This class is designed for students with some or no experience on the wheel. Students will explore clay through the potter’s wheel with a demonstration based atmosphere. Students will learn to wedge, center and throw basic forms with an emphasis on glazing students projects.
Class space is limited.
Elm Street is taking extreme measures to ensure your safety and well-being. We want to make this experience as comfortable, safe, and fun as possible for everyone involved.
We will be adhering to the following procedures:
- screening temperatures upon arrival
- requiring masks during class
- reducing physical contact
- washing hands regularly
- disinfecting spaces after usage
- maintaining social distancing requirements when applicable
- monitoring COVID-19 related symptoms throughout classes
Please be sure to read the Elm Street In-Person Procedures before registering for class. CLICK HERE to see the full Procedures
Donald Freking received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa in 1988. He has owned and operated pottery studios in Iowa and Georgia specializing in thrown and hand built functional pottery throughout the years. He has taught student pottery classes to all age groups from beginner through advanced and has consulted with other artists on their studio design and functionality.
Donald is an award-winning artist. He has participated in local juried and non-juried art shows as well as in national juried art exhibits. His ability to create his art form utilizing multiple firing mediums and glazes is unique.
Giving back to the community is important to Donald. He has been an avid contributor to Empty Bowls of Floyd County by donating his time and artwork to support their efforts to feed the hungry in Rome, GA and the surrounding areas.