Local Resources

Central Ohio Clay Arts (COCA) recognizes all of the great recourses we have in our community. Know of any we are missing? Let us know


Our guild connects members to reputable suppliers who carry a wide range of top-caliber clay art tools. COCA members receive discounts from the following suppliers.

Central Ohio Clay Arts

Buckeye Ceramic Supply 
Buckeye Ceramic Supply is a ceramic and pottery equipment company that has 3,000 square feet of studio space and classroom facilities.

Columbus Clay Company
Columbus Clay is a leading manufacturer of wholesale and retail ceramic supplies. In operation since 1939, they offer high-quality products at low prices.

Studio Access and Classes

We provide our artists with numerous opportunities to further harness their budding skills in clay art. Here are the teaching studios and classes available to our guild members.

Columbus Parks and Recreations' Cultural Arts Center

The Cultural Arts Center is an adult only (18+) fine arts facility featuring a large, well equipped, and clean ceramic studio for classes.


Bareclay is a working pottery studio that assists and educates adults and children of all ages and skill levels.

McConnell Arts Center

From open studios to classes for all ages, the McConnell Arts Center has a ceramic program just right for you.


Clayspace is a fully equipped ceramic studio offering workshops and classes conducted by experienced artists.

John Bryan Community Pottery
John Bryan Community Pottery in Yellow Springs offers classes, studio rentals, and wood kiln firings.


Local Galleries

These local galleries feature notable ceramic art all year round.

Sherrie Gallerie
Sherrie Gallerie has been exhibiting contemporary ceramic, glass, and three-dimensional fine art and jewelry since 2004.

Gallery 831
Housed in Clayspace, Gallery 831 has hosted dozens of exhibits featuring the work of local artists and students.

Local Opportunities

COCA’s primary goal is to act as a resource magnet for emerging and professional clay artists in the central Ohio region. We want to encourage participation in local events and opportunities including classes, inspiration, dialogue, material resources, and celebrations that support the clay art community in central Ohio.

Local Connections

The heart of our mission is networking and community building activities which share best practices, educate our community, and further our craft. These shared interests will strengthen and grow collaborations, connect artists, and create a vital awareness about our presence in the greater Columbus area.

Polish your talents in the clay art field by taking a class or getting inspiration from art exhibits.