Spark Ceramics

Spark Ceramics specializes in hands-on experiences that are fun and engaging for all levels. Together “the Debs” are hoping to “light your spark”.

Spark is committed to inspire creativity, build community, and make it fun. Please join us in our vibrant studio or around town to create ceramic work that is well crafted and meaningful. Spark Ceramics is a one-of-a-kind ceramic art program for adults and children that combines expert instruction, hands-on workshops and unique environments to create art. Spark is the joint endeavors of Deb Caperton and Deborah Gutof who are San Francisco artists, parents and teachers.

Operating as usual

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 05/29/2022

The Hillcrest Healing Project is now a permanent installation at the Hillcrest Elementary for all students, teachers and staff to help feel connected to their community and each other always. Thanks to all who made this possible!
The dedication day was fun and the students got to share their reflections and feelings.

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 05/29/2022

Hillcrest Healing Project installed! Special Thanks to Matt Lowe!

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 05/26/2022

Thank you Glassdoor design team! They came to Spark Ceramics Studio for a fun, relaxing and creative afternoon Clay Play Workshop! They left energized and so did we! I hope they come back soon!

05/26/2022

Last Sat. we had fantastic group in for a custom hybrid workshop. The group from WTBR aka Where the Buffalo Roam made buffalo chia pets! Yes! They did it with laughter and panache, literally took them bulls by the horns! The remote crew did em at home with instruction on the screen, we can't wait to unpack these babies when they arrive. Thanks Tim and the crew!

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 05/02/2022

Another fabulous workshop with a team of engineers fom Insitro. Everyone laughed, learned something and felt their creativity bubbling out from head through fingers. We hope these guys come back again!

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 04/27/2022

Facuty and Staff from Hill Crest Elementary school came to our studio for a really fun offsite happy hour gathering and together they glazed 3 mandalas!! Thank you amazing teachers for all you do!

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 04/07/2022

The Hillcrest Healing Project taking shape! Some pics of designs in bisque form of the 7 piece Mandala art installation. Next: picking glaze colors which will be applied by students, teachers, staff and community members-stay tuned.

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 03/24/2022

Spark Ceramics is collaborating with Hillcrest to produce The Hillcresat Healing Project. Students continue to create beauty with clay, each shape will become part of a large scale Mandala installed at the school. Stay tuned for more..

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 03/15/2022

Spark Ceramics is at Hillcrest Elementry School this Spring semester collaborating with amazing teachers and students. We are getting hands in clay to make The Hillcrest Healing Project.
Stay tuned to watch it unfold..

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 11/12/2021

We loved working with the fabulous and creative engineers and board members from Zendar yesterday. A special shout out to these folks who took on a challenge and made it beautiful and fun! Teambuilding workshop: Vases, Planters and Shots.

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 10/21/2021

And then there was COLOR! It was a pleasure working with Compass Design Team last month. We had an intimate outdoor teambuilding session in our lovely courtyard space. We made some nature inspired objects and played some games to learn cermamic skills.

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 09/23/2021

Great Spark Ceramics workshop yesterday with Compass Design Team. We were outside & IN PERSON- fun, creativity and connection ✅✅✅❗️

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 09/06/2021

The Bayview Gateway is complete, what a great public art project we were a part of - Thanks Public Glass and all the volunteers!

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 09/01/2020

A fun art making day in the park becomes satisfying and tangible family memories. Thank you Erica and family for working with Spark Ceramics- see you again! Visit www.sparkceramicssf.com to see how we can help create your new heirlooms.

