Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 2024

Course Description

This studio art class will introduce students to ceramic slip casting methods. Assignments will invite students to explore issues such as originality, authorship, production, consumption, and recontextualization. Demonstrations will include mold making, slip casting, and ceramic decals. Students will develop their personal creative practice by identifying relevant questions, refining concepts and techniques, and applying critical thinking to individual and group work. No experience necessary.

Student Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to

1. Create ceramic art projects using the slip casting process that engage with the contemporary ceramic art discourse
2. Recall examples of artists whose work intersects with course content
3. Evaluate your own work and the work of your peers in critiques
4. Use written language to articulate the ideas expressed in your artwork