Virtual Ceramics Class

Virtual Ceramics Class

Join professional potter Romelle Frey in a virtual lesson on Tuesday, May 12 at 7p. Using household items, students will hand build clay projects in the comfort of their own home. Students will also have the opportunity to ask Romelle questions in real time. Must have access to a Smartphone or a computer as lessons will be conducted via Zoom. Clay can be delivered or picked up at a scheduled time.


  • Must have access to a Smartphone or a computer as lessons will be conducted via Zoom. Students can download the Zoom app or use After registration, students will be given a zoom meeting # and password to enter the virtual classroom.
  • Clay can be delivered or picked up at Ella Sharp Museum at scheduled time.

Price: $20/member, $30/non-member
Clay is included in tuition price.

Date & Time: May 12, 2020 @ 7:00pm

Registration: Please fill out the form below to register.

Meet our head instructor: Romelle Frey

Romelle Frey, native of Minnesota, is a potter and pottery instructor based in Jackson, MI.

She holds a design degree from the University of Minnesota and was first introduced to clay in 1977 at the Naval Air Station in Miramar, California. From day one she was “hooked”.

Since settling in Jackson, Romelle has taught children’s clay at Ella Sharp Museum for nine years and is currently the adult clay instructor and studio manager. Her classes range from beginners through advanced and she does occasional workshops with groups coming to the Ella. Romelle is an officer in the Jackson Pottery and Clay Guild and a member of the Jackson Civic Art Association. Her work can be found throughout many galleries across the state: East End Gallery, Kay Gallery, Manitou Beach Boathouse Art Gallery, and the Cracked Pot Studio Tour.

Romelle loves to hand build as well as throw, alter, stamp, carve and combine multiple techniques. Her work includes functional and non-functional ceramics. She uses stoneware and porcelain clay and enjoys several firing processes.


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