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 08/14/2020

Erica’s family made art in the park together.
sunny day- creative energy - beautiful work, almost ready to be fired.
-Spark Ceramics will make it special! Need a lift? Get in touch. Can’t get out? “do it at home” kits available.
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Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 08/04/2020

Spark Ceramics is out and about! Yesterday's family art in the park workshop was lovely, relaxed and fun! Thanks to Erica and her very creative family, they made planters and a collaborative wind chime. Look for their work as we process it at Spark studio. We are popping up in outdoor spaces and at your home on zoom. Next week we will roll out our art kits with video and instructional support. Stay well- stay safe!
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04/23/2020

coming soon.. "Do it at home projects" from Spark Ceramics with love and creativity

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 03/03/2020

A special event in the studio with a creative bunch of parents and their babies produced these beautiful family heirlooms.

03/03/2020

Beautiful planters & bowls by Genentech's P M & O group: Signed Sealed & Delivered

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 02/08/2020

Before & After!
The artwork will be fired next week at Spark Ceramics Studio. Thanks to Genentech's P M & O Academy of Excellence, they truly lived up to that name with their excellent work! Many projects moving forward after the flurry of recent Spark workshops.

02/08/2020

Planters by the P M & O Academy of Excellence Team at Genentech are drying out slowly, ready to fire soon..

02/08/2020

Colorful..beautiful..functional!
Great job Glen Park Dental team!

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 02/03/2020

The fabulous team from Glen Park Dental made Vessels. Fresh out of the kiln & ready to Glaze!

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 02/03/2020

Last Friday we hosted the PM&O Academy of Excellence team from Genentech. They made beautiful and creative planters! This special group had fun, were challenged and got a chance to feel grounded together.

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 01/26/2020

Yesterday at Spark Ceramics Studio we had 10 Mamas, 9 Dads, 10 babies and one Kid together for a great afternoon session of art-making, collaboration and fun. Cheers to Shannon and all your peeps!

01/19/2020

The beautiful results of our last workshop, GPD Greenware now slowly drying out, we should be ready to fire in about 7-9 days.

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 01/17/2020

Great Teambuilding Workshop today with Glen Park Dental! This fun creative group made beautiful vases, mugs and mini tumblers.
Thanks Kimberlee!

12/02/2019
Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 11/21/2019

Thank you UCSF Midwives group! What a fun wit shop at Spark Ceramics tonight. They relaxed, got creative, laughed a lot- ate and drank well.

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 06/15/2019

Amazing workshop today! Great group, beautiful creativity, delicious coffee & best biscuits ever courtesy of Carl at WORD cafe.
Make it Tip it Sip it - it’s a hit! Look for new experiences on Airbnb, our next event is June 21 at The Drawing Room for nature tiles/ coasters/ trivets, a Happy Hour event 6-8pm
Happy Summer!!

Make it, Tip it, Sip it - Airbnb 06/13/2019

Make it, Tip it, Sip it - Airbnb

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Make it, Tip it, Sip it - Airbnb San Francisco - We call it MAKE IT, TIP IT, SIP IT! The theme of the workshops vary based on the season and which local partner we are showcasing alongside our event. In the workshop, guests learn to create ceramic vessels that complement the drink being served. For example, mugs for coffee roasted....

06/12/2019

NATURE TILES workshop June 21, 6-8 pm

Nature Tiles. A Pop Up Ceramic Workshop 06/12/2019

Nature Tiles. A Pop Up Ceramic Workshop

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Nature Tiles. A Pop Up Ceramic Workshop Create one-of-a-kind ceramic tiles, coasters and trivets with Spark Ceramics. Enjoy the simple and satisfying process of impressing plants and flowers into clay. The workshop will start off with a hands-on demonstration and flow into art-making. At The Drawing Room, you'll be submerged in the vibran...

06/12/2019

Spark Ceramics June workshops- have fun and get your hands dirty!

Photos from Spark Ceramics's post 06/01/2019

Thank you Renee and The Drawing Room! Last night we made over 50 roses for the art installation. Great working with everyone! Stay tuned for more updates about this project.

Timeline photos 05/30/2019

Join us at the Drawing Room in The Mission | Friday May 31 | 4-7pm Make roses out of clay! Fun-Free-Friday!!

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