Ceramics

UPCOMING:

Winter Session | 1/8/18 - 3/2/18

Eight-Week Classes
Jan. 8 - March 2

Four-Week Classes
Block I: Jan. 8 - Feb. 2
Block II: Feb. 5 - March 2

December Ceramics Studio Pass 

Dec. 11-30
$10/week for three-week studio pass
$30

*See studio hours. 30 hours per week available in addition to Open Studio Saturdays. This pass is open to students who enrolled in Fall session and have completed Ceramics I and II (open to other pending approval by the Education department).

OPEN STUDIO HOURS

Explore your journey with ceramics even further with a Studio Pass!

  • Open studio hours apply. Students responsible for checking availability. (Note: OCAC will be closed 12/25/17)
  • Passes are valid for the dates listed, no carryovers or pro-rating.
  • Open studio does not include instruction or demonstration.
  • Participants may only use clay purchased through OCAC.
  • Clean up must begin 30 minutes before end of studio time.
  • Firings will be at the discretion of Ceramics Studio Manager, Peter Coates, and my not happen until January 2018
  • No retail or production work allowed.

Workshops

Face Jugs Workshop

Instructor: Susan Thompson
1-4 p.m. Saturday Feb. 3, 10 and 17

Three-Day Workshop
$95 (supplies not included)

During our first class, learn to create a face jug by handbuilding from slabs of clay. In our second class, we will create faces using sculpting techniques. Our final class will consist of painting the jugs with underglazes, followed by glazing and firing! 

Eight-Week Classes

Ceramics Initiative for Veterans

Ceramics for Beginners
Instructor: Tim Sullivan
6-8 p.m. Tuesdays

Eight-Week Class
Free for veterans with approved scholarship application
Applications due Dec. 29. Scholarship notifications by Jan. 2.
Please send all applications to jdavis@okcontemp.org

In this ongoing eight-week class, which is free for veterans, students will work under the careful supervision of a professional artist. Students will be introduced to handbuilding, wheel throwing and glazing, guided through demonstrations and one-on-one attention.

Ceramics for Beginners

Instructor: Tim Sullivan
10 a.m. - noon Thursdays

Instructor: Liz Boudreax
6-8 p.m. Thursdays

Eight-Week Class
$175 (all supplies and clay included)
*Includes Open Studio Saturdays

OPEN STUDIO HOURS

Ceramics for Intermediates

Instructor: Tim Sullivan
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tuesdays

Instructor: Kara Lane
6-9 p.m. Mondays

Eight-Week Class
$165 (supplies and clay not included)
Prerequisite: Ceramics for Beginners
*Includes Open Studio Saturdays

OPEN STUDIO HOURS

This class is designed to help students with a basic foundation in ceramics advanced to the next level. Students will further explore both handbuilding and wheel-throwing methods. The basic cylinder, bowl and plate forms are built upon to create more complex pieces. Advanced surface design, glazing and firing methods are also introduced. All students much review and sign ceramics studio contract for enrollment to be complete.

Handbuilding

Instructors: Pat Travis and Barbara Farber
1-4 p.m. Wednesdays

Eight-Week Class
$165 (supplies and clay not included)
*Includes Open Studio Saturdays

OPEN STUDIO HOURS

Designed for intermediate and advanced students, this class focuses primarily on handbuilding and surface design. Extruder and slab techniques are covered along with some alteration using the wheel. Unique surfaces are created through the introduction of advanced glazing and texture methods. The instructor guides the class through a new project each session with a focus on creating original work. All students must review and sign ceramics studio contract for enrollment to be complete.

Advanced Explorations in Ceramics

Instructor: Kara Lane
6-9 p.m. Wednesdays

Eight-Week Class
$165 (supplies and clay not included)
*Includes Open Studio Saturdays

OPEN STUDIO HOURS

Special projects, advanced exercises, casual critiques and tips/training on studio upkeep will all be covered in this advanced class. This class is for students comfortable with intermediate levels of both handbuilding and wheel throwing.

Successful completion of beginner and intermediate classes is required to enroll. Registration requires approval of instructor.

Ceramics Studio Pass 

$10/week for eight-week studio pass
$85

*See studio hours. 30 hours per week available in addition to Open Studio Saturdays. Must be a current student. Must have completed Ceramics for Beginners and have instructor permission.

OPEN STUDIO HOURS

Explore your journey with ceramics even further with a Studio Pass!

  • Open studio hours apply. Students responsible for checking availability.
  • Passes are valid for the dates listed, no carryovers or pro-rating.
  • Open studio does not include instruction or demonstration.
  • Participants may only use clay purchased at OCAC.
  • Clean up must begin 30 minutes before end of studio time.
  • Firings will follow regular schedule as set by the Studio Manager. 
  • No retail or production work allowed.