Ceramics One Instructor: CAREY MCCRAY
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The Ceramics 2 curriculum continues to build on the skills and knowledge aquired in Ceramics 1 while exploring additional ceramic techniques and processes. Students will continue to be exposed to studio experiences and practice, art history & cultural connections, art vocabulary, aesthetics and the process of art criticism through analysis, interpretation and judgment. An in depth understanding of the ceramics and its history is paired with studies of contemporary artists working within the field. Self-directed planning and independent research are essential components to the course. Emphasis in Ceramics 2 is placed on skill refinement, material exploration, conceptual realization, self-expression, and high quality craftsmanship.
Develop visual literacy and an awareness of an ever-evolving personal aesthetic.
Gain an appreciation for diversity in the classroom and community.
Participate in collaborative and cooperative learning opportunities.
Gain knowledge of historical and contemporary art.
Foster creativity and self-expression, gain confidence and the ability to take risks, and develop higher order problem solving skills.
Develop self-discipline and a strong work ethic.
Improve craftsmanship: skillfully use art tools, media, and equipment and utilize proper safety procedures.
Prepare for advanced levels of Ceramics.
Maintain a visual journal and a portfolio.