Staff and Affiliated Artists

The Painted Pot has offered pottery wheel classes since 1998. All classes are small and intimate and are taught by accomplished artists and instructors in our  clean and bright studio.

Lisa Mendoza

Lisa Mendoza is the owner and founder of Painted Pot and Clayhouse Brooklyn. Her passion for clay stems from college when she participated in several shows […]

Mia Calixto

Mia Calixto is a manager at Painted Pot and a studio tech at Clayhouse. A Brooklyn born and raised artist, Mia loves painting, mixed media, photography, […]

Stevie Yun

Stevie Yun is a manager at Painted Pot. She is a Brooklyn based artist and musician. She has a degree in Theater Tech, Music, and English […]

Chandelle Carter

Chandelle Carter is Head of Creative at Painted Pot. She curates the curriculum for the Clay & Art program in Park Slope and teaches adult hand-building […]

Anne Muschenheim

Anne Muschenheim is a kids instructor in the afterschool and summer camp programs at Painted Pot. Currently a high school student in Brooklyn, Anne grew up […]

Eliot Ovacık

Eliot Ovacık is a studio tech and kids instructor at Clayhouse Brooklyn and Painted Pot. A multi-disciplinary visual and performance artist from Dallas, TX, Eliot’s art […]

Gus Laughlin

Gus Laughlin is studio technician at Clayhouse and teaches Clay & Art classes at our Cobble Hill and Park Slope locations. Gus is a visual and […]