Ceramics

All classes held in the Art School Ceramics Studio.

Tuition does not include clay. Students must purchase all clay from the Art School. Students enrolled in a ceramics class may use the studio during posted Open Studio hours.

  • Raku • 153A49

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 1–Dec 8 No class Oct 6 Work with hand-built and wheel-thrown stoneware as you learn about raku, kiln use, glazing, resist application, and other low-fire methods such as “popcorn” and horsehair firing. Tools and...

    Joel Park  
    Sep. 1-Dec. 8
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  • Ceramic Expression • 153A62

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Wed 6–9pm / Sep 2–Dec 9 No class Oct 7 Hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques will be demonstrated with an emphasis on exploring the versatility of the wheel. Instruction will be presented on selecting clay bodies, glaze applicat...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Intro to Clay • 153A60

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Thu 6–9pm / Sep 3–Dec 17 No class Oct 8 and Nov 26 Learn beginning and intermediate clay-handling techniques. Slab, coiled, and wheel-thrown forms are explored. Individual projects are encouraged. Course includes discussions on high-fire g...

    Cynthia Tesoro  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 17
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  • Onggi and Buncheong • 153W65

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $50 / Ceramics Lab / Sat–Sun 1–4pm / Sep 26–27 Witness world-renowned artist Lee Kanghyo demonstrate how quickly he can transform a body of clay into a stunning work of art. A contemporary potter, Lee will draw upon historical Korean ceramic techniq...

    Kang Hyo Lee  
    Sep. 26-Sep. 27
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  • Reinventing the Wheel • 152A44

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $100 / Ceramics Lab / Sat 1pm–5pm, Sun 10am–4pm / Aug 8–9 Potters become so enamored with the wheel and focused on its traditional use, that we can lose sight of all the possibilities. Conventional thinking about the potter’s wheel can be...

    Reid Ozaki  
    Aug. 8-Aug. 9
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  • Hand Building • 153A64

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Thu 9am–noon / Sep 3–Dec 17 Noc class Oct 8, Nov 26 Students use basic hand-building techniques including pinch, coil and slab to create fun projects such as animals, containers, and wall reliefs. Lum gives detailed step-by-step instr...

    Rochelle Lum  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 17
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  • Ceramics • 153A58

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Mon 6–9pm / Aug 31–Dec 14 No class Sep 7, Oct 5 Travel the world of ceramics, learn and use the techniques of hand-building and wheel throwing to make you own vision of animated objects and vessels. Work along with like-minded people ...

    Shigeru Miyamoto  
    Aug. 31-Dec. 14
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  • Ceramic Expression • 153A61

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Tue 9am–noon / Sep 1–Dec 8 No class Oct 7 Hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques will be demonstrated with an emphasis on exploring the versatility of the wheel. Instruction will be presented on selecting clay bodies, glaze applicatio...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    Sep. 1-Dec. 8
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  • Hand Building • 153A63

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Fri 6–9pm / Sep 4–Dec 11 No class Oct 9 Explore hand building with paper-clay. This class focuses on animal or human heads, exploring facial expressions and proportions of features. Learn to make, and quickly finish, single tube form ...

    Joey Chiarello  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 11
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  • Fat Dogs • 152W47

    Workshop / 3 sessions / $175 / Ceramics Lab / Sat 1–5pm, Sun 10am–4pm / Aug 1–2, and 16 We will make small roly-poly hollow ceramic dogs using standard handbuilding techniques. These are a riff on Pre-Columbian terra cotta dogs but with some updating and more detail a...

    Esther Shimazu  
    Aug. 1-Aug. 16
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