Charlie Parker Pottery

St. Petersburg

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In a Nutshell

Lifelong potter teaches wheel-throwing classes & private parties where students bring their own beverages & snacks of choice.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 14, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice required or $15/person fee may apply. Must be 16 or older or accompanied by guardian. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. For option for 6 participants, additional $15/person deposit required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $30 for a two-hour BYOB wheel-throwing pottery lesson for one (a $60 value)
  • $55 for a two-hour BYOB wheel-throwing pottery lesson for two (a $120 value)
  • $160 for a three-hour BYOB wheel-throwing pottery party for six (a $540 value)

With instructor guidance and provided materials, students spin two pieces while sipping BYO beverages. After creating a pair of vases or his-and-her fork holders, artisans release their pieces to studio pros who fire them and prepare them for pickup within seven days.

Charlie Parker Pottery

Charlie Parker set his clay career spinning in 1967 at age 14 when he worked as a part-time clay-mixer at Minnesota Clay Company. As his passion began to flourish, he chased it to the studio of Warren Westerberg, working as an apprentice and molding himself into a master of form and expression. Today, Charlie's 3,600-square-foot workshop offers plenty of space for classes and open-studio time. Under his guidance, aspiring artists of all experience levels make their own projects from Continental and Laguna clays available for purchase. Charlie's artisans also offer their own pieces for sale in the gallery, including figurines and bottles guaranteed to be free of tricksome genies.

Customer Reviews

This experience was far better than I ever expected. Charlie Parker gives you so much hands on help and advice. He helped me (a total clutz and novice to clay work) turn a blob of clay into a beautiful piece of artwork (bowl). He also gave us an understanding of the medium and a greater respect for the clay artisans. I highly recommend Charlie Parker Studio whether for personal education or a fantastic (!!!) and memorable gift.
Stephanie M. · February 10, 2013
What a great experience!
Randi M. · January 14, 2013
Great sense of humor! Thank you for the wonderful time!
Dessislava P. · January 8, 2013
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    St. Petersburg

    2724 6th Ave. South

    Saint Petersburg, FL 33712


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