"I can point to my studio art classes at Marywood University as the best experiences of my undergraduate career. The fostering of trust, independence, and camaraderie between the professors and students at Marywood prepared me for further artistic pursuits and a professional degree."

Anna Quinlivan


(MFA Historic Preservation, Savannah College of Art and Design)

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 Matt Povse at povse@marywood.edu.