Ceramic Artwork

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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:
• Three large electric kilns
• Two smaller electric kilns
• Large Brent slab roller
• Two extruders
• Three pugmills
• Soldner mixer
• Separate well equipped glaze room
• Two station spray booth
• Materials and clay mixing/storage room
• 18 electric wheels
• One wheelchair accessible wheel
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:
• Two 40 cubic foot Geil car kilns
• A 30 cubic foot “fast fire” wood kiln
• Two older updraft kilns
• A 30 cubic foot downdraft soda kiln
• A 3 cubic foot cone 10 test kiln
• A raku kiln



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