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Mel Forster Working in the Glaze Room

Clay Studio


Start Date





Collins 203

End Date


Meeting Day

Monday through Friday



This course introduces a variety of concepts and techniques used in contemporary ceramic object-making. Demonstrations and studio activities include hand building, mold making and wheel working. Each student researches and designs a series of pieces which reflect their personal interests. Projects may include work in tableware, sculpture, or designed objects. This course is open to students with previous experience and to those with no experience.

The final class meeting is on June is on June 24th.  Final work will be fired over the weekend and students meet on Monday June 27th for a final critique.

Note: Access to the studio beyond class time will be posted at the start of class.

No class June 20. Juneteenth holiday observed.

Early registration is recommended for on-campus classes.  Please check (see link on the upper right corner of the page) for current COVID protocols. Indoor masking and vaccination (and booster if eligible) are required. Please complete this Vaccination Attestation before attempting to go to campus.


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Janna Longacre is professor of fine arts 3D at MassArt. She holds a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from the University of Michigan. She is the recipient of a Massachusetts Artists Foundation grant and a National Endowment for the Arts funded installation at Smith College Museum. Exhibitions include: Morris Museum, … Read more