Studio Rental

Desert Sun Ceramics offers its 1200 square feet of communal studio space for rent to artists with previous experience in clay. Whether you've got a degree in ceramics or have simply taken a beginner course with us, we encourage you to continue your exploration of clay at our studio! 


All members are expected to clean up after themselves plus complete an extra task or cleaning job.

All personal items, clay, pottery needs to be taken with you when your membership or class ends. After 30 days, the items become the property of Desert Sun Ceramics to dispose of.


                               $35 for 25# bag which includes firing and glazing

We fire to Cone 5/6 oxidation

Clays:  Laguna SBRed, Laguna Speckeld Buff and Continental Clay B-Clay

Permission needed to bring other clay into the studio. 

25# bag costs $35, which includes firing and glazing

Sometimes reclaimed clay is available for $20

Clay is included for most classes

Open Studio Membership

$120 per 3 Months

Our Open Studio Membership covers 10 visits within a 3 month period. Punch passes expire 3 months after your initial visit. Work sessions are limited to our open studio hours.  A community shelf is provided for open studio members. Due to COVID-19, every member will have their own set of basic tools. Any studio tools used need to be cleaned and sanitized after use. 

24/7  Membership

$120 per Month

Our monthly membership is an option for dedicated artists who have taken one or more classes at Desert Sun, or who have previous experience in a community ceramics studio. All new members must be approved before signing up, and will need to attend a studio orientation session.  

  • 24/7 Unlimited Studio Access, except during scheduled classes and winter months

  • Must be 18 years of age or old

  • One personal shelf while membership is active

  • Use of the Gallery space when there is no current exhibit with approval

*Current Associate Artists can renew their membership here