Whatever You're Building.

Build It To Last.

Come Join the Bentley Family, Where Quality Woodwork, Ceramic Art and Memories Are Made

Workshops and Events

At Bentley's Studio, Learn to Build.

Beginner Pottery


Session I:  Sept 11, 18, 25 & Oct 2 Session II:  Oct 16, 23, 30 & Nov 6 Monday Nights from 6 to 9pm. $140 (includes all materials and equipment)    

Advanced Pottery


Tuesday Night - 5 to 8pm (8 weeks) This class is for advanced potters who already know how to center clay. This class will focus on larger composites and sets. Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 & Nov. 7, 14, 21 $280 (includes all materials and equipment)

Learn to Build

Woodworking

  • ADIRONDACK CHAIRS
  • CUTTING BOARDS
  • CHESS BOARDS
  • OR SOMETHING UNIQUE

Pottery

  • THREE BASIC METHODS OF HAND BUILDING; COIL, PINCH & SLAB
  • WHEEL THROWING IN BASIC OR INTERMEDIATE LEARNING
  • BOWLS, DISHES, CONTAINERS AND SCULPTURAL ART PIECES
  • ASK ABOUT OUR OPEN STUDIO SPACE TO STORE OR COME AND WORK

Testimonials

Warm and Inviting

Bentley’s Studio has such a warm and inviting atmosphere!  It is a wonderful place to learn new skills and to develop an understanding of the process  of creating pottery.  The Bentleys are knowledgeable and friendly, and Christin does a wonderful job teaching her students the skills needed to create beautiful works of art using clay.

– Rachel

Knowledge on building, tools and technique

After working with you over the weekend, you sent me home with a cutting board we built together, two tools that I still use excessively, a plethora of knowledge on building, tools and technique, and a happiness that I haven’t known in a very long time.  I felt like a child on his first bicycle.

– Cody

Give the Gift of Learning

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Welcome to the Family

Bentley’s Studio is a place where not only woodworking and ceramics come together, but people do too. It was founded to carry on the legacy of Pat Bentley, a woman who truly believed in the power of connecting through the arts. At Bentley’s Studio, you can build something you’re proud of, whether it’s a ceramic art piece or a stronger community.

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You know it when you see it, when you feel its weight, and when it brings joy to others. Come feel the heat from the kiln and distinguish the different of fresh cut cedar and red maple. It demands the artist, new or expert, to get a little dirt under the nails.

Profiles

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Measure. Cut. Shape. Join.

The Woodworker

Having taught Industrial Arts for 33 years, Bill Bentley is a master at quality woodworking. Whatever you want to learn, Bill can teach, from building an Adirondack chair to fabricating and finishing an ornate cutting board. His goal is to create functional art that lasts and to teach others the joy of building things together.

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Form. Throw. Shape. Fire.

The Potter

With a studio arts education, Christin has been working with clay for over a decade and has educated people of all ages in the arts. She relishes in creating unique, quality pieces that bring a splash of creativity and fun into her community. At the studio, Christin teaches pottery lessons for beginners and the experienced alike.

Build With Us

Hours

 

Beginner to Advanced Pottery Classes Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 4pm to 8pm

Studio & Gallery Hours:

Thursday & Friday 10am to 3pm

Saturday & Sunday 9am to 3pm

 

Telephone & Address

Christin (585) 414-8787
Bill (585) 794-2629

2183 N. Clinton Ave.
Rochester, NY 14617

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