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 • 161A59

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Tue 6–9pm / Jan 26–May 3  No class Mar 22 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. T...

    Joel Park  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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  • Ceramic Expression • 161A62

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Wed 6–9pm / Jan 27–May 4  No class Mar 23 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 ...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    Jan. 27-May. 4
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Intro to Clay • 161A60

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Thu 6–9pm / Jan 28–May 5 No class Mar 24 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, gla...

    Cynthia Tesoro  
    Jan. 28-May. 5
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    Thu 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Ceramic Bead Making • 161W65

    Workshop / 3 sessions / $125 / Ceramics Lab / Sun 10am–4pm, Mar 20 / Sun 9am–noon, Mar 27 & Apr 10 Learn techniques for ceramic bead making. Participants create a reusable ceramic bead-rack for firing glazed beads. All supplies included IMAGE BY INSTRUCTOR / ALLISON IBARA&n...

    Allison Ibara–Kawabe  
    Mar. 20-Apr. 10
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    Sun 10am–4pm / Mar 20 / Sun 9am–noon / Mar 27 & Apr 10 Past_exhib_ceramicbead
  • Year of the Monkey • 161W66

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Ceramics Lab / Sun 10am–4pm & Sun 9am–noon / Feb 7 & 21 Celebrate the Year of the Monkey and create your own small stoneware sculpture using basic hand building techniques and tools. The monkey is the ninth sign of the Chinese Zodiac. Have ...

    Rochelle Lum  
    Feb. 7-Feb. 21
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    Sun 10am–4pm & Sun 9am–noon Past_exhib_rlum_01
  • Hand Building • 161A64

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Thu 9am–noon / Jan 28–May 5  Noc class Mar 24 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 instru...

    Rochelle Lum  
    Jan. 28-May. 5
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    Thu 9am–noon Past_exhib_hatchlings_rlum_01
  • Ceramics • 161A58

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Mon 6–9pm / Jan 25–May 2 No class Mar 21 Travel the world of ceramics, learn and use the techniques of hand-building and wheel throwing to make your own vision of animated objects and vessels. Work along with like-minded people a...

    Shigeru Miyamoto  
    Jan. 25-May. 2
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    Mon 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Ceramic Expression • 161A61

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Tue 9am–noon / Jan 26–May 3  No class Mar 22 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 ap...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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    Tue 9am–noon Past_exhib_class_full
  • Narratives in Clay • 161A63

    Class / 14 sessions / $275 / Ceramics Lab / Mon 9–noon / Jan 25–May 2  No class Mar 21 Students will be challenged to make one or more wall hanging, animal, human or beast heads. This class will focus on creating narrations with figurative sculpture built from slab. I will...

    Joey Chiarello  
    Jan. 25-May. 2
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    Mon 9–noon Past_exhib_151_jchiarello
  • Tiny Persons • 161W67

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Ceramics Lab/ Sat–Sun 9am–4pm / Feb 27 & 28 Very small figures start out solid, posed, then are cut into parts that will be carved out and pinched hollow and reassembled and detailed. Wet clay work only. Syllabus ARTWORK BY INSTRUCTOR / ESTHE...

    Esther Shimazu  
    Feb. 27-Feb. 28
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    Sat–Sun 9am–4pm Past_exhib_class_full