in raw materials and kiln building hold particular
interest. The raw materials course introduces
the origins and properties of clay and glaze
materials. The kiln-building course centers
around building a working kiln.
indoor and outdoor kiln facilities, backed by
the expertise of an artist-master technician,
support both faculty and students. There is
also access to large, separate studio areas for
throwing, hand-building, and plaster mold work,
as well as a completely stocked undergraduate
glaze room and labs for clay and glaze formulation.
In addition, the program features a comprehensive
material supply facility, managed by a ceramic