Students in the ceramics program receive individualized instruction in both wheel thrown and hand-built ceramic construction in a well equipped 4,000 square foot studio.
Equipment available to students:
The program also offers experiences in oxidation, reduction, wood, raku, and soda firing processes.
A 5,000 square foot “covered” kiln yard furnished with the following:
|ART 2613: Ceramics I |
Prerequisites: ART 1113, 1123, 1323 or consent of instructor.
Basic studio practices in handbuilding or wheelthrowing skills and design with an introduction to techniques in decoration and glaze application.
|ART 3603: Ceramics II |
Prerequisite: ART 2613 or consent of instructor.
Intermediate studio problems in handbulding and throwing techniques and design with instruction in glazing and firing.
|ART 3613: Ceramics III |
Prerequisite: ART 3603 or consent of instructor.
Selected studio problems in handbuilding and throwing techniques with emphasis on combining the two techniques. An understanding of ceramic raw materials and basic glaze will be developed.
|ART 4603: Ceramics IV |
Prerequisite: ART 3613 or consent of instructor.
Advanced individual problems in clay construction and design with an emphasis on the development of personal direction. problems in non-utilitarian forms with consideration for the technical problems inherent to the process and materials selected by the students.
|ART 4613: Ceramics V |
Prerequisite: ART 4603 or consent of instructor.
Advanced individual problems in clay construction and design with further emphasis on the development of a personal direction stressing production of works suitable for use in the Senior Exhibition. May be repeated for credit.
Steve Hilton, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., Arizona State University
M.S. Art Education, Southwest Missouri State University
B.S. Environmental Geology, Southwest Missouri State University