Below are images taken of some of my students work from various ceramics classes at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY and Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX.

 

 

Syracuse University: Ceramic Mold Making and Slip Casting(Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced) 2015 – 2016.

Students learned, about Social and Cultural Context which enabled them to have skills in observation, introspection, critical thinking, designing and cultural production(Utilitarian and Non Utilitarian). Specific to the field of ceramics they learned about the many ceramic processes, such as hand building when designing prototypes (figures to dinnerware sets), Multiple part mold making of clay, 3D printed, and found prototypes, Slip Casting, Glaze and Clay formulation, Press Molding,  Multiple firing types (electric, natural gas), enamel painting, colored decal printing, and some limited woodworking.

01-Porcelain Party02 -Rock Cups03-Bark Tiles04-Old Trees06-Lady Vases05 -Lady Oil Bottles07-Lady Vases08-Planter09- Growlers10-Dinnerware Set11- Tentative Hands12- Summertime nostalgia13- Reebok14-Reebok Detail17- Precious Nest20- Lard Jars15- Army Dogs16 - Army Dog Detail18 - Eggs19 - Bauhaus Clock

 

 

Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX: Ceramics for non majors (Beginner Level) Fall 2016 – Present

Non art major students at MSU learned about the long history of ceramics and the contexts that have evolved it to present day. Processes learned were hand building with clay, the potters wheel, various decoration processes including enamel painting, and various firing processes: Electric, Natural Gas, Wood, and Raku. For more information visit the classes website at: Ceramics for non Majors Website

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