woman in art studio carving details on a clay sculpture of two hands holding a heart

Clay Studio


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Collins 203

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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.

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This class is fully enrolled.

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