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About SDCC


San Diego Ceramic Connection, a fully outfitted ceramics studio and gallery, was established in 1997 by Master Japanese potter, Kouta Shimazaki. The studio offers three-hour classes, six days a week, with an open studio every Friday for all students. Kouta teaches his unique Japanese techniques in pottery in a group setting with individual attention each session.

Come to the San Diego Ceramics Connection to learn beginning through advanced techniques with stoneware, porcelain, hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing. San Diego Ceramic Connection sponsors and holds regular events promoting pottery and the arts community in general. Please visit the Events page for information on upcoming events.

Classes are also available in Japanese for Japanese speakers upon request.