Barry Brown Clay Studio


To promote the clay arts to the people of the Corpus Christi and surrounding areas.


The Barry Brown Clay Studio is located inside the Art Center of Corpus Christi; open to the public for classes and available for studio use by members only. We are a full service Cone 10 clay art studio. The “Clay Studio Group” is a volunteer organization that manages and runs the studio. We provide clay art classes for beginners and advanced artists in wheel throwing and hand building for adults and youth.

Membership includes use of all studio equipment and space, unlimited glaze and firing privileges with studio purchased clay. No outside clay or unapproved glazes allowed.

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Membership Dues & Fees:

  • $40 annual Art Center membership + Clay Studio Membership (listed below)
  • $25 for 25 pounds of clay–includes glazing and firing at no extra cost.
  • New Members must go through a Clay Studio Orientation before working in the Studio



– Annual Individual $100
– Annual Family $150
– Annual Student $40
– 3 month Individual $50
– 3 month Family $75

Please see Membership tab under Support on the main page to join the Clay Studio.

Clay Studio Equipment:

  • Bailey’s large Gas kiln
  • 3 electric kilns
  • 6 electric wheels
  • Slab roller
  • Extruder
  • Handbuilding area
  • Variety of studio formulated cone 10 glazes–We use Trinity cone 10 stoneware.