Ceramics

Cooking Pots

Semester: 

Spring

Dates: January 29 - April 23   CLOSEDStuart Gair
Days/Times: Mondays, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Level: Advanced
Instructor: Stuart Gair

Course description: This course is an advanced-level course for those interested in making an array of wares that can be used to cook with! A unique clay called flame-ware will be used, which is formulated to withstand an open flame as well as heat from an oven. Throughout the course, students will use both the wheel and hand building techniques to create forms such as; bread pans, pizza stones, covered baking dishes, frying pans, and tagines. Furthermore, students will learn about the origins of various cooking pots and are also encouraged to use the pots made in class and share their experiences. Note: Due to the special nature of this clay, students will be required to recycle their own clay as part of the class. (12 classes/14 weeks) Note: There will be no class on February 19th for President's Day
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Combined Methods

Semester: 

Spring

Dates: January 31 - April 25KylaCup100   CLOSED
Days/Times: Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Instructor: Kyla Toomey

Course description: This course is primarily a studio class structured around student proposals for a current body of work in combination with thematic assignments. Assignments will highlight and examine advanced process-based learning involving surface techniques, altered or complex forms, basic mold making and glazing techniques. (12 classes/14 weeks) Note: There will be no class on Wednesday, March 14th for the National Conference for Education in the Ceramic Arts.
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Basics and Challenges

Semester: 

Spring

Dates: February 2 - April 20  CLOSEDZac Mickelson
Days/Times: Fridays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Level: Beginning - Intermediate
InstructorZac Mickelson

Course description: Demonstrations, individual critiques, and lots of hands-on time will engage students in learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration. Creative approaches to altered and combined elements will provide challenges for more experienced students. (12 classes/14 weeks)

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Basics and Challenges

Semester: 

Spring

Dates: February 1 - April 19  CLOSED
Days/TimBasics and Challengeses: Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Level: Beginning - Intermediate
Instructor: Denny McLaughlin

Course description: Demonstrations, individual critiques, and lots of hands-on time will engage students in learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration. Creative approaches to altered and combined elements will provide challenges for more experienced students. (12 classes/14weeks)
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Basics and Challenges

Semester: 

Spring

Dates:  January 29 - April 23   CLOSED
Level: Beginning - Intermediate
Instructor: Steve Murphy

Course description: Demonstrations, individual critiques, and lots of hands-on time will engage students in learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration. Creative approaches to altered and combined elements will provide challenges for more experienced students. (12 classes/14 weeks) Note: There will be no class on Monday, February 19 (President's Day). 
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2015 Oct 27

New Voices Lecture with Alia Pialtos

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Studio - 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Welcome artist Alia Pialtos back to the New England area after receiving her MFA from University of Colorado at Boulder to take on the position of Artist in Residence at the Worcester Center for Crafts. Pialtos’ work uses materials such as clay, thread, hair and glass to act as physical or metaphorical extensions of the body, amplifying the visceral reactions we experience while engaging with those we feel closest to.
Slide Presentation: 5:30pm – 6:30 pm.

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are limited. To RSVP sign up below or email Kathy King at kking@fas.harvard.edu.

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2009 Feb 16

Zhu Legeng: My Odyssey in Porcelain

12:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Studio

legengPresented By Ceramics Program

Zhu Legeng and his wife Fang Lili were born in China's porcelain capitol Jingdezhen and both graduated from the Art Department of Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute.

Zhu Legeng is currently director of the Ceramics Research Center and Professor of Ceramics at Chinese Academy of Arts in Beijing. A...

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2009 Apr 23

Fukami, Sueharu: Celadon Sculpture

12:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Studio

fukamiPresented By Ceramics Program

The prominent porcelain artist Fukami Sueharu will be featured in a presentation at the Ceramics Program on April 23 and in the Japan Society's annual Rad Smith lecture on April 22 at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. These presentations and the Museum of Fine Arts' exhibition "Celebrating Kyoto:...

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2009 Jun 15

Hamada, Tomo'o

(All day)

Location: 

Ceramics Studio

hamadaPresented By Ceramics Program

Hamada, Tomoo will demonstrate glazing and give a presentation about his family legacy in Mashiko. He is the grandson of Hamada Shoji, "National Living Treasure" and major figure of the mingei folk-art movement.

"Hamada, Tomo'o's pots utilize essentially the same materials as those of Hamada...

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