Compass Clay Studio is a learning ceramic studio and gallery located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, CA at 976 Edgewood Circle. Compass Clay Studio has a cozy, welcoming studio atmosphere tucked in a quiet wooded setting just off of Highway 50. Housed in a diamond shaped building with its four points pointing to the four directions, Compass Clay Studio hopes to provide a creative space where students feel inspired and empowered on their journey to find their creative direction. The studio and instructors are casual, fun and kid/family friendly, and foster an atmosphere of individuality, support and growth through sharing and positivity. Compass Clay Studio is excited to offer experiences in the ceramic process from handbuilding to wheel throwing to glazing and share with participants clay’s ability to challenge, relax, and build friendships. Our classes and workshops embrace participants at all levels from beginning to advanced offering an opportunity to get your hands dirty and inspire your unique creative side.
Compass Clay Studio offers a variety of products and services ranging from fine art sculptures and colorful functional ceramic wares to small classes, workshops, kiln firing services, drop-in days and private lessons perfect for individuals, small groups, events and birthday parties. The 1640 square foot facility offers 6 Shimpo potter's wheels, 3 Skutt electric kilns, Bailey slab roller, Brent extruder, low-fire and high fire glazes, and a small gallery space.