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Spaces left for June workshops at SHY RABBIT

Space is still available for June sessions of introductory ceramics and printmaking workshops at SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts: Gallery, Studio and Workshops.

No previous experience is required. Classes are kept small and will fill quickly.

Workshops are also designed for those with prior experience, and are geared to enhance existing skill levels in preparation for intermediate and advanced classes, if desired.

WORK-Shops@SHY RABBIT are held in one of two comfortable 1,000 square-foot mixed media studios, and are instructed by professional artist D. Michael Coffee. 

For additional information on Coffee, visit

Online registration is also available for all workshops at:

For information on intermediate or advanced workshops offered at SHY RABBIT, visit

Workshop fees include all necessary course materials. Ceramic workshop fees also include clay, glazes, firings, and a toolkit that participants may keep for future use.

Participation in ceramic workshops will result in the creation of a variety of functional and/or sculptural stoneware pieces that students will be able to keep and enjoy after glazing and firing is completed.

For workshop testimonials, visit

Workshops currently scheduled through June include:

• Basic Ceramic Techniques and Hand-Building I (four spaces left).

June 5 and 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Course fee: $215.

• Ceramics from the Potter’s Wheel I (three spaces left).

This course runs five consecutive Wednesday evenings, June 2 through June 30, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Course fee: $275. Includes optional studio time, available daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special glazing session, date to be determined.

Makeup sessions are available for students that are unable to attend all five consecutive classes.

• Printmaking without a Press I (four spaces left).

June 26 and 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Course fee: $215.

For full course descriptions or for more information regarding these or any of the workshops offered at SHY RABBIT, visit

For space availability or to register, contact Denise Coffee at 731-2766. Visa and M/C payment accepted.

SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts; Gallery, Studio and Workshops is located at 333 Bastille Drive; two blocks north of U.S. 160, off of North Pagosa Boulevard.

The 4,000 square-foot arts facility houses a fine art gallery and ceramic studio, two mixed-media workshops and expansive rotaating exhibition spaces.

SHY RABBIT is open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and evenings by appointment.