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!
Note that Roadrunner Ceramics will be closed 1/20/23 (Fri) for continuing education for our staff. We are striving to provide you the best ceramics information and knowledge through our valued employees.
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
Spring classes are opening soon for signup. We are offering weekday morning classes beginning the second week of January, including “Introduction to Throwing” by Scott Beatty, “Intermediate Throwing” by John Nelson, “Advanced Pottery Techniques” by Randy Brodnax and “Animal Sculpting” with Ron Wilson. There will also be two evening classes, “Introduction to Clay” by Scott Beatty (Tue) and Chris Ramos (Wed).
Veronica Castillo - The Tree of Life
Don’t miss this exciting 3 day hands-on workshop making a Tree of Life, Dec 8, 9 & 15. Verónica Castillo is an internationally renowned folk artist with works in the Smithsonian, the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, and Museo Amparo in Puebla, Mexico. She is a recipient of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship Award. The workshop will be taught in Verónica’s native Spanish and fully translated to English.
Improve your throwing skills and learn Raku and alternative firing techniques including clay saggar, aluminum foil saggar, trash can reduction, and more with Master Potter Randy Brodnax! Jan 25 – Apr 5, 2023. Spots still available!
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 to build a sprung arch wood/propane fired soda kiln with Randy Brodnax. We’ll build the kiln from the ground up, and then throw and fire several kiln loads of pots in a soda firing. Participants should have a basic understanding of throwing on the wheel. Not to be missed!
Advance your throwing skills this fall in a fun 12-week class for intermediate 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. Tue mornings, Jan 10 – Mar 28
Learn to throw this summer in a fun 12 week class for beginning students! Roadrunner Ceramics veteran Scott Beatty will introduce you to the potters wheel, firing and glazing ceramics. Dates: Aug 29 – Nov 14.
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, Aug 31 – Oct 5.
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 Aug 30 – Oct 4.