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, firings, and studio maintenance.

Open to intermediate to advanced level students, to be selected by application each year, based on interest, availability, and commitment. Time commitment from students is 10 hours/week, for an entire year, and students must be available weekday hours. Only 3-5 students will be selected for the year long program.

During the first 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
Studio maintenance

Following completion of the first semester, students will continue working as technical staff members through the following 2 semesters.

Tuition for the first semester is $625.00
Tuition for the second and third semesters is $375.00 each semester
Mudflat will provide additional shelf space and 24 hour access for all 3 semesters to participants.

NEW - This program runs for a full year, beginning in September and going through the end of August.

Due to COVID-19, we will delay the start of the next Tech Ed program to January 2021.

To Apply: Next round of applications will be due in early summer 2020 Fall 2020.

Find additional information and application here