In accordance with city guidelines, The Clay Studio has resumed quarterly classes. DATE NIGHTS are currently on hold due to the pandemic. You are welcome to purchase Gift Certificates for future workshops (Date Nights will be back!)
Originally from Fargo, ND, Zak Helenske received a BFA (2004-2009) in Ceramics at North Dakota State University where he focused on functional ceramics. He received his MFA (2010-2012) in Ceramics and Ceramic Sculpture at Rochester Institute of Technologys School for American Crafts. Helenske has lived in Seattle, WA for 5 years maintaining a full-time studio practice with his partner, artist Mya Kerner. Zak is represented by Vetri Gallery in Seattle, WA, and Eutectic Gallery in Portland, Or, Chin Chin Pottery in Tainan City, Taiwan, Clay AKAR in Iowa City, IA, and Signature Gallery in Atlanta, GA. In 2017 he was named an Emerging Artist by Ceramics Monthly.
50% of your purchase directly supports the artist, and 50% of
your purchase supports the operations of The Clay Studio, a nonprofit that serves 35,000 people,
including 2,000 underserved school children, each year.