegarty Singapore
  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
  • Apartment Coffee
  • SOMOS Summer Camp
  • Autodesk
  • Jabil Singapore
  • Western Digital Corporation
  • Somerset Capital Management
  • Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School
  • St Anthony's Canossian Secondary School
  • Calvary Baptist Church
  • People's Association Singapore
  • Cake Theatre
  • The Northern Trust Company
  • LGA Telecom
  • Eliot Partnership
  • Corbion
  • LGA Telecom

OUR OFFERINGS


Write to schoolofclayarts@gmail.com for your needs.

In-Studio Offerings

Online/ External Venue Offerings

  • Intro to Pottery Workshop
  • Private Booking for events (family gatherings, birthday parties, bridal showers...etc)
  • Corporate Team-Building
  • Community Co-Creation Projects
  • Kids Holiday Pottery Bootcamp 
  • Ceramic Curriculum Consultation and Training for Education Partners

Services 

POPULAR CHOICES 

<Intro to Pottery - BOWL>

A one-time workshop that contextualises the craft of pottery-making through crafting a functional, regulars-size tableware. 

Private bookings available from 5 pax onwards.

<Pottery Fundamentals>

A 20 Hours, 8 sessions essential course for anyone who wish to have a a grounded overview of the craft with or without prior experience in ceramics. Certificate is provided upon the completion of this course.

Best suited for ages 18 onwards.

Private bookings available from 4 pax onwards.

<Studio Access /Studio Membership>

Studio access for independent makers. 

<Ceramic Workshops for Organisations>

We tailor workshops for one-off teambuilding sessions to year-long subscription modules that serve to ignite creativity and boost group morale. 

SOCA's workshops are suitable held in office venues amongst others. We are experienced at conducting workshops from 4 pax to 180 pax. 

As featured in PM Lee Hsien Loong's Community Visit to Bedok Reservoir-Punggol and Paya Lebar. 


Paya Lebar/ Macpherson Location

10 Ubi Cres, Ubi Techpark Lobby B #07-33 Singapore 408564

By Public Transport: 

  • Train to MacPherson MRT (CCL). Take Bus 63 or 63M from EXIT A of MacPherson MRT. Alight 4 stops later when you see KOPITIAM
  • 10 mins walk from Ubi MRT (DTL)

There is ample parking available within UBI TECHPARK.

Call 9177.5764 or email schoolofclayarts@gmail.com

 Open By Appointment Only


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