Greetings Art Educators, Ceramics Instructors, and School Purchasing Agents, We would like to introduce ourselves as your new source for ceramic and pottery art supplies for schools. Sheffield Pottery offers the nations most complete offerings to outfit and maintain any pottery and ceramics program, as well as knowledgeable support and service. We are an authorized distributor of all major brands of kilns, potters wheels, tools, safety equipment, studio furniture and glazes. We also manufacture our own premier line of clay bodies. We warehouse a massive inventory of ceramic art supplies, including dry materials ready to ship at all times. Ask about inside delivery and set-up of equipment in the North-East!
To help you save money on ceramic and pottery art supplies, we offer special pricing for all schools and institutions including delivered pricing and free shipping deals. We are participants in cooperative state and district contracts through BOCES, Ed-Data, TEC and many more. Our price match policy ensures that you will always get the best possible pricing for art school supplies.
So please add Sheffield Pottery Ceramics Supplies to your bid and quote lists ! Contact us with your supply list quote or for more information on our art school supplies.
If you are looking for the clay prices including delivery please jump to "the Easy Way to Buy Clay." There you will find the Air-dry Clay and other ceramic art supplies you may have sampled at the conferences. Find your zip code and jump to the prices for for school art supplies for your zone. For other specials and coupons for ceramic and pottery art supplies for schools and art educators please continue to read below...
Sheffield Pottery is pleased to offer special Educational Discounts on art school supplies to all Art Educators, Schools and Not For Profit (N.F.P.) organizations.
"The Easy Way To Buy Clay": Teachers can order 50lbs or more of moist ceramics clay for a discounted, shipping-included price..
Purchase Orders Welcome: You will be able to enter a Credit Card or Purchase Order Number as your method of payment at check out.
Shipping charges are not calculated by our shopping cart system. You will be able choose that we contact you with your total including shipping before processing payment if you desire.
Shown above right: Boys and girls in pottery class at King School 1915. A female teacher is overseeing a boy who is either incising or painting his pot. King School was located at 2420 West Harrison Street in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. Photo Coutesy of DN-0064493, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.
If your school purchases ceramic and pottery supplies via bids, please add us on your bid list:
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Please contact our Education Department at or
413-229-7700 ext. 15 to discuss your institution's specific needs.
You may email a copy of your tax exempt certificate to
You may use your shopping cart to build a printed list to submit to your purchasing department. You may print and fax your order to us if your school does not allow eCommerce. We are a full service company offering professional delivery, installation and set-up of ceramics studio equipment.
We supply school art departments with ceramic art supplies and all of their ceramics studio needs: from kindergarten classrooms through graduate level fine arts studios. We also sponsor many exhibit awards and contribute clay and supplies to several charitable projects, workshops and residency programs. Typical Sheffield Pottery products found in the classroom include:
Safety tested high and low fire clay bodies such as Mass White and Mass Red.
Self Hardening Clay: great for younger students.
A wide variety of classroom-safe AP safe glazes.
Brushes, sponges and hand tools.
Kilns, mixers and puggers for advanced ceramics studies.
Tables, cabinets and other studio furniture.
Air filtration systems, gloves, respirators and other safety equipment.
Ceramic reference and pottery project books for young and old.
Shown right: Young women sitting at desks made for pottery working during a pottery class at Englewood High School in Chicago, Illinois 1921. Courtesy of Chicago Daily News negatives collection, DN-0003451. Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society.
Special Educational Discounts on Ceramic and Pottery Art Supplies For Schools.