Ceramics Facilities

3,316 total inside sq. feet, 768 outdoor covered sq. feet.


The ceramics major features two main rooms with four smaller specialty rooms and a covered outdoor kiln area. One of the main rooms accommodates beginning students; the other accommodates advanced students. The ceramics studios are equipped with potter's wheels, a slab roller, flexible shelving, and six heavy-duty work tables. 

The classroom dedicated to upper level ceramics students offers dedicated wheels and workspaces for each student and two wall-mounted extruders. Rooms for materials storage and clay mixing, glaze mixing and glazing, and electric kiln firing are directly accessible from each of the two studios. Large folding doors in Room 144 open onto the exterior kiln space, which houses three propane stoneware kilns and a storage unit for the portable raku kiln.

Equipment includes: 3, Skutt 1027 electric kilns; 1, Skutt 1027 Kilnmaster kiln; 1, L & L test kiln; 1, 54 cu. ft. Geil downdraft car kiln; 1, 18 cu. ft. Geil downdraft propane kiln; 1, 16 cu. ft. Alpine updraft propane kiln; 1, portable fiber drum raku kiln; 15, Brent electric wheels; 2, Shimpo electric wheels; 1, Randall kickwheel; 1, Reitz kickwheel; 5, Leach-style kickwheels; 1, Soldner Professional clay mixer; 1, Walker Jamar pugmill; 1, Bluebird pugmill; 1, Brent slab roller; 2, North Star extruders; 1, glaze spraybooth; 1, L and L Jupiter series automatic electric kiln, 28"D x 27"H with powered bottom.

 

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