The acquisition of technique is an enabling experience. The more skill a person has, the greater confidence and freedom of expression there is.
Our intensive courses are particularly suited to the present, where many people find themselves with more time available. The major length also makes the complication of nowadays travel more worthwhile and for many this is a good time to invest into formation. As testified by former students, the instruction received in an intensive course resonates for many years to come, contributing to amplify the breadth of inspiration and the skill o transform these inspirations into personalized, well executed work.
Specifically in the field of functional ceramics, La Meridiana offers  long-term courses that aim to build a strong foundation in the knowledge and practice of ceramics. They are scheduled annually and can be attended following an application process.


Every year from January to March. Application  by written proposal is open from May to June  for the edition of the following year.

On Centre has a strong focus on throwing, glazing and firing for functional ware. The program includes the throwing and finishing of both functional and one of a kind objects, the study of clay and glaze composition and the development of a personal visual vocabulary.


This two-month long course is hold every year from  mid-October to mid-December.
Application is open in December,  for the edition that starts in October of the following year and is by written proposal.


A one month long course that takes place in April. The course may be booked without a written proposal.

In ceramic, the surface has a dimension of its own where the combination of color, texture, pattern and design create infinite possibilities for visual expression. Any surface calls for decisions to complete the visual totality of a piece and plenty of information and guidance is available through this one month long course.