This exhibition represents Lesley University’s student ceramic work,
chosen by curator Andew Mroczek, from both the College of Art and Design and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
material. Our philosophy is to honor the traditional uses of clay —
pottery and sculpture — as well as to support emerging new uses and technology, some of which are interdisciplinary or involve mixed
media. Students are encouraged to stretch the limits of their material
formally, functionally, and expressively.
The exhibition includes student work from the following ceramics
courses taught in the past year by adjunct faculty, Ellen Schön.
Form Development in C
lay, an advanced course focusing
the development of interpretive series of related work, based on a
source of the student’s choosing.
Core Clay, an intensive introductory study of ceramic form and
process. Through structured exercises and individual exploration,
students build a repertoire of core technical skills, using both
wheel-throwing and hand-building methods.
The work reveals a variety of students’ expressive interests in clay:
Functional pottery vessels, large-scale metaphorical vessels, sculpture, objects with implied narratives, abstract pattern/color/texture, ancestors/culture, gender, and personal identity.
Thursday, April 4
Saturday, June 1