The ceramics program in the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art is designed to help students become effective artists and to make their own contributions to the field. Students will develop techniques and hands-on skills, along with an understanding of the history of ceramics, to create pieces valued for style and function.
Ceramics majors will learn to:
Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, providing comprehensive preparation for professional practice, also are offered in the following areas:
Students in the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art at UA also may earn a Bachelor of Arts in:
The Mary Schiller Myers School of Art, located in Folk Hall, offers 70,000 square feet of learning space — enabling students to explore new areas of creative research and ensuring that their professional skills are cutting edge. Well-equipped studios are devoted to:
Folk Hall also is home to the Emily Davis Art Gallery, which showcases art and design of regional, national and international significance as well as student, juried student and scholarship exhibitions.
In addition, art majors benefit from the visiting artists and lecture series sponsored by the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art.
Students are encouraged to participate in co-op programs and internships. In recent years, students have participated in co-op and internship programs at such diverse sites as:
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A B.F.A. in Ceramics paves the way for a variety of creative careers, from individual artist to teacher, curator, gallery owner or recreational therapist.
The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to: