Laura is a master potter who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bowie State University with a degree in Art Education.  She also holds a masters equivalency in Ceramics.  She was nominated in 2011 for career art teacher of the year from Maryland Art Education Association.

Laura got her start in the world of clay soon after graduating high school when she apprenticed in a NYC pottery where she got a solid education learning all aspects of the potters trade.

She maintains her potters studio at her home in Annapolis and sells her work privately. 

Laura Switkes's Classes This Season

  • Instructor Name
    Laura Switkes
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    116
    Member Price
    $50
    Non-Member Price
    $75

    Curious about learning what hand building is all about? Join me in this two day mug making workshop! I will take you from start to finish as you shape and mold and glaze your mug that will be dishwasher and microwave safe. A materials fee of $10 is payable to the Maryland Hall Pottery on the first class. For more information, please contact the instructor at lswitkes@mac.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Laura Switkes
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    116
    Member Price
    $50
    Non-Member Price
    $75

    Curious about learning what hand building is all about? Join me in this two day mug making workshop! I will take you from start to finish as you shape and mold and glaze your mug that will be dishwasher and microwave safe. A materials fee of $10 is payable to the Maryland Hall Pottery on the first class. For more information, please contact the instructor at lswitkes@mac.com.

Create your own mug in a handbuilding workshop with Laura.

Laura Switkes

Teaching Artist