Advanced Ceramic Projects (CER4388.01)

Aysha Peltz

This course is designed for the intermediate or advanced ceramic student who is ready to focus intensely on a project. Projects will be conceptually based, requiring investigation on an individual level. Issues to be raised in this class will include functional and sculptural forms relating to the history of ceramic objects. Readings and research will supplement studio exploration. There will be emphasis on glazing and the firing process. Each student will be required to give a presentation on an artist or an issue of interest to them in the arts and its relationship to their own artwork. Seniors will be required to write an artist statement and submit a photographic portfolio of their senior work in ceramics.


Learning Outcomes:
-To have worked hard. This class offers you a personal studio space and time to pursue your own projects under expert guidance. I expect to see your studios full of your work, sketches and inspiration. By the end of the term you will have completed an independent ceramic project.
-To actively pursue and use sources both historical and experiential as part of your studio work.
-To become more comfortable with and capable of discussing the ideas present in your work and in art in general.
-Be aware of and to assert your observations of what is personal in your work.
-To have become more familiar with studio artists working in this medium.
-Seniors will be required to write an artist statement and submit a photographic portfolio of their senior work in ceramics.



Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Prerequisites: Students will be selected based on prior experience with clay, a minimum of four terms of ceramics and images of ceramic work will be used to determine placement. Preference will be given to students who have Plans related to the course material.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 4
T 8:30AM - 12:10PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 14
Course Frequency: Once a year

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