Ceramics

Summer 2019 Registration opens April 9 at 10am

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.

  • Ceramic Expression • May 22–Aug 7 • Wed 6–9pm • CRJV192L01

    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 application, kiln use, craftsmanship, and creating a personal aesthetic. Tools and clay: Tuition does not inc...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    May. 22-Aug. 7
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_192_cr_1
  • Hand-building (Morning) • July 11–Aug 15 • Thu 9am–noon • CRRL192L02

    Students learn 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 instruction for all projects during each class session. Glazing will be covered. Independent projects and experimentat...

    Rochelle Lum  
    Jul. 11-Aug. 15
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    Thu 9-12pm Past_exhib_192_cr_2
  • Hand-building (Evening) • May 20–Aug 12 • Mon 6 • CRAH192L03

    Wheel shmeel! Let’s explore the historic technique  of hand-building. This course will have you using your digits to create sculptural and functional work. Be prepared for pinching, heavy coiling, and slabwork. Tools and clay: Tuition does not include tools or clay. Students must purc...

    Ashley Huang  
    May. 20-Aug. 12
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_192_cr__0004_vector_smart_object
  • Introduction to Ceramics • May 23–Aug 15 • Thu 6–9pm • CRCT192L04

    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 glazes, glaze application, and kiln operation. Tools and clay: Tuition does not include tools or clay. Studen...

    Cynthia Tesoro  
    May. 23-Aug. 15
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    Thu 6-9pm Past_exhib_192_cr_4
  • Raku • May 21–Aug 6 • Tue 6–9pm • CRJP192L05

    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 safety are also covered. Tools and clay: Tuition does not include tools or clay. Students must ...

    Joel Park  
    May. 21-Aug. 6
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_192_cr_5
  • Vessel Making • July 9–Aug 13 • Tue 9am–noon • CRSW192L07

    This course will introduce unconventional approaches to vessel making. We will use wheel-thrown pieces as a foundation for alteration and construction in order to create unique forms. Surface decoration, including glaze application will be covered as well. Tools and clay: Tuition does not includ...

    Shannon Webb  
    Jul. 9-Aug. 13
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    Tues 9-12pm Past_exhib_192_cr__0001_vector_smart_object
  • Soda Firing • May 25–Aug 10 • Sat 10am–1pm • CRJV192L06

    Develop aesthetics in form and function as it relates to the nuances of the soda fire process. Discussions about the firing process and theory will be focused as it relates to successful experimentation related to soda kiln process. Students are encouraged to load and fire the kiln to increase u...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    May. 25-Aug. 10
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    Sat 10-1pm Past_exhib_192_cr_7