Course Details

ARTS 230: Ceramics: Throwing

This course is focused on the creative possibilities of the pottery wheel as a means to create utilitarian objects. Students are challenged to explore conceptual ideas while maintaining a dedication to function. An understanding of aesthetic values and technical skills are achieved through studio practice, readings, and demonstrations. Basic glaze and clay calculations, high fire and wood kiln firing techniques, and a significant civic engagement component, known as the Empty Bowls Project, are included in the course. Prerequisite: Studio Art 128, 130, 236 or high school experience with wheel throwing and instructor permission
6 credits; ARP; Offered Spring 2022; K. Connole