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!)
Takuro Shibata earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Applied Chemistry from Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan in 1996. In the years following, he has worked a number of ceramics-based studio and production jobs where he has acquired a wealth of knowledge in ceramics research. He is presently based in Seagrove, North Carolina where he is the director of STARworks Ceramics and the co-owner and operator of Studio Touya with his wife Hitomi Shibata.
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.