Robert Woods

Robert Woods was born in Tanzania and raised in Thailand until the age of 20. He credits his early interest in ceramics to his exposure to various arts and craft forms as well as his participation in boy scouts where he learned to love playing with fire. He attended Fullerton College and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University. Before coming to SAM, Robert worked for Kohler Co. as a ceramics engineer where he specialized in glaze and color development. In the beginning of 2016 he began teaching ceramics for SAM’s COLOR’s program and is now the Ceramics Studio Manager and an instructor for the Art School.

Upcoming Classes

Directed Open Studio (17+)
Robert Woods, Instructor
Friday; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
June 23rd - August 11th, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $270; non-members $300 - 8 weeks
more information »
Wheel Throwing (17+)
Robert Woods, Instructor
Thursday; 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 13th - August 31st, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $260; non-members $290 - 8 weeks
more information »
Glaze Spraying Techniques (Session II) (17+)
Robert Woods, Instructor
Saturday; 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 22nd - July 22nd, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $45; non-members $50 - 1 week
more information »
Anagama (Wood Firing) Ceramics (17+)
Robert Woods, Instructor
Saturday; 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 29th - September 2nd, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $325; non-members $360 - 5 weeks
more information »

featured class

AC#3 Paints-N-Prints (ages 5-8)
Monday - Friday; 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 19th - June 23rd, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $120; non-members $135 - 1 week
more

about us

SAM is funded in part by the Chapman Cultural Center, INC and its donors, the County and City of Spartanburg, and the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from The National Endowment for the Arts.

more

location

Chapman Cultural Center
200 E. St. John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
864.582.7616

Closed Mondays

Tues-Sat 10am-5pm
Sundays 1-5pm