When the Clay Coyote first began more than two decades ago, the vision was simple: create a space where people come to buy handmade, functional, and affordable pottery in central Minnesota.
Those words still read true today as we turn the page at the Clay Coyote and start a new chapter.
At the Clay Coyote we believe in creating a new destination for Emerging Artists and the clay-loving community that supports their craft so that there are new potters and new handmade arts for generations to come.
Because of the high cost of starting a pottery studio and the high cost of ongoing management of a pottery studio, there is a need for artists to come together to share resources. The Clay Coyote Studio has been converted into an incubator for three potters to build their businesses. The Clay Coyote offers a fully functioning studio space and retail space. We all work together to create an environment that encourages creation of high quality, unique, and affordable handmade pottery. We provide a space that allows for continuous collaboration, education, and testing. Our goal is to support the Clay Coyote Emerging Artists as they launch their own small businesses.
Since 2002, the Clay Coyote Gallery has become a special place for art-lovers in the community. The Gallery features functional pottery, unique handmade jewelry, functional and sculptural glass, turned wood, forged metals, and textile art. The Gallery is the go-to place for special, one-of-a-kind, handmade, affordable gifts in Hutchinson.
Here at the Clay Coyote we promise to continue to build on the amazing foundation that Tom and Betsy created.