Rat City Studios

Rat City Studios is the creative-space of Deborah Schwartzkopf, Seattle based studio potter and instructor. Her aim is to build community by connecting people through her artwork and lively career in the ceramic arts. Emerging artists join in a year-long studio assistant position, trading their time for studio space where art making, daily living and experiential learning fuse. Further endeavors include offering weekly adult clay classes for all levels, specialized technique based workshops, seminars on professional development as an artist, & community potlucks. Come enjoy the garden, apiary, clucking chickens, and small-scale clay studio. Join the Rat Race!


Teapots, Cup, Bowl, Serving Dish, Vase, Pitcher, plate, juicer, bottle, cake stands.
Classes and Workshops in clay.

Our Founding and Sustaining Partners