Ceramics Core: Architectonic Clay
Course No. CER 200-300-400 Credits: 0.0
Faculty Seth Nagelberg
This course will focus on creating works of ceramic sculpture and ceramic works that will be presented on the wall, floor or used as an architectural element or ornament such as public and domestic art projects and tile projects. We will cover basic ceramic fabrication to include, Large scale work in clay, The use of ceramic materials and construction techniques to create sculpture, tile making, press molding, use of the extruder, glazing and firing of gas and electric kilns. Lectures will include historical and contemporary works. Projects will include architecture-based work for domestic and public formats, experimental unfired solutions and two-dimensional pattern and design work, ceramic surface development, and all Ceramic traditions, which address subject matter outside of domestic utility. Clay is an easily accessible material that makes it ideal for creating both figurative and abstract works in any scale. The course will include some research and testing of sculpture bodies and surfaces.
Associate Professor | Chair of Ceramics
Seth Nagelberg is an artist and designer working in clay. He strives to close the gap between craft and design...more
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