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
March 10th - May 26th, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $350; non-members $390 - 11 weeks
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Introduction to Handbuilding (17+)
Robert Woods, Instructor
Monday; 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
March 13th - May 1st, 2017
Tuition: SAM Members $235; Non-Members $260 - 8 weeks
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Wheel Throwing an Oval Platter (17+)
Robert Woods, Instructor
Saturday; 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
May 13th - May 13th, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $50; non-members $55
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Glaze Color Development for the Studio Artist (17+)
Robert Woods, Instructor
Saturday; 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 10th - July 8th, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $190; non-members $210 - 4 weeks
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Glaze Spraying Techniques (Session I) (17+)
Robert Woods, Instructor
Monday; 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
June 19th - June 19th, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $45; non-members $50 - 1 week
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Directed Open Studio (17+)
Robert Woods, Instructor
Friday; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
June 23rd - August 11th, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $260; non-members $290 - 8 weeks
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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
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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
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featured class

Mother's Day Wool Flower Painting (All)
Cecilia Ho, Instructor
Saturday; 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
May 6th - May 6th, 2017
Tuition: SAM members $30; non-members $35 - 1 week
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about us

SAM is funded in part by The Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg 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.

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location

Chapman Cultural Center
200 E. St. John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
(864) 582-7616

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