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Our Stephen Kerr Mentor / Scholarship and Sis Warner Memorial Scholarship Funds are an essential part of our YSG community support. Learn here how you can donate to these funds and apply for assistance.


Stephen Kerr Mentor / Scholarship Fund

Stephen KerrWe dearly miss our friend and fellow potter, Stephen Kerr, for his joie de vivre, his friendly welcomes to students and customers as they came through the door, his teacherly advice to all who would ask, his being the first to know about current events, his wide acquaintanceship with people, his love of delicious food, his artistic sensibilities, and his great orange clothes. Stephen lived his life to its fullest. We have all been inspired by his ways.

All donations to this fund help create community programming as well as enrichment to individual students in need of extra support.


Sis Warner Scholarship Fund

Sis WarnerIn May of 2008 we lost our dear friend, Phyllis Warner. Those of us who were fortunate to know her, called her “Sis.” Sis was a life-long “student” of ceramics, who always found time to take a pottery class in her busy life of gathering with friends, caring for those she was closest to, volunteering at the “Thrift Shop,” golfing, spending time at the family farm, and planning the next fishing trip. Not to mention the beautiful scarves she crocheted and the amazing baskets she wove.

We award the Sis Warner Memorial Scholarship to help defray the tuition cost of a class for enthusiastic students with demonstrated need and a strong desire to begin or continue their education in ceramics.

Help Grow Our Scholarship Funds

Please help us to build our scholarship funds so that we can enhance our community programs and encourage students in need to continue learning. To make a donation on our web site, click to go to Account Payments and choose the Stephen Kerr Mentor / Scholarship or Sis Warner Scholarship Fund from the drop-down menu. If you prefer, you can send your donation to:

Scholarship Fund
c/o Yourist Studio Gallery
1133 Broadway
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Thank you.

Apply for Our Scholarships

To apply for a scholarship, write us a letter telling us what receiving this scholarship would mean to you and what you hope to accomplish should you be chosen to receive it.

Send your scholarship application letter to:

Scholarship Application
Attn: Kay Yourist
Yourist Studio Gallery
1133 Broadway
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Class Registration

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New Tool Alert

We've added the newest pottery tools to our stock, including Clayprons, Michael Sherrill's Drag Tool and Mudshark, MKM wooden texture stamps, and Xiem texture rollers, clay cutters, flexible rulers, slip trailers, clay bag ties, and expandable art studio bags.

Pottery Tools

We offer a wide selection of tools, including a variety of ribs, carving and shaping tools, sponges, texture tools, brushes, cutoff wires, and much more.


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