About Val

Now Northampton Pottery has another option for exploring clay on the potters wheel!


Val Gilman is a sculptor, potter and coach for creatives living in Shutesbury. She loves to work with students at any level from beginning to professional, and has an easy comfortable approach to helping each person move to their next step.

 In addition to her standard pottery classes, she also offers a class here through the Cancer Connection for people with a diagnosis and caregivers.

Her art can be seen at Paradise City, Gallery A3 in Amherst and Salmon Falls Gallery in Shelburne Falls. www.valeriegilman.com and www.taprootartsinsight.com

For questions or to enroll in Val's class, you can go through this website or contact her directly at:


call/text: (814)282-0545

or enroll on her website: