Roadrunner Ceramics started in 2016 serving the San Antonio and Central Texas clay communities. We’re here to fulfill all needs pertaining to ceramics, pottery, supplies or equipment. We not only supply the materials, but also the expertise and camaraderie needed to produce great pottery.
Our Throw Local Campaign is all about serving the needs of the area’s clay community. We ask that you always think of us when you need supplies, guidance or expertise. We’re here for you!
Roadrunner Ceramics will be closed May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day.
Roadrunner Ceramics is open for in-person shopping Mon-Fri from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. You may purchase online, call ahead with your order, or just drop by and order in person. We offer firing service, with drop off and pick up at the loading dock. Please deliver your ware properly packed and boxed. For your convenience, you can print out and complete a firing form here and include it with your ware.
Hawk Springs Gallery
Be sure to visit our exciting new Hawk Springs Gallery online. The gallery offers a collection of fine functional and decorative handmade ceramics created by independent Texas artists and craftspeople working in clay!
Classes and Workshops
Summer classes are filling up. Please contact the store to check availability. We are offering weekday morning classes beginning the last week of May, including “Introduction to Throwing” by Ron Wilson, “Exploring Terra Sigillata” by John Nelson, “The Clay Surface” by Jenny Smith and “The Portrait Bust in Terra Cotta” with Ron Wilson. There will also be two evening classes, “Introduction to Clay” by Chris Ramos and Scott Beatty.
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Learn the basics of mold making in a fun and informative two-day hands-on workshop, June 25 & 26. John will focus on two-part molds and how to use molds creatively in your own practice.
Back by popular demand, the fantastic and fun Fong Choo, from Singapore via Kentucky. Fong’s last workshop was so full of goodness, we’ve invited him back. Watch this space, we’ll open registration as soon as we get a chance to breathe!
Allows you to access our facilities at your convenience to throw, handbuild, sculpt, glaze and fire your work, with store materials available for purchase. During Covid, Open Studio will use an appointment system limited to 4 persons in studio at once.
Learn a variety of classic and exciting decorative treatments for the surface of your functional forms. Colored porcelain will be used to create Agate Ware and Nerikomi, and we’ll explore hydro-abrasion and sgraffito.
Learn to decorate with terra sig this summer in a fun 12-week class for advancing students. San Antonio ceramic artist John Nelson, a potter and veteran ceramics instructor, will show you how to create beautiful, useful art using ancient techniques. Tuesday mornings, May 24 – Aug 9
Learn to sculpt a portrait bust this summer in a fun 8 week class for advancing students. Ron Wilson will guide you in creating a classic portrait in terra cotta of a live model, using principles of the canonical bust. Friday mornings May 27 – Jul 15
Learn to throw this spring in a fun 6-week evening mini class for beginning students. San Antonio ceramic artist Chris Ramos will introduce you to the potters wheel, firing, and glazing ceramics. Wednesday evenings, Mar 23 – Apr 27.
Learn to throw this spring in a fun 6-week evening mini class for beginning students. San Antonio ceramic artist Scott Beatty will introduce you to the potters wheel, firing, and glazing ceramics.. Tuesday evenings Mar 22 – Apr 26.