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Course Description

This course is a continuation of the ceramics offerings, 7A and 7B. The curriculum demands a high level of skills and artistic thinking to develop a contemporary, personal statement in the ceramic medium. Students will draw from a wide variety of choices for firing and finishing their works, including raku and maiolica. They will utilize mixed media and advanced technology to develop their works. They will formulate, mix and test glazes and will be expected to tutor and mentor each other in studio maintenance tasks and practices. They will also exhibit their work on campus, develop an artistic statement and bio, and submit work for display on the Gavilan College website. Digital portfolios will be created, and in depth critiques will be utilized for self-evaluation. Use of the internet, classroom, and ceramics office library resources. are required. PREREQUISITE: ART 7B, Intermediate Ceramics.

Learning Outcomes

  • The student will demonstrate advanced skill levels in ceramics.
  • The student will reference contemporary and/or historical issues and utilize various media to articulate his/her artistic vision.
  • The student will meet professional exhibition standards.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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