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.

  • Ceramic Expression • CRJV18205

    The instructor will demonstrate hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques 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: T...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    May. 16-Aug. 8
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    Wed 6–9pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_sp18_web_registrationstart-classfilled
  • Intro to Ceramics • CRCT18206

    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. In...

    Cynthia Tesoro  
    May. 17-Aug. 2
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    Thu 6–9pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_sp18_web_registrationstart-classfilled
  • Handbuilding • CRAH18207

    Wheel shmeel! Let’s explore hand-building techniques through ceramic history. This course aims to 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. Instruct...

    Ashley Huang  
    May. 14-Jul. 30
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    Mon 6–9pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_sp18_web_registrationstart-classfilled
  • Raku • CRJP18208

    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. Instructor...

    Joel Park  
    May. 15-Jul. 31
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    Tue 6–9pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_sp18_web_registrationstart-classfilled
  • Schmall Dog Workshop • CRES18209

    In this two-day wet clay workshop, we will make a small, hollow-built dog. Work will include lots of detail, including teeth, toenails and paw pads, gesture and expression. We will finish them as completely as possible and there will be discussion of firing and finishing. This is for students wi...

    Esther Shimazu  
    Aug. 11-Aug. 12
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    Sat & Sun 9am–4pm (2 sessions) Past_exhib_sp18_web_registrationstart-classfilled
  • Soda Firing • CRJV18210

    Develop aesthetics in form and function as it relates to the nuances of the soda fire process. Classes will include discussions of the firing process and theory, aiding to successful soda kiln experimentation. Students are expected to load, fire, spray and be involved with other aspects of the&n...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    May. 19-Aug. 4
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    Sat 10am–1pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_su18_cr_6