The ceramics area of study at Sacramento State offers a foundation in historical forms and techniques while providing the opportunity for individual artistic growth within an art department orientated toward creativity, imagination, and critical thinking.
Professor Scott Parady
Chuck Owens, Lecturer
Handbuilding studio space with slab roller, extruder, and clay mixing facilities
Throwing studio space with electric and kick wheels
Indoor gas and electric kilns ranging from 8-50 cubic feet
Outdoor salt and smokeless wood kiln
Five private studio spaces for undergraduate and graduate students
Two galleries available for student exhibitions
Opportunities for student technician employment
The Ceramics Guild sponsors an active visiting artist and workshop schedule each semester. Recent visiting artists include John Balistreri, Sunshine Cobb, Forrest Lesch-Middleton, Adam Field, and Joe Pintz.