We Have All Your Pottery Needs
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 Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. We’ll reopen Tuesday, May 30.
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 open for signup. We are offering weekday morning classes beginning the week of April 17, including “Intro to Throwing” by Jesus Fernandez, “Ceramic Masks” by John Nelson, “Intermediate/Advanced Throwing” by Lyn Woods and “Beginning/Intermediate Sculpting” with Ron Wilson. There will also be three evening “Intro to Clay” classes by Scott Beatty (Tue), Chris Ramos (Wed), and Jesus Fernandez (Thu).
Bill van Gilder – The Functional Pot: Tips, Tools & Techniques
Don’t miss this exciting 2 day demo workshop on functional pottery May 4 – 5, 2024. Bill van Gilder will present a workshop demonstrating techniques and processes involved in making functional pottery. A professional potter for more than 50 years, Bill has established international training potteries and operates a studio and gallery in Maryland. His work is exhibited worldwide.
Mike Stumbras – The Beauty & Horror of Existential Uncertainty
Mike Stumbras makes ceramic vessels that are inspired by 18th and 19th century European production ware. His work is created primarily on the potter’s wheel with the immediacy and individuality attributed to hand processes and alternative firing methods. In this workshop, Mike will give an overview of his process from start to finish with a particular emphasis on surface composition on porcelain. Coming Soon! July 21 – 23.
Beginning Wheel Throwing
Learn the basics of ceramics this spring in a fun 12 week class for beginning students. Instructor Jesus Fernandez’ objective is for beginner potters to enjoy the overall adventure that is pottery.
Not Just Bowls & Mugs with Lyn Woods – Spring 2023
If you already know the basics of wheel throwing and are looking to hone and strengthen your skills with some more challenging techniques, this is the class for you. Lyn Woods has 30+ years experience in ceramics, and will guide you with lids, spouts, assembled forms and larger forms.
Thu mornings, Apr 20 – Jul 6
Making Ceramic Masks with John Nelson – Spring 2023
Take your imagination to the next level in a fun 12-week class for intermediate students. San Antonio ceramic artist John Nelson, a potter and veteran ceramics instructor, will help you create lively and exotic ceramic masks.
Tue mornings, Apr 18 – Jul 11
Sculpting Techniques – Spring 2023
Beginning Wheel Throwing Spring 2023
Intro to Clay – Chris Ramos Summer 2023
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, Jun 21 – Jul 26.
Intro to Clay – Scott Beatty Summer 2023
Learn to throw this summer 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 Jun 20 – Jul 25.
Intro to Clay – Jesus Fernandez Summer 2023
Learn to throw this summer in a fun 6-week evening mini class for beginning students. San Antonio ceramic artist Jesus Fernandez will introduce you to the potters wheel, firing, and glazing ceramics.
Thursday evenings Jun 22 – Jul 27, 2023.