Samantha Faul

Art Therapy Major, Painting Minor
Studied in Italy

"Going across the world, wherever it may be, is a scary experience yes, but as soon as you get there, you know you did the right thing. Never in my life have I seen so many spectacular sights, artworks, and buildings and eaten such delicious FOOD!"

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Ceramics

Our undergraduate ceramics program features courses in:

  • Clay construction
  • Ceramic sculpture
  • Wheel-throwing
  • Mold-making
  • Architectural ceramics
  • Clay and glaze chemistry
  • Kiln-building and firing


Ceramics attracts and involves the art student whose career objectives may involve architecture, interior design, art education and the related applied arts industry. If you're interested in a career in ceramics, the commercial world of clay covers a myriad of products, from dinnerware to tile and other industrial ceramic products. As an independent potter, you'll discover a viable vocation and a market that grows annually in size, scope, and earning potential. 

Marywood's ceramics studio is equipped with kickwheels, electric wheels, a slab roller, a clay extruder, a clay mixer. It's accessible seven days a week, from morning to evening, to all enrolled ceramics students. 

Download the course sequence sheet for a breakdown of classes each semester.

For more information on our ceramics program, contact Nikki Moser at nmoser@marywood.edu.