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Ceramics MFA

Enhance your artistic expression through the study of aesthetic and theory.

Program skills

Students develop skills related to the techniques of hand building, wheel throwing, firing methods, press molding, and slipcasting. They can craft primitive pots, dramatic and elaborate glazed vases, sculpture or practical and beautiful dinnerware. In order to achieve the desired occupational goals, the educational objectives of the Ceramics and Ceramic Sculpture Program seek to stimulate creative imagination and technical invention, develop knowledge of process and command of skills and foster appreciation not only of the crafts but also the related arts.
 

Program facilities equipment

The School for American Crafts boasts the latest equipment in all areas of design, arts, crafts, and a wide variety of other resources that aid students in their technical development. Some resources include Indoor kiln room, Glaze room, Loading dock, and raw materials storage area, Clay preparation areas, Kilns, potters wheels, clay, glazing and studio equipment. 

Program job titles reported

Craft Artist; Sculptor

Select program hiring partners

Buffalo China, Boston Valley Terra Cotta, Morovian Tile, Vermont Clay Studio, Williamsburg Colonial Village, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Buck’s Rock Performing & Creative Arts Camp, MacKenzie-Childs, Simon Pearce

Industries


  • Design

  • Fashion

  • Higher Education

  • Performing and Fine Arts

100%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

100%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 67.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 33.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 67.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 33.00%
Alternative Plans 0%