Currently in our Gallery

Too Hot to Handle

Join us for a special exhibition of works by glass and clay artists
April 7th- 28th with opening reception on  April 7th from 6-8pm

The Carbondale Clay Center presents an exhibition in partnership with Spiro Lyon Glass, “Too Hot to Handle,” featuring works that are made with both clay and glass. The pieces are by four local clay artists (K Rhynus Cesark, Matthew Eames, David Goin and Giana Grossman) and four local glass artists (TJ Ossola, Robert Burch, Jacqueline & Dylan Balderson and Jose Chardiet). 

Upcoming Exhibitions             

Scratch & Attach

May 5th- 26th with opening reception on May 5th from 6-8pm

Threw & Thru: New Work by Matthew Eames

June 2nd- 30th with opening reception on June 2nd from 6-8pm

Points of Cadence: New Work by Collette Spears

July 7th- 28th with opening reception on July 7th from 6-8pm

Clay National XII- The Art of Utility 

Guest Juror: Linda Christianson. For our prospectus and application click here.
August 4th- 25th with opening reception on August 4th from 6-8pm

To pay our Application Fee of $30 , please click here.


Gallery Hours

The Carbondale Clay Center's gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Additional hours may be added seasonally. Evening and weekend hours can be scheduled by appointment. Visitors are also welcome to visit the gallery during any regularly scheduled class time. Sales inquiries may be made during daytime office hours.

About the Gallery

The Carbondale Clay Center gallery features eleven exhibitions annually, from solo to group shows, both invitational and juried. In addition to changing exhibitions, the work of local artists is featured in our Sales Gallery. The exhibition area reserved for current shows measures 9' by 24' (216 sq. ft. of floor space) and features pivoting walls, perfect for customizing the space. Available wall space measures 7' by 24'. 

We invite the public to join us every First Friday in downtown Carbondale to see the latest that the gallery has to offer. For more information, please call 970-963-2529 or email