About Us

From rebellious gallery pieces crafted by Nick Schlau, to exhilarating pottery classes catering to beginners and seasoned potters alike.

Located in the vibrant town of Durango, Colorado, Colorado Clay studio and gallery is a haven for art enthusiasts and pottery lovers alike. With his exceptional talent and passion for clay, founder and creator Nick Schlau curates a space where creativity thrives. The studio showcases a stunning collection of handcrafted pottery, each piece reflecting Nick’s unique artistic vision and meticulous craftsmanship. Visitors are invited to explore the gallery, immerse themselves in the beauty of the ceramic creations, and witness Nick in action, shaping clay into exquisite forms.

At Colorado Clay, aspiring clay warriors can unleash their inner artist through exhilarating pottery classes. From beginners to seasoned potters, these hands-on sessions provide a special opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade and create badass pottery pieces under Nick’s expert guidance.

Whether you’re seeking to admire awe-inspiring pottery or embark on your own artistic journey, Nick Schlau’s pottery studio and gallery in Durango promises an enchanting experience.

A place of community

Beyond being a hub of creativity, Nick Schlau’s clay studio is a down-to-earth space that fosters a strong sense of community. It’s a gathering spot where pottery enthusiasts and locals connect, share ideas, and inspire one another. Whether it’s through workshops, exhibitions, or casual conversations, this place brings people together, forming friendships and creating a supportive network within the vibrant Durango community.