Classes Technical Education Program
A 1-year education program for hands-on ceramic technical skill building, designed for students who are interested in learning more about clays, glazes, kilns and firings.
Open to intermediate to advanced level students, to be selected by application each fall semester, based on interest, availability, and commitment. Time commitment from students is 10 hrs/week, and students must be available weekday hours. Only 3-5 students will be selected each fall for the year long program.
During Fall semester students will be trained in all aspects of ceramic technical information. Topics include:
Clays: clay body materials, clay recycling
Slips and glazes: chemistry and mixing
Kilns: loading, firing, and unloading electric and gas kilns
Following completion of the fall semester, students will continue working as technical staff members through the following 2 semesters (Winter and Spring/Summer semesters, including August)
Tuition for the Fall semester is $565.00
Tuition for the Winter and Spring/Summer semesters is $275.00 each semester
Mudflat will provide additional shelf space and 24 hour access for all 3 semesters to participants.
Next application period will begin spring 2016; application deadline is June 30, 2017.