0415 414589 parraclay@gmail.com

An Artist run co-operative offering pottery classes in Parramatta

We are delighted to launch our virtual classroom

 The videos can be downloaded and watched at your own pace.
The First of our online video courses is a beginners Introduction to Wheel Throwing and Trimming Techniques, presented by Peter Dwyer, a lovable, well renowned Sydney based ceramic artist , designer and tertiary educator.

Our second online video course is a children’s workshop: Creative Clay Gardens  presented by Di Turner, ceramic artist, community arts advocate  and Founder of PCAI, along with her 7 year old helper Elyse Turner. 
To enroll in the video courses visit https://parraclay.podia.com

  Term Classes


 Classes have recommenced after the Covid lockdown that saw terms 2 and 3 disrupted.Term 4 classes are full.

Please join our newsletter mailing list using the form below to be notified when bookings for Term 1 2020 open.


PCAI Vase Show 2020


group exhibition opening on Friday December 11, 2020. The exhibition will include an online Virtual Exhibition of works submitted, and a Covid safe Opening on Friday December, 11. The exhibition will run for the duration of the weekend and the following week until December 18.


Click Here for more information and entry form


Corporate and Team Building workshops


Please contact us for a quote if you would like to book a fun and enjoyable ceramic team building workshop for your staff before the Christmas break.  Our workshops are usually 2.5 hours and everyone makes a ceramic piece to keep which is then glazed and fired. 

Please feel free to contact us via email: parraclay@gmail.com for any further inquiries, a quote or booking information.

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    Adult Program

    Weekly tuition for beginners to advanced students. Classes include hand building, wheel work and glazing.
    Learn Pottery from a qualified and experienced ceramic artist. Day and evening classes available.

    Click Here to view our current program

    Masterclasses and Weekend Workshop Program

    The Weekend Workshop program is designed to teach you new and innovative skills such as sculptural ceramics, Raku firing, advanced
    throwing techniques, surface decorations, glazing etc. Workshops are led by professional, ceramic artists & master potters.

    Corporate / Team Building Workshops

    These programs are designed to increase team building skills, inspire creativity and lateral thinking. The workshops are great for de-stressing and are custom designed to suit your work hours. Examples of projects include group sculpture, hand building, working on the wheel or making coffee mugs for the office.

    For more information contact us.

    Teacher Training
    Need a refresher course on how to operate school kilns and work with clay and glazes? Contact us to arrange a training workshop for your school.


    Gallery Shop
    The PCAI Object Gallery has a variety of hand made ceramics for sale. Browse our unique range of functional, ornamental, sculptural and wearable art made by local artists.

    Customised Orders
    PCAI can design ceramics to order for cafes, restaurants, parties, personalised gifts and Bombonieres for weddings.
    Contact us for an obligation-free consultation (Please allow for 6-8 weeks production time

    For more information contact us.

    Gallery Hire
    Contact us for details

    Become a PCAI Member

    If you would like to support our not-for-profit Association, please become a member. PCAI membership offers you the following opportunities:

    • Access to a ceramic studio
    • Artist Collaborations
    • Events and Exhibitions
    • Teaching opportunities
    • Conditions Apply. Please contact us for more information.

    Click Here for more information and application form

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