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INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Berlin

SKILL LEVEL: all levels welcome

Join Jesse Berlin for a course in sculpting the human figure. You may concentrate on the face, full body, or partial body features.

Jesse is a former sculptor of facial prosthetics at the James J. Peters V.A. hospital in New York. He also holds an MFA in sculpting from the University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale.

Jesse will teach underlying anatomy as you work on your sculptures in clay. Surface treatments including stains, glazes and acrylics will be discussed, and time permitting, you will do a final high-firing of pieces that have -been glazed or stained. Bring your preferred cone 10 clay to the first class. An 8 piece pottery tool set is also helpful.


Classes are ongoing and can be enrolled on any class date for as many weeks as you like. Please select the number of weeks you would like to enroll.

To see specific class dates see our class calendar.


  • Weeks must be used sequentially with no interruption.

  • QUANTITY = Number of weeks

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Additional Info

Classes are open to ages 16 and up.

Course instructors are renowned in the arts community, locally, regionally, and across the US. Click the instructor’s name for information about his or her interests and experience.

Members enjoy reduced class fees - contact us for details about the benefits of studio membership.

Members of Tucson Museum Of Art receive a 10% discount on the first course.

Firing, use of studio glazes, personal storage space and over 50 hours* weekly of studio time are included in your class fee.

*Open studio hours apply to those weeks in which you are enrolled.

All dates and fees are subject to change.


NOTE: Studio/course fees are non-refundable. Classes missed because of medical emergency may be applied to future course sessions. Make-up classes are not transferable and must be completed by the original student only.